Why to Watch - The Shawshank Redemption

Without a doubt, a perfect movie. Maybe the best movie ever made honestly. I’m not even going to try and convince you, it’s just the truth.



The Shawshank Redemption (1994) Drama | 142min | October 14, 1994 (United States) 9.3
Director: Frank DarabontWriter: Stephen King, Frank DarabontStars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob GuntonSummary: Chronicles the experiences of a formerly successful banker as a prisoner in the gloomy jailhouse of Shawshank after being found guilty of a crime he did not commit. The film portrays the man's unique way of dealing with his new, torturous life; along the way he befriends a number of fellow prisoners, most notably a wise long-term inmate named Red. —J-S-Golden


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