Shawshank Redemption

Shawshank Redemption
9/10 R

September 23, 1994 See More

Runtimes: 02 hr 22 min

Shawshank Redemption Synopsis

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.

Rated R

Fan Reviews

by 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 r... Read More

Shawshank Redemption Cast

Morgan Freeman

Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding, Ellis Boyd 'Red' Redding

Clancy Brown

Captain Byron T. Hadley

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