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The Shawshank Redemption

1994-09-23 | Drama / Crime
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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
Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman

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The Shawshank Redemption FAQ

The certification of The Shawshank Redemption is R.
The director of The Shawshank Redemption is Frank Darabont.
The revenue of The Shawshank Redemption was 28,341,469 USD.
The full version of The Shawshank Redemption is provided by HBO Max , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV , AMC on Demand
The casts of The Shawshank Redemption are Tim Robbins starring as Andy Dufresne, Morgan Freeman starring as Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding, Bob Gunton starring as Warden Samuel Norton, William Sadler starring as Heywood, Clancy Brown starring as Captain Byron T. Hadley, Gil Bellows starring as Tommy.
The production budget of The Shawshank Redemption was 25,000,000 USD.
The runtime of The Shawshank Redemption is 142 minutes.
The genre of The Shawshank Redemption is Drama,Crime.
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..
The release date of The Shawshank Redemption is September 23, 1994.
The Shawshank Redemption won 2016 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, 2015 20/20 Awards, 2015 National Film Preservation Board, USA, 1997 Online Film & Television Association, 1996 Awards of the Japanese Academy, 1996 Kinema Junpo Awards, 1996 Mainichi Film Concours, 1995 American Society of Cinematographers, USA, 1995 Camerimage, 1995 Chlotrudis Awards and 8 others.
On June 11, 2021, the IMDB rating of The Shawshank Redemption is 9.3/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 91/100, Metacritic rating is 80/100, TMDB rating is 8.0/10.