Shrek the Third (2007) Poster


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Shrek (2001)
Shrek 4-D (2003) (Short)
Shrek 2 (2004)

Followed by 

Shrek the Halls (2007) (TV Short)
Scared Shrekless (2010) (TV Short)

Edited into 


Shrek the Halls (2007) (TV Short)
Puss in Boots (2011)


Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
in the beginning of the movie, during Charming's show, an element of the set falls down on him, but, instead of being crushed, he makes it through the window hole.
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
Donkey sings "Good Mornin'" from this movie
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
When the villains try to break into the bedroom where Fiona and the others are have the baby shower, the Cyclops rides the "break-in"-log just as Slim Pickens does at the end of Dr. Strangelove
Mary Poppins (1964)
Queen Lillian (voiced by Julie Andrews) is humming "Just a Spoonful of Sugar".
The Sound of Music (1965)
Queen Lillian (voiced by Julie Andrews) is humming "My Favorite Things"
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Drunk, almost hit by carriage, "I'm Walkin' Here"
Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969) (TV Series)
While King Harold (played by John Cleese) lays dying, he says and draws out "It's.....", much like the beginning of every episode of the show.
Live and Let Die (1973)
The theme song for the movie Live and Let Die was played during King Harold's funeral.
The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) (TV Series)
Music and treadmill scene from opening used in Gingy's montage of his life flashing before his eyes.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
In addition to featured Monty Python members John Cleese and Eric Idle, the sound of the hoofbeats of Prince Charming's horse early in the movie are revealed to be a stage hand knocking coconut shells together.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
In Prince Charming's BIG theatrical production in Far Far Away, the moon that rises (then falls) over the stage resembles the Death Star in George Lucas' Star Wars.
A Chorus Line (1985)
The closing number, One, is being played on a piano during the rehersal scene.
Arthur (1996) (TV Series)
Baby Ogre's crying sound like Baby Kate from Arthur.
The Truman Show (1998)
As the stage production is beginning, a voice says, "Cue the sun!"
The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
In the scene in Charming's dressing room, there is a 'Phantom of the Opera' costume in the back, mostly visible through the mirrors (another allusion to Phantom).

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Lindsay Lohan/Usher (2004) (TV Episode)
Becky mentions that she has a Shrek 3 sleeping bag, even though Shrek 2 isn't out yet.
Father of the Pride: Donkey (2004) (TV Episode)
Donkey told Larry to let his kid know that "Shrek 3" is coming out in 2006. (which of course is not the case).
2006 MTV Movie Awards (2006) (TV Special)
Sam Jackson mentions this as one of next years big blockbusters.
Inside the Actors Studio: Eddie Murphy (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the interview.
2007 MTV Movie Awards (2007) (TV Special)
mentioned by Sarah Silverman
Novum Nieuws Entertainment: Cameron Diaz houdt van Nederlandse mannen (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during interview
Panel Quiz Attack 25: Episode dated 1 July 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
referenced by name.
Rush Hour 3 (2007)
poster can be seen in France
Go' morgen Danmark: Episode dated 31 August 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
film critic Mette Damgård-Sørensen reviews the film
The Simpsons: Midnight Towboy (2007) (TV Episode)
Homer says, "an Ogre named Shrek Three"
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 22 January 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced during talk of the years top grossing movies.
Meet Dave (2008)
Billboard can be seen when Dave hits the streets of New York at the beginning of the movie
ER: Age of Innocence (2008) (TV Episode)
"I love all the Shreks"
Crossing Over (2009)
During the robbery scene in Korea Town, a promotion for the film is visible on one of the cereal boxes on a store shelf.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Wedding Week 1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $16,000 question
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Monsters vs Aliens/The Haunting in Connecticut/12 Rounds (2009) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown when Ellen mentions the 'Shrek' movies
Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios Part 14 (2010) (TV Episode)
A film Julie Andrews would later voice in.
Dance Academy: Fairest and Best (2010) (TV Episode)
Ollie invites Kat to see the movie.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Toy Story 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as one of the not-so-good third installments.
Animation Lookback: DreamWorks Animation Part 6 (2010) (TV Episode)
The critics said Shrek Forever After is better than the third film.
AniMat's Reviews: Shrek Forever After (2010) (TV Episode)
AniMat say that "Shrek Forever After" is a little more tolerable than the third film.
Jeopardy!: Episode #27.4 (2010) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "The Trees Were Angry That Day, My Friends" category
Single Father: Episode #1.1 (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Ewan as one of the DVDs Anna gave them
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Scary Godmother 1 & 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
AniMat cites this movie as a movie that looks great, but still sucks
The Nostalgia Chick: Dreamworks Vs. Disney: Rise of the Eyebrow (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster shown when Nostalgia Chick discusses the Shrek franchise
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Especial Navidad (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD mentioned
AniMat's Reviews: Toy Story 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a third film in an animated film series that failed.
Conan: Houston, We Have a Murder (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien introduces actress Cameron Diaz and mentions this movie
Workaholics: We Be Ballin' (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
South Jersey Sam says he was worried that Kung Fu Panda 2 would go the same route as this movie
AniMat's Reviews: Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as evidence that DreamWorks doesn't have a good reputation on sequels.
Thriller Night (2011) (Short)
King Harold the frog walks out of a pond as a zombie.
AniMat's Reviews: Puss in Boots (2011) (TV Episode)
AniMat admits Puss in Boots is better than the third 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.
Pek Yakinda (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
Home (2015)
When Oh became Captain.
Honest Game Trailers: Pokemon Go (2016) (TV Episode)
"I've been kidnapped by a monster who is trying to relate to me"
Honest Trailers: Shrek (2017) (TV Episode)
Title is shown
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Goes to College! (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by RA Sheryl.
Saturday Night Live: Sterling K. Brown/James Bay (2018) (TV Episode)
Title referenced during family dinner sketch.

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Episode #37.1 (2007) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann looks at the upcoming Danish release + trailer footage used
Film '72: Episode dated 12 March 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Keopi peurinseu 1-hojeom: Sixth Cup (2007) (TV Episode)
clips of the Gingerbread Man are seen
Go' morgen Danmark: Episode dated 31 August 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
clip shown
The National Movie Awards (2007) (TV Special)
Clips are shown
Animation Lookback: DreamWorks Animation Part 4 (2010) (TV Episode)
Film is talked about, clips shown.
Animation Lookback: DreamWorks Animation Part 6 (2010) (TV Episode)
AniMat points out that Rumpelstiltskin in the fourth Shrek film looks and sounds nothing like the Rumpelstiltskin in the third film. Clip briefly shown.
Nostalgia Critic: What's with the Princess Hate? (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown
The Blockbuster Buster: Shrek the 3rd (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Dream Sequences (2014) (TV Episode)
Shrek's nightmare about having multiple ogre babies is given an honorable mention
Honest Trailers: The Boss Baby (2018) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown


Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
when Snow white is singing in the forest and the birds and animals gather around her
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Giant holographic image of Merlin's face
Mary Poppins (1964)
When Cinderella talks to herself in the reflection (pool of water)
The Graduate (1967)
When the Ugly Stepsister attempts to block a group of guards, she reveals one leg to seduce them. That pose is the infamous scene from 'The Graduate' immortalized on its poster, DVD/VHS, etc.
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
when Shrek is dreaming and sees the bassenet in the spot light
The Exorcist (1973)
Comically protracted green projectile vomiting
The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) (TV Series)
When Gingerbread Man is shown with his legs attached, he runs as in this series and the series theme plays
Charlie's Angels (1976) (TV Series)
When the princesses' team shows up on the stage, they are posing like "Charlie's Angels" icon.
Creepshow (1982)
Shrek's baby nightmare is a reference to the "They're Creeping Up on You!" story, except replacing cockroaches with ogre babies.
Raising Arizona (1987)
Scene where Shrek is chasing the babies around on the floor (in his dream) is in Raising Arizona, when H.I. McDunnough is attempting to kidnap Nathan Arizona.
Dumb and Dumber (1994)
When they take the circular sander to Shrek's toenails
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Shrek says, "You had me at vermin-filled" (spoofing famous "you had me at hello" line)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
In the scene with King Harold's funeral, the top of the citadel looks like the top level of Minas Tirith
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
A bird lands on an Evil Tree, and, just like the Whomping Willow, the Evil Tree flicks it away in a burst of feathers.

Spoofed in 

Meet the Spartans (2008)
The Ogre Baby.

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