At first she refuses to go back to Farquaad, so Shrek grabs her and carries her over his shoulder.
A similar reference is made when Fiona defeats a mob at the beginning of Shrek 2, a complex sequence for which animators used powerful data processors to store and manipulate millions of computer generated images.
She is beautiful, slender, and wears a crown at certain points in the movie.
Fiona's subversion of common princess tropes continues to be widely discussed in the media.
Some critics felt Fiona's fighting prowess was otherwise undermined by her insecurities and motivations.
An angered Godmother shoots her wand on Shrek and Fiona only for Harold to jump in the way, taking the blow but also redirecting the spell back at her, turning her into bubbles.