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Plot, Details & Awards

Shrek 2

Rated PG for some crude humor, a brief substance reference and some suggestive content.

PG In Theaters 05/19/2004 , 93min.
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Plot & Details

The cranky beast with a heart of gold returns to the big screen in this sequel to the computer-animated smash hit Shrek. After massive green ogre Shrek (voice of Mike Myers) and his new bride, Princess Fiona (voice of Cameron Diaz), return from their honeymoon, they receive an invitation to visit Fiona's parents, King Harold (voice of John Cleese) and Queen Lillian (voice of Julie Andrews), who are the monarchs of The Land Far, Far Away. However, the king and queen are more than a bit alarmed to discover their new son-in-law is a monster the color of algae, and that their daughter's little problem with a magical spell gone wrong has turned into a full-time skin condition. Certain this isn't the sort of "happily ever after" they dreamed of for their daughter, King Harold decides to take Shrek out of the picture and return Fiona to her former beauty with the help of Prince Charming (voice of Rupert Everett), the Fairy Godmother (voice of Jennifer Saunders), and ogre-slaying feline Puss in Boots (voice of Antonio Banderas). Shrek 2 also features the voice of Eddie Murphy returning as Donkey, as well as Larry King as an Ugly Stepsister.

Awards

Academy Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2004 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Song Jim Bogios Nominated
2004 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Animated Feature Andrew Adamson Nominated
2004 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Song Adam Duritz Nominated
2004 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Song David Bryson Nominated
2004 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Song Dan Vickrey Nominated
2004 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Song David Immergluck Nominated
2004 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Song Charles Gillingham Nominated
2004 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Song Matthew Mallery Nominated

Golden Globes

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2004 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Original Song Adam Duritz Nominated
2004 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Original Song David Immergluck Nominated
2004 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Original Song David Bryson Nominated
2004 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Original Song Matt Malley Nominated
2004 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Original Song Dan Vickrey Nominated

Broadcast Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2004 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Animated Feature Nominated
2004 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Song Counting Crows Nominated

Cannes Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2004 Cannes Film Festival In Competition Nominated

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