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The Shawshank Redemption

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.

Duration: 142 min

Language: English

Release: 1994 Oct 14

IMDb: 9.3/10 (1771273 votes)

Budget: $25,000,000.00

Revenue: $28,341,469.00

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 98%
Tomatometer 91%