Overall Rank: 1754
Average Rating: 2.8/4
# of Ratings: 575
Theatrical Release Date: 05/19/2004
Genre: Animation, Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Andrew Adamson
Actors: Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Julie Andrews, Antonio Banderas, Eddie Murphy, John Cleese
Plot: Happily married ogre couple Shrek and Fiona return from their honeymoon to find an invitation for dinner in the kingdom of Far Far Away with Fiona's parents. The only problem is, they don't know she's an ogre.
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 07/02/2019
A memorable sequel that expands on its characters from the original and gives us plenty more laughs
Matthew Brady - wrote on 08/09/2014
I thought this movie was better and more funny than the first movie.
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MovieAddict - wrote on 10/06/2012
Shrek has married Princess Fiona and the newlyweds are supposed to return to the castle to visit Fiona's parents (voiced by Julie Andrews and John Cleese) but when they do, the in-laws are, to put it lightly, shocked to discover their daughter is an ogre. Their taunts get under Shrek's skin and he starts to think maybe Fiona would be better off without him. So he, Donkey and newcomer, Puss (in Boots) travel the countryside to make what they assume to be Fiona's dream come true. The three make their way to the scheming Fairy Godmother's for help, not knowing she's up to no good; she has hopes of her own son, the spoiled and whiny Prince Charming (Rupert Everett), marrying Fiona, and now wants to set things straight. It’s great fun; Antonio Banderas is certainly a hoot as Puss-in-Boots, …
The M.O.W. - wrote on 08/01/2008
"Shrek 2" is a wonderfully animated movie that reintroduces us to an Ogre (Mike Myers) and his formerly human wife, "Fiona" (Cameron Diaz), as well as introduces us to her parents.
The story mostly takes place in "Far Far Away," a place where characters from popular fairy tales come to life.
The acting is great, especially when it comes to the chemistry between Myers and Diaz, as well as Eddie Murphy ("Donkey"). Nearly every performance is believable.
There are a lot of jokes directed at the children in the audience, but there are a few that only the adults will understand. Also, there are many sight gags that will make you laugh out loud. Watch out for some of the puns though.
Myers is fantastic as the title character. He, and possibly Eddie Murphy as well, steal many of …
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