The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption

14,243 Reviews
1994 2h 22min Cert. R
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...
The Shawshank Redemption

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.
  • Released
    23 September 1994
  • Runtime
    2h 22min
  • Director
  • Budget
    $25,000,000
  • Revenue
    $28,341,469
  • Genre
  • Status
    Released
  • Language
    English
  • Production
    Castle Rock Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures