The Shawshank Redemption

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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
Genre: drama
Year: 1994
MetaScore: 80/100
ImdbRating: 9.3
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 14 Oct 1994
Awards: Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 21 wins & 35 nominations.


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Hope is a good thing - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Hope is a good thing
I guess it comes down to a simple choice - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I guess it comes down to a simple choice
I'll be damned - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I'll be damned
Rehabilitated - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Rehabilitated
Sometimes it makes me sad - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Sometimes it makes me sad
Forty years I been asking permission to piss - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Forty years I been asking permission to...
Hope is a dangerous thing - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Hope is a dangerous thing
I tell you - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I tell you
What are you in here for - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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What are you in here for
That's the beauty of music - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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That's the beauty of music
I find I'm so excited - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I find I'm so excited
Same old shit - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Same old shit
That's all - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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That's all
The Count of Monte Crisco - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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The Count of Monte Crisco
I don't know - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I don't know
These walls are funny - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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These walls are funny
You know what the Mexicans say about the Pacific - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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You know what the Mexicans say about the...
Dear fellas - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Dear fellas
I'd like to think that the last thing that went through his head - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I'd like to think that the last thing...
All they found of him was a muddy set of prison clothes - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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All they found of him was a muddy set of...
We sat and drank with the sun on our shoulders and felt like free men - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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We sat and drank with the sun on our...
You don't understand - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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You don't understand
Zihuatanejo - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Zihuatanejo
The first night's the toughest - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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The first night's the toughest
If you ever get out of here - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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If you ever get out of here
Since I am innocent of this crime - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Since I am innocent of this crime
I have no enemies here - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I have no enemies here
Not long after the warden deprived us of his company - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Not long after the warden deprived us of...
I believe in two things - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I believe in two things
I see you two all the time - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I see you two all the time
Terrible thing - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Terrible thing
I have to say that's the most amazing story I've ever heard - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I have to say that's the most amazing...
I could see why some of the boys took him for snobby - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I could see why some of the boys took...
You're gonna fit right in - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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You're gonna fit right in
That's him - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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That's him
I'm not supposed to be here - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I'm not supposed to be here
Salvation lay within - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Salvation lay within
Salvation lies within - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Salvation lies within
Any questions - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Any questions
I don't belong here - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I don't belong here
I want him found - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I want him found
My lawyer fucked me - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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My lawyer fucked me
I must admit I didn't think much of Andy first time I laid eyes on him - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I must admit I didn't think much of Andy...
Two things never happened again after that - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Two things never happened again after...
That's goddamn right - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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That's goddamn right
What is your malfunction - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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What is your malfunction
And I got the TV - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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And I got the TV
His first night in the joint - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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His first night in the joint
Can you get her - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Can you get her
I don't read so good - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I don't read so good
That's breaking   entering to you - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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That's breaking entering to you
What about me - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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What about me
There must be a con like me in every prison in America - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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There must be a con like me in every...
The man likes to play chess - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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The man likes to play chess
Ever bother you - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Ever bother you
Do you trust your wife - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Do you trust your wife
Six wardens have been through here in my tenure - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Six wardens have been through here in my...
Every last motherfucker in here - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Every last motherfucker in here
What the Christ is this happy horseshit - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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What the Christ is this happy horseshit
You could argue he'd done it to curry favor with the guards - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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You could argue he'd done it to curry...
That tall drink of water with the silver spoon up his ass - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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That tall drink of water with the silver...
I just don't understand what happened in there - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I just don't understand what happened in...
The guards on the opposing teams all remembered to bring their W2s - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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The guards on the opposing teams all...
I'd just quote a price - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I'd just quote a price
You saying Andy's innocent - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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You saying Andy's innocent
I wish I could tell you that Andy fought the good fight - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I wish I could tell you that Andy fought...
I'm sure by now you've heard - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I'm sure by now you've heard
I understand you're a man who knows how to get things - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I understand you're a man who knows how...
Couldn't play somethin' good - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Couldn't play somethin' good
Drink up while it's cold - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Drink up while it's cold
They'll let me out - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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They'll let me out
This place ain't so bad - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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This place ain't so bad
They can't ignore me forever - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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They can't ignore me forever
IT'S MY LIFE - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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IT'S MY LIFE
Now there's a game of kings - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Now there's a game of kings
What did you say - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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What did you say
You're holding up the show - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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You're holding up the show
TWO POINTS - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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TWO POINTS
Pleased to see you reading this - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Pleased to see you reading this
Thirty years - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Thirty years
I didn't shoot my wife - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I didn't shoot my wife
What's he in here for - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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What's he in here for
You pulling infirmary duty this week - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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You pulling infirmary duty this week
Thumb up my butt sounds better - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Thumb up my butt sounds better
I ain't seen such a sorry lookin' heap o' maggot shit in all my life - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I ain't seen such a sorry lookin' heap...
I wonder if you might get me a rock hammer - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I wonder if you might get me a rock...
Open this door - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Open this door
You know why it's a fine morning - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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You know why it's a fine morning
I remember my first night - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I remember my first night
I can honestly say I'm a  changed man - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I can honestly say I'm a changed man
Describe the confrontation you had with your wife the night that she was murdered - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Describe the confrontation you had with...
And you gave it to him - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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And you gave it to him
I suppose I could set it up for you - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I suppose I could set it up for you
Anybody come at you yet - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Anybody come at you yet
In the spring of 1949 - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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In the spring of 1949
I'm sorry to be losing your business - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I'm sorry to be losing your business
That isn't soapstone - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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That isn't soapstone
Takin' bets today - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Takin' bets today
So this big shot lawyer calls me long distance from Texas - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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So this big shot lawyer calls me long...
We trust this will fill your needs - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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We trust this will fill your needs
He wrote two letters a week instead of one - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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He wrote two letters a week instead of...
He's got his fingers in a lot of pies - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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He's got his fingers in a lot of pies
My wife used to say I'm a hard man to know - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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My wife used to say I'm a hard man to...
Do you enjoy working in the laundry - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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Do you enjoy working in the laundry
I do believe you're talking out of your ass - screenshot from movie The Shawshank Redemption
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I do believe you're talking out of your...

Movie Quotes

Movie Cast

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
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
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
Old Man on Bus - Dennis Baker
Police Officer - Fred Culbertson
Inmate - Shane Grove
Gilda Mundson Farrell (archive footage) - Rita Hayworth
Bank Teller - David Hecht
Convict - Gary Jones
Inmate II - Sergio Kato
Traffic (driver) - Christopher Page
1957 Parole Hearings Guard - Brad Spencer
New Fish Con - Jodiviah Stepp
Yard Inmate - Mark A. Strain