The Princess Bride was released 30 years ago today, and it has since become a classic beloved by people of all ages. The Onion looks back at The Princess Bride 30 years later.


72:

Number of Rodents Of Unusual Size killed in the making of the film


18:

Months of fencing training Peter Falk underwent so he could accurately describe fencing to Fred Savage’s character


18,435:

Strangers who have asked Wallace Shawn to say “inconceivable” while he was just trying to buy groceries

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500 lbs:

Amount of weight Andre The Giant lost in preparation for his role as Fezzik


$8 million:

Box office profits exclusively from dads tasked with taking the kids out to give mom a goddamn minute to herself

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1:

Number of working eyes Peter Falk needed to be one of the greatest actors of all time—believe in yourself!

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892,760:

Philistines who know Peter Cook only from this


54:

Cliffs who auditioned to play the The Cliffs Of Insanity, a part that ultimately went to the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland

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78,549:

Number of times the iconic line, “as you wish,” is repeated throughout the film


102 degrees Fahrenheit:

Body temperature at which you should stop telling stories and get your child to the hospital

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