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Animated tale from DreamWorks about a grumpy green ogre, Shrek (Myers), who's upset when some annoying fairy types overrun his swamp. So he makes a deal with the local hotshot, Lord Farquaad (Lithgow), to save his home by rescuing Princess Fiona (Diaz) from a tower that's guarded by your not-so-basic dragon type so Farquaad can marry her. Along as Shrek's unwelcome sidekick is a smart-mouthed donkey (Murphy), who insists on helping the ogre out. This one has some eye-popping visuals as well as inside jokes (and digs at Disney) to keep the adults amused. Based (loosely) on the children's book by William Steig.

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Available on Running time 89 minutes. Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Animation & Cartoons, Royalty, Dragons, Rescue Missions, Fantasy, Top Grossing Films of 2001, Dreamworks Animated Movies
Screenplay
Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Roger S.H. Schulman, Joe Stillman
Director
Andrew Adamson, Victoria Jenson
Music
Harry Gregson-Williams, John Powell
Other
Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, John Lithgow, Vincent Cassel, Kathleen Freeman, Conrad Vernon, Sim Evan-Jones, Guillaume Aretos, Douglas Rogers, James Hegedus, Ken Bielenberg
Producer
Aron Warner, John H. Williams, Jeffrey Katzenberg, PDI, Dreamworks Pictures

Awards

Oscars 2001: Animated Film; British Acad. 2001: Adapt. Screenplay; L.A. Film Critics 2001: Animated Film; Broadcast Film Critics 2001: Animated Film.

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sarah

it is an alright film that is very intereseting watch it because i cant be asked to write about it thank you

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georgie

This film is great for all ages, shrek is about an ogre, who never talks to people, and is very self centred. One day lord farquaad wants to have a lovely wife and chooses princess fiona, but she is locked away in a tower, and must be saved to fall in love with the perfect man. people have tried before but never succeded, but one day shrek finds himself on the quest to find save the princess in order to get his swamp back, as all fairytale creatures are in it. but what would a quest like this be without his trustie steed, pain in the bum, furry friend donkey.

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Nicholle

Shrek is not just a kids movie. It is a great movie for any age. Shrek is a big green ogre that lives in a swamp. Fairy tale characters start coming in and wanting to live there. He doesn't like that at all. A big part of the movie, he has to rescue Princess Fiona from a castle with a dragon, because he is much stronger than any man. He has to do this for a man that wants to marry her even though she has no liking towards him. Shrek and Fiona end up liking each other in the end.