The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

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

Overview

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.

Top Billed Cast

Tim Robbins

Tim Robbins

Andy Dufresne

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman

Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding

Bob Gunton

Bob Gunton

Warden Samuel Norton

Clancy Brown

Clancy Brown

Captain Byron T. Hadley

Featured Crew

Pete von Sholly

Storyboard

Genres

Drama Crime


Movie Facts

Status
Released
Release Date
Friday, September 23, 1994
MPAA Rating
R
Runtime
2 Hours, 22 Minutes
Budget
$25,000,000
Revenue
$28,341,469
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