The Princess Bride - a battle of wits scene

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Ryokkeno : Alternatively, Neither was poisoned, he took a big snort of one of the most lethal poison powders known to man at the beginning.

Isaiah Stoy : This is undoubtedly one of the greatest scenes in cinema history.

Geremy Dunn : NEVER go up against a CICILIAN when DEATH is on the line!!!! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH--'falls over'

Wynonna Carver : I love how he dies mid laugh

George Lionon : "In that case I challenge you to a battle of wits". "For the princess... to the death?" Westly nods. Viccini: "I accept!" putting away his dagger. Then Westley used that moment to stab him with his sword he still held in hand. "That was not particularly smart. Already you lost the battle of wits to death."

Jam Lym : The moral of this scene is that true intelligence is not crazy complicated stuff. The answer is usually pretty simple.

Greg P. Yates Jr. : As soon as the battle of wits begins, pay close attention to Buttercups hair in between camera cuts. I've now ruined this scene for you forever, you're welcome!

cxsmicz sins : science slumber parties

David Timmer : You're trying to trick me into giving away something. It won't work.

Jam Lym : Wallace Shawn's signature role.

MantisCrawl : 4:40 Omae wa mou shindeiru

Jerry Gu : "Mrs. Underwood, I presume."

NTG : There’s one leap of logic he missed: Wesley was carrying the iocaine powder on him. Why would he carry it with him unless he intends to use it quite regularly? But if he uses it quite regularly he would build a reputation for using the poison among his crew, and then eventually among the rest of the area. With that reputation comes the risk that someone might use your own poison against you, and to die by your own poison would be dreadful, so before even considering carrying that poison on him he built up an immunity to iocaine powder, so clearly he cannot choose either cup.

Jason Leedham : Judging by the costume, ships swords etc surely this was set at least a couple of hundred years before the Europeans discovered Australia? Oh its a film, I know

Owen Jones : Anyone else realise that this bob parr's boss in the incredibles? I recognised the voice!

Tom Jackal : Truly you have a dizzying intellect

samantha18 : How long did Vizzini have to set up a table cloth? And how was he carrying wine and goblets? And the cheese?

Wilburgur : at least mr. incredibles boss died with a laugh

DarthSidious63 : Wallace Shawn is one of the best character actors ever.

Samuel Glyn : I just adore the sound synching in this film

Katherine S : I maintain that the reason they showed so little of Buttercup's face is that she couldn't stop smiling at how ridiculous this conversation was. :)

Apollo Fell : This is the first time I have understood the joke about the Sicilian and I'm goddamn 25.

Matthew Seidl : what in the world can that be!?😂😂

Kristin Timoteo : best movie ever

The Dark One784 : Cary Elwes will always be Robin Of Loxley to me

Irene Jacobs : This is what it feels like talking to incels on Reddit

Zachary Baughman : I'm sorry but I don't get how this I a battel of wits if you asked me westly cheated he was immune the whole time.

cromusic ibra : "You have a dizzying intellect." "Where was I?" Supposedly he has an amazing brain yet can't remember what he was talking about a few seconds ago.

Chad K : This is how you play Texas Holdem xD

Nathaniel Mooney : 0:27 You’re wrong, Vizzini. Westley’s trying to rescue his true love.

Darth Primus rae : for a moment 0:54 I thought he said playtoe the kids toy

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freezaplanet419 : I feel like if inhaling the iocaine was enough to kill Vizzini, he would've known that.

Devyn Thomas : Mr. Huph, is that you?

Pickle Rick : Imagine how this was for the princess. She was blindfolded and could do nothing but hear all the stuff going on in front of her, imagine how wierd that would be?

Vladimir Putin : When you look away from your drink in a party...

NoriMori : Once again I'm reminded of the principle that you should never accept a deal someone else proposed if the only way for you to gain is for them to lose (and vice versa). They wouldn't have proposed the deal if they didn't know something you don't that will guarantee they win.

Look Dad, No Hands : In Belgium (maybe the Netherlands too idk) we have an idiom for this. Hoogmoed komt voor de val. (an increase in pride/confidence usually ends badly)

JoshaHoudt : Australia is a bit anachronistic in the presumed time this is set in, by the way.

Brandon Galvan : "Inhale this, but do not touch." "I smell nothing." "What you do not smell is called iocane powder. It is odorless, tasteless, dissolves instantly in liquid, and is among the more deadly poisons known to man. In fact, just inhaling a small amount of the powder is enough to kill a grown man within seconds." That would've been enough to end it. I mean, seriously. Who enters into a battle of wits *_to the death_* and then inhales an unknown substance handed to them by someone they just met that day?

NoriMori : I think one of the reasons this movie works so well, is that no matter how inane it gets, the actors are so earnest. Not in the sense of "taking the film seriously", but in the sense of "taking the acting seriously".

Ryan Torres : Where was I?..... Australia lol

Pine Cone : Rightfully stolen

RJTheHero : This is a wonderful movie. A classic. And to think this is categorized as a Chick Flick.

LORD Eyehead : The real battle of wits was whether he would accept

Jim Hawking : I remember watching this in school, best sleep I ever had

Cian McCabe : The moral is don't trust your enemy to decide the outcome of your duel make sure that that what they have is only the illusion of choice and every outcome means victory for you. after all it works for capitalists.

Gotobar 1313 : i just came for *_"...Morons"_*

Justin Bailey : "never get involved in a land war in Asia." LOL so true.