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Boise Classic Movies: The Princess Bride

Thursday, Aug. 7


"My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die." "True love is the greatest thing in the world, except for a nice mutton, lettuce and tomato sandwich." "Have fun storming the castle." "It's inconceivable." "As you wish."

The quotes are ageless, the cast is awesome and the story is cherished. It is, possibly, the perfect movie. It makes sense for Boise Classic Movies to bring up the curtain one more time for The Princess Bride at The Egyptian Theatre (BCM showcased the film in 2012 and 2014). Surprisingly, The Princess Bride was not a success when it opened in 1987, but the romantic comedy continually finds a home on all-time "best" lists—funniest, most passionate, you name it. Today, it's the definition of a cult classic.