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...

Overall Rating

7 / 10 Verdict: Good
Avg. Rating: 7 # of Ratings: 19 # of Reviews: 8

Overall Rating

7 / 10 Verdict: Good
Avg. Rating: 7 # of Ratings: 19 # of Reviews: 8

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Director: Frank Darabont



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  • jessicabirnie


    6 / 10
    I know its a classic and I did like a lot of things here. the acting is phenomenal and I definitely cried a few times but overall its just not a film that I love. Read the full review »
  • 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


    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 »

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