• Shrek the Third (2007)

Shrek the Third

Release Date: May 18th, 2007

DVD Release Date: November 13th, 2007

PG |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

When King Harold suddenly croaks, Shrek (Mike Myers) learns he will have to rule the land of Far, Far Away, unless he can find a suitable heir to the throne. The most-promising candidate is Princess Fiona's (Cameron Diaz) cousin Artie (Justin Timberlake), a teenage slacker in a medieval high-school. Shrek and his trusted companions, Donkey (Eddie Murphy) and Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas), set out to bring Artie back but find their mission is a bigger challenge than they expected.

Cast: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas, Rupert Everett, Justin Timberlake, Julie Andrews, John Cleese

Director: Chris Miller

Genres: Comedy , Animated , Children , Adventure

Production Co: DreamWorks SKG

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Playful, Quest, Transformation, Rescue, Hilarious

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    Gets back the mood, the pleasure and even some of the freshness of its first installment. show more

  • 50
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    This latest iteration of DreamWorks's money machine has its ups and downs, its longueurs along with its felicities, plus an abiding preoccupation with poop. show more

  • 60
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Much of the bite and a good deal of the wit of the first two films are missing here. The rude send-up of beloved fairy tale conventions remains -- somewhat -- but these playful jabs no longer come as pleasing surprises. You expect them. And you expect better. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Awards

Nominated Animated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)