06:45 AM EDT 03/19/2015
Puss in Boots
Originally posted 10/28/2011 07:00AM
It's no easy trick giving a minor character a story substantial enough to warrant its own film (see: Cars 2: The Master Mistake).
But the Shrek spinoff Puss in Boots lands solidly by dosing a proven formula with new flavor.
Puss (Antonio Banderas) gets a lead on a legendary treasure: the goose that lays golden eggs atop Jack's beanstalk.
To get it, he'll need to team up with his shifty boyhood buddy Humpty Dumpty (Zach Galifianakis) and the bad egg's sidekick Kitty Softpaws (Salma Hayek).
Top 5 Most Voted Stories
Princess Kate Enjoys a Pre-Birth Break at a Familiar Place
Bobby Brown Tells Crowd: Bobbi Kristina 'Is Awake'
Cissy Houston: Bobbi Kristina Brown Is Out of Her Coma but Has 'Irreversible Brain Damage' and 'Remains Unresponsive'
Hundreds Attend Girl's Birthday Party After Her Mom's Facebook Appeal Goes Viral
Tyga and Kylie Jenner Party at Coachella with Khloé Kardashian and Kendall Jenner
Top 10 News Categories
The most buzzed about stars this minute!
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
More On PEOPLE.com
Got a News Tip?
Send it to our People.com editors!