The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton
Castle Rock Entertainment
14 October 1994
StorylineTwo imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency. Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
- Andy and Red's opening chat in the prison yard, in which Red is throwing a baseball, took nine hours to shoot. Morgan Freeman threw the baseball for the entire nine hours without a word of complaint. He showed up for work the next day with his left arm in a sling.
- Morgan Freeman's favorite film of his own.
- Beer bottles didn't have screw tops in 1949.
- When Tommy goes out into the yard to talk to Warden Norton, Warden Norton offers him a cigarette. The pack of Marlboros that he offers him has Marlboro Miles on them, which weren't around until the 1990s.