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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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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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Brogan (voice)
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King (voice)
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Gretched (voice)
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Cookie (voice)
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Patrol Witch / Wagon Witch #2 (voice)
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Dancing Witch / Wagon Witch #1 (voice)
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Guard Witch (voice)
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Pumpkin Witch / Palace Witch (voice)
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Broomsy Witch (voice)
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Storyline

The once hideous ogre Shrek is now living a good life with wife Fiona and his three children. But he soon has a meltdown in front of them and his friends during his kids' birthday party. He suddenly wants to be a real ogre like he was before he ever met Fiona. So he turns to devious deal maker Rumplestiltskin for help. At first, Shrek lives the life he once lost and everything is good. But he soon finds out that he has been set up by Rumplestiltskin, who now rules the land with an iron fist. Teaming with friends Donkey, Fiona and Puss in Boots, Shrek is in for the fight of his life as he tries to get his life back before time runs out. Written by Blazer346

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What the Shrek just happened? See more »


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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  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$165,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$70,838,207, 23 May 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$238,371,987, 5 September 2010

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$752,600,867, 25 November 2011
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Trivia

Hair is notoriously difficult to recreate in CGI animation. There's a huge difference between Fiona's rather stiff braids in Shrek (2001) and her flowing locks in Shrek Forever After (2010) courtesy of advances in computer animation in the intervening 10 years. Fiona's hair in the latter film was largely modeled on that of Janis Joplin. See more »

Goofs

When Rumpelstiltskin is addressing the citizens of Far Far Away via the Magic Mirror, he says "whomever brings me this ogre shall receive the deal of a lifetime." It should be "whoever", because that is the subject of the sentence. "Whomever" would be referencing the object of the sentence. See more »

Quotes

Rumpelstiltskin: You're not going to eat me?
Shrek: I already had a big bowl of curly-toed weirdo for breakfast.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References Coming to America (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Sure Shot
Written by Mario Caldato Jr., Mike D (as Michael Diamond), DJ Hurricane (as Wendell Fite), Adam Horovitz, Jeremy Steig, and Adam Yauch
Performed by Beastie Boys
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Contains elements of "Howlin' for Judy"
Performed by Jeremy Steig
Courtesy of Blue Note Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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A Good Fun Fairytale For The Family, and An End To A Saga
9 July 2010 | by 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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