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Shrek Forever After (2010)

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Rumpelstiltskin tricks a mid-life crisis burdened Shrek into allowing himself to be erased from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline where Rumpel rules supreme.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Shrek (voice)
Donkey (voice)
Princess Fiona (voice)
Puss in Boots (voice)
Queen (voice)
Brogan (voice)
King (voice)
Gretched (voice)
Cookie (voice)
Patrol Witch / Wagon Witch #2 (voice)
Dancing Witch / Wagon Witch #1 (voice)
Guard Witch (voice)
Broomsy Witch (voice)


A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Away -- where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and Fiona have never met -- he sets out to restore his world and reclaim his true love. Written by IMDb Editors

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild action, some rude humor and brief language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 May 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Forever After: The Final Chapter  »

Box Office


$165,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$70,838,207 (USA) (21 May 2010)


$238,371,987 (USA) (3 September 2010)

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Did You Know?


In the audio commentary for the DVD release, Mike Mitchell states Brogan was originally meant to be Prince Charming, the villain from Shrek the Third, with the same curse as Fiona called 'Gnimrahc' which is Charming spelled backwards. See more »


When Shrek is crying in the woods, the tear is shown falling down his right side. However, when Donkey notices, he is standing to Shrek's left, from which angle the tear is not visible. See more »


Rumpelstiltskin: Nobody's smart but me!
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Crazy Credits

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Underrated Animation
10 December 2010 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

On the day that Shrek rescued the cursed Princess Fiona from the tower where she was kept prisoner of the dragon, her parents King Harold and the Queen were ready to sign a contract with the cunning Rumpelstiltskin delivering the kingdom Far Far Away to him. On the present days, Shrek feels bored with Fiona, his family and friends and near a breakdown, and he misses the years when he was a terrifying ogre. Rumpelstiltskin overhears a discussion between Shrek and Fiona and meets Shrek, offering a deal to make he feels a frightening ogre again. In return, Shrek should deliver one day of his childhood to Rumpelstiltskin. Shrek is lured and Far Far Away is distorted under the reign of the tricky Rumpelstiltskin. Now Shrek misses his family and friends and has to win Fiona's heart again to save Far Far Away, his friends and himself.

I have just watched "Shrek Forever After" and my expectations were very low, based on the IMDb user's rating and a couple of reviews that I had glanced. However I liked this underrated animation a lot, which has a good story with many hilarious moments. Once again, Donkey "steals the movie" and this character has been for years the best role of the wasted Eddy Murphy. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Shrek para Sempre" ("Shrek Forever After")

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