The Shawshank Redemption

Poster for the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"

“The Shawshank Redemption” is one of the finest prison movies ever made, worthy of its 1995 Oscar nomination. But does it hold its own against the other cinematic giants of 1994: “Pulp Fiction,” “Forrest Gump,” “Quiz Show,” and “Four Weddings And A Funeral?”

And why did it cost Gene Lyons his first kiss from the girl of his dreams?

Reminisce about the beauty and transcendence of Stephen King’s tale, then jump right into our debate over whether Andy Dufresne really was guilty, Tommy was telling the truth and Hadley was a bad man.

Plot Summary: “The Shawshank Redemption Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) is sentenced to two consecutive life terms in prison for the murders of his wife and her lover and is sentenced to a tough prison. However, only Andy knows he didn’t commit the crimes. While there, he forms a friendship with Red (Morgan Freeman), experiences brutality of prison life, adapts, helps the warden, etc., all in 19 years.

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Director
Frank Darabont
Producer
Niki Marvin
Production
Castle Rock Entertainment
Release Date
23 September 1994
Not rated yet!
Director
Frank Darabont
Producer
Niki Marvin
Production
Castle Rock Entertainment
Release Date
23 September 1994