In this case, the ogre is the hero, the handsome prince is evil, and a group of damsels in distress discover they can take care of themselves, with too many witty takeoffs on other fairy tale assumptions along the way to mention.
You can see that lovable ogre Shrek in 4-D, be chased by the fearful Mummy in Revenge of the Mummy or get scared in Universal's House of Horror which was voted one of America's best haunted attractions by Hauntworld Magazine.
His likeness -- which is a mix of human and ogre -- first appeared in the book, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, which later became a popular holiday television special by the same name.
In the Shrek movies, these twisted sub-plots and familiar fairy tale characters help engage us in the trials of a grouchy but loveable ogre and his princess/ogre bride.
The next time you're facing a rainy day indoors, help your child or student get "ogre" his boredom by presenting some of these fun coloring pages.
Ogre Bowler is built off the platform used for the successful Polar Bowler series and has the same real-life bowling rules as your local alley.
In Shrek the Third, three empowered fairy tale princesses rescue the ogre from an evil Prince Charming in the final scenes of the movie.
Fiona's costume comes with a long, blue dress with silver accents and trim and a headpiece featuring ogre ears and a crown.
The survivors believe that the ghostly ogre, being so well provided for, will abstain from haunting them.
It had become satiated; the cry of the mothers rose threateningly against the Ogre- and his intolerable imposition of wholesale conscription.