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Shrek the Third [2007] (1 disc)

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Director:Chris Miller
Raman Hui
Writer:Aron Warner
Chris Miller
Jeffrey Price
Peter S. Seaman
Composer:Harry Gregson-Williams
Length:92 minutes
(1 hour 32 minutes)
MPAA Rating:PG
Suggested Event Use:April Fools
Sorting Category:Fantasy
IMDB Rating:6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:41%
Amazon Rating:3.5/5 stars
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  • Comedy
  • Fantasy
  • CG
  • Action
  • Kids
  • Family
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Synopsis: When his new father-in-law, King Harold falls ill, Shrek is looked at as the heir to the land of Far, Far Away. Not one to give up his beloved swamp, Shrek recruits his friends Donkey and Puss in Boots to install the rebellious Artie as the new king.


Reaction: There are moments of fun, but this one, on the whole isn't u to the first two.


Personal Rating: 5/10

Select Cast and Crew
Chris Miller => Director / Writer / Singing Villain (voice) / Mascot / Announcer / Puppet Master
Raman Hui => Director
Aron Warner => Writer / Wolf (voice)
Jeffrey Price => Writer
Peter S. Seaman => Writer
Harry Gregson-Williams => Composer
William Steig => Book 'Shrek'
Amy Poehler => Snow White (voice)
Amy Sedaris => Cinderella (voice)
Antonio Banderas => Puss in Boots (voice)
Cameron Diaz => Princess Fiona (voice)
Cheri Oteri => Sleeping Beauty / Actress (voice)
Christopher Knights => Evil Tree #2 / Heckler / Blind Mice / Guard #2 (voice)
Cody Cameron => Three Pigs (voice) / Pinocchio
Conrad Vernon => Rumplestiltskin / Gingerbread Man / Headless Horseman (voice)
Eddie Murphy => Donkey (voice)
Eric Idle => Merlin (voice)
Ian McShane => Captain Hook (voice)
John Cleese => King (voice)
John Krasinski => Lancelot (voice)
Julie Andrews => Queen (voice)
Justin Timberlake => Artie (voice)
Larry King => Doris (voice)
Mark Valley => Cyclops (voice)
Maya Rudolph => Rapunzel (voice)
Mike Myers => Shrek (voice)
Regis Philbin => Mabel (voice)
Rupert Everett => Prince Charming (voice)
Seth Rogen => Ship Captain (voice)
Susanne Blakeslee => Evil Queen (voice)
Walt Dohrn => Xavier / Singing Villain (voice) / Van Student / Evil Knight / Nanny Dwarf / Principal Pynchley

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • Donkey and Dragon have five children: Coco, Debbie, Peanut, Parfait and Bananas.
  • In one scene, the Gingerbread Man's life essentially passes before his eyes. Not only does this scene make reference to [The Six Million Dollar Man], but according to the sequence, the Gingerbread Man is or was married.
  • Antonio Banderas voices Puss in Boots in the English, Spanish, Mexican, Italian and Japanese versions of the film.
  • As Artie is giving his speech when leaving his school, he says he's "building his city on rock and roll". This is a modified line in reference to and taken from rock band Starship's hit "We Built This City". The actual line in the song goes "We built this city on rock and roll."
  • WILHELM SCREAM: Heard during the commotion in the tavern.
  • Eric Idle, upon seeing the "coconuts as horse hoof sound effects" segment in the stage show scene, admonished the makers of the film publicly. He claimed they were ripping off Monty Python and the Holy Grail and "stealing" their joke. He perhaps failed to realize that coconuts have been used as horse hoof beats since the days of radio - from whence Monty Python were no doubt inspired.
  • Held the record for largest opening day for an animated film, with $38 million. This record was broken by Toy Story 3 with $41 million.