The Shawshank Redemption
  • Director(s)

    Frank Darabont

  • Production Year

    1994

  • Release date

    27/03/2020

  • Genre(s)

    Drama

  • Approx. running minutes

    142m

  • Cast

    Neil Giuntoli, Brian Libby, Jeffrey DeMunn, Larry Brandenburg, Bob Gunton, William Sadler, Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Mark Rolston, James Whitmore, Clancy Brown, Gil Bellows

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The Shawshank Redemption

strong violence, sexual threat, language, suicide

THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION is a US drama, from 1994, in which two men form a friendship in prison.

  • Director(s)

    Frank Darabont

  • Production Year

    1994

  • Release date

    27/03/2020

  • Genre(s)

    Drama

  • Approx. running minutes

    142m

  • Cast

    Neil Giuntoli, Brian Libby, Jeffrey DeMunn, Larry Brandenburg, Bob Gunton, William Sadler, Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Mark Rolston, James Whitmore, Clancy Brown, Gil Bellows

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THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION is a US drama, from 1994, in which two men form a friendship in prison.

Violence

Scenes show male prisoners being beaten by corrections officers and by other prisoners. There are also blood spurts when a man is shot.

Sexual violence

There are two scenes in which a man is overpowered and threatened with rape or sexual assault. However, no assault actually occurs.

Language

There is use of strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker').

Suicide

In one scene a man hangs himself. In another scene a man shoots himself, although only the sound of a gunshot and the aftermath are shown.

There is a scene in which a man and woman undress each other as they kiss, although the scene stops short of showing sex. There are also some verbal sex references. There is rear nudity as men shower in prison.

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The Shawshank RedemptionCinema142m 0sWarner Bros Entertainment UK Ltd.17/03/2020
The Shawshank RedemptionCinema142m 0sWarner Bros Entertainment UK Ltd.17/03/2020
The Shawshank RedemptionCinema142m 0sRank Film Dists Ltd20/10/1994
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The Shawshank RedemptionPhysical media + VOD/Streaming137m 0sWarner Home Video Ltd23/09/2019
The Shawshank RedemptionPhysical media + VOD/Streaming136m 0sR.N.I.B.04/02/2005
The Shawshank RedemptionPhysical media + VOD/Streaming137m 0sCarlton Visual Entertainment29/08/2003
The Shawshank RedemptionPhysical media + VOD/Streaming137m 0sVideo Collection International29/05/1998
The Shawshank RedemptionPhysical media + VOD/Streaming137m 0sVideo Collection International12/04/1996
The Shawshank RedemptionPhysical media + VOD/Streaming137m 0sVideo Collection International26/05/1995
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The Shawshank RedemptionPhysical media + VOD/Streaming2m 0sWarner Home Video Ltd23/09/2019
The Shawshank RedemptionPhysical media + VOD/Streaming2m 0sGranada Ventures18/08/2004
The Shawshank RedemptionPhysical media + VOD/Streaming2m 0sGranada Ventures13/08/2004
The Shawshank RedemptionPhysical media + VOD/Streaming2m 0sVideo Collection International22/05/1995
The Shawshank RedemptionCinema2m 0sRank Film Dists Ltd11/11/1994
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The Shawshank RedemptionPhysical media + VOD/Streaming137m 0sWarner Home Video Ltd23/09/2019
  • Classified date

    17/03/2020

  • BBFC reference

    BFF065318

  • Language

    English