Talk:The Princess Bride (film)

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Can't believe nobody included a quote from the "Impressive Clergyman" until today.--JasonTromm 14:11, 14 Jul 2004 (UTC)

I've removed "If you please" quotation from Westley, because it was "when he falls down the cliffs of insanity", and AFAICT he never falls down these cliffs (since, well, he'd be dead otherwise) ~ MosheZadka (Talk) 08:43, 15 December 2005 (UTC)

Inigo Montoya[edit]

The question came up about whether Montoya's given name is spelled "Inigo" or "Iñigo", based on Mandy Patinkin's pronunciation. To settle it, I checked both IMDb (a reasonably reliable source for this info) and a paperback copy of William Goldman's eponymous book (the origin of the film). Both showed it as "Inigo". ~ Jeff Q (talk) 14:01, 28 May 2006 (UTC)

This film is a classic, and has TONS of great and memorable quotes[edit]

"If a page is considered by an editor to have an unusually large number of memorable quotes (e.g., some movie classics), an appeal can be made to the community to allow an exception to the guidelines. A forum will be created for editors to make the case for a quote or an article which exceeds the limits for number or length of quotations. Each discussion will be limited to a standard time and will be decided by community consensus. Articles will be tagged to inform readers when a discussion is taking place." - A forum will be created? Has this already happened?

"The standard for good quotations is that they are memorable, significant, well-expressed and concise. See Wikiquote:Quotability for a guideline to the selection of quotations." - There are MANY quotations from this film that fit this description.

Here are some quotability factors applicable to the film, from "Wikiquote: Quotability": "Is the quote particularly witty, pithy, wise, eloquent, or poignant?" - Yes! "Is the quote independently well known (as with proverbs and certain well-reported comments)?" - Yes!

Just my $0.02. -- Xanderox (talk) 01:47, 19 June 2020 (UTC)