Discover the Magic of  The Shawshank Redemption' Movie

A poster of the movie The Shawshank Redemption

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The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American prison drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont.

A picture of Tim Robbins as Andy Dufresne

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Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) is a banker who is sentenced to life in Shawshank State Penitentiary for the murders of his wife and her lover, despite his claims of innocence.

A picture of Morgan Freeman as Ellis "Red" Redding

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Ellis "Red" Redding (Morgan Freeman) is a fellow prisoner who becomes Andy's friend and confidant.

A picture of Andy working in the prison library

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Andy uses his skills and intelligence to gain the respect of the prison staff and inmates.

A picture of Andy and Red sitting on the roof of the prison, enjoying a beer

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Andy and Red form a deep friendship and help each other to survive the harsh realities of prison life.

A picture of Andy crawling through the tunnel he has dug under the prison

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After 19 years in prison, Andy finally escapes through a tunnel he has dug over the course of many years.

A picture of Andy walking along a beach, free at last

Andy Dufresne is finally free and has found redemption.

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A picture of Andy and Red reunited on Zihuatanejo beach

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Andy Dufresne and Ellis "Red" Redding are reunited, friends to the end.