R | | Drama
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
Voted #4 on Empire magazine's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time (September 2008).
Mr. Dufresne, describe the confrontation you had with your wife the night that she was murdered.
Andy Dufresne: It was very bitter. She said she was glad I knew, that she hated all the sneaking around. And she said that she wanted a divorce in Reno.
When Red was sitting under the oak tree in 1967 and pulled the money out of the envelope, the top bill was signed by Nicholas F. Brady who was Secretary of the Treasury from September 1988 to January 1993.
The man who cried and was beaten when Andy first arrived is listed and credited as "Fat Ass" -- the other inmates' nickname for him.
Italian version is about 15 minutes shorter than the USA version and omits parts of the epilogue showing Red's everyday life after he has been released from prison.
$727,326 (USA) (20 November 1994)
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