The Princess Bride

Date

Thursday 10 March

Ticket price

General admission

$35 Non-member adult

$20 Non-member child

Members gets 10% off

Lawn Lounge

General admission + $17 per person

Members get 10% off

Gold Grass

General admission + $28 per person

Members get 10% off

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Settle into your seat as Grandpa cracks the spine on 'The Princess Bride', Rob Reiner's outlandish storybook love story full of inconceivable characters, quotes and capers. Watch as Buttercup loses Westley and he fights for her hand – past pirates, poison, the douchey Prince and Mandy Patinkin. Through the fire swamp, past a giant and with a detour in the Pit of Despair, the pair of lovers is brought together and torn apart again. Like a portal to childhood, 'The Princess Bride' is an eternal staple of nostalgic slumber parties, and balmy nights at the movies.

Stars: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright

Director: Rob Reiner

Year: 1987

Running time: 1hr 38min

Genre: Adventure/Family/Fantasy

Film classification: PG - Mild violence, Infrequent mild coarse language

About Zoo Summer Cinema

You're invited to Zoo Summer Cinema, a new outdoor moviegoing experience in the lush surrounds of Melbourne Zoo. Classic favourites, cult hits, premiere events and new releases are projected against the night sky.

Spend a summer evening at the Zoo visiting the animals before you find a spot on the lawns, or upgrade to the exclusive Lawn Lounge or premium Gold Grass sections. Take in the sounds of local DJs before the main attraction, and pay a visit to the food precinct for dinner and a drink.

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Zoo Summer Cinema supports Melbourne Zoo's Marine Response Unit and its work to rescue injured marine wildlife in Victoria's waters.

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