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9 Reasons Mormons Are Obsessed with 'The Princess Bride'

We’ve all seen it. In fact, if you’re a Mormon, you’ve probably got the movie completely memorized. You might even throw a full-blown party now that Netflix has finally added the film to its collection. That’s because this beloved classic draws Mormons to it like bees to buttercups. But why? Why are Mormons so obsessed with the Princess Bride? After years of blood, sweat, and painstaking research, our team thinks we’ve finally figured it out.

Mormons believe in true love.

westley from the princess bride believes in true love

Or is it “to blathe?”—which we all know means “to bluff!” Regardless, here is a fantastic article by Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin about the power of “True Love.” Enjoy!

We also believe in miracles.

Miracle Max from the Princess Bride believes in miracles

If there’s one thing Miracle Max taught us, it’s that miracles can happen if you believe in yourself—that and how to make a delicious mutton, lettuce, and tomato sandwich.

We’re obsessed with mawwiage.

Mormons are obsessed with marriage

After all, mawwiage is that bwessed awwangement, that dweam wifin a dweam. What’s not to obsess over?

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