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Shrek Forever After (2010) Poster

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Follows 

Shrek (2001)
Shrek 4-D (2003) (Short)
Shrek 2 (2004)
Shrek the Halls (2007) (TV Short)

Followed by 

Scared Shrekless (2010) (TV Short)

Spin-off 

Shrek Forever After: The Game (2010) (Video Game)
Donkey's Christmas Shrektacular (2010) (Short)
Christmas bonus short, takes place after Shrek Forever After
Puss in Boots (2011)

References 

The Wizard of Oz (1939)
When rumple throws water on a witch, she melts saying "what a world, what a world".
Deliverance (1972)
While the king and queen travel through the bad neighborhood,dueling banjos is heard in the background
The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974) (TV Movie)
When Rumplestiltskin puts on his angry wig, he greatly resembles Heat Miser which also has flaming red hair.
Coming to America (1988)
Donkey sings "The Greatest Love of All," for the witches. Eddie Murphy did the same in this film, as well.
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
Rumpelstiltskin steps off the balcony on to his goose which his followers don't know is there, much like Marty steps onto the DeLorean from the top of the building to escape from Biff.
Groundhog Day (1993)
After Fiona makes her wish, Shrek experiences many days who all are almost identical, similar to the plot in Groundhog Day
Firefly (2002) (TV Series)
While Donkey is singing for the witches He references the title song of Firefly "may take the sky from me, but they can't take my dignity"
Finding Nemo (2003)
"Half empty? I'd say it's half full."
The Incredibles (2004)
When Rumpeltstiltskin wears his angry wig, he looks like Syndrome without the mask.

Referenced in 

Monty Python: Almost the Truth - The Lawyer's Cut: Finally! The Last Episode Ever! (For Now...) (2009) (TV Episode)
John Cleese's appears recording the voice of his character
RTL Boulevard: Episode #10.170 (2010) (TV Episode)
Carlo Boszhard talks about the voiceover for Donkey in the Dutch translation
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.48 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Landon Pigg and Lucy Schwartz's song "Darling I Do" is from the film's soundtrack
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Robin Hood/Letters to Juliet/Just Wright (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett and Ellen say they plan to review this movie in the next episode
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #9.5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $500 question
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Hook (2010) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of DVD releases of November/December.
The Nostalgia Chick: Dreamworks Vs. Disney: Rise of the Eyebrow (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster shown when Nostalgia Chick discusses the Shrek franchise
Conan: A Quantum of Kwanzaa (2010) (TV Episode)
Announcer and actress Kristen Schaal (while being interviewed by Conan O'Brien) mentions this movie
Conan: Houston, We Have a Murder (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien introduces actress Cameron Diaz and mentions this movie
The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011)
Billboard sign of the movie.
Mad: Ko-Bee Movie/Law & Ogre (2011) (TV Episode)
Shrek mentions Rumpelstiltskin giving him a new life as a crime fighter.
AniMat's Reviews: Puss in Boots (2011) (TV Episode)
AniMat admits Puss in Boots is better than the better Shrek film.
Mad: Real Veal/Celebrity Wife Swamp (2012) (TV Episode)
Shrek mentions being in this movie.
2 Broke Girls: And the Big Hole (2013) (TV Episode)
Han references this movie.

Featured in 

Late Show with David Letterman: Eddie Murphy/Kaley Cuoco/Jakob Dylan (2010) (TV Episode)
Promotional excerpt shown during interview with Eddie Murphy - Donkey get's caught in a waffle trap.
Late Show with David Letterman: Mike Myers/Tom Dreesen (2010) (TV Episode)
Promotional excerpt showed during interview with Mike Myers - Shrek tries to convince Donkey that they are friends, with a song.
Wheel of Fortune: Dads & Grads 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown with promotional prize wedge on the wheel
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.56 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip from the film starring Eddie Murphy is shown
At the Movies: Episode #7.19 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when this movie is reviewed.
Animation Lookback: DreamWorks Animation Part 6 (2010) (TV Episode)
Film is talked about, clips shown.
AniMat's Reviews: Shrek Forever After (2010) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.71 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is included in a montage of Cameron Diaz films
AniMat's Reviews: Puss in Boots (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as the final Shrek film. Chips briefly shown.
Great Movie Mistakes III: Not in 3D (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown

Spoofs 

The Wizard of Oz (1939)
All the witches bear some resemblance to the Wicked Witch, and share her vulnerability to water.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Shrek wishes to have one day from his early childhood, a day he doesn't remember, be taken away from him. That day turns out to be the day he was born. Like George Bailey, Shrek learns what the world would be like had he not been born.
Deliverance (1972)
A bar of "Dueling Banjoes" can be heard as the King & Queen go to visit Rumpelstiltskin.
The Untouchables (1987)
Rumpelstiltskin eliminates -although in a funny way- one of his witches henchmen while walking around a table where they are all sitting at, after having pronounced a speech about optimism and the importance of teamwork; just as Al Capone does in the unfamous baseball bat scene.
Charlie's Angels (2000)
While Fiona dances to disco, she does an aerial move and gracefully falls down in slow-motion; almost identically performed by Cameron Diaz in this movie.
Spider-Man (2002)
Witches use apples as bombs, like The Green Goblin uses pumpkins as bombs.

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