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Shrek

Offical poster for Academy Award winning Shrek
Directed by Andrew Adamson
Vicky Jenson
Produced by Jeffrey Katzenberg
Aron Warner
John H. Williams
Written by Screenplay:
Ted Elliott
Terry Rossio
Joe Stillman
Roger S.H. Schulman
Book:
William Steig
Starring Voices:
Mike Myers
Eddie Murphy
Cameron Diaz
John Lithgow
Music by Harry Gregson-Williams
John Powell
Distributed by USA:
DreamWorks SKG
Non-USA Theatrical:
United International Pictures
DVD/Video:
Universal Pictures (through DreamWorks label until 2006)
Paramount Pictures (2006–)
Television Distribution:
CBS Television Distribution (2006–)
Release date(s) May 18, 2001
Running time 91 minutes
Country Flag of the United States United States, Flag of Canada Canada
Language English
Budget US $60 million
Gross revenue Worldwide
$484,409,218[1]
Followed by Shrek 2 (2004)
Allmovie profile
IMDb profile

Shrek, an animated feature film, by DreamWorks Animation debuted in 2001, and is very loosely based upon William Steig's 1990 fairy tale picture book entitled Shrek! It was directed by New Zealander Andrew Adamson and Los Angeles artist Vicky Jenson and animated by DreamWorks Animation SKG. Shrek was the first film to win an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, a category introduced in 2001. It was released on DVD and VHS on November 7, 2001. Shrek poster, got it from http://www. ... Andrew Adamson is a New Zealand-born film director based mainly in Los Angeles, California, USA, where he made the blockbuster animation films, Shrek and Shrek 2 for which he received an Academy Award nomination. ... Vicky Jenson is an animation director at DreamWorks Animation. ... Jeffrey Katzenberg (born December 21, 1950 in New York City) is an American film producer and Chief Executive Officer of DreamWorks Animation SKG. He is perhaps most famous for his period as studio chairman at The Walt Disney Company, and for producing the movie Shrek (2001). ... Aron Warner is an actor and producer. ... Movie producer and CEO of Vanguard Animation studio. ... Ted Elliott is an American screenwriter and labor leader. ... Terry Rossio, born July 2, 1960 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is an American screenwriter screenwriting guru and film producer. ... ROGER S.H. SCHULMAN co-wrote the animated feature “Shrek,” for which he won the British Academy Award for Best Screenplay and was nominated for an Oscar® for Best Screenplay. ... William Steig (November 14, 1907 – October 3, 2003) was a prolific American cartoonist, sculptor and, later in life, an author of popular childrens literature. ... Michael Myers can refer to: The Rt Hon Sir Michael Myers was the sixth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New Zealand. ... For other uses, see Eddie Murphy (disambiguation). ... Cameron Michelle Diaz (born August 30, 1972) is an American actress and former fashion model. ... This article is about the actor. ... Harry Gregson-Williams (born December 13, 1961) is a Grammy-nominated British film score composer. ... For the geologist and U.S. explorer, see John Wesley Powell, for the Mayor of Toronto see John Powell (politician). ... This article is about the film studio. ... United International Pictures (UIP) is a joint venture of Paramount Pictures (owned by Viacom) and Universal Studios (owned by NBC Universal), to distribute some of the two studios films outside United States (including territories) and Canada. ... Universal Pictures is the main motion picture production/distribution arm of Universal Studios, a subsidiary of NBC Universal. ... Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American motion picture production and distribution company, based in Hollywood, California. ... CBS Television Distribution is a United States and Global television distribution company, a merger of the television distribution arms of CBS Paramount Domestic Television, CBS Paramount International Television and King World. ... is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Shrek 2, which was released in the United States on May 19, 2004, is the 2004 sequel to the 2001 computer-animated DreamWorks Pictures film Shrek. ... Shrek can have the following meanings; A childrens book, Shrek!. Shrek, from the hit CG-movie (which is loosely based on the book). ... The Shrek film series is a series of eight films by DreamWorks Animation, five of them feature films, three released Shrek (2001), Shrek 2 (2004), Shrek the Third (2007) and two in production, Shrek 4 (2010), Shrek 5 (2013), [1] three of them spin-offs (one released (Shrek 4-D... This article is about motion pictures. ... DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. ... William Steig (November 14, 1907 – October 3, 2003) was a prolific American cartoonist, sculptor and, later in life, an author of popular childrens literature. ... This article is about the year. ... A fairy tale is a story, either told to children or as if told to children, concerning the adventures of mythical characters such as fairies, goblins, elves, trolls, giants, and others. ... Cover to Shrek! Shrek! is a picture book written and illustrated by William Steig, written in 1990, about a young ogre who finds the ogre of his dreams when he leaves home to see the world. ... Andrew Adamson is a New Zealand-born film director based mainly in Los Angeles, California, USA, where he made the blockbuster animation films, Shrek and Shrek 2 for which he received an Academy Award nomination. ... Vicky Jenson is an animation director at DreamWorks Animation. ... DreamWorks Animation - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... The Academy Awards are the oldest awards given to achievements in film; the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature was given the first time for the 2001 film year. ... DVD (also known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc - see Etymology) is a popular optical disc storage media format. ... Bottom view of VHS cassette with magnetic tape exposed Top view of VHS cassette with front casing removed The Video Home System, better known by its abbreviation VHS, is a recording and playing standard. ... is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ...


The film features the voices of Mike Myers as a large, strong, solitude-loving, intimidating ogre named Shrek (from the German word "schreck" meaning "terror" or Yiddish word שרעק, meaning "fear"), Cameron Diaz as the beautiful but very down-to-earth and feisty Princess Fiona, Eddie Murphy as a talkative donkey named Donkey, and John Lithgow as the villainous Lord Farquaad. For other persons of the same name, see Michael Myers. ... This article is about the mythological creature. ... Shrek is a fictional character from the childrens book Shrek! and the Shrek films. ... Yiddish (ייִדיש, Jiddisch) is a Germanic language spoken by about four million Jews throughout the world. ... Cameron Michelle Diaz (born August 30, 1972) is an American actress and former fashion model. ... Princess Fiona is the Princess in the films Shrek, Shrek 4-D, Shrek 2, Shrek the Third, and the upcoming Shrek 4. ... For other uses, see Eddie Murphy (disambiguation). ... Binomial name Linnaeus, 1758 For other uses, see Donkey (disambiguation). ... Donkey is a fictional talking donkey from the Shrek series of films, voiced by Eddie Murphy. ... This article is about the actor. ... Lord Farquaad is a fictional character and the main antagonist from the 2001 animated feature film Shrek. ...


It was critically acclaimed as an animated film worthy of adult interest, with many adult-oriented jokes and themes but a simple enough plot and humor to appeal to children. It made notable use of pop music—the soundtrack includes music by Smash Mouth, Joan Jett, The Proclaimers, Jason Wade, The Baha Men, and Rufus Wainwright. It has been suggested that Steven Harwell, Greg Camp, Paul De Lisle, and Jason Sutter be merged into this article or section. ... Joan Jett (born Joan Marie Larkin on September 22, 1958 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania) is an American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer and actress. ... The Proclaimers are a Irish band composed of identical twins Charlie and Craig Reid. ... Jason Michael Wade (born July 5, 1980) is the lead vocalist, song-writer and guitarist with the band Lifehouse. ... Baha Men is the name of a pop group that plays an updated style of Bahamanian folk music called junkanoo. ... Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright (born July 22, 1973) is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter. ...


The film was extremely successful on release in 2001 and it helped establish DreamWorks as a prime competitor to Walt Disney Pictures in the field of feature film animation, particularly in computer animation. Furthermore, Shrek was made the mascot for the company's animation productions. This article is about the film studio. ... Old logo from 1985-2006 Walt Disney Pictures refers to several different entities associated with The Walt Disney Company: Walt Disney Pictures, the film banner, was established as a designation in 1983, prior to which Disney films since the death of Walt Disney were released under the name of the... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ...


This film is third on Bravo's "100 Funniest Movies".[citation needed] Shrek was also ranked second in a Channel 4 poll of the 100 greatest family films, losing out on the top spot to E.T.[citation needed] This article is about the U.S. cable network. ... Film poster for E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (20th anniversary) E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 science fiction film that tells the story of the young boy Elliott who befriends an alien being trapped on Earth and trying to find his way home. ...


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Contents

Plot

The story begins with Shrek (voice of Mike Myers) peaceably enjoying life within his home: a swamp. This is shattered when he inadvertently rescues the stubborn and talkative Donkey (voice of Eddie Murphy) from soldiers sent by the ruthless ruler of the Kingdom of Duloc, Lord Farquaad (voice of John Lithgow). Farquaad is obsessed with ruling a "perfect kingdom", without any fairy tale creatures in it, and uses the Magic Mirror to select a princess bride he can marry in order to become a king. He chooses Princess Fiona (voice of Cameron Diaz), who is held captive in a castle surrounded by lava and guarded by a fire-breathing dragon. Shrek is a fictional character from the childrens book Shrek! and the Shrek films. ... Michael Myers can refer to: The Rt Hon Sir Michael Myers was the sixth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New Zealand. ... Donkey is a fictional talking donkey from the Shrek series of films, voiced by Eddie Murphy. ... For other uses, see Eddie Murphy (disambiguation). ... Lord Farquaad is a fictional character and the main antagonist from the 2001 animated feature film Shrek. ... This article is about the actor. ... This article is about the Snow White character. ... Princess Fiona is the Princess in the films Shrek, Shrek 4-D, Shrek 2, Shrek the Third, and the upcoming Shrek 4. ... Cameron Michelle Diaz (born August 30, 1972) is an American actress and former fashion model. ...


Much to Shrek's chagrin, Lord Farquaad has relocated all the fairy tale creatures to his swamp. Shrek and Donkey head off to the Kingdom of Duloc so they can complain to Farquaad and Shrek can get his swamp back. When Shrek and Donkey get to the Kingdom, they interrupt a tournament Farquaad is holding in order to select a knight worthy of rescuing Princess Fiona. Lord Farquaad then sends the knights to kill Shrek. Shrek fights the knights, with some help from Donkey, and defeats them. Lord Farquaad, getting an idea, proclaims Shrek the winner of the tournament and agrees to remove the fairy tale creatures from the swamp if Shrek rescues Fiona.


When they get to the castle Shrek and Donkey split up to search for Fiona. As Shrek, after putting on the helmet of a fallen knight finds the princess, Donkey runs into the fire-breathing dragon, which he gets cornered by, and begins to give compliments to her to stop her from killing him. Dragon takes these compliments seriously and she subsequently takes Donkey away to her chambers.


After escaping, Fiona orders Shrek to remove his helmet so they can share true love's first kiss. Shrek refuses her request at first, but then shows her his true face. Upon realizing that he is an ogre and not her true love, she angrily refuses to go with Shrek back to Duloc so Shrek takes Fiona by force instead, picking her up and throwing her over his shoulder. The three set off back to Duloc.


On their way through the woods, Fiona insists that they should stop and make camp as sunset comes. Fiona sleeps in a little rock cave while Shrek and Donkey talk under the stars.


The next night, Shrek and Fiona are about to kiss when Donkey reminds them of the sun setting. Surprised, Fiona rushes into the old windmill near which they are camping. Donkey now thinks that Shrek and Fiona are beginning a romantic liking towards one another, to which Shrek realizes that he and Fiona could never be and storms off.


Donkey enters the windmill, but finds an ogress instead of Fiona. He instantly starts screaming and yelling, until he realizes that the ogress is Princess Fiona. She then explains that she was cursed by an enchantment: human by day, ogress by night, until she receives her true love's first kiss and takes "love's true form". Donkey brings up Shrek's name, saying that the two of them have a lot in common. Meanwhile, Shrek is outside the door waiting to tell Fiona how he feels about her, but overhears the conversation between Donkey and Fiona, the thoughts that are given to fiona shrecks darling is the lov eth elove is true the true love kiss,thinking that Fiona is calling him a horrible monster. Shrek leaves, angry and heartbroken, without listening to the rest of the exchange: Fiona requests Donkey not to reveal the secret to anyone. Before Fiona has the chance to tell Shrek, the sun rises, turning Fiona into her human form. Fiona tries to tell him, but he is too angry about what he heard last night. As she still does not understand why he was upset about it, Shrek repeats what she said, "who could love a beast so hideous?" Unfortunately, Fiona misunderstands this as Shrek saying even he thinks she was hideous. Farquaad and his knights then simultaneously appear to escort Fiona back to Duloc, which Fiona gladly accepts. Farquaad gives Shrek his deed to his swamp and he begins to head off. Farquaad takes Fiona back to Duloc and begins the preparations for the marriage, while Donkey rushes to Shrek, telling him to stop Farquaad from taking Fiona. Shrek refuses to listen to him and sets off for his swamp, leaving an upset Donkey behind him.


Shrek goes home to return to his normal life. Donkey returns to Shrek's swamp to make up for being annoying to Shrek and tells him that Fiona was talking about somebody else rather than him. Shrek wants to end the wedding before it is too late, but would not be able to make it in time. Donkey then whistles and Dragon appears offering to take them. Upon arriving, Shrek storms in and objects to the wedding.


Shrek tells Fiona that Farquaad only wants to marry her so that he can be king and that he is not her true love. Farquaad then realizes that Shrek has fallen in love with the princess. He and the rest of the citizens begin to laugh before he reminds Fiona that they are one kiss away from their happily ever after. The sun then sets, revealing Fiona's ogre form. Farquaad, disgusted, orders his knights to kill Shrek and lock Fiona back in her tower. Shrek whistles and Dragon smashes through a stained glass window and swallows Farquaad. Shrek tells Fiona that he truly loves her and they share a kiss that turns Fiona into an ogress permanently. She is initially confused, as she was expecting to become beautiful, but Shrek assures her that she is beautiful.


At the end, the two get married and set off on their honeymoon in an onion carriage. In a post-credits scene, Shrek hosts a variety of songs sung by many of the characters of the movie.


Production

Robin Williams, who had worked for Katzenberg before in Aladdin and had had a bitter falling out with him and The Walt Disney Company after going back on the deal they had (which can be explained in the Aladdin page), has hinted in an interview that he has refused a role in this film, because it would mean working for Jeffrey Katzenberg again. He would not state which role he refused[2]. This article is about the American actor and comedian; for other people named Robin Williams, see Robin Williams (disambiguation). ... This article is about the Disney film. ... Disney redirects here. ...


Chris Farley was originally going to do the voice for Shrek and did at least half of the audio for the voice, but died before the project was completed. Dreamworks then re-cast the voice role to Mike Myers. After Myers had completed providing the voice for the character and the movie was well into production, he asked to be allowed to re-record all of his lines in a Scottish accent similar to the one his mother had used when she told him bedtime stories. Myers had also employed this character voicing for a skit during his Saturday Night Live tenure, and also for the character Stuart MacKenzie in the motion picture So I Married an Axe Murderer and Fat Bastard in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and Austin Powers in Goldmember. Christopher Crosby Farley (February 15, 1964 – December 18, 1997) was an American comedian and actor. ... For other persons of the same name, see Michael Myers. ... Scottish English is usually taken to mean the standard form of the English language used in Scotland, often termed Scottish Standard English[1][2]. It is the language normally used in formal, non-fiction written texts in Scotland. ... SNL redirects here. ... So I Married an Axe Murderer is a 1993 film starring Mike Myers and Nancy Travis. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Austin Powers: the Spy Who Shagged Me is the second film in the Austin Powers series started with Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery and continued in Austin Powers in Goldmember. ... Austin Powers in Goldmember is the third film of the Austin Powers series starring Mike Myers in the title role. ...


Donkey was modeled after Pericles, a real miniature donkey from Barron Park, Palo Alto, California.[3] Location in Santa Clara County and the state of California Coordinates: , Country State County Santa Clara Government  - Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto[1] Area  - City 25. ...


Cast

Chris Farley was originally in the cast of Shrek as Shrek, but due to his untimely death during production, he was replaced by Mike Myers.[4] For other persons of the same name, see Michael Myers. ... Shrek is a fictional character from the childrens book Shrek! and the Shrek films. ... Not to be confused with Three Blind Mice and Other Stories. ... For other uses, see Eddie Murphy (disambiguation). ... Donkey is a fictional talking donkey from the Shrek series of films, voiced by Eddie Murphy. ... Cameron Michelle Diaz (born August 30, 1972) is an American actress and former fashion model. ... Princess Fiona is the Princess in the films Shrek, Shrek 4-D, Shrek 2, Shrek the Third, and the upcoming Shrek 4. ... This article is about the actor. ... Lord Farquaad is a fictional character and the main antagonist from the 2001 animated feature film Shrek. ... Conrad Vernon, born 1974, is an American director, writer, and voice actor, probably best known for his work on Shrek and Shrek 2. ... For other uses of the word, see Gingerbread Man (disambiguation). ... Pinocchio is a work by Carlo Collodi published in 1880 in Italy. ... This article is about the Snow White character. ... This article is about a film. ... For other uses, see Pinocchio (disambiguation). ... The third pig builds a house of brick The wolf lands in the cooking pot For the Disney animated short film, see Three Little Pigs (film). ... This article is about the play by J.M. Barrie. ... Chris Knights (born September 25, 1986) is an Australian rules footballer in the Australian Football League. ... Not to be confused with Three Blind Mice and Other Stories. ... Simon Smith has been the drummer with several British Indie rock bands, most notably The Wedding Present from Leeds. ... Not to be confused with Three Blind Mice and Other Stories. ... Aron Warner is an actor and producer. ... Big Bad Wolf is a character from Shrek movies. ... James Jonah Jim Cummings (born November 3, 1952[1] in Youngstown, Ohio) is an American voice actor who is best known for his work on the Winnie the Pooh animated series. ... Vincent Cassel (born November 23, 1966) is a French actor. ... For other uses, see Robin Hood (disambiguation). ... Christopher Crosby Farley (February 15, 1964 – December 18, 1997) was an American comedian and actor. ... For other persons of the same name, see Michael Myers. ...


Soundtrack

Main article: Shrek (soundtracks)

Two soundtracks were released for the 2001 motion picture Shrek: Shrek - Music from the Original Motion Picture, the lyrical soundtrack by various artists; Shrek: Original Motion Picture Score, the instrumental score, composed by Harry Gregson-Williams and John Powell Categories: | ...

Influences

Previous films and TV shows, such as Fractured Fairy Tales and The Princess Bride, have parodied the traditional fairy tale. However, Shrek itself has noticeably influenced the current generation of mainstream animated films. Particularly after Shrek 2, animated films began to incorporate more pop culture references and end-film musical numbers. Such elements can be seen in films like Ice Age 2, Robots, Chicken Little, and Hoodwinked!.[5] Bullwinkle (left) and Rocky (right), the stars of Rocky and His Friends and The Bullwinkle Show. ... The Princess Bride is a 1987 film, based on the 1973 novel The Princess Bride by William Goldman, combining comedy, adventure, romance and fantasy. ... Popular culture, or pop culture, is the vernacular (peoples) culture that prevails in a modern society. ... Ice Age 2: The Meltdown is a sequel to the 2002 computer-animated film Ice Age. ... Robots is a computer-animated film produced by Blue Sky Studios for 20th Century Fox (the same companies behind the film Ice Age), and was released theatrically (both in normal theaters and in IMAX theaters) on March 11th, 2005. ... Chicken Little (2005) is a computer-generated imagery (CGI) animated film and the forty-fifth animated feature made and produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution on November 4, 2005. ... Hoodwinked is an American computer-animated family comedy produced by Blue Yonder Films with Kanbar Entertainment. ...


Other media

Books

Original story on which the film is based:

  • Steig, William (1990). Shrek!, Sunburst Paperback. ISBN 0-374-46623-8

Cover to Shrek! Shrek! is a picture book written and illustrated by William Steig, written in 1990, about a young ogre who finds the ogre of his dreams when he leaves home to see the world. ...

Video games

Several video game adaptations of Shrek have been published on various game console platforms. Computer and video games redirects here. ... The Nintendo GameCube is an example of a popular video game console. ...

Categories: | | | ... // Shrek 2 is the video game based on the movie of the same name. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Bold text Shrek Super Slam (also known as Shrek SuperSlam) is a melee fighting game featuring characters from the Shrek series of films. ... Shrek The Third is a video game based on the upcoming film of the same name. ...

Comic books

This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ... In comics, a trade paperback (TPB or simply trade) specifically refers to a collection of stories originally published in comic books reprinted in book format, usually capturing one story arc from a single title or a series of stories with a connected story arc or common theme from one or...

Broadway

Main article: Shrek (musical)

A musical version of Shrek is planned for the stage, announced to open on Broadway at The Broadway Theatre with previews starting on November 9, 2008 and opening December 14, 2008. Try-outs are expected to begin in August 2008 at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theater. [7]Jeanine Tesori, composer of Thoroughly Modern Millie and Caroline, or Change is composing the show's music, with the book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire. A reading was held in February 2007, and a later one was held in July-August 2007.[8] The hit songs "All Star" and "I'm A Believer" from the original movie will be transformed into musical numbers for the stage (most likely sung by Shrek, Donkey, and Fiona).[citation needed] Tesori and Lindsay-Abaire eventually created two songs for Shrek the Third. The director is expected to be Jason Moore. For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... The Broadway Theatre, showing The Color Purple, May 2007 Entrance The Broadway Theatre is a legitimate Broadway theatre located at 1681 Broadway in midtown-Manhattan. ... Jeanine Tesori (formerly known as Jeanine Levenson) is a composer of musicals. ... Thoroughly Modern Millie is a musical with a book by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan and additional songs by Scanlan (lyrics) and Jeanine Tesori (music). ... Caroline, Or Change is a through-composed Broadway musical with book and lyrics by Tony Kushner and score by Jeanine Tesori, originally directed by George C. Wolfe. ... This article is about the film. ... In April 2007 Jason Moore was sentenced life in prison by judge Michael Pert in Leicesters crown court for attempted murder of John-Paul Skamarski in August of 2006. ...


Crew

Directed by Andrew Adamson
Vicky Jenson
Produced by Aron Warner
Jeffrey Katzenberg
John H. Williams
Screenplay by Ted Elliott
Terry Rossio
Joe Stillman
Roger S.H. Schulman
Based on the Book by William Steig
Executive Producers Penny Finkelmen Cox
Sandra Rabins
Co-Executive Producer David Lipman
Music by Harry Gregson-Williams and John Powell
Co-Producers Ted Elliott
Terry Rossio
Associate Producer Jane Hartwell
Production Designer James Hegedus
Art Director Guilluame Aretos
Douglas Rogers
Film Editor Sim Evan-Jones
Supervising Animator Raman Hui
Visual Effects Supervisor Ken Bielenberg
Head of Story Randy Cartwright
David Lowery
Head of Layout Simon J. Smith
Lead Character Designer Tom Hester
Character Designer Raman Hui
Production Manager Triva Von Klark

Andrew Adamson is a New Zealand-born film director based mainly in Los Angeles, California, USA, where he made the blockbuster animation films, Shrek and Shrek 2 for which he received an Academy Award nomination. ... Vicky Jenson is an animation director at DreamWorks Animation. ... Aron Warner is an actor and producer. ... Jeffrey Katzenberg (born December 21, 1950 in New York City) is an American film producer and Chief Executive Officer of DreamWorks Animation SKG. He is perhaps most famous for his period as studio chairman at The Walt Disney Company, and for producing the movie Shrek (2001). ... Movie producer and CEO of Vanguard Animation studio. ... Ted Elliott is an American screenwriter and labor leader. ... Terry Rossio, born July 2, 1960 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is an American screenwriter screenwriting guru and film producer. ... ROGER S.H. SCHULMAN co-wrote the animated feature “Shrek,” for which he won the British Academy Award for Best Screenplay and was nominated for an Oscar® for Best Screenplay. ... William Steig (November 14, 1907 – October 3, 2003) was a prolific American cartoonist, sculptor and, later in life, an author of popular childrens literature. ... David J. Lipman is an American biologist who since 1989 has been the Director of NCBI (the National Center for Biotechnology Information) at the National Institutes of Health. ... Harry Gregson-Williams (born December 13, 1961) is a Grammy-nominated British film score composer. ... For the geologist and U.S. explorer, see John Wesley Powell, for the Mayor of Toronto see John Powell (politician). ... Ted Elliott is an American screenwriter and labor leader. ... Terry Rossio, born July 2, 1960 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is an American screenwriter screenwriting guru and film producer. ... Douglas (Doug) Rogers (born January 26, 1941 in Truro, Nova Scotia) was a Canadian Olympic competitor in judo. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Randy Cartwright (born October 31, 1951 in Newport News, Virginia) is an American animator. ... David Lowery is an American guitarist, vocalist and songwriter, the founder of two alternative rock bands: Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...

See also

It has been suggested that Shrek 4 be merged into this article or section. ... This is a list of animated feature-length films from around the world organised alphabetically under the year of release (the year during which the completed film was first released to the public). ... A computer-animated film commonly refers to feature films that have been computer-animated to appear three dimensional on a movie screen. ... The following is a list of fairy tale characters referred to in the Shrek movies and games. ...

References

  1. ^ Box Office Mojo: Shrek
  2. ^ Robin Williams (I) - News
  3. ^ Barron Park Donkeys
  4. ^ How "Shrek" went from being a train wreck to one for the record books
  5. ^ Is Shrek Bad for Kids? Time Magazine May 10, 2007
  6. ^ Dark Horse Comics > Profile > Shrek TPB
  7. ^ 'Variety article, Feb. 11, 2008
  8. ^ see playbill article December 8, 2006 and playbill article, August 10, 2007

External links

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Bold text Shrek Super Slam (also known as Shrek SuperSlam) is a melee fighting game featuring characters from the Shrek series of films. ... Shrek The Third is a video game based on the upcoming film of the same name. ... Typical gameplay screenshot. ... DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. ... Antz is a 1998 computer-animated film produced by DreamWorks. ... Shrek 2, which was released in the United States on May 19, 2004, is the 2004 sequel to the 2001 computer-animated DreamWorks Pictures film Shrek. ... Shark Tale is an Academy Award-nominated computer-animated film produced by DreamWorks Animation, and released in 2004. ... Over the Hedge is a computer-animated film based on the characters from United Media comic strip of the same name. ... This article is about the film. ... For the video game based on the film, see Bee Movie Game. ... The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 Academy Award-winning American animated film, the first traditionally animated film produced and released by DreamWorks. ... The Road to El Dorado is an animated comedy film by DreamWorks SKG released in 2000. ... Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron is an animated film released in 2002 by Dreamworks Pictures. ... Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas is an animated movie produced by DreamWorks SKG and released in 2003. ... Aardman Animations, Ltd. ... This article is about the movie. ... Flushed Away is a computer animated British film directed by David Bowers and Sam Fell. ... Kung Fu Panda is an animated film about a panda who learns martial arts and then uses this new ability to fight his enemies. ... Monsters vs. ... How to Train Your Dragon is a 2003 childrens novel by British author Cressida Cowell, and published by Hodder Childrens Books (a division of Hodder Headline Limited). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Shrek (series). ... Master Mind was a fictional character who had his own comic strip in the UK comic Buster. ... The Shrek film series is a series of eight films by DreamWorks Animation, five of them feature films, three released Shrek (2001), Shrek 2 (2004), Shrek the Third (2007) and two in production, Shrek 4 (2010), Shrek 5 (2013), [1] three of them spin-offs (one released (Shrek 4-D... Far Far Away is a fictional kingdom in the 2004 animated film Shrek 2 and its 2007 sequel, Shrek the Third. ... Kowalski, Skipper, and Rico (with his dynamite) The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper is a computer-animated short produced by DreamWorks Animation (with soundtrack by Media Ventures young-gun James Dooley), released in movie theatres and on DVD in 2005. ... Hammys Boomerang Adventure is a short film based on the hit film Over the Hedge. ... First Flight is a 2006 computer animated short film produced by DreamWorks Animation. ...

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Shrek believes that he is an ugly creature and that it is best for him to be alone.
While Shrek is not suitable for young children (a PG-13 rating would have been more appropriate due to crude humor and language) there are still lessons to be learned.
Shrek has to come to accept that he is an ogre and being an ogre is not what he thinks.
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