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Shrek The Musical

The popular 2001 animated movie Shrek was adapted to a Broadway Musical in 2009. But now you don't have to go to New York to see it. The production is available on home video. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B-
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 130
Theater Release:
Video Release: 15 Oct 2013
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Violence: A 7-year-old child is sent into the world alone and another is imprisoned in a tower. Derogatory remarks are made about ugliness, body image and being different than others. Those identified as different are banished. Characters are verbally threatened with torture and execution. Men brandish swords at others. Characters are in peril while fighting and fleeing a dragon. Dancers wear costumes that make then look like skeletons. A character plots murder by guillotine.

Sexual Content: Sexual innuendo, and slang homosexual terms are used. Woman’s underwear is briefly seen. A man’s bare chest is seen while he is in the bathtub.

Language: Mild profanities, terms of deity, name-calling and slurs are used. Frequent flatulence jokes and burps are heard.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink alcohol. A reference to funny mushrooms is made.

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