Shrek (2001)

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Corrected entry: When Donkey and Shrek and camping and looking at the stars, there is one shot of Fiona in her cave- and her skin is human color. But later on we find out that Fiona changes into an ogre every time the sun goes down. So why isn't her skin green, like an ogre's?

Correction: Fiona is so deeply in the shadows and the glow of the fire is what makes her appear to still be human even in the night, you cannot tell the exact color of her skin.

Correction: Actually, looking closely, you can see a slight bit of green.

Corrected entry: When the chandelier falls over the dragon's head it slips on very easily, almost as though the dragon's body is greased. However, for that reason it should be easy enough to get off, so why didn't the dragon take it off to follow in pursuit of her beloved donkey? I mean, it was obvious that she was really in love with him.

Correction: This is because of the dragon's ears. The dragon's ears point back, not forward. Meaning they can be pushed down (by the chandelier) so something could slip over them and then be stuck.

And what of the snout?

Continuity mistake: Sometimes Shrek's front door opens outwards, at other times inwards, yet it can't be "two-way" because whenever it closes, it slams against the frame. (00:10:55 - 00:13:45)

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Trivia: The scene where Fiona impressed Shrek with her loud burp was added to the film courtesy of Cameron Diaz. Diaz gave such a loud belch after drinking some Coke during recording that it gave the filmmakers the idea for the gag.

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Question: In theatrical trailers, when the dwarves put Snow White on Shrek's table, he says "Dead girl off the table." In the real movie, however, "girl" becomes "broad", according to the subtitles. Is there a reason why?

Susan Kirk

Chosen answer: This is most likely because "broad" isn't too nice of a word, and children of any age could watch the trailer. Parents wouldn't want their children to copy inapropriate language, obviously.


Answer: Broad is just a slang word meaning Woman. It was historically a bad word, but now it's not.

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