A great movie that lives up to its 4 star status. Unfortunately the many scratches on the DVD made it a frustrating watch for us. Not good enough Fatso!
Our best guess for you: 4.4 stars
Average of 11447 ratings: 4.4 Stars
Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.
Tim Robbins (The Player, Bob Roberts, The Hudsucker Proxy) and Academy Award nominee, Morgan Freeman (Unforgiven, Driving Miss Daisy, Seven), star in this unforgettable story of hope, friendship and survival inside maximum security jail. From the Stephen King novella “Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption” featured in the best seller “Different Seasons”.
Andy Dufresne (Robbins), a New England banker convicted of murdering his wife and her lover, is sent to Shawshank State Prison where he meets “Red” Redding (Freeman), a seasoned lifer. Despite twenty years on the inside, the prison bars fail to contain their spirits; and the pair forge an unlikely friendship, one that overcomes pain, suffering and ultimately leads to a chance at freedom.