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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

R   |    |  Drama


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Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.


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Release Date:

14 October 1994

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$727,326 (USA) (20 November 1994)

Gross:

$28,341,469 (USA)

Plot Summary

The Shawshank Redemption is a highly-acclaimed movie starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman. Andy Dufresne is convicted of the murder of his wife and her lover, and sentenced to life imprisonment at Shawshank prison. Life seems to have taken a turn for the worse, but fortunately Andy befriends some of the other inmates, in particular a character known only as Red. Over time Andy finds ways to live out life with relative ease as one can in a prison, leaving a message for all that while the body may be locked away in a cell, the spirit can never be truly imprisoned.

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