Guide for parents: Rated PG in the USA, frightening.
Andrew Adamson, Victoria Jenson
Shrek (Mike Myers) is a cynical, no-nonsense ogre whose swamp has been overrun by annoying fairy tale creatures. He sets out to save his home and along the way, is befriended by a wise-cracking donkey (Eddie Murphy), sent to slay a fire-breathing dragon and save a beautiful princess (Cameron Diaz) with a deep, dark secret. In the end, Shrek learns to love and be loved.