After the 2001 debut of "Shrek," fairy tales were never the same again. The movie-turned-franchise is partially based on William Steig 1990 fantasy children's book of the same name.

The story of Shrek, a green-skinned, fire-breathing monster, from the film "Shrek!" has been described in. He escapes the quagmire of his boyhood, explores the world, 

Popular television series with Diaz and Antonio Banderas had a significant impact on the entertainment industry, inspiring byproducts, short films, and other projects.

The "Shrek" film series consists of four films, and a fifth may be in the works. The franchise also includes many other media types,

The 2001 original movie centres on the ogre Shrek, played by Mike Myers, whose swamp is overrun by monsters from fairy tales that Lord Farquaad has banished

Mr. Lithgo Shrek is given a mission by Farquad to retrieve his entourage (Cameron Diaz) to save Princess Fiona.

Shrek, Fiona, and Donkey visit King Harold (John Cleese) and Queen Lillian in the kingdom of Far Far Away in the 2004 sequel to meet Fiona's parents (Julie Andrews).

Shrek and Donkey must work with Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas) to thwart the Fairy Godmother's (Jennifer Saunders) plan to dissolve Shrek and Fiona's marriage.