1.Shrek and Fiona recreated that iconic scene in From Here to Eternity only for Shrek to mix Fiona up with a mermaid.
2.The Fairy Godmother got some serious inspiration from The Fabulous Baker Boys for her performance of "Holding Out for a Hero".
3.Pinocchio modeled the moves of Ethan Hunt from Mission: Impossible to save Shrek, Donkey, and Puss in Boots.
4.Puss in Boots replicated Flashdance during "Livin' La Vida Loca" at the end of Shrek 2.
5.Fiona channeled The Matrix to pummel Robin Hood's merry men.
6.Shrek and Fiona shared a muddy kiss Spider-Man-style.
7.Fiona's wedding band fell onto her finger a la Lord of the Rings.
8.And Mongo, the giant gingerbread man, wreaked havoc on Far Far Away like the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man did in Ghostbusters.
9.The Fairy Godmother gave Fiona a makeover in Shrek 2, then her skirt flew up like Marilyn Monroe's in The Seven Year Itch.
10.Puss in Boots attacked Shrek, then ripped out of his shirt like the chestburster that killed John Hurt in Alien.
11.Puss in Boots pulled a classic Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom move to save his hat from the Fairy Godmother's factory.
12.When Shrek gets arrested in Shrek 2, he's aired on a true crime-style TV show modeled after Cops.
13.When Gingy's life flashed before his eyes in Shrek 3, we saw his recovery from when Lord Farquaad broke his legs. The scene has the same music and treadmill sequence as the intro to The Six Million Dollar Man.
14.It looks like Puss in Boots got the inspiration for his signature from The Mark of Zorro.
15.Prince Charming got lucky in Shrek the Third because he was standing in the window of a falling set piece, similar to Buster Keaton in Steamboat Bill Jr..
16.The exchange at the dinner table when Shrek met Fiona's parents in Shrek 2 gives off a Rocky Horror Picture Show vibe.
17.Dragon ate Lord Farquaad the same way that the T-Rex ate Donald Gennaro in Jurassic Park.
18.Shrek directly quoted Babe right after he and Donkey made it over the lava moat to save Fiona.
19.The wicked witch that Rumpelstiltskin melted said the exact same lines as the Wicked Witch of the West when she started melting in The Wizard of Oz.
20.Gingy channeled his inner Tiny Tim from A Christmas Carol to deliver the last line of the first movie.
21.The bridge to the castle in Shrek collapsed in the same style as the bridge in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
22.Finally, Fiona obviously played some Street Fighter II in her tower, because she uses Chun-Li's spinning bird kick to fend off an angry mob.
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