Shrek

Shrek

4.6 69
Director: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson

Cast: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson, Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy

     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

The computer animated fairy tale comedy Shrek comes to DVD from DreamWorks in this single-disc edition with a full frame transfer. Audio is presented in Dolby Digital Stereo in English, with mono versions in French and Spanish. Subtitles are available in English, French, and Spanish. Closed captions are also accessible. This is just the bare bones release ofSee more details below

Overview

The computer animated fairy tale comedy Shrek comes to DVD from DreamWorks in this single-disc edition with a full frame transfer. Audio is presented in Dolby Digital Stereo in English, with mono versions in French and Spanish. Subtitles are available in English, French, and Spanish. Closed captions are also accessible. This is just the bare bones release of the film; those interested in bonus material are advised to check out the extra features-packed Special Edition two-disc set released by DreamWorks in 2001.

Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - Donald Liebenson
"What kind of a knight are you?" the imprisoned princess asks of her unconventional rescuer. "One of a kind," the ogre replies. And so is Shrek, the compound-fractured fairy tale that ranks as 2001's box office champ, as well as the most successful non-Disney animated film ever. With its state-of-the-art computer animation, A-list voice cast, hit-heavy soundtrack, and subversively funny story (based on William Steig's book), it will live happily ever after on VHS and special-edition DVD. Mike Myers is the voice of Shrek, a repulsive but good-hearted green ogre. His solitude is shattered by an influx of fairy tale characters banished by the diminutive Lord Farquaad from his kingdom. To rid his swamp of these intruders, Shrek offers to rescue Farquaad's (John Lithgow) bride-to-be, Princess Fiona (Cameron Diaz) from a tower guarded by a fire-breathing dragon. Accompanying him on his quest is Donkey -- who speaks with Eddie Murphy's voice and galvanizes the film in much the same way that Robin Williams elevated Aladdin. Meanwhile, Fiona awaits her rescuer, and naturally enough, Shrek is not what she anticipated. Brimming with delights both visual and verbal (with many wickedly funny jokes at the expense of Walt Disney's legacy), Shrek invites repeated viewings. Not since The Princess Bride has there been a magical, family-friendly, true-love story told with such humor and heart.
New York Times - Elvis Mitchell
The movie itself is a giggly cocktail, though it's more foam than drink, a return to the frothy riffing on pop culture that started back on Bugs Bunny's watch in the Vitaphone days.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/19/2003
UPC:
0678149190724
Original Release:
2001
Rating:
PG
Source:
Dreamworks Animated
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:33:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party; International dubbing featurette; HBO First Look: Making of Shrek; Shrek's Music Room: music videos from Smash Mouth, Baha Men & more; Game Swamp: over 15 interactive games and activities including Shrek Pinball, Rescue the Princess and Soup Slam; Storyboard pitch of outrageous deleted scenes; Filmmakers' commentary; Technical goofs; Exclusive hints for Shrek Xbox video game; Cast and production notes

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Mike Myers Shrek
Eddie Murphy Donkey
Cameron Diaz Princess Fiona
John Lithgow Lord Farquaad
Vincent Cassel Monsieur Hood
Peter Dennis Voice Only

Technical Credits
Andrew Adamson Director
Vicky Jenson Director
Guillaume Aretos Art Director
Lon Bender Sound/Sound Designer
Cody Cameron Screenwriter
Penney Finkelman Cox Executive Producer
Craig Edelblut Set Decoration/Design
Ted Elliott Co-producer,Screenwriter
Sim Evan-Jones Editor
Leslee Feldman Casting
Harry Gregson-Williams Score Composer
Jane Hartwell Associate Producer
James Hegedus Production Designer
Jeffrey Katzenberg Producer
John Powell Score Composer
Sandra Rabins Executive Producer
Douglas Rogers Art Director
Terry Rossio Co-producer,Screenwriter
Roger S.H. Schulman Screenwriter
Wylie Stateman Sound/Sound Designer
Joe Stillman Screenwriter
Conrad Vernon Screenwriter
Aron Warner Producer
John H. Williams Producer

Read More

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Once Upon a Time (Main Title)
2. A Flying, Talking Donkey
3. What Are You Doing in My Swamp?
4. Lord Farquaad
5. The Kingdom of DuLoc
6. Ogres Are Like Onions
7. The Dragon's Keep
8. Rescuing the Princess
9. Remove Your Helmet
10. Campfire
11. Merry Men
12. Weedrat Dinner
13. You Ate the Princess!
14. The Proposal
15. Wedding Preparation
16. That's What Friends Are For
17. The Wedding
18. Love's True Form
19. I'm a Believer
20. End Credits

Read More

Videos

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >