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Shrek 2 (2004)

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Princess Fiona's parents invite her and Shrek to dinner to celebrate her marriage. If only they knew the newlyweds were both ogres.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Myers ... Shrek (voice)
Eddie Murphy ... Donkey (voice)
Cameron Diaz ... Princess Fiona (voice)
Julie Andrews ... Queen (voice)
Antonio Banderas ... Puss In Boots (voice)
John Cleese ... King (voice)
Rupert Everett ... Prince Charming (voice)
Jennifer Saunders ... Fairy Godmother (voice)
Aron Warner Aron Warner ... Wolf (voice)
Kelly Asbury ... Page / Elf / Nobleman / Nobleman's Son (voice)
Cody Cameron Cody Cameron ... Pinocchio / Three Pigs (voice)
Conrad Vernon ... Gingerbread Man / Cedric / Announcer / Muffin Man / Mongo (voice)
Christopher Knights Christopher Knights ... Blind Mouse (voice)
David P. Smith David P. Smith ... Herald / Man with Box (voice)
Mark Moseley ... Mirror / Dresser (voice)
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Storyline

Shrek has rescued Princess Fiona, got married, and now is time to meet the parents. Shrek, Fiona, and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. It's not just the family who are unhappy. Prince Charming returns from a failed attempt at rescuing Fiona, and works alongside his mother, the Fairy Godmother, to try and find a way to get Shrek away from Fiona. Written by Film_Fan

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Rated PG for some crude humor, a brief substance reference and some suggestive content | See all certifications »

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

19 May 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$108,037,878, 23 May 2004

Gross USA:

$441,226,247

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$923,075,336
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Mike Myers (Shrek) created and played British spy Austin Powers in the Austin Powers films which is a parody of the James Bond films. John Cleese (King Harold) played Q in the James Bond films The World is Not Enough (1999) and Die Another Day (2002). See more »

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When Shrek mounts Donkey as he runs into the castle during the rescue, he lands in front of Puss in Boots. In the next shot, Puss is in front of Shrek. See more »

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Prince Charming: Once upon a time, in a kingdom far, far away, the king and queen were blessed with a beautiful baby girl, and throughout the land everyone was happy, until the sun went down, and they saw that their daughter was cursed with a frightful enchantment that took hold each and every night. Desperate, they sought the help of a fairy godmother, who had them lock the young princess away in a tower, there to await the kiss of the handsome Prince Charming. It was he who would chance the ...
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In Memory of William Steig 1907-2003 See more »

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Doesn't quite match the first film, but good fun anyway
1 February 2005 | by mjw2305See all my reviews

Shrek 2 keeps the wining trio of Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz and Eddie Murphy, and it throws in the comic genius of John Cleese and Jennifer Saunders as well. The freshness of the first film has gone, but that is not to say that this sequel is stale, far from it! It still has plenty of new gags and parody's, and it successfully plays on a few 'in jokes' from Shrek's first outing.

The only problem i can see here, is this, the magic has worn off a little, (despite the introduction of the fairy god-mother) and it does leave the movie just a shade behind the original.

A Good sequel, and i can't wait for Shrek 3, but i suspect it may disappoint (lets hope not)

7/10


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