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Shrek the Third Review

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3.0

Dave White Profile

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  • 3.0
    58

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
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  • 50

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    This latest iteration of DreamWorks's money machine has its ups and downs, its longueurs along with its felicities, plus an abiding preoccupation with poop.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    Much of the bite and a good deal of the wit of the first two films are missing here. The rude send-up of beloved fairy tale conventions remains -- somewhat -- but these playful jabs no longer come as pleasing surprises. You expect them. And you expect better.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    A damped-down return to the Kingdom of Far Far Away, lacking the comic energy of the first brilliant film and not measuring up to the second.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    I love the princess squad.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    The world of the fanciful fable looks particularly vibrant this time with its signature blend of realism and fantasy. It is a pleasure to watch these fairy tale folk be themselves -- yet again.

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