How many times has this happened to you? Your mother goes out of town for a few weeks and you agree to take in her mail. You ride your bike over to her house and on the way you stop at a yardsale where an old man sells you a strange-looking gold box for seventeen dollars. Of course! It's happened to all of us how many times? It seems like every other movie begins the same way. But wait! Just as the movie seems to be mired in the mundane, it goes totally nuts!
Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town.
For Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day), the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses (Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston) into dust.