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Morgan Freeman Reflects On The Effects Of ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ As He Celebrates The 26th Anniversary Of The Film

Morgan Freeman Reflects On The Effects Of ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ As He Celebrates The 26th Anniversary Of The Film

Respected actor Morgan Freeman celebrates the 26th anniversary of the release of The Shawshank Redemption, one of the legendary films he starred in, and explains the effects the film had on him.

The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont and starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman. Also, the film was a worldwide box office success of $ 58.3 million.

Although the film made the box office bomb, it is still ranked among the best movies worldwide. People still remember their best lines and scenes. One of them is of course Morgan Freeman.

Morgan Freeman took to Instagram to celebrate the 26-year anniversary of the legendary film and mentioned how it affected him. The 83-year-old actor also revealed his favorite quote from the movie.

Here’s what he captioned:

“It has been 26 years since #ShawshankRedemption came out in theaters and I’m still thankful to everyone who made our box office flop one of the most beloved movies of all time.

Share your favorite movie quotes with me, mine is, ‘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.'”

Many Instagram followers stopped in the comment section and shared their favorite lines from the movie.

A fan commented:

“Get busy living. Or get busy dying. That’s goddamm right”

Another user wrote:

“‘Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things. And no good thing ever dies.'”

See the Instagram post below.

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