The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Wrongly convicted, Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) is sentenced to two consecutive life terms in in Maine’s Shawshank prison for the murders of his wife and her lover. Set in the 1940’s, the film shows how Andy learns to get by in the brutal confines of prison, even earning the respect of his fellow inmates, most notably the longtime convict “Red” Redding (Morgan Freeman).

Genres: Crime | Drama

Starring: Morgan Freeman,  Tim Robbins

Rated: R

Country: USA

Language: English

Release Date: 14 October 1994 (USA)

Filming Locations: St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands


Review Scores

  • Popularity - 9
  • Metacritic - 8
  • Rotten Tomatoes - 9
  • Audience Score - 10