The Shawshank Redemption

July, 25 2022


The Shawshank Redemption

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.

Movie Name IMDb RATING ⭐⭐⭐⭐​​​​ 6.8/10

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Full Cast & Crew

Director Frank Darabont
Writers Stephen King(based on the short novel "Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption" by)Frank Darabont(screenplay by)
Stars Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton
Taglines Fear can hold you, prisoner. Hope can set you free.
Genre Drama
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Movie Name Details

Release Date October 14, 1994 (United States)
Country of origin United States
Official sites Official FacebookWarner Bros. (United States)
Language English
Also known as Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption
Filming locations 127A Smithfield Road, Frederiksted, Virgin Islands
Production company Castle Rock Entertainment
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Box office

Budget $250,000,000 (estimated)
Gross US & Canada $28,767,189
Opening weekend US & Canada $727,327Sep 25, 1994
Gross worldwide $28,884,504
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Technical Specifications

Runtime 1 hr 58 min (118 min)
Sound Mix Dolby Digital | DTS (DTS: X) | Dolby Atmos | IMAX 6-Track
Color Color
Aspect Ratio 1.90 : 1 (IMAX version: some scenes) 2.39 : 1
Camera Arri Alexa LF IMAX, Panavision Ultra Vista, and Panaspeed Lenses Arri Alexa Mini LF IMAX, Panavision Vintage 65 Lenses
Laboratory Company 3, Los Angeles (CA), USA (color and finish) PIX System, San Francisco (CA), USA (additional dailies services) SHED, Santa Monica (CA), USA (digital dailies)
Negative Format Codex
Cinematographic Process ARRIRAW (4.5K) (source format) Digital Intermediate (4K) (master format) Dolby Vision Panavision (anamorphic) (source format)
Printed Film Format D-Cinema (also 3-D version) DCP Digital Cinema Package

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