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Shrek Forever After (2010)

PG  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy  |  21 May 2010 (USA)
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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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Bake no prisoners See more »

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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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Conrad Vernon, Cody Cameron, Aron Warner, Christopher Knights & Frank Welker have all appeared in all 4 Shrek films. See more »


After Shrek visits the swamp and finds it dry, he is looking at Rumpel's contract while the witches are flying by. He has the contract on his right hand in one take, and after the witch is seen, the contract magically disappears. See more »


Donkey: Why don't you just tell her what you told me? You know, about how you're her true love and you came from an alternate universe.
Shrek: Oh, and while I'm at it, why don't I tell her that you're married to a fire-breathing dragon and you have little mutant donkey dragon babies?
Donkey: I do?
Shrek: You saw what happened. She's going to think I'm crazy.
Donkey: I'm a daddy?
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Crazy Credits

The end credits feature a montage of clips from the previous three Shrek films. See more »


Follows Shrek the Third (2007) See more »


Happy Birthday to You
Written by Mildred J. Hill (as Mildred Hill) and Patty S. Hill (as Patty Hill)
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User Reviews

A Good Fun Fairytale For The Family, and An End To A Saga
9 July 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Well it was bound to happen, most animation saga's or trilogy's end eventually and some better than others. With Shrek Forever After this is the case, still packed full of gags, funny moments and hilarious one liners its a good end to a fun enjoyable franchise. We all hoped it would also end this way, in a positive way as the last 11 years has been Shrek sequels some better than others. With this final adventure, old characters are reunited and new ones enter the fray.

Plus we also get a fresh new setting for this latest and final tale, some good dialogue too and of course improved animation. Considering this was always gonna go up against Toy Story 3, we knew it would be a close fight for the throne of the summer blockbuster. Otherwise, however Shrek Forever After has done a good job of grabbing it for me until I see Toy Story 3, until then I believe this is the best animation summer blockbuster of the year.

If you want quick gags, laughs and family fun Shrek Forever After is for you and also for fans of the franchise.

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