We love to watch animated movies. Don’t we? The list of animated movies is quite long. But there are some movies which are just unforgettable. Shrek is one of them. No one can ever forget that super awesome movie. Shrek is a computer-animated comedy film released in 2001. It is based on the fairy tale picture book of the same name by William Steig. Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson made their directorial debut with the movie. The movie has a pretty good voice cast which took the movie to another level because of its incredible performances. Shrek parodies the other fairy tale storylines, basically attacking the Disney movies.
The film is about an ogre whose name is Shrek. An ogre is a legendary monster who is huge and loves to feed on infants and children. There is a friend of Shrek called Donkey who accompanies Shrek in his journey to rescue Princess Fiona. But he falls in love with the princess.
Shrek is a project of the DreamWorks pictures which is an American production company. Steven Speilberg was the founder of that production company. Soon with the release of Shrek, DreamWorks became a huge name and a strong competitor to Pixar animation, as they also produced high quality animated movies. They released another three movies – Shrek 2 in 2004, Shrek The Third in 2007, and Shrek Forever After in 2010.
The main voice cast includes:
- Mike Myers as Shrek
- Eddie Murphy as Donkey
- Cameron Diaz as Princess Fiona
- John Lithgow as Lord Farquaad
- Vincent Cassel as Monsieur Robin Hood
- Conrad Vernon as Gingerbread Man
- Chris Miller as Gepetto or Magic Mirror
- Cody Cameron as Pinocchio/ The Three Little Pigs
- Simon J. Smith as Three Blind Mice
- Christopher Knights as Three Blind Mice and Thelonious
- Aron Warner as Big Bad Wolf
- Jim Cummings as Captain of the Guards
- Kathleen Freeman as Old Woman
- Michael Galasso as Peter Pan
- Bobby Block as Baby Bear from The Three Bears
Shrek Poster: The Greatest Fairy Tale Ever Told
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1. Shrek The Ogre
Shrek is the main protagonist of all the four movies of the Shrek franchise. His name is derived from a German name which means fright or terror. He is a large, green ogre with a Scottish accent. Shrek travels alone and people usually are afraid of him or teases him because of his unusual look.
Donkey is a fictional fast-talking donkey. He first appears at a sale of mythical figures where an old woman tries to sell it. But a caged fairy unleashes magic pixie dust in him which provides him with the power to fly. However, his power is soon lost and he meets Shrek in the woods.
3. Princess Fiona
Fiona was once a very beautiful princess but a terrible curse turns her into an ugly ogress. Although she tries to break this curse by kissing a prince she falls in love with Shrek, a real ogre. Her character is created as a parody of the traditional princess Disney always portrayed.
4. Lord Farquaad
Lord Farquaad is the villain of the movie. He is the ruthless ruler of Duloc. Farquaad wants everything to be perfect and so he tries to get rid of all the fairy tale creatures. But to become a king he must marry a princess. Then he decides Princess Fiona would be the perfect bride for her.
5. Happy Family
Shrek saves Fiona from the dangerous Farquaad who only wanted to marry the princess to become a prince. Both of them confess their love to each other and kiss. Even after Fiona’s curse is lifted she still remains an ogress.
6. Gingerbread Man
Gingerbread man is a friend of Shrek and he is also known as Gingy. He is a small and fast runner making it impossible to catch. Lord Farquaad tortures him a lot in the first movie such as cutting off his legs and dunking him into milk.
7. The Duo
Shrek and Donkey are best friends in the movie. They two have a bittersweet relationship as Donkey always keeps irritating Shrek. This powerful duo embarks upon a journey to rescue the confined princess Fiona from the clutches of Dragon.
8. The Castle
This is the castle where Princess Fiona is kept. Every night after the sun sets she turns into an ogress. Finally, she permanently takes the form of an ogress as she truly falls in love with Shrek.
9. Shrek’s Swamp
This is the famous swamp of Shrek where he lived. Later on, he also married Fiona at the swamp.
Dragon is a female character who challenges Shrek and Donkey to enter the castle. Donkey and Dragon are shown as a married couple at the end of all events.
Shrek Poster 2: Not So Far Far Away
11. The Second Part of the Movie
In Shrek 2, newlywed Shrek and Fiona return from their honeymoon. They are invited to a royal ball by Fiona’s parents. Shrek, Fiona and Doney fo the land of Far Far Away.
12. Far Far Away
King Harold and Queen Lilian are the parents of Fiona who invite them to the land of Far Far Away.
13. King and Queen
King Harold and Queen Lillian are shocked when they see their daughter and son-in-law as ogres. They could not believe their eyes.
14. Fairy Godmother
Fairy Godmother’s character is based on Cinderella’s fairy godmother. She is a cunning opportunist. Her selfishness reaches extreme points and she always wants the best for herself and her son.
15. Prince Charming
Prince Charming wanted to rescue Fiona to marry her. But unlike other heroes of fairy tales, he is not the typical good prince. He is a villainous figure as he wanted to marry Fiona only to become the king.
16. Puss In Boots
17. Shrek 2
18. Shrek 2 Characters
19. Potion Effect
20. But You Are Still Beautiful
21. Where is Shrek?
Shrek Poster: Shrek The Third
22. Thrice Powerful
23. Arthur Artie
24. The Trio
25. Shrek 3
28. Three Little Pigs
29. Three Blind Mice
30. Baby Shrek
31. Snow White
32. The Princess Gang
Shrek Poster: Shrek Forever After… The Final Chapter
33. The Final Chapter
35. Pied Piper
36. What the Shrek Just Happened?
37. Fierce Fiona
38. When The Villain Meets The Hero
40. The Shrek Family
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In Shrek Forever After, Shrek embraces his family and friends and praises what he has in life. He lives happily ever after with his beloved Princess Fiona. The fourth part of the movie was a huge success and it became the fifth highest-grossing film of that year.
Shrek is not just a film for children, it also caters to adults as well as it has deep messages. Shrek won the Academy Award for Best Animated Picture being the first movie to achieve this.
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