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Still shot from the movie: Shrek.


What is green and crusty on the outside, but softhearted on the inside? Shrek of course! Follow the computer-animated antics of this multi-layered ogre (Mike Meyers) and his loud-mouthed donkey sidekick (Eddie Murphy) on their quest to rescue Princess Fiona (Cameron Diaz). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: B
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 93
Theater Release: 17 May 2001
Video Release: 01 Nov 2001
MPAA Rating: PG
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For other movies about people who are ostracized, see our reviews for Beauty And The Beast (suitable for young children and over), The Mighty (good for young teens and up), and The Man Without a Face or Pay It Forward (for older teens and adults).

Home Video Extra Features

DVD Information:

  • Package type: Keep case
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Aspect ratio: Full screen standard - 1.33:1 Widescreen anamorphic - 1.78:1
  • DVD encoding: Region 1
  • Available audio tracks: English, Spanish & French (Dolby Digital 5.1), English (DTS).
  • Available subtitles: English.
DVD Extras:
  • Behind the scenes featurette, The Tech Of Shrek
  • Game Swamp - vast array of interactive games and activities
  • Shrek’s Music Hall
  • Shrek’s Re-Voice Studio (add your voice)
  • Favorite Scenes Selection
  • Donkey’s Tale Read-Along
  • Production notes
  • Biographies
  • Trailer
  • Filmmaker commentary
  • Storyboard pitch of deleted scenes
  • Technical “goofs”
  • Playing hints for Shrek Xbox videogame

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