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    22 Pop Culture References You Definitely Missed In Shrek Movies

    I cannot get ogre how many movie references there are.

    1. Shrek and Fiona recreated that iconic scene in From Here to Eternity only for Shrek to mix Fiona up with a mermaid.

    DreamWorks, Columbia Pictures

    2. The Fairy Godmother got some serious inspiration from The Fabulous Baker Boys for her performance of "Holding Out for a Hero".

    DreamWorks, Gladden Entertainment

    3. Pinocchio modeled the moves of Ethan Hunt from Mission: Impossible to save Shrek, Donkey, and Puss in Boots.

    DreamWorks, Paramount Pictures

    4. Puss in Boots replicated Flashdance during "Livin' La Vida Loca" at the end of Shrek 2.

    DreamWorks, Paramount Pictures

    5. Fiona channeled The Matrix to pummel Robin Hood's merry men.

    DreamWorks, Warner Bros.

    6. Shrek and Fiona shared a muddy kiss Spider-Man-style.

    DreamWorks, Columbia Pictures

    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.

    DreamWorks, Columbia Pictures

    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.

    DreamWorks, Twentieth Century Fox

    10. Puss in Boots attacked Shrek, then ripped out of his shirt like the chestburster that killed John Hurt in Alien.

    DreamWorks, Twentieth-Century Fox

    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.

    DreamWorks, Paramount Pictures

    12. When Shrek gets arrested in Shrek 2, he's aired on a true crime-style TV show modeled after Cops.

    DreamWorks, CBS

    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.

    DreamWorks, ABC

    14. It looks like Puss in Boots got the inspiration for his signature from The Mark of Zorro.

    DreamWorks, Twentieth Century Fox

    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..

    DreamWorks, Buster Keaton Productions

    16. The exchange at the dinner table when Shrek met Fiona's parents in Shrek 2 gives off a Rocky Horror Picture Show vibe.

    DreamWorks, Twentieth Century Fox

    17. Dragon ate Lord Farquaad the same way that the T-Rex ate Donald Gennaro in Jurassic Park.

    DreamWorks, Universal

    18. Shrek directly quoted Babe right after he and Donkey made it over the lava moat to save Fiona.

    DreamWorks, Universal Pictures

    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.

    DreamWorks, MGM

    20. Gingy channeled his inner Tiny Tim from A Christmas Carol to deliver the last line of the first movie.

    DreamWorks, MGM

    21. The bridge to the castle in Shrek collapsed in the same style as the bridge in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

    DreamWorks, Paramount Pictures

    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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