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Shrek

Rating:PG (for mild language and some crude humor)
Genre:Animation, Family, Comedy
Release Date:May 18, 2001
Running time:90 minutes
Cast:Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Linda Hunt, John Lithgow, Eddie Murphy
Director:Andrew Adamson, Victoria Jenson
Producer:David Goodwine
Writer:Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio
Distributor:Dreamworks

Description: Once upon a time, in a far away swamp, there lived an ornery ogre named Shrek whose precious solitude is suddenly shattered by an invasion of annoying fairy tale characters. There are blind mice in his food, a big, bad wolf in his bed, three little homeless pigs and more, all banished from their kingdom by the evil Lord Farquaad. Determined to save their home--not to mention his own--Shrek cuts a deal with Farquaad and sets out to rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona to be Farquaad's bride. Accompanying him on his mission is wisecracking Donkey, who will do anything for Shrek... except shut up. Rescuing the Princess from a fire-breathing dragon may prove the least of their problems when the deep, dark secret she has been keeping is revealed.

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