"...Sweetness and sincerity....A delightful cast and a cheery, earnest style that turns out to be ever more disarming..."
New York Times
"...At heart, PRINCESS BRIDE celebrates the power of true love to triumph over adversity..."
"...THE PRINCESS BRIDE is a fun, sad, scary, witty fairy tale featuring the greatest performance ever given by a professional wrestler, the late Andre the Giant..."
"Reiner's beautifully crafted fairytale pastiche still represents one of the high points of US comedy in the 1980s..."Sight and Sound
"...Rob Reiner's uncategorisable blend of action, romance, spoof, swashbuckler and fairytale is purely and simply a corking movie..."
5 stars out of 5 -- "It was influential...the current crop of fractured fairy tales clearly owe a great debt to its groundbreaking balancing act of melodramatic pastiche, light-hearted send-up and the simple delights of a good yarn well told."Total Film
5 stars out of 5 -- "More swashbuckling than Errol Flynn, more romantic than Casablanca, funnier than virtually everything, THE PRINCESS BRIDE is -- like MARY POPPINS -- practically perfect in every way."Empire