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The Shawshank Redemption(1994)

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.

Frank Darabont

Director

Stephen King, Frank Darabont

Writer

Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Actors

Awards

Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 19 wins & 30 nominations.

Release Information

1994 Oct 14

Original Language

English

Runtime

142 min

Budget

$25,000,000.00

Revenue

$28,341,469.00

Country

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