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Shrek the Third (2007)

When his new father-in-law, King Harold falls ill, Shrek is looked at as the heir to the land of Far, Far Away. Not one to give up his beloved swamp, Shrek recruits his friends Donkey and Puss in Boots to install the rebellious Artie as the new king. Princess Fiona, however, rallies a band of royal girlfriends to fend off a coup d'etat by the jilted Prince Charming.

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Cast

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Shrek (voice)
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Donkey (voice)
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Princess Fiona (voice)
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Puss in Boots (voice)
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Queen (voice)
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King (voice)
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Prince Charming (voice)
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Merlin (voice)
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Artie (voice)
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Evil Queen (voice)
Cody Cameron ...
Pinocchio / Three Pigs (voice)
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Doris (voice)
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Blind Mice / Heckler / Evil Tree #2 / Guard #2 (voice)
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Lancelot (voice)
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Captain Hook (voice)
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Storyline

When Fiona's father and King of Far Far Away passes away, the clumsy Shrek becomes the immediate successor of the throne. However, Shrek decides to find the legitimate heir Artie in a distant kingdom with his friends Donkey and Puss in Boots to be able return to his beloved house in the swamp with the pregnant Fiona. Meanwhile, the envious and ambitious Prince Charming joins the villains of the fairytales plotting a coup d'état to become the new king. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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For the funniest happily ever after. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some crude humor, suggestive content and swashbuckling action | See all certifications »

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18 May 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Shrek 3  »

Box Office

Budget:

$160,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$121,629,270 (USA) (18 May 2007)

Gross:

$320,706,665 (USA) (3 August 2007)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

For such a box-office success, it only spent 12 weeks in U.S. theaters compared with 29 for Shrek (2001) and 21 for Shrek 2 (2004). See more »

Goofs

When the women escape and prepare to "take care of business", we clearly see when Snow White rips off her sleeves that she has a heart shaped tattoo with "Dopey" written on it on her right shoulder. Later, when she summons the critters to attack the tree guards, her right shoulder is bare. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Prince Charming: Onward, Chauncey! To the highest room of the tallest tower, where my princess awaits rescue by the handsome Prince Charming!
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Crazy Credits

During the beginning of the credits, Donkey and Puss dance and sing "Thank You (Falletin Me Be Mice Elf Again)" while they and the ogre triplets interact with the actors' names, which are in the shape of sticks, stitched onto stuffed animals, hung from a mobile, etc. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Animation Lookback: DreamWorks Animation Part 6 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Do You Remember Rock 'N' Roll Radio?
Written by Dee Dee Ramone (as Douglas Colvin), Johnny Ramone (as John Cummings), and Joey Ramone (as Jeff Hyman)
Performed by Ramones
Courtesy of Sire Records
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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User Reviews

 
Clever witty and a great addition to the series
15 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Humour is definitely the highest theatric art form, and Shrek is right up there at the top. Let's face it, it takes a lot more intelligence to write a good comedy than a drama or action film. In comedy, creativity and timing is critical. Shrek 3 has both! I own the first two Shrek DVD's and will definitely be adding this one to the collection. In general I do not like animated movies. Shrek is the only exception! As to the neigh-sayers, I would hardly know what to think. I mean, when B-Movies, like Sunshine for example, and horrors get a higher rating than this one, I guess there really is no accounting for taste. So if you like comedy and appreciate creativity and timing, go see Shrek. You will enjoy it. I would like to thank the creators for making this film.


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