The Shawshank Redemption

Sep 10, 1994 | R | 1h 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

9 / 10 Verdict: Great
Avg. Rating: 9 # of Ratings: 11 # of Reviews: 6

Overall Rating

9 / 10 Verdict: Great
Avg. Rating: 9 # of Ratings: 11 # of Reviews: 6

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Director: Frank Darabont



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  • 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 »
  • junelkean


    8 / 10
    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


    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 »
  • FILM


    10 / 10
    The Shawshank Redemption will always hold a special place in my heart, credited as the first film I truly loved. It made me want to learn more about filmmaking and the art of film in general, and fascinated me to no end with its powerful and emoti... Read the full review »

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