The Shawshank Redemption Movie Poster
  • Released
  • February 15, 1995
  • R, 2 hr 22 min
  • Drama
  • 4,078 Fan Ratings

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The Shawshank Redemption Synopsis

An innocent man (Tim Robbins) goes to a Maine penitentiary for life in 1947.

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Rated R | For Prison Violence and Language

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Common Sense Media says

Gritty prison tale has positive messages, lots of profanity.

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