"Shrek" is a groundbreaking animated film released in 2001. It became the first film to win the Oscar for Best Animated Film. This film is terrific for all ages to watch. It features the voices of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Oscar nominee John Lithgow ("Terms of Endearment"), and others. It explores a journey of three outcasts (an orge, a talking donkey, and a princess with a secret) to attempt to rescue villagers from being forced out of their homes. The villagers have a twist. All of them come from famous fairy tales, including the seven dwarves, Pinnocio, Cinderella, and many others. The quest becomes more than just mission. The three characters find their true selves and reveal secrets that change their lives forever. The action sequences contain the entertainment to keep audiences on the edge of their seats. Some action scenes have a little humor, namely tributing to "The Matrix". Every scene throughout the film has its own different theme that keeps audiences entertained, including comedy, action, and romance. As with the plot, the actors offer their own sense of theme that adds to the thrills. The wide range of personalities keep audiences interested. "Shrek" is great film sure to please audiences everywhere. Fans should also watch "Shrek 2" as the two combined make a great viewing experience.