Shrek the Third (2007)

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Plot outline

Reluctantly designated as the heir to the land of Far, Far Away, Shrek hatches a plan to install the rebellious Artie as the new king while Princess Fiona tries to fend off a coup d'état by the jilted Prince Charming.

Plots

Reluctantly designated as the heir to the land of Far, Far Away, Shrek hatches a plan to install the rebellious Artie as the new king while Princess Fiona tries to fend off a coup d'état by the jilted Prince Charming. - Anonymous

When King Harold (John Cleese) of Far, Far Away dies, the clumsy Shrek (Mike Myers) becomes the immediate successor of the throne. However, Shrek decides to find the legitimate heir Artie (Justin Timberlake) in a distant kingdom with his friends Donkey (Eddie Murphy) and Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas) to be able return to his beloved house in the swamp with the pregnant Fiona (Cameron Diaz). Meanwhile, the envious and ambitious Prince Charming (Rupert Everett) joins the villains of the fairytales plotting a coup d'état to become the new King. - Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

When King Harold (John Cleese) of Far, Far Away "croaks", it is up to Shrek (Mike Myers), Donkey (Eddie Murphy), and Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas) go off to bring back the next heir to the throne, Artie (Justin Timberlake). While Shrek and his crew are gone, Prince Charming (Rupert Everett) brings together all evil fairy tale creatures in an attempt to take over as the new King. - Film_Fan

When King Harold (John Cleese) suddenly "croaks", Shrek (Mike Myers) is left with the duty and responsibilities of running Far, Far Away as the new King. But Shrek doesn't feel like he is the right guy for the job. The only solution is having someone else take the throne. So Shrek, along with Donkey (Eddie Murphy) and Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas), goes on a search for a rebellious Arthur (Justin Timberlake), who is the only remaining heir aside from Shrek. Little does he know is that his old enemy, the ruthless Prince Charming (Rupert Everett), is plotting to take over the kingdom with an army of fairy-tale villains at his command. Only Fiona (Cameron Diaz) and a posse of Princesses are left to defend the kingdom from Charming's wrath. - Blazer346

After King Harold (John Cleese) of Far, Far Away becomes ill, he says that it is time for Shrek (Mike Myers) to be King. But Shrek doesn't want to be King, so he, Donkey (Eddie Murphy), and Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas) embark on a quest to find the rightful heir, Fiona's cousin, Arthur Pendragon (Justin Timberlake). But while they are gone, Prince Charming (Rupert Everett) attacks Far, Far Away and hopes to become King. Now Shrek and his friends must make it back to Far, Far Away before Charming becomes King.