The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set off to bring him back to rule the kingdom.
|Release Date||:||May 17, 2007|
|Genres||:||Fantasy, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family|
|Production Company||:||DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks|
|Production Countries||:||United States of America|
|Director||:||Chris Miller, Raman Hui|
|Writers||:||Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman, Jon Zack|
|Casts||:||Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Julie Andrews, Antonio Banderas, John Cleese, Rupert Everett, Eric Idle, Amy Sedaris, Justin Timberlake, John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph, Amy Poehler, Seth Rogen, David P. Smith, Susanne Blakeslee, Cody Cameron, Larry King, Christopher Knights, Ian McShane, Cheri Oteri, Regis Philbin, Conrad Vernon, Aron Warner, Jasper Johannes Andrews, Guillaume Aretos, Kelly Asbury, Zachary James Bernard, Andrew Birch, Sean Bishop, Kelly Cooney, Walt Dohrn, Dante James Hauser, Jordan Alexander Hauser, Tom Kane, Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Latifa Ouaou, Alina Phelan, Mark Valley, Kari Wahlgren|
|Plot Keywords||:||ambush, sadness, stage, liberation of prisoners, island, traitor, shipwreck, prince, ship, donkey, kingdom, theatre play, transformation, conciliation, tricks, heir to the throne, assault, boarding school, teacher, best friend, dragon, cowardliness, pregnancy, capture, duringcreditsstinger, ogre|
The movie did not really hold the attention of my two younger kids. Even for me, the funny experience of watching both Shrek 1 and 2 was not really very evident with this installment. I remember in Shrek 2, I was laughing out loud with each passing pop culture reference and innuendo being bantered around. However, that was not so here.
I was not too amused with the Disney princesses characters. Shrek's "baby nightmare scene" was well-executed. Justin Timberlake did well in voicing his "grovelling at Merlin's feet" scene. Overall, this movie was not that bad, but it needed to be much better to be worthy to stand on the same level as the first two Shrek films.