Shrek(Movie, 2001)

| 1h 30min | Genres: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Kids & Family
ShrekRating: 3.9/5 (with 79777,977 votes) 188
Shrek is a 2001 American animated fantasy comedy film loosely based on the 1990 children's picture book of the same name by William Steig. Directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson (in their feature directorial debuts) and written by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Joe Stillman, and Roger S. H. Schulman, it is the first installment in the Shrek film series. The film stars Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, and John Lithgow. In the film, an embittered ogre named Shrek (Myers) finds his home in the swamp overrun by fairy tale creatures banished by the obsessive ruler Lord Farquaad (Lithgow). With the help of Donkey (Murphy), Shrek makes a pact with Farquaad to rescue Princess Fiona (Diaz) in exchange for regaining control of his swamp. After purchasing rights to Steig's book in 1991, Steven Spielberg sought to produce a traditionally-animated film adaptation, but John H. Williams convinced him to bring the project to the newly founded DreamWorks in 1994. Jeffrey Katzenberg, along with Williams and Aron Warner, began development on Shrek in 1995, immediately following the studio's purchase of the ri... ()
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Where to watch Shrek (cinema/streaming/download)?

"Shrek" is currently available on 3 providers. Shrek can be streamed free of charge on Amazon Prime Video (as part of a subscription), can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) and Shrek can also be purchased at Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as download from the website or as Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
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Duration: 1h 30min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 30min

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Awards & Nominations for Shrek

Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay Academy Award for Best Animated Feature

About Shrek

It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a wisecracking donkey.

Trailer for Shrek + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: DuLoc
Based on the work of: William Steig ("Shrek!!")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 41 languages: Arabic (AR), Belarusian (BE), Bulgarian (BG), Catalan (CA), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Estonian (ET), Basque (EU), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Georgian (KA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Norwegian Bokmål (NB), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Slovenian (SL), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Uzbek (UZ), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 05/18/2001
Appearing Characters: Shrek, Donkey, Princess Fiona, Lord Farquaad, Pinocchio, Gingerbread Man, Three Little Pigs, Three Blind Mice, Big Bad Wolf
Costume designer: Isis Mussenden
Musical Conductor: Harry Gregson-Williams
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"슈렉 1"
"Шрэк 1"
"Gã Chằn Tinh Tốt Bụng"
Budget: 60,000,000 USD
Revenue: 487,853,320 USD (= 813%)

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