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Crime Drama Rated: 18+ (R)19942h 22mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Escape Prison Feel-good 
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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.The Shawshank Redemption featuring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 4 others. It's a crime and drama movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 91% and a very high IMDb audience rating of 9.3 (2,112,745 votes).

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The Shawshank Redemption has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 91% and a very high IMDb audience rating of 9.3 (2,112,745 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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