Facts, Secrets, and Little-Known Nuggets About ‘The Shawshank Redemption’


 |  | By 


The Shawshank Redemption

Source: Getty Images

As is the case with most classic films, a tremendous amount went into the making of The Shawshank Redemption (1994), and the process of producing the movie certainly had its ups, downs, and uncertainties. The finished product, though, was an undisputed masterpiece that garnered seven Academy Award nominations and received praise as one of the greatest cinematic accomplishments of all-time.

No matter how many times you’ve seen Shawshank — and considering how often it’s on television, you’ve probably seen it a lot — there’s a wealth of information about the film that you’re probably unaware of, and it only adds to its legend. Scroll through to learn more about the movie, and make sure to SHARE this with fans of the film!