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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 overview, first billed only:
Shrek (voice)
Donkey (voice)
Princess Fiona (voice)
Queen (voice)
Puss In Boots (voice)
King (voice)
Prince Charming (voice)
Fairy Godmother (voice)
Aron Warner ...
Wolf (voice)
Page / Elf / Nobleman / Nobleman's Son (voice)
Cody Cameron ...
Pinocchio / Three Pigs (voice)
Gingerbread Man / Cedric / Announcer / Muffin Man / Mongo (voice)
Blind Mouse (voice)
David P. Smith ...
Herald / Man with Box (voice)
Mirror / Dresser (voice)


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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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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


$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$108,037,878 (USA) (21 May 2004)


$436,471,036 (USA) (20 August 2004)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


This was the first sequel ever nominated for an Oscar as Best Animated Feature. See more »


Gingi's legs which were broken off by Lord Farquhard in the first movie have been re-attached with strips of frosting. However during the torture scene Lord Farquhard made it a point to crush at least one of the legs into crumbs so there should be nothing left to re-attach. See more »


[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 »


Referenced in 100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) See more »


All By Myself
Written by Eric Carmen & Sergei Rachmaninoff (1900)
Performed by Eddie Murphy
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User Reviews

Possibly the funniest most fun filled animated movie ever made.
6 November 2004 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

I really did not like the original that much; I thought it was about 20 minutes too long and a bit disgusting for the intended audience. But the sequel was brilliant, very funny and just a pure pleasure to watch.

The DVD (Canadian version if it is different) was also well made and had a number of decent extra features. Even the starting menu is funny and a good introduction to the laughter that follows.

The songs chosen for the different scenes matched the purpose and the flow of the scene and tremendously enhanced the viewer's experience. And the animation was very realistic.

Well done DreamWorks.

Note: do not turn the DVD off as the credits start rolling. Wait for an appearance of one of the characters from the original movie.

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