Few movies capture the triumph of the human spirit as memorably as The Shawshank Redemption. Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins star in this powerful nominee for seven Academy Awards (including Best Picture) based on a Stephen King story. Freeman plays "Red" Redding, a lifer who knows the ropes at Maine's Shawshank State Prison. Robbins is new inmate Andy Dufresne, a quiet banker unjustly convicted of murder. Andy's indomitable will earns Red's friendship; his resourcefulness brings hope and change to the entire prison. Andy is full of surprises - and he saves his best for last. Written and directed by Frank Darabont (The Green Mile), The Shawshank Redemption is an "engrossing, superbly acted yarn." (Tom Charity, Time Out Film Guide).

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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

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Drama · 2h 22m · 10/14/1994

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

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Few movies capture the triumph of the human spirit as memorably as The Shawshank Redemption. Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins star in this powerful nominee for seven Academy Awards (including Best Picture) based on a Stephen King story. Freeman plays "Red" Redding, a lifer who knows the ropes at Maine's Shawshank State Prison. Robbins is new inmate Andy Dufresne, a quiet banker unjustly convicted of murder. Andy's indomitable will earns Red's friendship; his resourcefulness brings hope and change to the entire prison. Andy is full of surprises - and he saves his best for last. Written and directed by Frank Darabont (The Green Mile), The Shawshank Redemption is an "engrossing, superbly acted yarn." (Tom Charity, Time Out Film Guide).

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Castle Rock Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures

Budget

$25,000,000

Revenue

$28,300,000
Cast
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Tim Robbins

Andy Dufresne
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Morgan Freeman

Ellis Boyd 'Red' Redding
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Bob Gunton

Warden Norton
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William Sadler

Heywood
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Clancy Brown

Captain Hadley
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Gil Bellows

Tommy
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Mark Rolston

Bogs Diamond
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James Whitmore

Brooks Hatlen
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Jeffrey DeMunn

1946 D.A.
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Larry Brandenburg

Skeet
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Neil Giuntoli

Jigger
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Brian Libby

Floyd
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David Proval

Snooze
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Joseph Ragno

Ernie
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Jude Ciccolella

Guard Mert
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Paul McCrane

Guard Trout
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Renee Blaine

Andy Dufresne's Wife
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Scott Mann

Glenn Quentin
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John Horton

1946 Judge
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Gordon Greene

1947 Parole Hearings Man (as Gordon C. Greene)
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Alfonso Freeman

Fresh Fish Con
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Vincent Foster

Hungry Fish Con (as V.J. Foster)
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John E. Summers

New Fish Guard
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Frank Medrano

Fat Ass
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Mack Miles

Tyrell
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Alan R. Kessler

Laundry Bob
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Morgan Lund

Laundry Truck Driver
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Cornell Wallace

Laundry Leonard
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Gary Lee Davis

Rooster
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Neil Summers

Pete
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Ned Bellamy

Guard Youngblood
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Joe Pecoraro

Projectionist (as Joseph Pecoraro)
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Harold E. Cope Jr.

Hole Guard
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Brian Delate

Guard Dekins
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Don Mcmanus

Guard Wiley (as Don R. McManus)
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Donald Zinn

Moresby Batter (as Donald E. Zinn)
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Dorothy Silver

1954 Landlady
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Robert Haley

1954 Food-Way Manager
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Dana Snyder

1954 Food-Way Woman
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John D. Craig

1957 Parole Hearings Man
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Ken Magee

Ned Grimes
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Eugene C. DePasquale

Mail Caller (as Eugene C. De Pasquale)
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Bill Bolender

Elmo Blatch
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Ron Newell

Elderly Hole Guard
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John R. Woodward

Bullhorn Tower Guard
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Chuck Brauchler

Man Missing Guard
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Dion Anderson

Head Bull Haig
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Claire Slemmer

Bank Teller
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James Kisicki

Bank Manager
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Rohn Thomas

Bugle Editor
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Charlie Kearns

1966 D.A.
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Rob Reider

Duty Guard
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Brian Brophy

1967 Parole Hearings Man
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Paul Kennedy

1967 Food-Way Manager
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James Babson

Con (uncredited)
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Dennis Baker

Old Man on Bus (uncredited)
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Fred Culbertson

Police Officer (uncredited)
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Richard Doone

Con (uncredited)
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Samantha Goldberg

Bank Employee (uncredited)
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Shane Grove

Inmate (uncredited)
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Rita Hayworth

Gilda Mundson Farrell (archive footage) (uncredited)
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David Hecht

Bank Teller (uncredited)
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Alonzo F. Jones

Inmate (uncredited)
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Gary Jones

Convict (uncredited)
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Sergio Kato

Inmate II (uncredited)
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Michael Lightsey

Con (uncredited)
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Tracy Love

Court Spectator (uncredited)
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George Macready

Ballin Mundson (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Christopher Page

Traffic (driver) (uncredited)
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Neil Riddaway

Con (uncredited)
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Brad Spencer

1957 Parole Hearings Guard (uncredited)
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Jodiviah Stepp

New Fish Con (uncredited)
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Mark A. Strain

Yard Inmate (uncredited)
Crew
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Frank Darabont

Director
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Stephen King

Writer
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Frank Darabont

Writer
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Roger Deakins

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