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PG| 1 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
Once upon a time, in a far away swamp, there lived an ogre named Shrek (Mike Myers) whose precious solitude is suddenly shattered by an invasion of annoying fairy tale characters. They were all banished from their kingdom by the evil Lord Farquaad (John Lithgow). Determined to save their home -- not to mention his -- Shrek cuts a deal with Farquaad and sets out to rescue Princess Fiona (Cameron Diaz) to be Farquaad's bride. Rescuing the Princess may be small compared to her deep, dark secret.

Cast: Mike Myers , Eddie Murphy , Cameron Diaz , John Lithgow , Peter Dennis , Clive Pearse , Jim Cummings , Bobby Block

Directors: Andrew Adamson , Vicky Jenson

Genres: Comedy, Fantasy, Animated

Distributor: DreamWorks SKG

Shrek (2001)

Release Date: April 22nd, 2001|1 hr. 29 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 90
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    A world-class charmer that could even seduce the Academy when it hands out the first official animation Oscar next year. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    As innocent as a Disney movie -- and a lot more entertaining. show more

  • 100
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    A riotous and wee bit PG-racy computer-animated family fable, is the most thoroughly enjoyable cartoon feature since "Toy Story" burst out of its box. show more

  • May 19, 2010 wateringshowers
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    i agree i also love shrek but mostly 1 and 2 and it sounds like that this is the last shrek sequal thay are ever gonna make. but on vhs i loooove that shrek kareoke. and that was funny but mostly hilarious :D LOL i want to get it on dvd some time in the future :)

  • May 20, 2008 BeckiWronko03
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    One of my favorites!

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