The Shawshank Redemption
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.
Director: Frank Darabont
Writer: Stephen King (short story "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption"), Frank Darabont (screenplay)
Production: Columbia Pictures
Released: 14 Oct 1994
Awards: Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 21 wins & 35 nominations.
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Hope is a good thing
I guess it comes down to a simple choice
I'll be damned
Sometimes it makes me sad
Forty years I been asking permission to...
Hope is a dangerous thing
I tell you
What are you in here for
That's the beauty of music
I find I'm so excited
Same old shit
The Count of Monte Crisco
I don't know
These walls are funny
You know what the Mexicans say about the...
I'd like to think that the last thing...
All they found of him was a muddy set of...
We sat and drank with the sun on our...
You don't understand
The first night's the toughest
If you ever get out of here
Since I am innocent of this crime
I have no enemies here
Not long after the warden deprived us of...
I believe in two things
I see you two all the time
I have to say that's the most amazing...
I could see why some of the boys took...
You're gonna fit right in
I'm not supposed to be here
Salvation lay within
Salvation lies within
I don't belong here
I want him found
My lawyer fucked me
I must admit I didn't think much of Andy...
Two things never happened again after...
That's goddamn right
What is your malfunction
And I got the TV
His first night in the joint
Can you get her
I don't read so good
That's breaking entering to you
What about me
There must be a con like me in every...
The man likes to play chess
Ever bother you
Do you trust your wife
Six wardens have been through here in my...
Every last motherfucker in here
What the Christ is this happy horseshit
You could argue he'd done it to curry...
That tall drink of water with the silver...
I just don't understand what happened in...
The guards on the opposing teams all...
I'd just quote a price
You saying Andy's innocent
I wish I could tell you that Andy fought...
I'm sure by now you've heard
I understand you're a man who knows how...
Couldn't play somethin' good
Drink up while it's cold
They'll let me out
This place ain't so bad
They can't ignore me forever
IT'S MY LIFE
Now there's a game of kings
What did you say
You're holding up the show
Pleased to see you reading this
I didn't shoot my wife
What's he in here for
You pulling infirmary duty this week
Thumb up my butt sounds better
I ain't seen such a sorry lookin' heap...
I wonder if you might get me a rock...
Open this door
You know why it's a fine morning
I remember my first night
I can honestly say I'm a changed man
Describe the confrontation you had with...
And you gave it to him
I suppose I could set it up for you
Anybody come at you yet
In the spring of 1949
I'm sorry to be losing your business
That isn't soapstone
Takin' bets today
So this big shot lawyer calls me long...
We trust this will fill your needs
He wrote two letters a week instead of...
He's got his fingers in a lot of pies
My wife used to say I'm a hard man to...
Do you enjoy working in the laundry
I do believe you're talking out of your...
Andy Dufresne - Tim Robbins
Ellis Boyd 'Red' Redding - Morgan Freeman
Warden Norton - Bob Gunton
Heywood - William Sadler
Captain Hadley - Clancy Brown
Tommy - Gil Bellows
Bogs Diamond - Mark Rolston
Brooks Hatlen - James Whitmore
1946 D.A. - Jeffrey DeMunn
Skeet - Larry Brandenburg
Jigger - Neil Giuntoli
Floyd - Brian Libby
Snooze - David Proval
Ernie - Joseph Ragno
Guard Mert - Jude Ciccolella
Guard Trout - Paul McCrane
Andy Dufresne's Wife - Renee Blaine
Glenn Quentin - Scott Mann
1946 Judge - John Horton
1947 Parole Hearings Man (as Gordon C. Greene) - Gordon Greene
Fresh Fish Con - Alfonso Freeman
Hungry Fish Con - V.J. Foster
New Fish Guard - John E. Summers
Fat Ass - Frank Medrano
Tyrell - Mack Miles
Laundry Bob - Alan R. Kessler
Laundry Truck Driver - Morgan Lund
Laundry Leonard - Cornell Wallace
Rooster - Gary Lee Davis
Pete - Neil Summers
Guard Youngblood - Ned Bellamy
Projectionist (as Joseph Pecoraro) - Joe Pecoraro
Hole Guard - Harold E. Cope Jr.
Guard Dekins - Brian Delate
Guard Wiley - Don McManus
Moresby Batter - Donald Zinn
1954 Landlady - Dorothy Silver
1954 Food-Way Manager - Robert Haley
1954 Food-Way Woman - Dana Snyder
1957 Parole Hearings Man - John D. Craig
Ned Grimes - Ken Magee
Mail Caller (as Eugene C. De Pasquale) - Eugene C. DePasquale
Elmo Blatch - Bill Bolender
Elderly Hole Guard - Ron Newell
Bullhorn Tower Guard - John R. Woodward
Man Missing Guard - Chuck Brauchler
Head Bull Haig - Dion Anderson
Bank Teller - Claire Slemmer
Bank Manager - James Kisicki
Bugle Editor - Rohn Thomas
1966 D.A. - Charlie Kearns
Duty Guard - Rob Reider
1967 Parole Hearings Man - Brian Brophy
1967 Food-Way Manager - Paul Kennedy
Con - James Babson
Old Man on Bus - Dennis Baker
Police Officer - Fred Culbertson
Con - Richard Doone
Inmate - Shane Grove
Gilda Mundson Farrell (archive footage) - Rita Hayworth
Bank Teller - David Hecht
Inmate - Alonzo F. Jones
Convict - Gary Jones
Inmate II - Sergio Kato
Con - Michael Lightsey
Traffic (driver) - Christopher Page
Con - Neil Riddaway
1957 Parole Hearings Guard - Brad Spencer
New Fish Con - Jodiviah Stepp
Yard Inmate - Mark A. Strain