Shrek ( 2001 )


It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a wisecracking donkey.

humor 9/10

The film is filled with humor and wit, making it enjoyable for both kids and adults.

friendship 8/10

The main characters form strong bonds of friendship and loyalty.

bravery 7/10

Characters display courage in the face of danger.

love 7/10

Explores themes of true love and acceptance.

tolerance 7/10

Promotes acceptance and understanding of those who are different.

compassion 6/10

Messages about caring for others regardless of their appearance or background.

teamwork 6/10

Characters work together to overcome obstacles and achieve their goals.

dark 5/10

Some scenes take place in dark, eerie settings that might be unsettling for younger kids.

fear 4/10

Mildly scary scenes, including a fire-breathing dragon, which could be frightening for some children.

language 4/10

Occasional mild language and rude humor.

violence 4/10

Cartoonish violence, including fights and pratfalls that are typically played for laughs.

intimacy 3/10

Some mild romantic themes and light innuendo.

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