PG | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A mean lord exiles fairytale creatures to the swamp of a grumpy ogre, who must go on a quest and rescue a princess for the lord in order to get his land back.
Shrek is getting a make-ogre, but how will the franchise's rabid online fandom react?
Conflicting theories abound as to Donkey's origin: one theory states he parodies Winnie-the-Pooh's Eeyore (a melancholy donkey), and another theory states he is a human who was turned into a donkey (based on Pinocchio (1940), where bad boys ended up turning into donkeys).
Once upon a time, there was a lovely princess. But she had an enchantment upon her of a fearful sort, which could only be broken by love's first kiss. She was locked away in a castle guarded by a terrible fire-breathing dragon. Many brave knights ...
In this film it is implied Shrek lives alone because of his looks and the fact he is an ogre which frightens the villagers and this seems to upset him. However in Forever After it is the exact opposite where Shrek now wants to be feared again. It is possible Shrek simply got used to being feared by the villagers in this film and that his life was better living alone.
The S in Shrek has his ears.
In the version showed in Cinecanal Latina, there are no actors names at the beginning. The start of the movie is the same but in the sequences where the names are displayed, they are not. You just see the water, or the worms, etc.
$42,347,760 (USA) (20 May 2001)