The Shawshank Redemption (1994) Poster


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La Grande Illusion (1937)
Prison escape strategy.
Brute Force (1947)
Harvey (1950)
The scene where Andy is describing how he is helping the warden launder money (He's in the Library talking to Red).
The Seven Year Itch (1955)
Monroe poster is scene from movie
Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)
Brooks telling his pet bird to fly away
The Great Escape (1963)
Andy uses the same method of getting rid of the dirt from his tunnel.
One Million Years B.C. (1966)
Poster on Wall.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Heywood and Floyd are the names of two Shawshank inmates. Heywood Floyd was a character in this film.
Patton (1970)
Deliverance (1972)
The Shining (1980)
Both Stephen King adaptations involve Room 237 as a pivotal scene locale.
Brubaker (1980)
El Norte (1983)
Goodfellas (1990)
Director Frank Darabont watched Goodfellas every Sunday while shooting Shawshank and drew inspiration from it on using voice-over narration and showing the passage of time.
I.Q. (1994)
Tim Robbins's character has a picture of Albert Einstein, whom Robbins had just played, in his Shawshank cell.

Referenced in 

The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror V (1994) (TV Episode)
Hank Azaria is credited as "The Shaws-hank Azaria."
The Nanny: The Whine Cellar (1994) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
Seinfeld: The Secretary (1994) (TV Episode)
A poster can be seen at cinema.
Dolores Claiborne (1995)
Dolores tells Joe that he's going to have "a long stay in Shawshank prison", for what he's done to Selina.
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
Title is mentioned by Ace Ventura
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Convict (1995) (TV Episode)
Del mentions it to Stephen.
Moesha: Pilot (1996) (TV Episode)
Kim calls Moesha "Shawshank" after she escapes grounding
Duke Nukem 3D (1996) (Video Game)
In the first episode a passage to the aliens secret base is concealed with a pinup poster in a prison cell.
Daijiga umule pajinnal (1996)
poster can be seen in room
Striptease (1996)
Fools Rush In (1997)
A shot of Alex in the rain looks like a shot from Shawshank Redemption
Con Air (1997)
Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Prisoner uses his access to music player to play opera for the other prisoners
The Simpsons: Dumbbell Indemnity (1998) (TV Episode)
Hans Moleman, dressed similarly to Brooks in the film, wheels several books into Homer's jail cell and offers him one to read.
He Got Game (1998)
Instinct (1999)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Track of the Moon Beast (1999) (TV Episode)
Mike: The Iguana Redemption.
Muppets from Space (1999)
The hole that Rizzo makes behind a sexy poster of the "Mice Girls" is a reference to the hole Andy Dufresne makes in the film behind various posters of female movie stars when he escapes from prison.
Mystery Men (1999)
Casanova Frankenstein's parole hearing
Frasier: They're Playing Our Song (2000) (TV Episode)
Gil calls a dish "The veal shank redemption".
Walking the Mile (2000) (Video)
mentioned once in extended version
Neighbours: Episode #1.3556 (2000) (TV Episode)
Tim mentions this movie in mocking refrence to Harold's predicament fuelling Paul's anger
Chicken Run (2000)
The warden says "No one escapes from Shawshank". After throwing Ginger into Solitary Confinement, Mr. Tweedy walks up to the chicken coop and tells the other chickens that "No one escapes from Tweedy's Farm."
The Brothers (2001)
The Score (2001)
Hearts in Atlantis (2001)
someone says "Easy Peasey Japaneesey"
Shawshank: The Redeeming Feature (2001) (TV Movie)
Documentary subject.
Bandits (2001)
Gilmore Girls: Nick & Nora/Sid & Nancy (2001) (TV Episode)
Lorelai ask Luke if he's seen the film to caution what will happen to Jess.
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Majestic (2001)
Will & Grace: Grace in the Hole (2002) (TV Episode)
Will: "Did you give his Shawshank a Redemption?"
The Execution of Wanda Jean (2002)
The credits list music cues from "The Shawshank Redemption."
Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002)
Grandma escaping from jail through the sewer
Holes (2003)
3 Deewarein (2003)
Bad Boys II (2003)
Sentence is used: Same shit, different day. (12 minutes after the start)
The Simpsons: The Wandering Juvie (2004) (TV Episode)
The sign in the warden's office ("HIS JUDGEMENT COMETH AND THAT RIGHT SOON") is identical to one seen in the warden's office in the 1994 movie
Bad Girls: Episode #6.4 (2004) (TV Episode)
VHS in video shop.
Hope Springs Eternal: A Look Back at 'The Shawshank Redemption' (2004) (Video)
Documentary is about the film
The Shawshank Redemption: Cast Interviews (2004) (Video)
interview with the main actors
Shin yôjo densetsu: seirên (2004)
Jason raises his hands while on his knees in the rain
Made Men: The 'GoodFellas' Legacy (2004) (Video)
This title is referenced.
Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad: Kônai hôsô (2004) (TV Episode)
Koyuki asked his teacher if she's ever seen the movie after he played rock music on the loudspeaker system.
The Simple Life: Broadcasting (2005) (TV Episode)
Paris says this is Steve's favorite movie.
Gary Gulman: Boyish Man (2005) (Video)
Gary says he loves The Shawshank Redemption at one point during the show, after talking about prison life.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
John Smith breaks into a concrete sewer pipe and crawls along its path in the same fashion that Andy Dufresne did in 1994's "The Shawshank Redemption."
Reno 911!: Released from Prison (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Jonesy's poem
Ghost Hunters: Shawshank Prison/Lizzie Borden (2005) (TV Episode)
The team sees areas of the Mansfield Reformatory which were featured in the film.
Drawn Together: The One Wherein There Is a Big Twist: Part 2 (2005) (TV Episode)
Wooldoor stands on a chair and starts to carve a suicide note on the wood panel before hanging himself.
Backseat (2005)
Shawshank mentioned
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
The DiCaprio Code (2006) (Short)
When Morgan has Tom surrounded, he breaks into a Shawshank monologue
I-See-You.Com (2006)
When released from prison they talk about Morgan Freeman of Shawshank Redemption.
Family Guy: Sibling Rivalry (2006) (TV Episode)
Morgan Freeman says "you either get busy talking or you get busy dying"
Puff, Puff, Pass (2006)
The Shawshank Redemption is mentioned and referenced many times throughout the film.
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
The Guardian (2006)
Clancy Brown is called Captain Hadley in both pictures
Family Guy (2006) (Video Game)
When Brian is in jail, he see an inmate who has hung himself. He says "Looks like Brooks was here".
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Malvo (2006) (TV Episode)
the narrator says that Malvo thought the movie was a comedy
Miracles and Mystery: Creating 'The Green Mile' (2006) (Video)
mentioned a few times
Dead & Deader (2006) (TV Movie)
"Get us up out of Shawshank."
Bones: The Girl in the Gator (2007) (TV Episode)
Sully: That's not even a Bible verse, the judgment thing, it's a line from Shawshank!
The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) (TV Special)
I Want Candy (2007)
Baggy plans to rent the film from the video store.
Strictly Background (2007)
clip & poster shown and film mentioned
Disturbia (2007)
Kale says his mother is like the warden in "Shawshank".
My Name Is Earl: Get a Real Job (2007) (TV Episode)
After Earl has unloaded the truck, he raises his arms and rejoices, just like Andy Dufresne in this film.
How I Met Your Mother: Something Borrowed (2007) (TV Episode)
After Marshall shaves his head he says, "I'm going to find the money under the rock by the tree and meet those guys on the beach in Zihuatanejo." Ted replies, "Dude those guys are criminals." Marshall says, "Only Red, Andy was falsly accused."
Rush Hour 3 (2007)
Carter tells Reynard that when he's in prison, he'll be the old man working the library, like Brooks.
Keopi peurinseu 1-hojeom: Ninth Cup (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned by name
My Name Is Earl: My Name Is Inmate #28301-016: Part 1 (2007) (TV Episode)
Earl's cell mate, Ralph, escapes by digging a tunnel behind a poster of a pretty lady (Dolly Parton).
Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow (2007) (Video Game)
Andy Dufresne escapes from a sewage pipe, just like Gabe and Maggie when they crawl out from the prison
Trading Spaces: Denver: Hudson Street (2007) (TV Episode)
At the very end of the episode, one of the homeowners mentions Shawshank when dealing with the "rocks"
Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner (2007) (Video)
Mentioned once.
Deck-A-Rep: The True Nature of Rick Deckard (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
Nexus Generation: Fans & Filmmakers (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
In "The Shawshank Redemption," a character uses a poster of Rita Hayworth to cover the tunnel he has been digging in order to escape. The same poster is seen when Dewey is in prison.
Las Vegas: Win, Place, Bingo (2008) (TV Episode)
While being taken away in a police car, Polly shouts, "I saw Shawshank!"
Family Guy: Play It Again, Brian (2008) (TV Episode)
Stewie says he carved "Brooks was here" on Lois
When Darkness Came: The Making of 'The Mist' (2008) (Video)
Frank Darabont mentioned which movie ('The Shawshank Redemption' or 'The Mist') should he shoot
The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (2008) (Video)
Cheeks digs a hole in the wall of the prison, and the hole is hidden behind a big poster (like Andy).
Weeds: If You Work for a Living, Then Why Do You Kill Yourself Working? (2008) (TV Episode)
Doug's letter to his wife is a rewrite of Brooks's letter to his friends in Shawshank
Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy: A Scottsman Who Still Can't Watch a Movie Without Shouting at the Screen (2008) (TV Episode)
The Scotsman shouts at Andy Dufresne for going into the laundry room by himself to get raped by "The Sisters." This part can only be seen on the DVD.
Entourage: First Class Jerk (2008) (TV Episode)
Josh Weinstein says 'Shawshank almost makes me wish I did prison time'.
Four Christmases (2008)
Brad says his childhood was not like The Shawshank Redemption, because he didnt have a kind older black man showing him the ropes
Tales from the Script (2009)
Director/Co-writer Frank Darabont discusses screenplay.
Doruâga no tô: The sword of Uruk: Meltland, City of Dreams (2009) (TV Episode)
Jil's version of how the Roper dug a tunnel to escape is almost exactly the same as Andy Dufresne's before he derails in typical Jil fashion.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Third Dimension (2009) (TV Episode)
Characters make references to Zihuatanejo several times when speaking of an ex-con, and Lester quotes the film when he says "Get busy living, or get busy dying."
Fired Up! (2009)
mentioned by Poppy
Saturday Night Live: Justin Timberlake/Ciara (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David Paterson on Weekend Update
Psychoville: Jelly (2009) (TV Episode)
Mr. Jelly says that he has not owned a VHS tape since The Shawshank Redemption.
Psych: High Noon-ish (2009) (TV Episode)
Gus begins to dig a hole with a spoon and adds, "It worked for Tim Robbins in 'Shawshank Redemption.'"
Robot Chicken: Cannot Be Erased, So Sorry (2009) (TV Episode)
A monkey commits suicide the same way as in a scene from this movie
Cleanflix (2009)
shown on list, cover shown
Entourage: Security Briefs (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Darabont
Melrose Place: Shoreline (2009) (TV Episode)
Shawshank mentioned
Cougar Town: Don't Come Around Here No More (2009) (TV Episode)
Jules offers the 'Shawshank experience' to lure Andy and Bobby back from watching 'Rudy' at Grayson's. Andy reenacts Andy Dufresne's crawling through the sewage pipeline.
American Dad!: Man in the Moonbounce (2009) (TV Episode)
Stan encounters an older inmate in prison named Rivers who resembles Brooks and claims that he doesn't want to be released.
The Thick of It: Episode #3.6 (2009) (TV Episode)
Malcolm mentions the film after initiating a lockdown.
Multiplayer (2009) (Short)
Alec says The Shawshank Redemption is one of the few perfect things on Earth
Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 5 - Rise of the Pirate God (2009) (Video Game)
The poster in the cell is identical to Rita Hayworth's famous pose, it's in a jail cell, and it covers a wall that is revealed and zoomed through just like in the movie.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.74 (2010) (TV Episode)
Katie Couric mentions the film when asked to name 5 Morgan Freeman movies
Family Guy: Dial Meg for Murder (2010) (TV Episode)
"Shawskank Redemption"
You Don't Know Jack (2010) (TV Movie)
mentioned in dialogue
The Cinema Snob: Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (2010) (TV Episode)
"I wish I could tell you that Zorro fought the good fight..."
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.88 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says it was so hot, people were sweating like Lindsay Lohan watching the film
Going the Distance (2010)
Erin's favorite movie
Packed to the Rafters: Live and Let Live (2010) (TV Episode)
Rachel mentioned the movie.
Saturday Night Live: Bryan Cranston/Kanye West (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Emmanuel Rahm (Andy Samberg) in the cold opening
Haven: Spiral (2010) (TV Episode)
Multiple references to Shawshank Prison throughout the episode
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Adventures of Mark Twain (2010) (TV Episode)
Jaimetud says the voice of Mark Twain is provided by James Whitmore, who played Brooks in this movie
Glee: Duets (2010) (TV Episode)
when Kurt walks up to Sam in the showers, he says "Don't worry, I'm not going all Shawshank on you."
Castle: Anatomy of a Murder (2010) (TV Episode)
Castle refers to finding our "zihuatanejo" when looking over love letters from one person to another in prison. Castle then tries to explain what it is but Beckett's seen the movie.
Modern Family: Unplugged (2010) (TV Episode)
"We've been Shawshanked"
Midnight Movie Review: Halloween Horror Top 25, nr. 11: The Mist (2010) (TV Episode)
Overview on Stephen King adaptions
Post Mortem with Mick Garris: Frank Darabont (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned several times
Supernatural: Caged Heat (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Dean
How I Met Your Mother: Last Words (2011) (TV Episode)
Robin is asked if she can "get things" and replies, that she can "locate certain things from time to time", referencing the very first dialogue between Andy and Red in The Shawshank Redemption
Red State (2011)
Gun hidden inside of bible, much like the pickaxe in Shawshank.
Family Guy: Tiegs for Two (2011) (TV Episode)
Peter's speech and hanging himself is a reference to Brooks's death
Happy Endings: The Shershow Redemption (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Weeds: From Trauma Cometh Something (2011) (TV Episode)
Shawshank mentioned
Impossible Dreams (2011) (Short)
cover shown in rental store
Royal Pains: The Shaw/Hank Redemption (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Conan: The LOL from Hell O Hell (2011) (TV Episode)
'Get busy living' quote used by Morgan Freeman impersonator
A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King (2011) (TV Movie)
Stephen King discusses film adaptations of his novels that he enjoys
How It Should Have Ended: God of War (2011) (TV Episode)
Kratos says he loved Morgan Freeman in "Shawshank".
Hollywood's Top Ten: Movies to Warm Your Heart (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention
Stars of the Silver Screen: Rita Hayworth (2011) (TV Episode)
The film is discussed.
Man on a Ledge (2012)
William Sadler plays an incarcerated man in this film. In Man on a Ledge (2012), he plays the father of an incarcerated man.
The Simpsons: Tapped Out (2012) (Video Game)
Chief Wiggum says "Catch me a "Dexter" so we can "Shawshank" him."
2 Broke Girls: And the One-Night Stands (2012) (TV Episode)
Max says "Pretty fancy term for getting shawshanked"
Eretz Nehederet: Episode #9.6 (2012) (TV Episode)
Shlomo Benizri is digging a tunnel behind a poster
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.106 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jimmy Fallon compares talking to other kids through a backyard fence as a child to "Shawshank"
The Cleveland Show: The Men in Me (2012) (TV Episode)
"Shawshankin' "
Community: Course Listing Unavailable (2012) (TV Episode)
The sentencing scene parodies the one seen in the film
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Scoutmaster Ward tears down the poster in Sam's tent revealing a hole behind it.
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Escape strategy spoofed
The Cinema Snob: Faces of Death (2012) (TV Episode)
during the prison scenes, Snob imitates Morgan Freeman's narration.
Brows Held High: The Future (2012) (TV Episode)
Paw-Paw's dubbed narration spoofs the narration in this movie at one point
The Great Escape: Escape from the Swamp (2012) (TV Episode)
One of the contestants mentions "Shawshank Redemption" during a challenge
Suits: High Noon (2012) (TV Episode)
Mike Ross: "how often do you really look at a man's shoes?"
Pitch Perfect (2012)
After the fight, Fat Amy refers to Beca as "Shawshank."
Revolution: No Quarter (2012) (TV Episode)
Miles says "we're gonna Shawshank our way outa here" referring to his idea to dig a tunnel to escape.
Arrow: Damaged (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Mad: The Bourne Leg-a-Turkey/PilGrimm (2012) (TV Episode)
Brooks & Red's names were carved on the wood panel inside the pigeon coop.
The Prisoners Dilemma (2012) (Short)
One of the main sources of inspiration, especially evidenced by prisoners uniform and lyfestyle, dramatic situations, harmonica use and hard punishment cells.
Modern Family: When a Tree Falls (2012) (TV Episode)
Luke cannot get cigarettes for Haley
101 Weddings (2012)
The hole in the wall sequence is reprised.
Dave's Old Porn: Judah Friedlander/Joanna Angel/Rob Zombie (2012) (TV Episode)
Dave Attell says: 'Shawshank, hmm'
Once Upon a Time: The Outsider (2013) (TV Episode)
Emma aska Henry if he is plotting his escape from Shawshank
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (2013)
When decorating the room for the character of Mister, the production designer allowed Skylan Brooks to write on the walls himself. Skylan asked one of the production assistants what he should write and he suggested "Mister was here" in big letters. The production assistant then wrote beneath in small letters "So was Red" referencing Morgan Freeman's character in Shawshank Redemption.
Suburgatory: Yakult Leader (2013) (TV Episode)
Dallas (after George puts Yakult in a cage): "He doesn't even have a George Freeman to Shawshank her."
The Dirties (2013)
Video case and poster are shown in Matt's room.
Lost Girl: The Kenzi Scale (2013) (TV Episode)
Tamsin calls Bo "Shawshank" as they escape Bo's confinement.
Tosh.0: LP Theories (2013) (TV Episode)
After Lately: All Dogs Go to Heather (2013) (TV Episode)
Jiffy mentions the movie by name.
Tell 'Em Steve-Dave Puppet Theatre (2013)
While touring a prison, Walt is locked into a cell with two characters referred to as "The Sisters".
The Middle: From Orson with Love (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.149 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay says that O. J. Simpson has gotten so fat that a prison movie about him will be titled "The Veal Shank Redemption"
Now You See Me (2013)
Morgan Freeman says, "These bars give a man time to think." He says the same line in The Shawshank Redemption (1994).
The Insomniac (2013)
The bartender is named Red because he gets everything for everyone, like Morgan Freeman's character in Shawshank Redemption. This becomes a major plot point in "The Insomniac."
Warehouse 13: Runaway (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 4 July 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Ryan Ruocco lists his top 5 movies since 1986
Franklin & Bash: By the Numbers (2013) (TV Episode)
A hole in the wall is covered by a poster of Rita Hayworth, just like in the movie.
Orange Is the New Black (2013) (TV Series)
Red is the name of the inmate who arranges for contraband to be smuggled inside the prison - a role also played by the character named Red in The Shawshank Redemption.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 18 July 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Jemele Hill
Drew: The Man Behind the Poster (2013)
Poster shown
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (2013)
Referenced in dialogue. An inept Alan Partridge escape attempt is dubbed "The Shitshank Redemption".
Melissa & Joey: Bad Influence (2013) (TV Episode)
Joe refers to Devin as "Shawshank Redemption".
The Newsroom: Red Team III (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sloan talking to Don.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.202 (2013) (TV Episode)
roasting Jay, Natasha Leggero asks him why, when he's not working, he dresses like a death row inmate at Shawshank
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.134 (2013) (TV Episode)
This movie is on Chuy's movie knowledge quiz.
Blue Highway (2013)
Title is mentioned
The Avengers Badly Animated Adventures (2013) (Video)
The Rita Hayworth poster hanging on the wall in Dr. Octopus' cell is the same poster Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) has in his cell. Also Doctor Octopus is "Handy" due to his multiple limbs and Red Skull is "Red:
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.171 (2013) (TV Episode)
The phrase "pawshank redemption" is used in a story about cats and prison.
Jeopardy!: Episode #30.57 (2013) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Line" category
Psych: Someone's Got a Woody (2014) (TV Episode)
Gus says, "We're not going 'Shawshank,' Shawn."
Someone Marry Barry (2014)
When discussing freedom, they mention Zihuatanejo (the city where Andy and Red end up at the end of the movie)
The Sugarcube Critic: Griffon the Brush-Off (2014) (TV Episode)
"...and she has a fan club located in Shawshank Prison."
Saturday Night Live: Jim Parsons/Beck (2014) (TV Episode)
Reviewed by Jebediah Atkinson on Weekend Update
Missing Reel: Zombies! (2014) (TV Episode)
A still is shown in reference to director Frank Darabont
The Simpsons: The Man Who Grew Too Much (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
In his cell at the gulag, Kermit hangs a poster of Miss Piggy that resembles Andy Dufresne's poster of Rita Hayworth in "The Shawshank Redemption."
Raising Hope: Dinner with Tropes (2014) (TV Episode)
"White Morgan Freeman" includes this movie in his act for the telethon.
Moms' Night Out (2014)
Kevin says, "They can't get out, like 'Shawshank Redemption.'"
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Kitty (2014) (TV Episode)
a character says that the security system at the house where a murder occurred "is like Shawshank [prison] over there."
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: Fathers and Sons Camp Out 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
When Ryan is climbing onto the bathroom roof, Travis says this reminds him of The Shawshank Redemption.
Midnight Screenings: Moms' Night Out (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Wimbledon: 2014: Day 1, Part 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
"Compass and Guns" from the soundtrack is played during the opening sequence.
Wimbledon: 2014: Day 1, Part 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
"Compass and Guns" from the soundtrack is played during the opening sequence.
Undateable: Low Hanging Fruit (2014) (TV Episode)
Danny says The Shawshank Redemption is the best non-computer-animated movie of all time.
Honest Trailers: Green Lantern (2014) (TV Episode)
Andy Dufresne mentioned
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Incarceration in the United States (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced as "Tim Robbins Stands Shirtless in the Rain: The Movie".
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 23 July 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Frank Caliendo does an impression of Morgan Freeman's character from the movie.
73 Questions: 73 Questions with Blake Lively (2014) (TV Episode)
Blake says this is the movie she laughed the hardest through.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 24 July 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike Greenberg mentions title
Sullivan & Son: A Kiss Is Never Just a Kiss (2014) (TV Episode)
Roy: "I'm breaking myself out tonight, Shawshank-style."
I Hate Everything, the Search for the Worst: The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2014) (TV Episode)
Alex Bolton mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Believe Me (2014)
Title is referenced
Walking the Mile (Director's Cut) (2014) (Video)
mentioned a couple of times
Where's Waldo?: Retribution (2014) (Short)
Bruce uses a poster to cover up his escape from his house.
A Good Marriage (2014)
Shawshank mentioned
Bloopers, Outtakes, and Stuff: Where's Waldo?: Retribution Part I (2014) (TV Episode)
A poster covers a window, just like the scene where the poster covers the escape tunnel.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Stephen King's It (2014) (TV Episode)
a good adaptation of a Stephen King book
Red Band Society: Ergo Ego (2014) (TV Episode)
Kara says Nurse Jackson "take 'Shawshank' to a whole new level."
Let's Kill Ward's Wife (2014)
Ward mentions the film while the group is discussing how to dispose of the dead body.
The Good Wife: Hail Mary (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Flash: Crazy for You (2015) (TV Episode)
Henry Allen says, "Word around here is, Parker pulled a Shawshank."
Flat Earth Clues: Map Makers (2015) (TV Episode)
A still image from the movie is shown.
Uncle: Episode #2.5 (2015) (TV Episode)
Andy says Frank is "like a real life 'Shawshank Redemption'."
Cougar Town: A Two Story Town (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Gav HaUma: Episode #1.16 (2015) (TV Episode)
Sasi Gez mentions the Rita Hayworth poster
Nashville: Time Changes Things (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Atop the Fourth Wall: Just Imagine Stan Lee Creating Batman (2015) (TV Episode)
"This is a weird remake of The Shawshank Redemption."
Scream: The TV Series: In the Trenches (2015) (TV Episode)
Film is referenced
Only Connect: Episode #11.7 (2015) (TV Episode)
The Road Trippers identify Andy Dufresne as a character in this film.
EastEnders: Episode dated 15 September 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Charlie picks up a DVD case of Shawshank Redemption, opens it and finds Pretty Woman inside.
Tosh.0: Rifle Kid (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
Castle: PhDead (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Richard Castle: "Dr. Lillstrom is head of the psych department. Who else is gonna have the kind of pull to put something like this together? Maybe Peter shawshanked his way out of here."
Casual: ... (2015) (TV Episode)
Alex says that "The Shawshank Redemption" is statistically the most liked and least controversial movie among women aged 21 to 45.
Life in Pieces: Ponzi Sex Paris Bounce (2015) (TV Episode)
Chad suggests watching "Shawshank".
NCIS: New Orleans: Confluence (2015) (TV Episode)
Sonja Percy addresses a prisoner as "Shawshank".
Basic Human Needs (2015)
Quoted by characters
Family Guy: Candy, Quahog Marshmallow (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Trevor Noah/David Cross/X Ambassadors/Glenn Kotche (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster shown during the segment A Closer Look
Coronation Street: Episode #1.8830 (2016) (TV Episode)
Sally mentions the film.
Zoolander 2 (2016)
Atari refers to the jailbreak as "going all Shawshank"
11.22.63: The Kill Floor (2016) (TV Episode)
The final scene in the rain has Jake raising his arms like Andy.
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.32 (2016) (TV Episode)
Daniel is asked a question about who wrote the novela that the movie is based on during his Cash Builder round.
The Boss (2016)
Ida Marquette calls ex-convict Michelle "Shawshank."
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with Troll 2 in 19 Minutes or Less (2016) (TV Episode)
"That's exactly what the sisters said to Andy Dufresne!".
Hawaii Five-0: I'ike Ke Ao (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jerry Ortega: "He is a collegiate rugby player from Melbourne, Australia. His favorite movie is The Shawshank Redemption, and his social media profile is set to public, which means that anyone in the world can download these images."
Silicon Valley: Meinertzhagen's Haversack (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Erlich
500 Questions: Episode #2.1 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct answer in "Movies" category
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Morgan Freeman/Rob Kazinsky/Jake Bugg/Jon Theodore (2016) (TV Episode)
Morgan Freeman talks about his earlier movie
Orange Is the New Black: (Don't) Say Anything (2016) (TV Episode)
When asked to be Caputo's assistant, Taystee mentions the movie.
Suits: To Trouble (2016) (TV Episode)
Mike and Counselor Rowe reference "The Shawshank Redemption", with Rowe even quoting the movie
Cash Trapped: Episode #1.2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Incorrect answer.
Ray Donovan: The Texan (2016) (TV Episode)
Mickey says his release is like the Shawshank Redemption
Talking Dead: Do Not Disturb (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jonah Ray.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 5 September 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Adnan Virk questions how this film lost the Best Picture Oscar to "Forrest Gump"
Svédská trojka: Cikánský vzkaz! (2016) (TV Episode)
Luke Cage: Code of the Streets (2016) (TV Episode)
Pop refers to Luke as Shawshank.
Family Guy: Inside Family Guy (2016) (TV Episode)
When Peter was evicted from the Chateau Marmont, he moved into a small apartment where he commented that "Looks like some guy named Brooks was here" while pointing to the ceiling. In Shawshank Redemption, Brooks wrote that on the ceiling before he hung himself, reason being he was unable to adapt to the new life he had after he was released from the prison.
Hvezdná párty: Episode #1.3 (2016) (TV Episode)
7 pádu Honzy Dedka: Jakub Kohák (2016) (TV Episode)
Jakub Kohák talks about it.
Adam Ruins Everything: Adam Ruins Prisons (2016) (TV Episode)
Emily says she'll "Shawshank" her way out of prison.
Hviezdna párty: Episode #1.3 (2016) (TV Episode)
Subject of a question.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.87 (2017) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Role Call" category
Legion of Doom (2017)
Referenced in dialogue
The Shawshank Reflection (Short)


Gilda (1946)
The Rita Hayworth movie that the prisoners watch.

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: Why Gump? Why Now? (1994) (TV Episode)
Clips appear in the teaser.
Siskel & Ebert: The Best Films of 1994 (1994) (TV Episode)
Siskel's #8 pick.
The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1995) (TV Special)
The 67th Annual Academy Awards (1995) (TV Special)
Zomergasten: Episode #11.3 (1998) (TV Episode)
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode
Shawshank: The Redeeming Feature (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Rita (2003) (TV Movie)
Charlie Rose: Episode dated 6 September 2004 (2004) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
The Shawshank Redemption: Behind the Scenes (2004) (Video)
Footage, behind-the-scenes and making of
The Sci-Fi Boys (2006)
Footage of the movie was shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies (2006) (TV Movie)
This film is #23 on the list.
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips shown.
Empire: The World's Best Movie Quiz (2006) (Video Game)
Clips used and trailer included
A Current Affair: ACA by Request (2006) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown during an interview with Tim Robbins.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
This film is #72 on the list.
20 to 1: Movie Heroes & Villains (2007) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown in a segment on Andy Dufresne.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Zombieland/A Serious Man/Whip It (2009) (TV Episode)
How to Escape Prison segment
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.57 (2009) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Morgan Freeman movies
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.5 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Morgan Freeman films
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.9 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Morgan Freeman films
Brows Held High: Pinocchio (2011) (TV Episode)
Ralph says that Pinocchio should have a run-in with the Sisters at any moment.
Stars of the Silver Screen: Rita Hayworth (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage shown.
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2012) (TV Special)
Cecil B. DeMille Award presentation for Morgan Freeman.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.174 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in montage of Morgan Freeman films
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 American Films (2013) (TV Episode)
Mosayile Kuthira Meenukal (2014)
Clip shown in film
Time Warner Cable's Movie Reviewer (2014) (Short)
Prison Night (2015) (TV Special)
Clips shown.

Spoofed in 

Duke Nukem 3D (1996) (Video Game)
The hole behind the poster in the jail cell on "Death Row"
Spy Hard (1996)
Half Baked (1998)
Muppets from Space (1999)
The film parodies Andy's escape scene
South Park: Cartman's Silly Hate Crime 2000 (2000) (TV Episode)
Before Cartman is about to ride on the sled near the end of the episode, he has a monologue about 'life on the outside' similar to Red at the end of Shawshank Redemption.
Scary Movie (2000)
Right before Cindy is hit by a car in the last scene, she holds her hands up to the sky while standing in the street as the camera pulls back
The SharkTank Redemption (2000) (Short)
The Slim Shady Show (2001) (Video)
One episode, entitled "The Slimshank Redemption", directly spoofs The Shawshank Redemption (1994).
Arthur: Rhyme for Your Life/For Whom the Bell Tolls (2001) (TV Episode)
William Carlos Williams and Binky escape prison through a hole dug in the wall that is hidden behind a Rita 'Hareworth' poster.
Drawn Together: The Lemon AIDS Walk (2006) (TV Episode)
Wooldoor's narration after getting out of mall security is the same as brooks' when he gets out of shawshank
The Venture Bros.: Powerless in the Face of Death (2006) (TV Episode)
The final shot of the Monarch escaping prison through a sewage pipe.
Robot Chicken: The Munnery (2006) (TV Episode)
Alfonso Freeman spoofs his father's character
Hallo Panda (2006) (Short)
Spoofs Andy's escape sequence
Hachaverim Shel Naor: New Friend (2007) (TV Episode)
Weisman is escaping prison in a hole behind a poster of Naor Zion
SuperNews!: Shawskank Redemption (2007) (TV Episode)
Parodies the plot, locations and characters of this film
Family Guy: McStroke (2008) (TV Episode)
The Monopoly man in prison complete with an impersonation of Morgan Freeman narrating.
Robot Chicken: But Not in That Way (2009) (TV Episode)
The film is spoofed featuring characters from the Batman comics.
Observe and Report (2009)
The letter from Mexico is a spoof of the letter in Shawshank.
Family Guy: Three Kings (2009) (TV Episode)
The third segment spoofs this movie.
The Kevin Bishop Show: Episode #2.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
"The Wallwank Redemption"
American Dad!: Home Adrone (2009) (TV Episode)
The old inmate releasing a bird from his prison cell is a parody of character Brooks Hatlen from this movie
The Simpsons: American History X-cellent (2010) (TV Episode)
The prison warden character spoofs Warden Norton from "The Shawshank Redemption"; Mr. Burns's cellmate has a Rita Hayworth poster in his cell that hides a crucifix on the wall.
Mafia II (2010) (Video Game)
Most of Chapter 6 bears resemblance to the film.
Blue Mountain State: Drunk Tank (2011) (TV Episode)
When the football team escapes from the drunk tank through the sewer
Torrente 4 (2011)
scenes spoofed
Family Guy: Cool Hand Peter (2011) (TV Episode)
spoof of The Shawshank Redemption with the warden voicing in this episode
Bob's Burgers: Bob Fires the Kids (2012) (TV Episode)
Mickey covers his hole in the wall with a poster
The Cleveland Show: Pins, Spins and Fins... (Shark Story Cut for Time) (2013) (TV Episode)
When Morgan Freeman narrates, he says "He was my best friend"
Community: Cooperative Escapism in Familial Relations (2013) (TV Episode)
Multiple elements of this episode spoof "The Shawshank Redemption," including Abed's Morgan Freeman-like narration; his creation of an escape tunnel out of the garge, which he covers with a poster; and his claim that, like Red, he "became known as the guy who could get you things."
Lego City Undercover (2013) (Video Game)
Prisoner Lego named "Blue" who claims not to be "Freeman", despite the voice similarities and prison setting. "Blue" narrates a shot-by-shot recreation of the "The Marriage of Figaro" phonograph loudspeaker scene with lego prisoners freezing mid-step.
Phineas and Ferb: Knot My Problem/Mind Share (2013) (TV Episode)
Red's character is parodied, as are the "new fish" taunts and Andy's escape
The Hangover Part III (2013)
The opening of Hangover 3 spoofs the escape from prison.
Phineas and Ferb: Lost in Danville/The Inator Method (2014) (TV Episode)
Numerous references including the narrator and the escape from galactic prison through a sewage pipe.
Bob's Burgers: Best Burger (2014) (TV Episode)
Gene says, "This is my redemption!", and does the same pose Andy does in the rain
Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015)
Andy Dufresne's escape from Shawshank is spoofed in the Animal Containment Facility.
The Grinder: The Ties That Grind (2016) (TV Episode)
The Grinder escapes from a coffin and tears off his shirt while standing in the rain, a spoof of Andy's escape in "The Shawshank Redemption."
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Hugh Laurie/Senator Ted Cruz/Future (2016) (TV Episode)
Report on an aquarium's escaped octopus is accompanied by the title "The Shawtank Redemption" and narration imitating Morgan Freeman

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