Shrek 2 Synopsis
A green ogre (Mike Myers) must meet his wife's (Cameron Diaz) parents.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Just as funny, sweet and engaging as the first film starring the big galoot.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Has a rowdy, jumpin'-jive vivacity. It's not quite as emotionally rounded as ''Shrek'' was... but it's got heart and delirium in equal...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
There's an old-Hollywood feel to the movie's solid showmanship and unabashed sophistication. These days it's feature-length 'toons,...
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Shrek 2 delivers more fun than there is slime in a green ogre's swamp. Much of that is thanks to Antonio ­Banderas, who runs away with...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
So gorgeously animated and so thoroughly entertaining for all ages that only an ogre would complain it's not quite as fresh as the...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Shrek 2 may be computer-generated, but its innate heart and glorious sense of mischief make it one of the best and most humane movies of...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Shrek 2 is a dream, a sequel as exhilarating and riotously funny as 2001's top-grossing original.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Reunites one of the best voice casts ever for an animated film to create a shrewd entertainment that again successfully aims its jokes at...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
What works best in Shrek 2 are the smaller roles, the pile-driving pop-culture jokes, and the moments of weird, early-Mad-magazine comic...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A sequel was called for, and so a sequel has arrived -- but it's a slightly zombie-like version, with the size, look and shape of the...
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By pulpfiction007
Cute for kids and really entertaining...


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shrek returns!

By MovieBudSpud
this movie is great! its waaaaaaaaaay better than the award winning 1st. its got a great storyline and is a movie you'll love. now on DVD. so buy it!...


By panther96
Just as great as the first!...

Great movie!!!!!

By Rafacritic
As good as the first!!!!!...

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By EV161821
I love this movie. I wouldn't compare it with the first one. I can't say it is worse or better, it is different. It is "good" different. It picks up where the other one left off and i loved the...

Five Word Review

By critcallyme
great animated fairy tale comedy...

Five stars out of four.

By LemonLemon99
It was even better then the first movie. Loved the music selection!...

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Rated PG | For Some Suggestive Content, Some Crude Humor and A Brief Substance Reference
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Just as much fairytale fun as the first one.
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