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    The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

    R 142 min - Drama, Crime - 10 September 1994
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    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.

    Director:  Frank Darabont
    Writers:  Frank Darabont

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    Storyline

    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.


    Collections: Frank Darabont

    Tagline: Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.

    Genres: Drama, Crime

    Details

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    Language:  English
    Release Date:  10 September 1994

    Box Office

    Budget:  $25,000,000
    Revenue:  $28,341,469

    Company Credits

    Production Companies:  Castle Rock Entertainment

    Technical Specs

    Runtime:  2 h 22 min