Top 14 Shrek The Third Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Shrek The Third facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Shrek The Third film message.

The secret door Fiona uses makes her fathers statue kiss a horses ass
The secret door Fiona uses makes her fathers statue kiss a horses ass

The band starts playing all star by Smash mouth when Shrek enters the high school gym.

Shrek The Third Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - Artie randomly points at Rumpelstiltskin, the villain of the next movie, when speaking "The only person standing in your way... is you".
    Artie randomly points at Rumpelstiltskin, the villain of the next movie, when speaking "The only person standing in your way... is you".
  • 1 - Has a reference to Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975). Eric Idle, who played Merlin in Shrek, even considered suing the producers for " unauthorized use" of the joke.
    Has a reference to Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975). Eric Idle, who played Merlin in Shrek, even considered suing the producers for " unauthorized use" of the joke.
  • Fiona's mom (voiced by Julie Andrews) hums a melody in 'Favorite Things' from Sound of Music, which Andrews also stars in.

Shrek The Third Hidden Details

1 - I've never noticed the beautiful paint behind Shrek and Fiona in this scene
I've never noticed the beautiful paint behind Shrek and Fiona in this scene
1 - In "Shrek The Third" Shrek attempts to throw up a gang sign for about 14 frames to seem hip while talking to Arthur
In "Shrek The Third" Shrek attempts to throw up a gang sign for about 14 frames to seem hip while talking to Arthur
1 - : The reason that Puss and Donkey swap bodies is because they were the only members of the group holding hands before the teleportation
: The reason that Puss and Donkey swap bodies is because they were the only members of the group holding hands before the teleportation

When Shrek and the gang enter the high school gym searching for Arthur, school band in the back plays a rendition of All Star by Smash Mouth

1 - Puss and Donkey probably switch bodies when Merlin teleports them because they're holding hands
Puss and Donkey probably switch bodies when Merlin teleports them because they're holding hands
1 - Charming dies because he wanted a real tower for his show/execution of Shrek, after the dinner theatre show makes him (more of) a joke
Charming dies because he wanted a real tower for his show/execution of Shrek, after the dinner theatre show makes him (more of) a joke

When Shrek wins the mascot contest at Artie's high school, All Star by Smash Mouth can be heard in the background.

1 - Why does Arthur (Shrek the third) look like Prince Charming; and Lancelot look like human Shrek
Why does Arthur (Shrek the third) look like Prince Charming; and Lancelot look like human Shrek
Shrek The Third poster
Shrek The Third poster

Shrek The Third Plot

When his new father-in-law, King Harold falls ill, Shrek is looked at as the heir to the land of Far, Far Away. Not one to give up his beloved swamp, Shrek recruits his friends Donkey and Puss in Boots to install the rebellious Artie as the new king. Princess Fiona, however, rallies a band of royal girlfriends to fend off a coup d'etat by the jilted Prince Charming.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Shrek The Third. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Director Chris Miller
Stars Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas
IMDB score 6.1