The Shawshank Redemption

Sep 10, 1994 R 2h 22m

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, whe...

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9 / 10 Verdict: Great
Avg. Rating: 9 # of Ratings: 13 # of Reviews: 7

Overall Rating

9 / 10 Verdict: Great
Avg. Rating: 9 # of Ratings: 13 # of Reviews: 7

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Director: Frank Darabont

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  • Barneyonmovies

    Barneyonmovies

    10 / 10
    WHAT I LIKED: The Shawshank Redemption is a film about a family that you grow attached to throughout the course of a story. But it's not just any family on display; it is of course a group of people in prison who are bound together by their terrib... Read the full review »
  • masonrsmith4

    masonrsmith4

    10 / 10
    The Shawshank Redemption is a movie about friendship, loyalty and hope. It tells the story of a man, Andy Dufresne, who is serving a double life sentence in prison for murdering his wife and her lover. Shawshank is a very tough prison and Andy i... Read the full review »
  • In celebration of the 90th Academy Awards, I would be logging a series of Oscar-winning and nominated films in my diary. And the first film would be 1994's The Shawshank Redemption. Upon first viewing, I didn't know what to expect; I mean I haven... Read the full review »
  • JRhagan

    JRhagan

    10 / 10
    An extraordinary film with phenomenal story telling and sublime acting. This film takes an all too real, and eye opening look into the prison lifestyle. It's depthness and depressing, yet emotionally redeeming story makes it one of the best films... Read the full review »

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