Shrek

(2001)

Shrek Synopsis

Set in a strange, colorful land populated by fairy tale characters, SHREK is a hilarious comedy that will win over audiences of children and adults alike. Shrek (voiced by Mike Myers) is a fearsome green ogre living in isolation in his own cozy little swamp. He is not receptive to visitors, and fends off the occasional party of torch-wielding villagers with ease. But when the power-hungry Lord Farquaad (John Lithgow) turns Shrek's swamp into a relocation camp for dozens of banished fairy-tale characters (including some pesky dwarves, wolves, and fairies) Shrek's quiet, introverted life is ruined. Joined by the talkative Donkey (Eddie Murphy), Shrek makes his way to Farquaad's realm of Duloc, where the Lord makes Shrek an offer: He will rid Shrek's land of the unwanted visitors if Shrek will go on a simple quest to free Princess Fiona (Cameron Diaz) from her remote, dragon-guarded castle and convince her to marry Farquaad. On their quest, Shrek and Donkey run into a number of bizarre situations, and Shrek finds himself realizing that he isn't quite the fearsome monster he has always made himself out to be. Reinventing the traditional fairy tale adventure, SHREK features gorgeous computer animation, a unique sense of humor, and compelling characters--especially Eddie Murphy's lovable Donkey.

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Hear Chris Farley as Shrek in Long Lost FootageHear Chris Farley as Shrek in Long Lost Footage
Development producer John Garbett has released a Shrek story reel that features late comedian Chris Farley voicing Shrek before his death in 1997.
Shrek 5 Will Happen Says DreamWorks Animation CEOShrek 5 Will Happen Says DreamWorks Animation CEO
Jeffrey Katzenberg assures fans that Shrek's story is not yet complete, and that another chapter is happening sometime in the future.
Shrek Attraction Coming to LondonShrek Attraction Coming to London
Visitors will be transported through a live interactive adventure featuring Shrek, Fiona, Donkey, Puss in Boots, opening in 2015.
EXCLUSIVE: Shrek: The Whole Story Blu-ray Special Features Clip
Antonio Banderas tells what it was like to meet his fans in this set, available December 7th.
Jeffrey Katzenberg Talks Shrek the Whole Story Blu-ray Box Set
The CEO of DreamWorks Animation discusses the company's success and the complete Shrek series, which is now available on Blu-ray.
Check Out the New Shrek Forever After Poster!
Also, Jeffrey Katzenberg says the original films will be converted to 3D.
Dreamworks Already Has Shrek 4 and Shrek 5 in the Works
Hundreds of artists are already working on the next two films.
Shrek Coming to Broadway as a Comedy Musical
Open auditions in New York this July for the roles of Shrek and Donkey.
SHREK 3-D DVD coming on May 11th!
...picking up where the first film left off
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