Shrek 2

2004 film directed by Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury and Conrad Vernon

Shrek 2 is a 2004 animated comedy movie and is the second movie in the Shrek movie series. It was directed by Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury and Conrad and stars Mike Myers as Shrek, Eddie Murphy as the donkey, Cameron Diaz as Fiona, Antonio Banderas as Puss in Boots, Julie Andrews as Fiona's mother, Rupert Everett as Prince Charming, John Cleese as Fiona's father and Jennifer Saunders as Fairy Godmother. Like the first movie, this one is a parody of fairy tales. It was followed by Shrek the Third.

Shrek 2
Directed byAndrew Adamson
Kelly Asbury
Conrad Vernon
Produced byAron Warner
John H. Williams
David Lipman
Screenplay byAndrew Adamson
Joe Stillman
J. David Stem
David N. Weiss
Story byAndrew Adamson
William Steig
StarringMike Myers
Eddie Murphy
Cameron Diaz
Antonio Banderas
Julie Andrews
John Cleese
Rupert Everett
Jennifer Saunders
Jennifer Seguin
Music byHarry Gregson-Williams
Edited byMichael Andrews
Sim Evan-Jones
Production
company
Distributed byDreamWorks Pictures
Release date
  • May 15, 2004 (2004-05-15) (Cannes)
  • May 19, 2004 (2004-05-19) (United States)
Running time
93 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$150 million
Box office$919,838,758[1]

Release DatesEdit

Country Premiere
  United States 19 May 2004
  Hong Kong 20 May 2004
  Malaysia 21 May 2004
  Philippines 21 May 2004
  Singapore 21 May 2004
  Thailand 21 May 2004
  Mexico 16 June 2004
  Peru 16 June 2004
  Argentina 17 June 2004
  Australia 17 June 2004
  South Korea 17 June 2004
  New Zealand 17 June 2004
  Brazil 18 June 2004
  Chile 18 June 2004
  Panama 18 June 2004
  Taiwan 18 June 2004
  Belgium 23 June 2004
   Switzerland 23 June 2004 (French speaking region)
  France 23 June 2004
  Indonesia 23 June 2004
   Switzerland 24 June 2004 (German speaking region)
  Venezuela 24 June 2004
  South Africa 25 June 2004
  Spain 30 June 2004
  Austria 1 July 2004
  Germany 1 July 2004
  Hungary 1 July 2004
  Israel 1 July 2004
  Netherlands 1 July 2004
  Portugal 1 July 2004
  United Kingdom 2 July 2004
  Ireland 2 July 2004
  Poland 2 July 2004
  Czech Republic 8 July 2004
  Slovakia 8 July 2004
  Iceland 16 July 2004
  United Arab Emirates 21 July 2004
  Bahrain 21 July 2004
  Kuwait 21 July 2004
  Kenya 23 July 2004
  Japan 24 July 2004
  Lebanon 29 July 2004
  Ecuador 30 July 2004
  Egypt 4 August 2004
  China 13 August 2004
  Russia 19 August 2004
  Serbia 19 August 2004
  Slovenia 19 August 2004
  Ukraine 19 August 2004
  India 20 August 2004
  Kazakhstan 20 August 2004
  Romania 20 August 2004
  Croatia 26 August 2004
  Cyprus 27 August 2004
  Turkey 27 August 2004
  Denmark 3 September 2004
  Finland 3 September 2004
  Sweden 3 September 2004
  Norway 17 September 2004
  Bulgaria 1 October 2004
  Estonia 22 October 2004
  Greece 22 October 2004
  Lithuania 22 October 2004
  Latvia 22 October 2004
   Switzerland 17 December 2004 (Italian speaking region)
  Italy 17 December 2004

SoundtrackEdit

Singer and songwriter Adam Duritz from Counting Crows said that his band's song, "Accidentally in Love", "fits into the movie because it's the story of people who fall in love who weren't supposed to fall in love." Composer James Horner operated the sound of the score on different levels which James said as "Fun". His score came out as an Eels song into a romantic scene with Shrek and Fiona, or a funny scene with Donkey.[2] George Bruns did not compose the film score with Horner, due to a conflict.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Shrek 2 (2004)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved February 4, 2009.
  2. The Music of Shrek 2 - Shrek 2 DVD. Retrieved July 8, 2011
  3. Alex Ben Block, Lucy Autrey Wilson (March 30, 2010). George Lucas's Blockbusting: A Decade-by-Decade Survey of Timeless Movies Including Untold Secrets of Their Financial and Cultural Success. HarperCollins. p. 976. ISBN 0061778893. LCCN 2010279574. OCLC 310398975.