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The Shawshank Redemption
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
IMDB 9.3
RT 90%
Metacritic 80
StarsTim RobbinsMorgan FreemanBob GuntonWilliam Sadler
DirectorFrank Darabont
WriterStephen King (short story "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption")Frank Darabont (screenplay)

AwardsNominated for 7 Oscars
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
    Morgan Freeman
  • Best Achievement in Cinematography
    Roger Deakins
  • Best Achievement in Film Editing
    Richard Francis-Bruce
  • Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score)
    Thomas Newman
  • Best Motion Picture of the Year
    Niki Marvin
  • Best Sound
    Robert J. Litt, Elliot Tyson, Michael Herbick, Willie D. Burton
  • Best Adapted Screenplay
    Frank Darabont