Shrek voted ‘Best Children's film ever made’
The 2001 animated film starring Mike Myers as the voice of the big green ogre along with Eddie Murphy as his sidekick donkey, has won the hearts of children and adults alike.india Updated: Jan 28, 2009 17:25 IST
Shrek has been voted the best children's film ever made in a poll of adults.
The 2001 animated film by DreamWorks, starring Mike Myers as the voice of the big green ogre along with Eddie Murphy as his sidekick donkey, won the hearts of children and adults alike.
Owing to the its adult-orientated gags, the film has made it to the top in a poll of 3,000 adult movie fans.
Standing second in the poll by www.onepoll.com, was Johnny Depp's 2003 blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean. "Shrek is a great film whether you are five or 50. It has the simple plot and colourful characters keep the children entertained, but the jokes and adult humour make sure that it also keeps the older generation happy,” The Telegraph quoted a spokesman for www.onepoll.com as saying.
At the third spot was Disney/Pixar classic Finding Nemo, which tells the story of clownfish Nemo, who is stolen from his coral reef home by a diver to add to his fish tank in Sydney.
Rounding off at fourth and fifth position were Toy Story and Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone respectively.
The top 10 children''s film ever made are:
2. Pirates of the Caribbean
3. Finding Nemo
4. Toy Story
5. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
6. The Lion King
7. Mrs Doubtfire
8. Monsters Inc
9. Ice Age
10. Wallace and Gromit
First Published: Jan 28, 2009 17:19 IST