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The Shawshank Redemption

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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.

Directed by: Frank Darabont


Who Stars in The Shawshank Redemption

Tim Robbins
Andy Dufresne

Tim Robbins

Morgan Freeman
Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding

Morgan Freeman

Bob Gunton
Warden Samuel Norton

Bob Gunton

Clancy Brown
Captain Byron T. Hadley

Clancy Brown

Mark Rolston
Bogs Diamond

Mark Rolston

James Whitmore
Brooks Hatlen

James Whitmore


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Review for The Shawshank Redemption

Author: Andrew Gentry

It's still puzzling to me why this movie exactly continues to appear in every single best-movies-of-all-time chart. There's a great story, perfect cast, and acting. It really moves me in times when I'm finding myself figuring out things with my annual tax routine reading this article, and accidentally catching myself wondering what my life should be if circumstances had changed so drastically. This movie worth a rewatch by all means, but yet, there's no unique vibe or something - there are thousands of other ones as good as this one.


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Production

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Castle Rock Entertainment

Warner Bros. Pictures logo
Warner Bros. Pictures


Facts

Status
Released

Release Date
1994-09-23

Original Language
English

Runtime
2 hr 22 mins

Budget
$ 25,000,000.00 (Estimated)

Revenue
$ 28,341,469.00 (USA)

Profit
$ 3,341,469.00 (Estimated in USA)

Genres
Drama Crime

Keywords
prison corruption police brutality prison cell delinquent parole board escape from prison wrongful imprisonment framed for murder 1940s



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