And the famous line ” My name is Inigo Montoya ” is said six times . Count Rugen’s death in the original novel was more graphic.
Inigo Montoya is a Spanish-born swordsman who, through years of revenge-fueled study, becomes one of the top two swordsmen in the world.
That night, Inigo joins Westley to fight Humperdinck, and finally confronts his father’s killer with the words he had waited half his life to say : “Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya . You killed my father . Prepare to die.” Rugen runs away.
Vizzini . Vizzini is the brains behind the trio (himself, Fezzik and Inigo ) were hired by Humperdinck to kidnap and murder Buttercup. He is smug, ruthless, and killed quickly in a battle of wits against Westley.
Angered, Count Rugen slashed him through the heart, thus ending his life. Inigo spent the next 20 years looking for Rugen to avenge his father’s death . Praying to his father for guidance, Inigo eventually ended the Count’s life, avenging Domingo’s murder .
Luckily for him, though, he’s got a good friend in Fezzik, who helps sober him up and tells him where to find the six-fingered man. And yes, Inigo does end up killing the guy and getting his revenge .
Buttercup is a beautiful farm girl who lives in the country of Florin and is the true love of Westley.
Inigo , however, while on a quest for vengeance, overcomes adversity, helps Westley get the love of his life back, and conquers his flaw of alcoholism in order to defeat the man who killed his father, showing himself to be the true hero all along.
Inigo derives from the Castilian rendering ( Íñigo ) of the medieval Basque name Eneko. Ultimately, the name means “my little (love)”. While mostly seen among the Iberian diaspora, it also gained a limited popularity in the United Kingdom.
Inigo Montoya, a Spanish fencer, harbors a long-standing vendetta against the man who killed his father, Count Rugen, the six – fingered man . Montoya’s journey to avenging his father’s death ultimately produces one of the most iconic quotes of the film: “Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya.
Featuring a swept- basket style hilt in gold over brass with gemstones and tableau-engraved decoration, the Renaissance-style rapier includes a mock-ivory handle and gold pommel , which has been lengthened slightly to accommodate a, ahem, somewhat unusual grip.
He agrees to take a wife when King Lotharon’s health takes a turn for the worse, and Count Rugen is able to talk him into marrying the beautiful Buttercup . Because Humperdinck wants power above all else, he hires Vizzini to kidnap and kill Buttercup and blame it on Guilder, as pretense to start a war.
Westley , being poor, set out on a journey to seek wealth for marriage, after an affectionate goodbye to Buttercup , with the promise that he would always come to her.
Westley : As you wish. Grandpa: That day, she was amazed to discover that when he was saying “As you wish,” what he meant was, “I love you.” And even more amazing was the day she realized she truly loved him back.
The madman kicks rocks down at Fezzik and Fezzik finds himself hanging by his fingers from some rocks.