Shrek 2

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Shrek 2 is a 2004 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury and Conrad Vernon.wikipedia
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Kelly Asbury

Shrek 2 is a 2004 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury and Conrad Vernon.
He is best known for directing animated films, including Shrek 2 and Gnomeo & Juliet.

Shrek (franchise)

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It is the sequel to 2001's Shrek and the second installment in the Shrek film franchise.
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.

Andrew Adamson

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Shrek 2 is a 2004 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury and Conrad Vernon.
Andrew Ralph Adamson (born 1 December 1966) is a New Zealand film director, producer and screenwriter based mainly in Los Angeles, where he made the animation films, Shrek and Shrek 2 for which he received an Academy Award win.

Princess Fiona

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The film stars Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz, who reprise their respective voice roles of Shrek, Donkey, and Fiona.
The character's origins and relationships with other characters are further explored in subsequent films; she introduces her new husband Shrek to her parents in Shrek 2 (2004), becomes a mother by Shrek the Third (2007) and an empowered warrior in Shrek Forever After (2010), much of which takes place in an alternate reality in which Fiona and Shrek never meet.

Shrek

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It is the sequel to 2001's Shrek and the second installment in the Shrek film franchise.
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.

Puss in Boots (Shrek)

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Shrek and Donkey team up with a swashbuckling cat named Puss in Boots to foil her plans.
He made his first appearance in the film Shrek 2 (2004), soon becoming Shrek's partner and helper (alongside Donkey).

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It went on to become the highest-grossing film of 2004 worldwide.
Shrek 2 set a new record for total gross by an animated film making it the highest-grossing animated film of all time.

Rupert Everett

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They are joined by new characters voiced by Antonio Banderas, Julie Andrews, John Cleese, Rupert Everett, and Jennifer Saunders.
Everett has performed in many other prominent films, including The Madness of King George (1994), Shakespeare in Love (1998), Inspector Gadget (1999), The Next Best Thing (2000), Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004), Shrek 2 (2004), The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005), Stardust (2007), Shrek the Third (2007), Wild Target (2010) and Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016).

Jennifer Saunders

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They are joined by new characters voiced by Antonio Banderas, Julie Andrews, John Cleese, Rupert Everett, and Jennifer Saunders.
She has guest-starred in the American sitcoms Roseanne and Friends and won the People's Choice Awards for voicing the evil Fairy Godmother in DreamWorks' animated Shrek 2.

Conrad Vernon

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Shrek 2 is a 2004 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury and Conrad Vernon.
In June 2004, he made his feature film directorial debut with the Academy Award nominated Shrek 2.

DreamWorks Animation

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Shrek 2 is also DreamWorks Animation's most successful film to date, and it held the title of being the highest-grossing animated film of all time worldwide until Toy Story 3 surpassed it in 2010.
Shrek 2 (2004) is among the 50 highest-grossing films of all time, being the fiftieth, and fourteen of the other films produced by the studio are also among the 50 highest-grossing animated films, with Shrek 2 being the eleventh all-time highest.

Fairy Godmother (Shrek)

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Harold is reprimanded by the Fairy Godmother and her son Prince Charming by reminding him that Charming was to marry Fiona in exchange for his own happy ending.
Introduced in the animated film Shrek 2 (2004), Fairy Godmother is the mother of Prince Charming, who Princess Fiona was originally intended to wed prior to meeting Shrek.

Shrek the Third

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A sequel entitled Shrek the Third was released in 2007.
It is the third installment in the Shrek film franchise that serves as a sequel to 2001's Shrek and 2004's Shrek 2.

Mike Myers

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The film stars Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz, who reprise their respective voice roles of Shrek, Donkey, and Fiona.
He reprised this role in Shrek 4-D (a theme park ride) in 2003, Shrek 2 (2004), Shrek the Third (2007), the Christmas special Shrek the Halls (2007), and Shrek Forever After (2010).

2004 Cannes Film Festival

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Shrek 2 premiered at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival, where it competed for the Palme d'Or, and it was released in theatres on May 19, 2004.

List of songs featured in Shrek

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The film received two Academy Award nominations for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song, and its associated soundtrack reached the Top 10 on the US Billboard 200.
Shrek 2: Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack for the hit animated comedy film Shrek 2 and was released in May 2004, to accompany the release of the film.

Academy Award for Best Animated Feature

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The film received two Academy Award nominations for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song, and its associated soundtrack reached the Top 10 on the US Billboard 200.

Shrek (character)

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The film stars Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz, who reprise their respective voice roles of Shrek, Donkey, and Fiona.
Being an ogre, Shrek has considerable physical strength, being able to break wood and metal constructs, get in physical combat with a number of armored humans and usually winning, and even lifting or turning objects that are too heavy for a normal human being, such as a gigantic vat of magic potion against the maximum security of the Fairy Godmother in Shrek 2.

Cameron Diaz

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The film stars Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz, who reprise their respective voice roles of Shrek, Donkey, and Fiona.
Diaz next reprised her roles in the commercially successful sequels Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003), and Shrek 2 (2004).

List of Shrek characters

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Puss first appears in Shrek 2, much like Dragon in the first film.

Jonathan Ross

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Ross himself has made a number of cameo appearances in films, playing himself in the Spice Girls' film Spice World (1997) and voicing the character of Doris in the UK version of Shrek 2 (2004).

Julie Andrews

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They are joined by new characters voiced by Antonio Banderas, Julie Andrews, John Cleese, Rupert Everett, and Jennifer Saunders.
In 2004, Andrews voiced Queen Lillian in the animated blockbuster Shrek 2 (2004), reprising the role for its sequels, Shrek the Third (2007) and Shrek Forever After (2010).

Accidentally in Love

The film's soundtrack features the song "Accidentally in Love" by Counting Crows, which the band's singer and songwriter Adam Duritz believes "fits into the movie because it's the story of people who fall in love who weren't supposed to fall in love."
It was featured in the Shrek 2 movie soundtrack.

Mark Moseley (actor)

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He also voiced several characters in Shrek 2, and sang in Murphy's place in the Shrek extra ending, Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party and Donkey in the Shrek video games.

Joan Rivers

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Meanwhile, Rivers guest-starred as herself in several television series, including Curb Your Enthusiasm, Nip/Tuck, and Boston Legal, and also voiced herself for a brief scene in the 2004 animated fantasy film Shrek 2.