• R, 2 hr. 22 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:    Frank Darabont
  • In Theaters:    Sep 10, 1994 Wide
  • On DVD:    Jan 27, 1998
  • Columbia Pictures

The Shawshank Redemption Reviews

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
November 19, 2008

If you give it a chance, it can become one of your favorite films, and the Blu-ray edition with its improved picture and sound makes that all the easier. (Blu-ray Edition)

Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Holly E. Ordway
DVDTalk.com
October 18, 2008

Full Review | Original Score: 5/5

Exclaim!
August 3, 2007

Betsy Bozdech
DVDJournal.com
October 22, 2006

The kind of inspiring tale that we love the movies for in the first place.

Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Liam Cullin
Empire Movies
December 8, 2005

Full Review | Original Score: 10/10

Film Threat
December 6, 2005

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

Film Threat
December 6, 2005

Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5

Moviehole
June 17, 2005


DVD Beaver
March 7, 2005

Ryan Keefer
DVDork.com
December 15, 2004

| Original Score: 3/5
Stephen Wong
Entertainment Insiders
November 22, 2004

David Annandale
Upcomingdiscs.Com
November 13, 2004

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com
November 5, 2004

For a film that, as is pointed out more than once, positively tanked on its inaugural run and only became a fan favorite on video, this is a nice present to those fans.

Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Dennis Landmann
MovieFreak.com
November 3, 2004

Full Review | Original Score: 10/10

Boxoffice Magazine
November 3, 2004


DVD Review.net
October 28, 2004

Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
October 16, 2004

A handsome DVD package for America's favorite romanticized prison rape drama.


iofilm.co.uk
October 6, 2004

David Haviland
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
September 26, 2004

'The Shawshank Redemption' 10th anniversary DVD 3-disc box set is an appropriately reverential and comprehensive package.

Nash Werner
GamePro
December 10, 2003

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Andrea Chee
Movie Gazette
October 28, 2003

Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
Oliver Korioth
Dvd-Dweeb.com
August 14, 2003


Dvdrama
July 31, 2003

Peter Hudson
DVDActive.com
July 2, 2003

Full Review | Original Score: 7/10

Film Threat
December 8, 2002

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Steve Koukoulas
DVD.net.au
July 23, 2002

Aaron Beierle
CurrentFilm.com
December 10, 2001


Audio Video Revolution
April 17, 2001

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Stuart J. Kobak
Films on Disc
April 11, 2001

Greg Bankston
DVD Authority.com
February 13, 2001


dvdmg.com
January 1, 2000


DVDnett.no
January 1, 2000

| Original Score: 6/7
Mike Jackson
DVD Verdict
January 1, 2000

Rick Babcock
DVD Angle
January 1, 2000


Moviefan Online
January 1, 2000

Derek M. Germano
Cinema Laser
January 1, 2000