Shrek

2001 • 90 minutes
4.6
4.73K reviews
88%
Tomatometer
PG
Rating
Eligible
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About this movie

Winner of the first Academy® Award for Best Animated Feature (2002), Shrek sparked a motion picture phenomenon and captured the world’s imagination with…the Greatest Fairy Tale Never Told! Shrek (Mike Myers) goes on a quest to rescue the feisty Princess Fiona (Cameron Diaz) with the help of his loveable Donkey (Eddie Murphy) and win back the deed to his swamp from scheming Lord Farquaad.
Rating
PG
4.6
4.73K reviews
Nick Hoskinson
September 26, 2019
Shrek is a hilarious film that uses parody comedy to appeal to all viewers. The story follows an ogre, Shrek, who is on a quest to get his swamp back from an evil lord and gives a funny take on the friends he makes along the way. Along with tying in clever references to the real world, the entire story is a parody of the hero’s journey, such as having a “mentor” character that is a talking donkey (Eddie Murphy) and through his heroic goal that is really motivated by a selfish desire. I would recommend Shrek to anyone who is looking for a movie filled with great laughs.
Diego Rico
September 2, 2017
Somebody once told me the world is Gonna Roll me I ain't the sharpest tool in the shed she was looking kind of dumb with her finger and her thumb in the shape of an L on her forehead and the Years start coming and they don't stop coming that tools and I hit the ground running didn't make sense not to live for fun you brain gets smart but your head gets dumb so much to see so much to do is so what's wrong with taking the Backstreets you'll never know if you don't go you'll never shine if you don't glow Hey Now You're an All-Star get get your game on go play he now your Rockstar get the show on get paid and All That Glitters Is Gold only shooting stars break the mold
33 people found this review helpful
Andrew Man
April 10, 2016
{Man} 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 knigts had attempted to free her from this dreadful prison, but non prevailed. She waited in the dragon's keep in the highest room of the tallest tower for her true love and true love's first kiss. {Laughing} Like that's ever gonna happen.
216 people found this review helpful