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

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The Shawshank Redemption Reviews

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

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 Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 8/10

November 19, 2008
Holly E. Ordway
DVDTalk.com

Full Review Source: DVDTalk.com | Original Score: 5/5

October 18, 2008

Exclaim!
August 3, 2007
Betsy Bozdech
DVDJournal.com

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

Full Review Source: DVDJournal.com | Original Score: 4/4

October 22, 2006
Liam Cullin
Empire Movies

Full Review Source: Empire Movies | Original Score: 10/10

December 8, 2005

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3/5

December 6, 2005

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4.5/5

December 6, 2005

Moviehole

June 17, 2005

DVD Beaver
March 7, 2005
Ryan Keefer
DVDork.com

| Original Score: 3/5

December 15, 2004
Stephen Wong
Entertainment Insiders
November 22, 2004
David Annandale
Upcomingdiscs.Com

Full Review Source: Upcomingdiscs.Com | Original Score: 3.5/5

November 13, 2004
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com

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 Source: Needcoffee.com | Original Score: 4.5/5

November 5, 2004
Dennis Landmann
MovieFreak.com

Full Review Source: MovieFreak.com | Original Score: 10/10

November 3, 2004

Boxoffice Magazine

November 3, 2004

DVD Review.net
October 28, 2004
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

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

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine

October 16, 2004

iofilm.co.uk

October 6, 2004
David Haviland
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

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

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

September 26, 2004
Nash Werner
GamePro

Full Review Source: GamePro | Original Score: 3/5

December 10, 2003
Andrea Chee
Movie Gazette

Full Review Source: Movie Gazette | Original Score: 10/10

October 28, 2003
Oliver Korioth
Dvd-Dweeb.com
August 14, 2003

Dvdrama
July 31, 2003
Peter Hudson
DVDActive.com

Full Review Source: DVDActive.com | Original Score: 7/10

July 2, 2003

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3/5

December 8, 2002
Steve Koukoulas
DVD.net.au
July 23, 2002
Aaron Beierle
CurrentFilm.com
December 10, 2001

Audio Video Revolution

Full Review Source: Audio Video Revolution | Original Score: 4/5

April 17, 2001
Stuart J. Kobak
Films on Disc
April 11, 2001
Greg Bankston
DVD Authority.com
February 13, 2001

dvdmg.com
January 1, 2000

DVDnett.no

| Original Score: 6/7

January 1, 2000
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
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