A prominent banker unjustly convicted of murder spends many years in the Shawshank prison. He is befriended by a convict who knows the ropes and helps him to cope with the frightening realities of prison life.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
2K Ratings
2K Ratings

91% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 8.2/10
  • Fresh 60
  • Rotten 6

Critics Consensus: The Shawshank Redemption is an uplifting, deeply satisfying prison drama with sensitive direction and fine performances.

15+ COMMON SENSE

Gritty prison tale has positive messages, lots of profanity.

Information

Studio
Warner Bros.
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 1994 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (United States) (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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