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Based on 34 Reviews
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

  • 90
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    This beguiling fable, with its darkly distinctive look, does DreamWorks proud. show more

  • 100
    Desmond Ryan Philadelphia Inquirer

    The humor of the script constantly confounds expectations, and yet Shrek still manages to say all the right things to children. show more

  • 100
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    An adorable, infectious work of true sophistication. show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    This is not your average family cartoon. Shrek is jolly and wicked, filled with sly in-jokes and yet somehow possessing a heart. show more

  • 100
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    An unqualified triumph. show more

  • 88
    Michael Sragow Baltimore Sun

    A computer-animated burlesque fairy tale that generates more belly laughs than any live-action comedy since "Best in Show." show more

  • 88
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    It's possible to groan, chuckle, wince and be moist-eyed, sometimes in a span of seven or eight minutes. show more

  • May 19, 2010 wateringshowers
    Report This User

    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
    Report This User

    One of my favorites!

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  • Shrek Forever After (2010)

  • Shrek 2 (2004)

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