Get the Shawshank Redemption movie’s best quotes and dialogues. It is a 1994 American drama film that is written and directed by Frank Darabont, starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman. The film is based on the novella “Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption” by Stephen King and tells the story of Andy Dufresne, a former investment banker who is sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his wife and her lover. While in prison, Andy befriends a fellow inmate named Ellis Boyce, and together they work to improve their living conditions and find ways to cope with the harsh realities of prison life.
The film was a critical and commercial success and has since become a classic of modern American cinema. It received seven Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Morgan Freeman, and has been widely praised for its acting, direction, and storytelling. The film’s themes of hope, friendship, and the enduring power of the human spirit have made it a favorite among audiences and critics alike. The film has so many amazing quotes, Here we have collected some best quotes from this film.
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“Get busy living, or get busy dying.” – Andy Dufresne
“I guess it comes down to a simple choice, really. Get busy living or get busy dying.” – Andy Dufresne
“Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.” – Andy Dufresne
“I have to remind myself that some birds aren’t meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright.” – Ellis Boyce
“Remember Red, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.” – Andy Dufresne
“Salvation lies within.” – Ellis Boyce
“I find I’m so excited, I can barely sit still or hold a thought in my head. I think it’s the excitement only a free man can feel, a free man at the start of a long journey whose conclusion is uncertain. I hope I can make it across the border. I hope to see my friend and shake his hand. I hope the Pacific is as blue as it has been in my dreams. I hope.” – Andy Dufresne
“I’m telling you, these walls are funny. First, you hate ’em, then you get used to ’em. Enough time passes, gets so you depend on them. That’s institutionalized.” – Ellis Boyce
“I’m an innocent man! I don’t deserve this!” – Andy Dufresne
“I hope the Pacific is as blue as it has been in my dreams.” – Andy Dufresne
These walls are kind of funny. First, you hate ’em, then you get used to ’em. Enough time passes, and you get to depend on them. That’s institutionalized.” – Ellis Boyce