If you’re a fan of the iconic animated movie, Shrek, you might have found yourself humming along to the upbeat song ‘All Star’ by Smash Mouth. But which Shrek movie does this song actually feature in? Let’s find out!
The First Appearance of All Star in a Shrek Movie
The first Shrek movie was released in 2001 and was an instant hit with audiences worldwide. It featured the voices of Mike Myers as Shrek, Eddie Murphy as Donkey, and Cameron Diaz as Princess Fiona. However, ‘All Star’ by Smash Mouth did not make an appearance in this movie.
All Star in Shrek 2
It wasn’t until the release of the second movie in the franchise, ‘Shrek 2’, that we finally got to hear ‘All Star’ in all its glory. The song plays during one of the most memorable scenes in the movie – when Shrek and his friends arrive at Far Far Away and are greeted by a red carpet affair.
The Impact of All Star on Shrek 2
‘All Star’ became synonymous with ‘Shrek 2’, and its inclusion added to the already impressive soundtrack of the movie. The song perfectly captures the fun and lighthearted nature of the film and has since become a classic.
Other Songs Featured in Shrek Movies
The Shrek movies are known for their impressive soundtracks featuring popular songs from various genres. Some other notable songs featured throughout the franchise include:
- ‘I’m a Believer’ by Smash Mouth (Shrek)
- ‘Accidentally In Love’ by Counting Crows (Shrek 2)
- ‘Holding Out for a Hero’ by Jennifer Saunders (Shrek 2)
- ‘Livin’ La Vida Loca’ by Eddie Murphy and Antonio Banderas (Shrek 2)
- ‘Funkytown’ by Lipps Inc. (Shrek the Third)
So, there you have it! ‘All Star’ by Smash Mouth makes its first appearance in a Shrek movie in the second installment of the franchise.
Its inclusion added to the already impressive soundtrack of the movie and has since become a classic. If you haven’t watched ‘Shrek 2’, it’s worth checking out just for this iconic scene!