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

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21 May 2010 (USA)  »

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Forever After: The Final Chapter  »

Box Office

Budget:

$165,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£8,955,554 (UK) (2 July 2010)

Gross:

$238,371,987 (USA) (3 September 2010)
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This is not Pied Piper's first appearance. He also appears briefly in Shrek (2001). He can be seen when Shrek first finds all the fairy tale creatures in his swamp, fluting dozens of rats. He looks very different and is wearing red clothing instead of black. See more »

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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 »

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Right Back Where We Started From
Written by Vincent J. Edwards (as Vincent Edwards) and Pierre Tubbs
Performed by Maxine Nightingale
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Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Didn't capture the magic of the first two. But better than the 3rd Installment.
5 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw "Shrek Forever After" on special screenings and I really hoped it would live up to the first 2 films. But at the end of the day, it wasn't as good or magical. I kind of felt disappointed because even though the Third Installment was bad I was hoping they went back and recognize their mistakes. But this movie does have its strong points, it was quite funny and entertaining. There were moments in there that felt like the first two films, and overall it is a very enjoyable ride that even though it doesn't live quite up to the first two films. It is worth your money just to have fun with it.

7.2/10 I'd recommend people to see this film, but don't go in it with HIGH expectations.


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