Shrek (franchise)

ShrekShrek'' franchiseDonkey's Christmas ShrektacularShrek'' film franchiseShrek'' seriesShrek'' filmsThriller NightShrek film seriesShrek FranchiseShrek'' film series
Shrek is a media franchise from DreamWorks Animation and loosely based on William Steig's 1990 picture book of the same name.wikipedia
318 Related Articles

DreamWorks Animation

DreamWorksDreamWorks Animation TelevisionDreamWorks Animation SKG
Shrek is a media franchise from DreamWorks Animation and loosely based on William Steig's 1990 picture book of the same name.
The studio has currently released a total of 37 feature films, notably including ones from the Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon, and Trolls franchises.

Shrek the Third

Shrek 3Shrek Terceroof the same name
It includes four computer-animated films: Shrek (2001), Shrek 2 (2004), Shrek the Third (2007), and Shrek Forever After (2010), with a reboot currently in the works.
It is the third installment in the Shrek film franchise that serves as a sequel to 2001's Shrek and 2004's Shrek 2.

Shrek 2

Far Far Away IdolShrek IIThe Kingdom of Far Far Away
It includes four computer-animated films: Shrek (2001), Shrek 2 (2004), Shrek the Third (2007), and Shrek Forever After (2010), with a reboot currently in the works.
It is the sequel to 2001's Shrek and the second installment in the Shrek film franchise.

Shrek Forever After

Shrek 4Für immer ShrekShrek Forever
It includes four computer-animated films: Shrek (2001), Shrek 2 (2004), Shrek the Third (2007), and Shrek Forever After (2010), with a reboot currently in the works.
It is the fourth installment in the Shrek film franchise and the sequel to Shrek the Third (2007).

William Steig

Shrek is a media franchise from DreamWorks Animation and loosely based on William Steig's 1990 picture book of the same name.
Best known for the picture books Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, Abel's Island, and Doctor De Soto, he was also the creator of Shrek!, which inspired the film series of the same name.

Shrek!

book of the same nameof the same namepicture book of the same name
Shrek is a media franchise from DreamWorks Animation and loosely based on William Steig's 1990 picture book of the same name.
The book served as the basis for the first Shrek movie and the popular Shrek film series over a decade after its publication.

List of Shrek characters

Prince CharmingDragonKing Harold
In May 2010, The New York Times described the principal Shrek characters as "brilliantly realized" and said "nearly a decade after the first Shrek film they remain as vital and engaging fusions of image, personality and voice as any characters in the history of animation."
This is a list of characters that appear in the Shrek franchise and spin-offs from it.

Shrek

first filmof the same nameShrek 1 and 2
It includes four computer-animated films: Shrek (2001), Shrek 2 (2004), Shrek the Third (2007), and Shrek Forever After (2010), with a reboot currently in the works. In May 2010, The New York Times described the principal Shrek characters as "brilliantly realized" and said "nearly a decade after the first Shrek film they remain as vital and engaging fusions of image, personality and voice as any characters in the history of animation."
The film's success helped establish DreamWorks Animation as a prime competitor to Pixar in feature film computer animation, and three sequels were released—Shrek 2 (2004), Shrek the Third (2007), and Shrek Forever After (2010)—along with two holiday specials, a spin-off film, and a stage musical that kickstarted the Shrek franchise.

List of highest-grossing animated films

highest-grossing animated filmhighest-grossing animated film of all time12th-highest-grossing animated film
The series was a financial success, becoming the 17th highest-grossing film franchise of all time and the second [[List of highest-grossing animated films#Highest-grossing animated franchises and film series|highest-grossing animated franchise]].
Disney also enjoyed later success with its subsidiary Pixar, of which Incredibles 2, the Toy Story films, the Finding Nemo films, and Inside Out have been the best performers; beyond Pixar animation, the Shrek, Ice Age, Madagascar, and Despicable Me series have met with the most success.

Puss in Boots (2011 film)

Puss in Boots20112011 spin-off film
A spin-off film titled Puss in Boots was released in October 2011, and a 2008 Broadway musical adaption was produced for two years.
The character of Puss in Boots originated in a European fairy tale in 1697, and the film is a spin-off and prequel to the Shrek franchise.

List of highest-grossing films

theatrical rentalshighest-grossing filmhighest-grossing film of all time
The series was a financial success, becoming the 17th highest-grossing film franchise of all time and the second [[List of highest-grossing animated films#Highest-grossing animated franchises and film series|highest-grossing animated franchise]].
Beyond Disney and Pixar animation, the Despicable Me, Shrek, and Ice Age series have met with the most success.

Conrad Vernon

Rico
Conrad Vernon (born July 11, 1968) is an American voice actor, director, writer and storyboard artist best known for his work on the DreamWorks animated film series Shrek as well as other films such as Monsters vs. Aliens, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted and Penguins of Madagascar.

Jeffrey Katzenberg

Jeff KatzenbergJeffery KatzenbergJeffrey
Following the success of Shrek 2 in May 2004, Jeffrey Katzenberg revealed that the Shrek story had been outlined into five films almost from the beginning.
After departing Disney, he was a co-founder and CEO of DreamWorks Animation, where he oversaw the production of such animated franchises as Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, Monsters vs. Aliens and How to Train Your Dragon.

Puss in Boots (Shrek)

Puss in BootsPussappears
Shrek and Donkey get a new sidekick called Puss in Boots.
Puss in Boots is a main character in the Shrek franchise and the title character (and protagonist) of the film Puss in Boots (2011).

Donkey (Shrek)

DonkeyDonkey (''Shrek'')
He befriends a talking donkey whose name is also Donkey, and they set off to meet with Farquaad.
Donkey is a fictional fast-talking donkey created by William Steig and adapted by DreamWorks Animation for the Shrek franchise.

Fairy tale

fairy talesfairy-talefairytale
The series primarily focuses on Shrek, a bad-tempered ogre, who begrudgingly accepts a quest to rescue a princess, resulting in him finding friends and going on many subsequent adventures in a fairy tale world.
A common comic motif is a world where all the fairy tales take place, and the characters are aware of their role in the story, such as in the film series Shrek.

Spin-off (media)

spin-offspinoffspin-offs
A spin-off film titled Puss in Boots was released in October 2011, and a 2008 Broadway musical adaption was produced for two years.

Ogre

ogresogressbiloo
The series primarily focuses on Shrek, a bad-tempered ogre, who begrudgingly accepts a quest to rescue a princess, resulting in him finding friends and going on many subsequent adventures in a fairy tale world.

Tom Wheeler (writer)

Tom Wheeler
Wheeler co-wrote the screenplay for Puss in Boots (2011), a spin-off from the Shrek franchise about the character Puss.

The Adventures of Puss in Boots

*Puss in Boots
It stars the character Puss in Boots from the DreamWorks Animation Shrek franchise and its 2011 spin-off film, voiced by Eric Bauza.

Antonio Banderas

Antonio '''BanderasAntonia BanderasBanderas
He also appeared in the Spy Kids series and provided the voice of Puss in Boots in the Shrek franchise as well as its spin-off film Puss in Boots.

Scared Shrekless

Shrek ma wielkie oczy
Two television specials, the Christmas television special Shrek the Halls (2007) and the Halloween television special Scared Shrekless (2010), have also been produced.
Both releases were accompanied with a new short animated film, titled Thriller Night (after the song by Michael Jackson).

Little Red Riding Hood

Red Riding HoodGrannyWidow Lucas
When he gets there, he finds the wolf from Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs in Fiona's bed.

Teresa Cheng

Miss Teresa Cheng
Perhaps Cheng's most prestigious contribution is her work on Dreamwork's Shrek series, the 12th highest grossing franchise of all time and the highest grossing animated franchise.