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The Shawshank Redemption

DramaCrime18+ (R)19942h 22m
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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

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Drama Crime Rated: 18+ (R)19942h 22m

An emotional story that follows the friendship of two men and their struggle for freedom in a prison. The character development and stunning cinematography make this an unforgettable story. The performances of Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins are outstanding and help to deepen the emotional impact of the film. This movie is a powerful tale of hope and resilience that will stay with you long after the credits have rolled.The Shawshank Redemption featuring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman is streaming on HBO MAX, streaming via tv everywhere with Freeform, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 4 others. It's a crime and drama movie with a very high IMDb audience rating of 9.3 (2,719,774 votes).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Apple TV, Prime Video, and 2 others).

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The Shawshank Redemption has a very high IMDb audience rating of 9.3 (2,719,774 votes). The movie is extremely popular with Reelgood users lately.

About The Shawshank Redemption

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Over the course of several years, two convicts form a friendship, seeking consolation and, eventually, redemption through basic compassion.

Age rating: 18+ (R)
Runtime: 2h 22m

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Related Genres: DramaCrime
Country of origin: America
Available to watch on: HBO MAX
Original Release Date: Sep 23, 1994