History Film / ThePrincessBride

28th Jun '16 6:04:11 PM RighteousFury
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** Inigo also seems to be prepared for this outcome, as the iconic line he has prepared for when he finally finds the Six Fingered Man involves explaining [[MyNameIsInigoMontoya who he is]] and [[YouKilledMyFather how the Six Fingered Man wronged him]].

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** Inigo also seems to be prepared for this outcome, as the iconic line he has prepared for when he finally finds the Six Fingered Man involves explaining [[MyNameIsInigoMontoya who he is]] and [[YouKilledMyFather how the Six Fingered Man wronged him]]. [[spoiler:This turns out to be [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] however, as Count Rugen, after [[ImpaledWithExtremePredjudice impaling Inigo with a dagger]], recognizes him as "the Spanish brat (he) taught a lesson to" all those years ago.]]
27th Jun '16 6:50:18 PM PaulA
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'''Rugen:''' ''[smiles]'' [[VillainRespect Well spoken, sir.]]

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'''Rugen:''' ''[smiles]'' [[VillainRespect Well spoken, sir.]]



* MeaningfulEcho: The grandfather's last line to his grandson is "As you wish", previously established as Westley's way of saying "I love you".



* [[UpToEleven Up To Fifty]]: The Machine has settings on a scale from one to fifty. Level one will drain one year of your lifespan away. [[spoiler: Guess what Humperdink sets it to after Buttercup gives him her TheReasonYouSuckSpeech.]]

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* [[UpToEleven Up To Fifty]]: UpToEleven: The Machine has settings on a scale from one to fifty. Level one One will drain one year of your lifespan away. [[spoiler: Guess Rugen says that he "might one day go as high as Five", but is not sure what Humperdink sets it to after that would do. After Buttercup gives him Humperdinck her TheReasonYouSuckSpeech.]]TheReasonYouSuckSpeech, he takes it out on Westley by turning the Machine all the way up to Fifty.



'''Grandfather''': [[MeaningfulEcho As you wish.]]

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'''Grandfather''': [[MeaningfulEcho As you wish.]]
27th Jun '16 12:51:23 PM Daethalion
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* [[UpToEleven Up To Fifty]]: The Machine has settings on a scale from one to fifty. Level one will drain one year of your lifespan away. [[spoiler: Guess what Humperdink sets it to after Buttercup gives him her TheReasonYouSuckSpeech.]]
27th Jun '16 12:45:40 PM Daethalion
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-->'''Vizzini''': Ever hear of Plato? Socrates? Aristotle?...''Morons.''

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-->'''Vizzini''': Ever hear of Plato? Socrates? Aristotle?...Aristotle? Socrates?...''Morons.''



* VillainRespect: Count Rugen seems to genuinely admire Westley for his fortitude and prowess, as well as his direct manner. Unfortunately, this is the main reason Westley becomes a prime [[ForScience test subject]] for [[ColdBloodedTorture the Machine.]]



'''Grandfather''': As you wish.

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'''Grandfather''': [[MeaningfulEcho As you wish.]]
27th Jun '16 11:53:40 AM Daethalion
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'''Rugen:''' ''[smiles]'' Well spoken, sir.

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'''Rugen:''' ''[smiles]'' [[VillainRespect Well spoken, sir.]]
19th May '16 8:33:03 AM Milarqui
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* FramingDevices: The film is framed as a book being read by a grandfather to his sick grandson. The grandfather's elisions and commentary mirror the editorializing done by "editor" William Goldman in the original book.

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* FramingDevices: FramingDevice: The film is framed as a book being read by a grandfather to his sick grandson. The grandfather's elisions and commentary mirror the editorializing done by "editor" William Goldman in the original book.
13th May '16 8:09:07 PM Josef5678
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* ShownTheirWork: the names dropped during the Chatty Duel:
** "Bonetti's defense" refers to 16th century fencing master Rocco Bonetti
** "Capo Ferro" refers to 16th-17th century fencing master Ridolfo Capo Ferro, author of ''Gran Simulacro dell' Arte e dell' uso della Scherma''
** "Thibault" refers to 17th century fencing master Girard Thibault, author of ''Academie de l'Espee''
** "Agrippa" refers to 16th century fencing master Camillo Agrippa, author of ''Trattato di Scienza d'Arme''
13th May '16 7:56:53 PM Josef5678
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* ParodySue: Buttercup and Westley. The former of the PuritySue type, and the latter of the [[MaryTzu Marty Tzu]] with a dash GodModeSue seeing as he was able to both outfence Inigo and outwrestle Fezzik.
13th May '16 7:34:51 PM Josef5678
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* FreudianTrio:
** Fezzik is the Id, Inigo is the Ego, and Westley is the Super ego.
** In the original trio Vizzini was the Super ego - a very ''bad'' one.



* KingOnHisDeathbed: Prince Humperdinck's father.

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* %%* KingOnHisDeathbed: Prince Humperdinck's father.



* LipLockSunBlock

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* LipLockSunBlockLipLockSunBlock: The first kiss between Westley and Buttercup had the two blocking the sunset, which was quickly interrupted by the grandson:
-->'''The grandson''': Is this a kissing book?



* TheNapoleon: Vizzini.

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* TheNapoleon: Vizzini.Vizzini hires the strongest giant and most deadly swordsman he can find, but feels no fear in constantly browbeating and threatening them.



* PowerTrio:
** Fezzik is the Id, Inigo is the Ego, and Westley is the Super ego.
** In the original trio Vizzini was the Super ego - a very ''bad'' one.



* PsychoForHire: Count Rugen

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* %%* PsychoForHire: Count Rugen



* RatedMForManly
* RagsToRoyalty: Buttercup.

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* %%* RatedMForManly
* %%* RagsToRoyalty: Buttercup.



* ReassignedToAntarctica[=/=]PlaceWorseThanDeath: Vizzini threatens Fezzik with this. "Do you want me to send you back to '''where you were?!''' Unemployed? In ''Greenland?''"

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* ReassignedToAntarctica[=/=]PlaceWorseThanDeath: ReassignedToAntarctica: Vizzini threatens Fezzik with this. "Do you want me to send you back to '''where you were?!''' Unemployed? In ''Greenland?''"



* RidiculouslyDifficultRoute[=/=]SwampsAreEvil: The Fire Swamp. Blasts of fire, [[QuicksandSucks lightning sand]] and RodentsOfUnusualSize. Though Westley and Buttercup seem to survive fairly easily all things considered.

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* RidiculouslyDifficultRoute[=/=]SwampsAreEvil: RidiculouslyDifficultRoute: The Fire Swamp. Blasts of fire, [[QuicksandSucks lightning sand]] and RodentsOfUnusualSize. Though Westley and Buttercup seem to survive fairly easily all things considered.



* RoboticTortureDevice: The Machine, a water suction pump

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* RoboticTortureDevice: The Machine, a water suction pumppump. Made all the more horrifying with the eleven fingered man politely asking for Westley to describe the sensation {{for science}}.



* SeparateSceneStorrytelling: As the grandfather reads to the child, the action shifts to the story.

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* SeparateSceneStorrytelling: SeparateSceneStorytelling: As the grandfather reads to the child, the action shifts to the story.



* ShutUpKirk: What Buttercup tells Dread Pirate Roberts [[spoiler: actually Westley]]: she "died" the day that she heard her true love was gone, and he has no right to accuse her of being unfaithful when as far as she knows that Roberts murdered Westley. And to accentuate the point, she pushes Roberts down a hill.

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* ShutUpKirk: What Buttercup tells Dread Pirate Roberts [[spoiler: actually Westley]]: (actually Westley)]]: she "died" the day that she heard her true love was gone, and he has no right to accuse her of being unfaithful when as far as she knows that Roberts murdered Westley. And to accentuate the point, she pushes Roberts down a hill.



* SwampsAreEvil: The three primary dangers of the Fire Swamp are random spouts of fire (easily avoided by identifying a popping noise right before one erupts), the lightning sand (though once you've fallen into that one, it's easy to look out for), and the RodentsOfUnusualSize.



* ThickerThanWater

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* %%* ThickerThanWater



* VillainousFriendship: A Type I; Humperdinck trusts the Count completely, the Count worries for the Prince's health, and they seem to genuinely enjoy each other's company.

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* VillainousFriendship: A Type I; Humperdinck trusts the Count completely, the Count worries for the Prince's health, and they seem to genuinely enjoy each other's company.
8th May '16 8:40:05 PM Josef5678
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* AndStarring: And Introducing Robin Wright as [[TitleDrop The Princess]] [[IAmNotShazam Bride]]

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* AndStarring: And Introducing Robin Wright as [[TitleDrop The Princess]] [[IAmNotShazam Bride]]Bride]].



* TheBigDamnKiss: "Since the invention of the kiss there have been five kisses that were rated the most passionate, the most pure. This one left them all behind. The End." Played for ironic CharacterDevelopment, since throughout the movie the kid has protested and insisted on skipping or editing all the kissy stuff, only to protest when Grampa complies for the final kiss.
* TheBigGuy: Fezzik. "It's not my fault I'm the biggest and the strongest. I don't even exercise."

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* TheBigDamnKiss: Played for ironic CharacterDevelopment, since throughout the movie the kid has protested and insisted on skipping or editing all the kissy stuff, only to protest when Grampa complies for the final kiss.
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"Since the invention of the kiss there have been five kisses that were rated the most passionate, the most pure. This one left them all behind. The End." Played for ironic CharacterDevelopment, since throughout the movie the kid has protested and insisted on skipping or editing all the kissy stuff, only to protest when Grampa complies for the final kiss.
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* TheBigGuy: Fezzik.
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"It's not my fault I'm the biggest and the strongest. I don't even exercise."



* DefrostingIceQueen: Buttercup goes from one to the other and back again throughout the story. She starts out cold, then defrosts when she realizes she's in love with Westley, then freezes up again after he's murdered by pirates, then defrosts ''again'' when he shows up.



* DoubleTake

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* %%* DoubleTake



* TheDragon: Count Rugen.

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* TheDragon: Count Rugen.Rugen to Prince Humperdinck.



* FauxAffablyEvil: Prince Humperdinck and Count Rugen seem to be genuine friends. Their exchange in the forest establishes, for the first time, that Humperdinck is genuinely evil, but is also full of little moments of relateability for both of them, like Rugen struggling to find the secret door to the Pit of Despair ("It's impossible to find...") and encouraging Humperdinck to get some rest.

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* FauxAffablyEvil: FauxAffablyEvil:
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Prince Humperdinck and Count Rugen seem to be genuine friends. Their exchange in the forest establishes, for the first time, that Humperdinck is genuinely evil, but is also full of little moments of relateability for both of them, like Rugen struggling to find the secret door to the Pit of Despair ("It's impossible to find...") and encouraging Humperdinck to get some rest.



* FramingDevice[=/=]SeparateSceneStorytelling: The kid and the grandpa, and the main scenes of the movie.

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* FramingDevice[=/=]SeparateSceneStorytelling: FramingDevices: The kid film is framed as a book being read by a grandfather to his sick grandson. The grandfather's elisions and commentary mirror the grandpa, and editorializing done by "editor" William Goldman in the main scenes of the movie.original book.



* GoodScarsEvilScars: Inigo has Good Scars.

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* GoodScarsEvilScars: Inigo has Good Scars.Scars running across his cheeks.



* IceQueen[=/=]DefrostingIceQueen: Buttercup goes from one to the other and back again throughout the story. She starts out cold, then defrosts when she realizes she's in love with Westley, then freezes up again after he's murdered by pirates, then defrosts ''again'' when he shows up.


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* SeparateSceneStorrytelling: As the grandfather reads to the child, the action shifts to the story.
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