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Shawshank: Best Film Ever

Posted: January 27th, 2006 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
Shawshank: Best Film EverSubmit Comment
In a recent pole by Empire Magazine, to select the top 201 best movies of all time, Shawshank came in number one.

The 1994 classic starring Tim Robins and Morgan Freeman pulled some unimpressive numbers at the theaters, and was snubbed by the Oscars, after being nominated for 7 different categories. But with its release on DVD, the market brough some new life into the movie.

Readers of Empire Magazine like the movie so much, that it beat out the Star Wars film (Empire Strikes Back), which came in second place, and Lord of the Rings (The Fellowship of the Ring), which came in third. Rounding out the top five were Star Wars and the Godfather.

After the Oscars, the popularity of Shawshank Redemption and it's tale of a wrongly-accused man, grew to massive proportions, all from people telling other people. Now it's ranked number two on IMDB and number one amond Empire readers. To see Empire's top 100 best movies list, click on the link below.

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IMLX writes:
on February 2nd, 2006 at 4:10:48 AM

Didn't make my top 10, but it certainly is one of the better movies. Check out my top 10 in the forum.
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