DIRECTED BY ANDREW ADAMSON AND VICKY JENSON

Shrek 2001

Shrek

Directed by

Starring

Actor
Character
Princess Fiona
Lord Farquaad
Monsieur Hood
Peter Dennis
Ogre Hunter
Clive Pearse
Ogre Hunter
Jim Cummings
Captain of Guards
Bobby Block
Baby Bear
Chris Miller
Geppetto / Magic Mirror
Cody Cameron
Pinnochio / Three Pigs
Kathleen Freeman
Old Woman
Michael Galasso
Peter Pan
Christopher Knights
Blind Mouse
Simon J. Smith
Blind Mouse
Conrad Vernon
Gingerbread Man
Jacquie Barnbrook
Wrestling Fan
Guillaume Aretos
Merry Man
John Bisom
Merry Man
Matthew Gonder
Merry Man
Calvin Remsberg
Merry Man
Jean-Paul Vignon
Merry Man
Val Bettin
Bishop
Andrew Adamson
Duloc Mascot
Jack Angel
Guards
Greg Berg
Guards
Rodger Bumpass
Guards
Patty Cornell
Clockwork Chorus
Aleksandar Cvjetkovic
Shrek
Charles Dennis
Villager
Mehmet Ali Erbil
Esek
Susan Fitzer
Clockwork Chorus
Elisa Gabrielli
Additional Voices
Gary A. Hecker
Dragon Vocals
Richard Steven Horvitz
Additional Voices
Phillip Ingram
Additional Voices
Patrick Pinney
Villager #5
Phil Proctor
Villager #2
Humberto Velez
Lord Farquaad (Dubbing mexican)
Frank Welker
Dragon / Animals' Vocal Effects
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 90 minutes (1 hrs 30 mins)
UK BBFC Age Rating:  U age rating
MPAA Age Rating: Shrek PG age rating 
UK release date UK release: 29th June 2001
US release date US release: 18th May 2001
Slovakia release date Slovakia release: 19th July 2001
UK total gross
United Kingdom Flag  £29 Million
US total gross
United States Flag  $267.7 Million
Global total gross
Global Flag  $487.9 Million
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Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£29,004,582
149
Shrek
150

US total gross
$267,665,011
113
Shrek

Global total gross
$487,853,320
223
Shrek
224
UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: U
Genres
Popular in these countries
  • United States United States
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
  • Ireland Ireland
UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
Shrek
1N
£4,686,210
£4,686,210
2
£3,251,307
£9,694,328
1
£2,804,798
£14,228,271
2
£1,901,113
£17,644,051
4
£932,390
£20,015,666
5
£956,852
£22,306,682
6
£800,890
£24,344,465
5
£603,590
£25,623,642
5▲▼
£365,829
£26,490,704
6
£369,938
£27,292,464
8
£227,360
£27,738,297
10
£165,340
£27,950,417
9
£144,457
£28,130,248
10
£149,641
£28,304,497
12
£120,078
£28,437,876
12▲▼
£83,745
£28,533,260
15
£91,207
£29,004,582
US Box Office Info

Highest US chart position: 1

Weeks on US box office: 14

US Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
1N
$42,347,760
$42,387,348
2
$42,481,425
$99,019,205
2▲▼
$28,172,869
$148,361,421
2▲▼
$16,520,052
$176,069,428
3
$13,181,576
$197,528,004
5
$10,405,731
$215,232,017
7
$7,707,203
$228,142,129
8
$6,007,027
$240,560,159
11
$3,603,843
$247,280,575
11▲▼
$2,275,232
$251,922,192
10
$1,792,718
$255,526,280
13
$1,072,915
$257,919,287
16
$684,371
$259,456,747
20
$538,767
$260,444,228
Global Box Office Release Breakdown
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News from around the web

Each week we present a rundown of the UK box office chart headlines on this same week from last year to 1990.

A year ago (2019)

Making its debut at the top was Once Upon A Time ... In Hollywood starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt and directed by Quentin Tarantino

The film with the longest run was Casino Royale which had been on the box office for 24 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was The Lion King which had taken £66 Million after 5 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

Also making its debut at the top was Pixels starring Adam Sandler and Kevin James and directed by Chris Columbus

The film with the longest run was Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back which had been on the box office for 33 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Jurassic World which had taken £63.7 Million after 10 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

The number one film was Toy Story 3 which had been at the top for 4 weeks and with a total gross of £58.9 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

The top new film of the week was The Last Airbender directed by M. Night Shyamalan and starring Jackson Rathbone and Dev Patel which entered the box office at number 3.

The film with the longest run was Shrek Forever After which had been on the box office for 7 weeks.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

The number one film was Charlie And The Chocolate Factory which had been at the top for 3 weeks.

The top new film of the week was The Island directed by Michael Bay and starring Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson which entered the box office at number 2.

The film with the longest run was Batman Begins which had been on the box office for 9 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was War Of The Worlds which had taken £29.7 Million after 7 weeks of release.

Twenty years ago (2000)

The number one film was Gone In 60 Seconds which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was Rules Of Engagement directed by William Friedkin and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Samuel L. Jackson which entered the box office at number 6.

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Gladiator which had taken £29.7 Million over 14 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

Making its debut at the top was Waterworld starring Kevin Costner and Chaim Jeraffi and directed by Kevin Reynolds

The film with the longest run was Man Of The House which had been on the box office for 10 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Batman Forever which had taken £15.6 Million after 5 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

Making its debut at the top was Die Hard 2: Die Harder starring Bruce Willis and Bonnie Bedelia and directed by Renny Harlin

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Pretty Woman which had taken £12.1 Million over 12 weeks of release.

With cinema attendance in the UK starting to get back to normal what were the big movies hitting the UK box office over the last 30 year?

Each week we present a rundown of the UK box office chart headlines on this same week from last year to 1990.

A year ago (2019)

The number one film was The Lion King which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was André Rieu 2019 Maastricht Concert: Shall We Dance? directed by Michael Wiseman and starring André Rieu and Charlotte Hawkins which entered the box office at number 4.

The film with the longest run was Casino Royale which had been on the box office for 21 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Toy Story 4 which had taken £51.6 Million after 6 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

Also making its debut at the top was Inside Out starring Amy Poehler and Phyllis Smith and directed by Pete Docter and Ronaldo Del Carmen

The film with the longest run was Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back which had been on the box office for 30 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Jurassic World which had taken £61.5 Million after 7 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

Another film making its debut at the top was Toy Story 3 starring Tom Hanks and Tim Allen and directed by Lee Unkrich

The film with the longest run was Sex And The City 2 which had been on the box office for 9 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Shrek Forever After which had taken £26.9 Million after 4 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

Making its debut at the top was Fantastic Four starring Ioan Gruffudd and Jessica Alba and directed by Tim Story

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith which had taken £39.2 Million over 10 weeks of release.

Twenty years ago (2000)

Making its debut at the top was Stuart Little starring Michael J. Fox and Geena Davis and directed by Rob Minkoff

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Gladiator which had taken £28.5 Million over 11 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

Making its debut at the top was Judge Dredd starring Sylvester Stallone and Armand Assante and directed by Danny Cannon

The film with the longest run was Tales From The Crypt: Demon Knight which had been on the box office for 8 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Batman Forever which had taken £8.7 Million after 2 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

Making its debut at the top was Total Recall starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Rachel Ticotin and directed by Paul Verhoeven

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Pretty Woman which had taken £12.1 Million over 9 weeks of release.

Everyone loves a bit of nostalgia, so what were the big movies at the UK box office over the last 30 year?

Each week we present a rundown of the UK box office chart headlines on this same week from last year to 1990.

A year ago (2019)

Making its debut at the top was The Lion King starring Donald Glover and Seth Rogen and directed by Jon Favreau

The film with the longest run was Casino Royale (presented here by Secret Cinema) the movie had been on the box office for 20 weeks including its original release.

The top total grossing film of the week was Toy Story 4 which had taken £47.3 Million after 5 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

Also making its debut at the top was Ant-Man starring Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas and directed by Peyton Reed

The film with the longest run was Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (also being presented by Secret Cinema) which had spent a total of 29 weeks on the box office during all its releases.

The top total grossing film of the week was Jurassic World which had taken £59.5 Million after 6 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

Another film making its debut at the top was Inception starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Joseph Gordon-Levitt and directed by Christopher Nolan

The film with the longest run was Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time which had been on the box office for 9 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Shrek Forever After which had taken £24.4 Million after 3 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

Making its debut at the top was Madagascar starring Ben Stiller and Chris Rock and directed by Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith which had taken £39.1 Million over 9 weeks of release.

Twenty years ago (2000)

The number one film was Chicken Run which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was The Patriot directed by Roland Emmerich and starring Mel Gibson and Heath Ledger which entered the box office at number 3.

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Gladiator which had taken £27.9 Million over 10 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

Making its debut at the top was Batman Forever starring Val Kilmer and Tommy Lee Jones and directed by Joel Schumacher

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Muriels Wedding which had taken £7.7 Million over 14 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

The number one film was Back To The Future Part III which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was Cry Baby directed by John Waters and starring Johnny Depp and Amy Locane which entered the box office at number 4.

The film with the longest run was Harlem Nights which had been on the box office for 9 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Pretty Woman which had taken £12.1 Million after 8 weeks of release.

What were the big films in movie theatres over the last 30 year?

Each week we present a rundown of the UK box office chart headlines on this same week from last year to 1990.

A year ago (2019)

Making its debut at the top was Spider-Man: Far From Home starring Tom Holland and Samuel L. Jackson and directed by Jon Watts

The film with the longest run was Casino Royale which had been on the box office for 18 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Avengers: Endgame which had taken £88.5 Million after 11 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

The number one film was Minions which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was Terminator Genisys directed by Alan Taylor and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jason Clarke which entered the box office at number 2.

The film with the longest run was Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back which had been on the box office for 27 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Jurassic World which had taken £53.8 Million after 4 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

Another film making its debut at the top was Shrek Forever After starring Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy and directed by Mike Mitchell

The film with the longest run was Robin Hood which had been on the box office for 8 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Sex And The City 2 which had taken £21 Million after 6 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

Making its debut at the top was War Of The Worlds starring Tom Cruise and Dakota Fanning and directed by Steven Spielberg

The film with the longest run was Valiant which had been on the box office for 13 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith which had taken £38.5 Million after 7 weeks of release.

Twenty years ago (2000)

Making its debut at the top was Chicken Run starring Phil Daniels and Lynn Ferguson and directed by Peter Lord and Nick Park

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Gladiator which had taken £25.7 Million over 8 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

Making its debut at the top was Congo starring Laura Linney and Dylan Walsh and directed by Frank Marshall

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Muriels Wedding which had taken £7.5 Million over 12 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

Making its debut at the top was Dick Tracy starring Warren Beatty and Charlie Korsmo and directed by Warren Beatty

The film with the longest run was Harlem Nights which had been on the box office for 7 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Pretty Woman which had taken £11.9 Million after 6 weeks of release.

DreamWorks new animated tale Abominable makes its debut at the top of the US box office on its debut weekend, knocking Downton Abbey down to number 2 after just a week at the top.

Abominable

The new animated tale from the makers of Shrek hits the top of the US box office on its debut weekend with a gross of $20.6 Million.

This is the lowest debut weekend for the studio and in comparison last years Smallfoot which has a similar subject matter opened to $23 Million.

Downton Abbey

The high class of pomp and ceremony within the famous Abbey fell into second place after just a weekend at the top with a gross of $14.3 Million.

This takes the total films gross to $58.3 Million after 2 weeks of release.

Hustlers

The Jennifer Lopes movie has been getting a lot of attention over the last couple of weeks, and all good, the film is at 3 this week with a take of $11.3 Million.

The films total US gross is now at $80.5 Million after 3 weeks with the $100 Million milestone well and truly in its sights.

IT Chapter Two

Warner Bros. must be feeling a little disappointed with the performance of the horror follow up as the film falls to 4 this week with $10.2 Million.

The film has not performed any where near as well as the original IT movie and the film has made $193.7 Million after 4 weeks of release.

The movie could it the $250 Million mark but it wont get much higher as it will now descend down the chart with perhaps a little boost over the Halloween weekend.

Ad Astra

The Brad Pitt starring space film falls to 5 this weekend with a $10.01 Million weeeknd pushing the film to $35.3 Million after 2 weeks of release.

The Lion King

Disneys animated remake continues to do very well on the box office and this week it falls only to 9 after 11 weeks on the chart and the film has taken a total of $540 Million in total in the US.