A bored Shrek makes a pact with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again. But when he’s duped and sent to a twisted alternate universe, he sets out to restore his world and reclaim his true love.
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The whole Alternate Universe plot device made Shrek Forever After feel more like an episode of a mediocre and failing TV adaptation of the first two great movies. Shrek Forever After does have its moments, just not as many as the first two have. I don't think I'll go as far as to say this one shouldn't have been made but I'm glad they're stopping right here.
he first sequence is excellently realized how someone is trapped in the same boring routines of everyday life and wish to go back to when one was free and had no commitments, but afterwards the story become a weak spin on "It's a Wonderful Life". Memorable for seeing a very fat Puss in Boots and the evil Ratcatcher but the rest of this alternate universe story is without inventiveness.