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The Shawshank Redemption is an drama movie directed by Frank Darabont and starring Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton and Clancy Brown and Mark Rolston. The movie was written by Stephen King (short story “Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption”), Frank Darabont (screenplay). The film has a $25 million budget with a 142-minute running time. The Shawshank Redemption currently has a 9.3 IMDb rating, based on 2005432 and 80 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated N/A.

release date for The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption release date

When does The Shawshank Redemption come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for The Shawshank Redemption (1994)is September 23, 1994.


When will The Shawshank Redemption be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

The Shawshank Redemption DVD/Blu-ray release date is N/A. The estimated DVD release date is N/A. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in N/A. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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The Shawshank Redemption budget

How much did The Shawshank Redemption cost to make?

$25,000,000 budget

The movie cost $25 million to make.

The Shawshank Redemption movie poster

The Shawshank Redemption rating

N/A Rated

The Shawshank Redemption is rated N/A. The age rating is not available for this movie yet. As a general parental guide, parents should assume the material may be inappropriate for children under 13.


The Shawshank Redemption reviews

9.3 IMDb 80 Metascore

The movie currently has a 9.3 of out 10 IMDb rating and 80 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.


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The Shawshank Redemption plot summary

What is The Shawshank Redemption about?

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates — including an older prisoner named Red — for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.


Synopsis from IMDb Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.


The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.


The Shawshank Redemption cast

Who is in The Shawshank Redemption?

Tim Robbins in The Shawshank Redemption Tim Robbins as Andy Dufresne
Morgan Freeman in The Shawshank Redemption Morgan Freeman as Ellis Boyd ‘Red’ Redding
Bob Gunton in The Shawshank Redemption Bob Gunton as Warden Samuel Norton
Clancy Brown in The Shawshank Redemption Clancy Brown as Captain Byron T. Hadley
Mark Rolston in The Shawshank Redemption Mark Rolston as Bogs Diamond

The Shawshank Redemption box Office

How much did The Shawshank Redemption make?

$28,341,469 worldwide

The film has made over $28 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.


The Shawshank Redemption details

Theatrical Release Date: September 23, 1994
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: N/A
Film Budget: $25 million
Box Office: $28 million
Length: 142 minutes
Genre: Drama, Crime
Language: English

The Shawshank Redemption facts


How long is The Shawshank Redemption?

The movie is 142 minutes long (2 hours and 22 minutes).

What year did The Shawshank Redemption come out?

The movie is out on September 23, 1994. The movie has been out for .


Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Tim Robbins plays as Andy Dufresne.


Who is the director of The Shawshank Redemption?

Frank Darabont directed the movie.


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