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Shrek 2 (2004) Poster

(2004)

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Follows 

Shrek (2001)
Shrek 4-D (2003) (Short)

Followed by 

Shrek the Halls (2007) (TV Short)
Scared Shrekless (2010) (TV Short)

Spin-off 

Shrek 2 (2004) (Video Game)
The video game is based on the film.
Far Far Away Idol (2004) (Video)
Almost all the characters appear here.
Puss in Boots (2011)
The character of Puss in Boots is from the cat in Shrek 2. The entire movie is based on that cat.

References 

Frankenstein (1931)
When the Muffinman is making Mongo, he yells: It's Alive
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
The tavern's name is "The Poisoned Apple"
Cinderella (1950)
The carriage in the film is the same as in Cinderella
Peter Pan (1953)
Captain Hook is playing the piano in the Poison Apple Pub
Rawhide (1959) (TV Series)
Donkey sings the themesong to Rawhide as they leave for Far Far Away
The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) (TV Series)
Donkey says "swimming pools, movie stars" as they enter the castle
Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)
After being freed from the dungeon Shrek tells Gingy "We're going to need flour, lots of flour," spoofing Star Trek's Scotty talking about "power"
Hawaii Five-O (1968) (TV Series)
Just before the messenger reads his speach Reggie the trumpeter briefly playes the theme song of this show
The Price Is Right (1972) (TV Series)
Donkey mentions "The Bob Barker Treatment" Referencing to Barker's "Have your pets spayed or neutered" Message.
M*A*S*H (1972) (TV Series)
the bartender is a crossdresser with a shocking resemblance to the Klinger in MASH
Blazing Saddles (1974)
The giant cookie's name is "Mongo", a reference to the movie Blazing Saddles (1974) where the giant's name was also Mongo.
Fawlty Towers (1975) (TV Series)
When the King mentions his "Crusade wound", a direct reference to Basil Fawlty's constant mention of his "war wound." Both parts are played by John Cleese.
Annie (1982)
Donkey sings, "The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow"
Wheel of Fortune (1983) (TV Series)
The Gingerbread Man wants to watch "Wheel of Torture"
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
A poster on a wall refers to the Spinal Tap band as 'Stonehenge'
Ghostbusters (1984)
The gigantic Gingerbread Man is a reference to the "Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man" from Ghostbusters.
Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)
Donkey sings the theme "Ain't no stopping us" Myers wanted to name the film Shrek 2:Electric Boogaloo
Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous (1984) (TV Series)
As they enter the town Donkey says, "It's going to be champagne wishes and caviar dreams from now on"
The Princess Bride (1987)
When Shrek, Donkey and Puss are riding through the castle to stop Charming from kissing Fiona, Puss leaps off Donkey's back to fight and delay the guards chasing them. Shrek and Donkey stop but Puss tells Shrek to "Go, get your woman" then turns to face the guards saying "Time to repay my debt". This scene is a reference to a scene in "The Princess Bride" (1987) with Puss saying the identical lines that Inigo Montoya says (also in a very strong Spanish accent) allowing Westley to rescue Buttercup from her wedding to Prince Humperdinck.
Garfield and Friends (1988) (TV Series)
Puss says "I hate Mondays" after taking a swig of milk in the bar
The Little Mermaid (1989)
The mermaid that Fiona pulls off of Shrek and tosses back in the ocean looks remarkably like Ariel from the classic Disney film.
Pretty Woman (1990)
The Fairy Godmother mentions this as one of the tales while throwing books at Shrek in her library.
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior (1991) (Video Game)
Fiona performs a "Spinning Bird Kick" and "Shoryuken" during a fighting scene.
The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991) (TV Series)
A picture of Ren and Stimpy appear in the Fairy Godmother's lobby
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
In the sequence where they are escaping the Fairy Godmothers factory two workers turn into the clock and candelabra from Beauty and the Beast. Plus the furniture in Fiona's bedroom is alive during the Fairy Godmother's song.
Absolutely Fabulous (1992) (TV Series)
In the pre-ball red carpet scene, the announcer says that "the abs are fab", a reference to the television series "Absolutely Fabulous" (1992) (often called Ab Fab) of which Jennifer Saunders, who plays Dama Fortuna, wrote and starred in.
Seinfeld: The Outing (1993) (TV Episode)
At the awkward dinner party that King Harold & Queen Lillian hold after Shrek & his bride's arrival in Far Far Away, Fiona's mom says: "Not that there's anything wrong with that."
Thumbelina (1994)
The Fairy Godmother mentions the happy ending of "Thumbelina" to Shrek in one scene
The Fifth Element (1997)
The scene with the floating carriage ordering fast food mirrors the floating cop car ordering fast food scene in The Fifth Element
Godzilla (1998)
The roar that Mongo lets loose as he approaches the castle is taken from this version of Godzilla
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
Movie poster for similar title
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (1998) (Video Game)
A painting of Link riding Epona can be seen in the kings bedroom
The Wonderful World of Disney: Annie (1999) (TV Episode)
Donkey sings, "The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow"
The Road to El Dorado (2000)
Puss In Boots uses the same sad big eyes move Miguel uses in The Road to El Dorado (both are from Dreamworks)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
In the honeymoon scene, the ring slides down Fiona's hand stretched towards the camera and glows with words "I Love You" this is referencing the One Ring from The Lord of The Rings.
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Puss in Boots fights the castle guards in a jumping, spinning style that is exactly like Yoda in AOTC
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (2002) (TV Series)
The doom music from the show that plays when the contestant is in the hot seat is playing when Prince Charming kisses Fiona at the ball when we believes she has taken the love potion already.
The Hours (2002)
The scene where Fiona looks at herself in the mirror is exactly the same as the one where Nicole Kidman looks at herself in the mirror

Referenced in 

Bonus Stage: Morbid (2004) (TV Episode)
One of the devil's eternal punishments.
Saturday Night Live: Lindsay Lohan/Usher (2004) (TV Episode)
Becky mentions that she has a Shrek 3 sleeping bag, even though Shrek 2 isn't out yet.
Saturday Night Live: Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen/J-Kwon (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by paparazzi
Top Gear: Episode #4.9 (2004) (TV Episode)
Jeremy says Richard looks like "the cat from Shrek 2"
Father of the Pride: Donkey (2004) (TV Episode)
Donkey is in this episode and is referred to as being the star of "Shrek" and "Shrek 2".
Fear of Clowns (2004) (Video)
poster in movie theater
Meet the Cast of Shrek 2 (2004) (Video)
documentary about the movie
The Music of Shrek 2 (2004) (Video)
documentary about the movie
Degrassi: The Next Generation: Goin' Down the Road: Part 1 (2005) (TV Episode)
Kevin Smith tells Caitlin that more Americans went to see the film than voted in the 2004 presidential election.
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Talked about
Jeopardy!: 2005 Back to School Week Game 3 (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Blonde Ambition" category
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.76 (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Dread Man Walking" category
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.90 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Let's Go '2' the Movies" category
Drawn Together: The Lemon AIDS Walk (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: Antonio Banderas/Mary J. Blige (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in the monologue
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #10.13 (2006) (TV Episode)
Jonathan Ross refers to Dreamworks as "The company that brought us Shrek and Shrek 2"
Bob & Tom Radio: The Comedy Tour (2006) (TV Movie)
Roy Wood Jr. mentions owning the DVD
Flushed Away (2006)
in Roddy's DVD collection
Top Gear: Episode #9.1 (2007) (TV Episode)
Jeremy calls Richard "The cat from Shrek 2"
2007 MTV Movie Awards (2007) (TV Special)
the Shrek movies are mentioned by Cameron Diaz
The Girls Next Door: Surely, You Joust! (2007) (TV Episode)
Hef says he feels like he is in the film
Go' morgen Danmark: Episode dated 31 August 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
film critic Mette Damgård-Sørensen mentions the film
Deadwood Park (2007)
Seen on movie marquee
Squidbillies: Armageddon It On! (2008) (TV Episode)
Characters say they are watching it on their home system
ER: Age of Innocence (2008) (TV Episode)
"I love all the Shreks"
Best Worst Movie (2009)
Poster seen in background.
The Simpsons: The Good, the Sad and the Drugly (2009) (TV Episode)
Apu mentions the DVDs for "Shrek" and "Shrek 2" to Bart.
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Queen Lillian is the subject of a $400 clue in the category "Julie & Julia"
Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios Part 14 (2010) (TV Episode)
A film Julie Andrews would later voice in.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.127 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Big Actors, Small Roles"
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
Dance Academy: Fairest and Best (2010) (TV Episode)
Ollie invites Kat to see the movie.
Animation Lookback: DreamWorks Animation Part 4 (2010) (TV Episode)
Andrew Adamson, the director of the second film was too busy with the Narnia films to direct the third film.
Animation Lookback: DreamWorks Animation Part 6 (2010) (TV Episode)
The critics said Shrek Forever After is not as good as the second film.
AniMat's Reviews: Shrek Forever After (2010) (TV Episode)
AniMat say that "Shrek Forever After" isn't as good as the second film.
The Nostalgia Chick: Dreamworks Vs. Disney: Rise of the Eyebrow (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster shown when Nostalgia Chick discusses the Shrek franchise
Conan: Houston, We Have a Murder (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien introduces actress Cameron Diaz and mentions this movie
The Office: The Seminar (2011) (TV Episode)
Andy loans Erin his copy of "Shrek 2."
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Gnomeo and Juliet (2011) (TV Episode)
The director of "Gnomeo & Juliet" also directed "Shrek 2"
Workaholics: We Be Ballin' (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mad: Ko-Bee Movie/Law & Ogre (2011) (TV Episode)
Puss 'N Boots as the judge.
Thriller Night (2011) (Short)
Prince Charming, the Fairy Godmother, Mongo, and Captain Hook appear as zombies.
Bum Reviews: Puss and Boots (2011) (TV Episode)
"There's this kitty from the Shrek movies..."
AniMat's Reviews: Puss in Boots (2011) (TV Episode)
AniMat admits Puss in Boots is not as good as the second Shrek film.
Mad: Real Veal/Celebrity Wife Swamp (2012) (TV Episode)
Shrek mentions being in this movie.
2 Broke Girls: And the Big Hole (2013) (TV Episode)
Han references this movie.
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 3 (2013) (TV Episode)
A computer animated film considered a major box office hit.
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
Pollito fight with Gru is similar to Puss fight with Shrek - an innocent small creature turns out to be a threat, getting inside the clothes and bursting out the chest Alien style
The Heat (2013)
Detective Mullins sometimes refers to Bureau Chief Hale as Puss in Boots, for his Latin accent.
Nanoman: Pernambrutalnost' (2013) (TV Episode)
Hand-drawn Russian poster is seen in the opening sequence.
Nanoman: Fol'ga (2013) (TV Episode)
Hand-drawn Russian poster is seen in the opening sequence.
Nanoman: Lethal Suicidal Depression (2013) (TV Episode)
Hand-drawn Russian poster is seen in the opening sequence.
The Simpsons: Steal This Episode (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Nanoman: Korov'ya grust' (2014) (TV Episode)
Hand-drawn Russian poster is seen in the opening sequence.
Particka: Episode #7.17 (2014) (TV Episode)
Richard quotes Donkey's lines from it.
Nanoman: Sonnye loschinki (2014) (TV Episode)
Hand-drawn Russian poster is seen in the opening sequence.
Animation Lookback: The Best of Stop Motion - Aardman (2014) (TV Episode)
An animated film with the recognisable DreamWorks style.
Ideas Men: S2 Outtakes (2015) (TV Episode)
When Eric suggests taking on the ark every DVD since 1994, Ashens argues that he doesn't want to sit through "Shrek 2" again.
Nostalgia Critic: The Legend of Zorro (2015) (TV Episode)
Donkey!
Kovy: Úzasné imitace #2 (2015) (TV Episode)
Kovy re-enacted a scene from it.
Nanoman: Fekalonia (2015) (TV Episode)
Hand-drawn Russian poster is seen in the opening sequence.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Bad Movies That Were Successful (2015) (TV Episode)
The events from this film are mentioned
Amis publics (2016)
The Puss in Boots wide-eye stare is used several times by the main characters.
Blackcat Riffs: And Now a Word from Our Public Domain Sponsors (2016) (TV Episode)
"Okay, Morris. Pray for mercy from Puss in Boots!"
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas: Episode #1.3 (2016) (TV Episode)
Ondrej Sokol claims that Puss in Boots in Shrek 2is his favourite Antonio Banderas' performance.
Reel Failures: Tappy Toes, Chop Kick Panda, Puss in Boots: A Furry Tail (2017) (TV Episode)
"Puss in Boots: A Furry Tail" compared to Shrek's interpretation of Puss in Boots.
The Boss Baby (2017)
A dragon toy is seen.
Das Pubertier (2017)
Mentioned by Edward in dialogue with Carla.

Featured in 

HBO First Look: Shrek 2: Twice Upon a Time (2004) (TV Episode)
clips
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Episode #11.125 (2004) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown during "Conan on the Aisle".
Troldspejlet: Episode #32.2 (2004) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
The Tech of Shrek 2 (2004) (Video)
clips shown
The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2005) (TV Special)
clips
Troldspejlet: Episode #33.7 (2005) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005) (TV Special)
Nominated in two categories
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Clips are shown
HBO First Look: Madagascar: Welcome to the Jungle (2005) (TV Episode)
clip shown
2007 MTV Movie Awards (2007) (TV Special)
clips
Getaway: Episode #17.29 (2008) (TV Episode)
Shown on a cinema screen in a story on the Sands Turtle Beach Resort in Mermaid Beach.
Deutschlands größter Gedächtnistest (2008) (TV Movie)
One extract of this movie for a question
20 to 1: Big Screen Buddies (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Shrek and Donkey.
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Animation Lookback: DreamWorks Animation Part 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip briefly shown during introduction.
Animation Lookback: DreamWorks Animation Part 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Film is talked about, clips shown.
20 to 1: Our All Time Favourite Films (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
Animation Lookback: DreamWorks Animation Part 7 (2010) (TV Episode)
Number 3 in the top 10 DreamWorks Animation films.
AniMat's Reviews: Tangled (2010) (TV Episode)
AniMat says Tangled has more of a the feel of a fairy tale world than the Shrek films. Clip briefly shown.
Animation Lookback: Top 10 Best Animated Sequels (2011) (TV Episode)
Ranked at number 4.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Cinema Cats (2011) (TV Episode)
Puss in Boots takes #2
Count It Down: Greatest Animated Movie Characters (2013) (TV Movie)
Puss in Boots is #17.
The Blockbuster Buster: Shrek 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Strangest (Yet Best) Couples (2014) (TV Episode)
Shrek and Fiona take #3
Anime Abandon: InuYasha: The Movie (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown

Spoofs 

Frankenstein (1931)
When Mongo is created, you can hear Ginger Bread Man saying "It's Alive!!"
A Damsel in Distress (1937)
Reggie the trumpet player is a spoof of Reggie the trumpet player in A Damsel in Distress
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Donkey screams 'I'm melting! I'm melting', when it is raining
Cinderella (1950)
the musical number in Fiona's room parodies the famous 'Bibbity-Bobbity-Boo' number of Cinderella's fairy godmother
Peter Pan (1953)
In the opening sequence a Tinkerbell-like pixie is captured and put in a glass bottle
From Here to Eternity (1953)
Parody of the kiss on the beach scene.
The Seven Year Itch (1955)
Fiona's dress blows up in the same fashion Marilyn Monroe's character does
Tom Thumb (1958)
Tom Thumb and Thumbelina are swept away at the red carpet
Der 90. Geburtstag oder Dinner for One (1963) (TV Short)
The line "I'll kill that cat" from Shrek is delivered exactly like Freddie Frinton delivers the line in the old TV-comedy
The Sound of Music (1965)
Shrek and Fiona run towards each other in sunflower filled hills
Mission: Impossible (1966) (TV Series)
lighting a fuse as the theme starts
The Graduate (1967)
Shrek bangs on the glass and screams "Fiona" much like Benjamin at the end of the Graduate yelling "Elaine" while banging on the glass in the church
Sanford and Son (1972) (TV Series)
Donkey exclaims "I'm comin' Elizabeth!" like Redd Foxx's character did
The Godfather (1972)
Fairy Godmother throughout, but esp. when she dismisses Shrek et al from her potion room
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
The names around the dinner table, ending in "Donkey" rather than "Rocky".
Alien (1979)
Puss In Boots rips through Shrek's shirt a la a chestburster
The Shining (1980)
When Shrek flips through Fiona's diary, he sees the "Mrs. Charming" doodles. And another. And another. He flips faster and faster -- in the exact same manner as Wendy in "The Shining,"
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
When Mongo man sinks into the moat he says to the little one, "Be Good" --ET's last line in the movie.
Flashdance (1983)
Puss 'n' Boots splashing himself in the chair during the final musical number
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
scene where Puss in Boots reaches under lowering door to retrieve hat
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
The ride through Far Far Away harkens back to a similar scene of Eddie Murphy riding down Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills cop
Predator (1987)
Predator: Soldiers in jungle, getting observed (rattling sound of Predator can be heard); Shrek 2: Shrek & Donkey in forest, getting observed (purring sounds of cat can be heard).
The Wonder Years (1988) (TV Series)
When Shrek and Fiona are first seen in the movie, Shrek adjusts a video camera and goes back to wave at it with Fiona, which is taken from the opening credits to the show the Wonder Years
Cops (1989) (TV Series)
The movie contains a TV show called "Knights".
The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)
Fairy God Mother's performance on the Piano during the grand ball
Honey I Blew Up the Kid (1992)
When they build the giant Ginger bread man, the scene where he his conducted thru the streets, is a precise mimic of when the giant Adam has to be attracted with an Ice Cream Van in order to go where he is supposed to. In Shrek 2, donkey has to use the same technique with the giant Gingerbread man (but not with an Ice Cream Van).
The Bodyguard (1992)
The king protects Fiona and Shrek from the Fairy Godmother's magic beam in the same way as Kevin Costner protects Whitney Houston.
Jurassic Park (1993)
When mongo enters town the tremors ripple through cups of coffee similar to the t-rex's tremors in the cups of water
Thumbelina (1994)
Thumbelina, along with Tom Thumb, arrive at the ball, yet are swept up in the rubbish by accident.
The Mask of Zorro (1998)
Puss 'n' Boots slices a 'P' into a tree, also Antonio Banderas voices PnB, the actor who played Zorro
Charlie's Angels (2000)
The slo-mo hair whipping that Prince Charming does is a Charlie's Angels signature move. This move is first seen when Lucy Liu and Drew Barrymore encourage Cameron Diaz to flick her hair to attract Luke Wilson's attention seen in the original Charlie's Angel movie.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
contains a scene where a gold ring flies up in the air and comes down on Fiona's finger ( ala the scene in the Prancing Pony) and then firey letters appear in the ring
Spider-Man (2002)
Fiona kisses shrek upside down with mud on his face
Hidalgo (2004)
In the beginning of the movie, when Prince Charming is shown riding to "rescue" Fiona, the silhouette shot of him riding across the horizon is a takeoff of the "Hidalgo" trailer.

Spoofed in 

Enteng Kabisote 2: Okay ka fairy ko... The legend continues (2005)
One of the characters became a Fiona-like orge character, and did some Shrek Fiona moves.
Volki i ovtsy. Beeezumnoe prevrashchenie (2016)
A character makes sad eyes like Puss in Boots

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