The Shawshank Redemption Film Review: it's Good

142 minutes

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.

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Has it covered cost?

Yes, The Shawshank Redemption had a budget of $25,000,000.00, and has returned $28,341,469.00 so far.


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