The Shawshank Redemption1994R142 minEnglish

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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.
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  • Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 19 wins & 30 nominations.
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  • $25,000,000.00
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  • $28,341,469.00
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