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Shrek 2 (2004)

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Princess Fiona's parents invite her and Shrek to dinner to celebrate her marriage. If only they knew the newlyweds were both ogres.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Shrek (voice)
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Donkey (voice)
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Princess Fiona (voice)
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Queen (voice)
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Puss In Boots (voice)
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King (voice)
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Prince Charming (voice)
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Fairy Godmother (voice)
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Wolf (voice)
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Cody Cameron ...
Pinocchio / Three Pigs (voice)
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Gingerbread Man / Cedric / Announcer / Muffin Man / Mongo (voice)
Christopher Knights ...
Blind Mouse (voice)
David P. Smith ...
Herald / Man with Box (voice)
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Mirror / Dresser (voice)
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Storyline

Shrek has rescued Princess Fiona, got married, and now is time to meet the parents. Shrek, Fiona, and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. It's not just the family who are unhappy. Prince Charming returns from a failed attempt at rescuing Fiona, and works alongside his mother, the Fairy Godmother, to try and find a way to get Shrek away from Fiona. Written by Film_Fan

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princess | ogre | king | godmother | fairy | See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some crude humor, a brief substance reference and some suggestive content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 May 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Шрек 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,195,455 (Italy) (24 December 2004)

Gross:

$210,983,909 (Europe) (7 January 2005)
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Trivia

Hair is a notoriously difficult thing to render convincingly in computer animation so, to help the animators, a wigmaker came to the studios to educate them in the art of making realistic hair. See more »

Goofs

When the King rides into the Poison Apple, his hood is brown and his horse is black. In the next shot, the hood and horse swap colors, and in the next shot after that, the colors swap back. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Prince Charming: Once upon a time, in a kingdom far, far away, the king and queen were blessed with a beautiful baby girl, and throughout the land everyone was happy, until the sun went down, and they saw that their daughter was cursed with a frightful enchantment that took hold each and every night. Desperate, they sought the help of a fairy godmother, who had them lock the young princess away in a tower, there to await the kiss of the handsome Prince Charming. It was he who would chance the ...
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Crazy Credits

In Memory of William Steig 1907-2003 See more »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Reviews: Puss in Boots (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

As Lovers Go
(2003)
Written by Christopher Carrabba (as Christopher Ender Carrabba)
Performed by Dashboard Confessional
Courtesy of Vagrant Records
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24 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought this movie would be worse than the first Shrek but it actually turned out to be really good. This is a tale of love and comedy. Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy star in this sequel. John Cleese and Julie Andrews are the parents of princess Fiona in this movie and I have to say they play that part well. They are perfect for each other. If you see Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, and John Cleese were all raw comedians before and now they are in children movies and John Cleese works for the humor department on TBS. This movie is worth the money and worth your time if you are a Shrek fan or a Eddie Murphy fan this movie if for you.


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