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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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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Initially the idea of Puss in Boots getting lazy and fat was met with some resistance until the writers convinced everyone that the idea was rich in comic potential. See more »


Shrek picks up Fiona's handkerchief near the monogrammed corner, pulling it toward him. In the next shot, the handkerchief is sitting in the palm of his hand with the monogrammed corner facing away from him. See more »


Brogan: Welcome to the Resistance, brother.
Shrek: Resistance?
Brogan: We fight for justice, and for oppressed ogres everywhere!
[Holds his nose and blows, and his ears trumpet; the other ogres follow suit]
Shrek: I didn't know we could do that.
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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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