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The Princess Bride: Book or Movie?

I REALLY hate it when I have to say this, but I barely even made it through the book. The movie was way better, IMO. I was very, very disappointed in the book.


Asked by Mrs.BAT at 10:39 PM on Jan. 6, 2011 in

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  • It is not often that I will say that the movie is better than the book but in this case it is.

    Answer by JeremysMom at 10:41 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • I loved them both!!

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 10:43 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • The book was so much better. Far more detail which was difficult to read. For me it was like reading Monty Python. Still liked it way better than the movie. They did do a decent job with the movie, though.

    Answer by balagan_imma at 10:43 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • I've never read the book, I'm afraid. But I LOVE that movie!

    Answer by gdiamante at 11:18 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • movie

    Answer by maya123 at 2:01 AM on Jan. 7, 2011

  • Book

    Answer by SweetLuci at 8:10 AM on Jan. 7, 2011

  • The movie is actually much better than the book! :) Wonderful movie with a gorgeous leading male character!

    Answer by wenona_mandy at 2:12 PM on Jan. 7, 2011

  • surprisingly, the movie. In this rare case the movie trumps the book!

    Answer by spottedpony at 2:25 PM on Jan. 7, 2011

  • The movie!!!!

    Answer by honeychicks at 10:00 PM on Jan. 7, 2011

  • I am not a big reader. I would always rather watch the movie. But I have never seen The Princess Bride.

    Answer by Snewo at 10:41 PM on Jan. 6, 2011