The Shawshank Redemption is the best prison movie ever made.
It stars Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman.
It is based on a novella by Stephen King
It is the story of Andy Durfresse played by Tim Robbins who has been convicted of killing his wife and her lover. As the prosecutor comments "He had to reload." He is given two life terms in Shawshank Prison. Red played by Morgan Freeman is older convict serving a life sentence I think for murder.
The villains are the warden played by Bob Gunton and the head guard played by. There are some psycho ic convicts who rape Andy.
Andy begs for money for a library which he gets. He also has Red who is go-to guy in the prison get him a rock hammer. At the end Andy escapes with the use of rock hammer. He also has the information that will lead to conviction of the head guard for corruption. The warden commits suicide when he is to be arrested.