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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

R 142 min - Drama, Crime - 23 September 1994
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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, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.

Director:  Frank Darabont
Writers:  Frank Darabont

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Storyline

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, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.



Tagline: Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.

Genres: Drama, Crime

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Language:  English
Release Date:  23 September 1994

Box Office

Budget:  $25,000,000
Revenue:  $28,341,469

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Castle Rock Entertainment

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 22 min
23 May 2020
Poster for the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"

The Shawshank Redemption

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, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.