The Shawshank Redemption
Release: September 10, 1994
Release: September 10, 1994

After the murder of his wife, hotshot banker Andrew Dufresne is sent to Shawshank Prison, where the usual unpleasantness occurs. Over the years, he retains hope and eventually gains the respect of his fellow inmates, especially longtime convict "Red" Redding, a black marketeer, and becomes influential within the prison. Eventually, Andrew achieves his ends on his own terms.

Andy Dufresne: "Get busy living; or get busy dying."
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Male Parole (1967): "Ellis Boyd Redding, your files say you've served 40 years of a life sentence. Do you feel you've been rehabilitated?"
Red: "Rehabilitated? Well, now let me see. You know, I don't have any idea what that means."
Parole: "Well, it means that you're ready to rejoin society…"
Red: "I know what 'you' think it means, sonny. To me it's just a made up word. A politician's word, so young fellas like yourself can wear a suit and a tie, and have a job. What do you really want to know? Am I sorry for what I did?"
Parole: "Well, Are you?"
Red: "There's not a day goes by I don't feel regret. Not because I'm in here, or because you think I should. I look back on the way I was then: a young, stupid kid who committed that terrible crime. I want to talk to him. I want to try and talk some sense to him, tell him the way things are. But I can't. That kid's long gone and this old man is all that's left. I got to live with that. Rehabilitated? It's just a bullshit word. So you go on and stamp your form, sonny, and stop wasting my time. Because"
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Warden Norton: "Lord! It's a miracle! Man up and vanished like a fart in the wind!"
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Red: "Let me tell you something my friend. Hope is a dangerous thing. Hope can drive a man insane."
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Andy Dufresne: "[after Warden Norton refuse to appeal his case] It's my life. Don't you understand? It's my life!"
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Warden Norton: "I believe in two things: discipline and the Bible. Here you'll receive both. Put your trust in the Lord; your ass belongs to me. Welcome to Shawshank."
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Red: "[narration] Andy Dufresne - who crawled through a river of shit and came out clean on the other side."
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District Attorney: "And that also is very convenient, isn't it, Mr. Dufresne?"
Andy: "Since I am innocent of this crime, sir, I find it decidedly inconvenient that the gun was never found"
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Red: "[He and Mr. Dufresne is playing checkers] King me."
Andy: "Chess. Now there's a game of kings."
Red: "What?"
Andy: "Civilized. Strategic…"
Red: "…and a total fuckin' mystery. I hate it."
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Andy Dufresne: "You know what the Mexicans say about the Pacific?"
Red: "No."
Andy: "They say it has no memory. That's where I want to live the rest of my life. A warm place with no memory."
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