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Vizzini - The Most Inconceivable Character From The Princess Bride

Updated on November 8, 2014


Vizzini is a criminal mastermind from the popular book and movie The Princess Bride. In the story he is hired to kidnap the beautiful Princess Buttercup and start a war between neighboring countries.

Best known for his continual use of the word "inconceivable" and belief in his own genius, Vizzini is one of the most recognized and quoted characters from the movie.

"If you don't believe me, just wait."

Three reasons to love Vizzini...

1. His dizzying intellect.

2. His great quotes.

3. It's inconceivable not to!

Watch "The Princess Bride"

The Princess Bride (Special Edition)
The Princess Bride (Special Edition)

The Princess Bride is a timelessly funny movie the whole family will enjoy.


What is your favorite Vizzini quote?

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Vizzini's Final Scene - The Battle of Wits - Spoiler warning

Read "The Princess Bride"

"So I can clearly not choose the wine in front of you."

Links to additional information about Vizzini and The Princess Bride.

"Never get involved in a land war in Asia."

But if you really must is the game to help perfect your strategy.

Risk: The Game of Global Domination (2003)
Risk: The Game of Global Domination (2003)

The classic game of world domination. Asia is the most valuable continent...and the toughest.


Inconceivable! A Fan Re-enactment of the "Battle of Wits"

This guy is pretty good. Plays the roles of Vizzini and the Man in Black.

Share your thoughts on Vizzini or The Princess Bride below in the comments.

"No more rhymes now, I mean it!"

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    • MacPharlain profile image

      MacPharlain 5 years ago

      @SayGuddaycom: Inconceivable!

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      SayGuddaycom 5 years ago

      I met someone last month who had never heard of the book nor seen the movie! I thought people like that had died out in the last ice age =)

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      My favorite Vizzini quote is, "Unemployed in Greenland!!". Great Lens by the way... :)

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      The Homeopath 9 years ago

      Well, I think that you know that I know that you know that I know what I think of your lenscrafting skills. Meet me in the thieves forest and midnight. And bring your holocaust cloak.