The Shawshank Redemption

A "life-affirming" tale about life imprisonment, THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION is the kind of old-fashioned entertainment that is easily overvalued in an era of diminishing expectations. This reverent adaptation of an unremarkable 1982 Stephen King novella was received tepidly at the box office--due in part to advertising that offered no clue as to what the...read more

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The Shawshank Redemption - Trailer
02:00 — A timid banker is sent to Shawshank prison for murdering his wife. His chances of survival are slim until he is befriended by a tough lifer.
The Shawshank Redemption - Official Trailer
02:10 — A timid banker is sent to Shawshank prison for murdering his wife. His chances of survival are slim until he is befriended by a tough lifer.
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02:12 — The Shawshank Redemption is based on the Stephen King novella, Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption. The film stars Tim Robbins as Andy Dufresne and (more…)
M. Night Shyamalan Interview
01:14 — Director M. Night Shyamalan discusses finding light in the darkest places, and Morgan Freeman's 'kingly elegance' in The Shawshank Redemption, which r (more…)

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  • Released: 1994
  • Rating: R
  • Review: A "life-affirming" tale about life imprisonment, THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION is the kind of old-fashioned entertainment that is easily overvalued in an era of diminishing expectations. This reverent adaptation of an unremarkable 1982 Stephen King novella was… (more)

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