The greatest fairy tale never told.
It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a wisecracking donkey.
Released: May 16, 2001
Director: Vicky Jenson
Writers: William Steig, Hank Mayo, Terry Rossio, Joe Stillman, Ted Elliott, Roger S.H. Schulman
Casts: Mike Myers (Shrek (voice)), Eddie Murphy (Donkey (voice)), Cameron Diaz (Princess Fiona (voice)), John Lithgow (Lord Farquaad (voice)), Vincent Cassel (Monsieur Hood (voice)), Peter Dennis (Ogre Hunter (voice))
Production Companies: Pacific Data Images (PDI), DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks