Is Shawshank Redemption hit or flop?

“Shawshank” was a box office flop upon its release in 1994, a fact that could shock anyone who grew up hearing its praises. The film initially earned a mere $16 million in its first theatrical run, a number that barely redeemed its $25 million budget.

Is Shawshank Redemption a hit?

The Shawshank Redemption closed in late November 1994, after 10 weeks with an approximate total gross of $16 million. It was considered a box-office bomb, failing to recoup its $25 million budget, not including marketing costs and the cinema exhibitors’ cuts.

Why was Shawshank Redemption so good?

But it’s not just Robbins that was essential to the success of ‘Shawshank’. All fans of the film can readily admit that Morgan Freeman’s voiceover narration really added to the immersion and and emotion of the experience. Those wise, rugged, gentle vocals really got to audiences.

When did Shawshank Redemption became popular?

After Shawshank Redemption’s numerous Academy Award nominations, positive reviews, and word of mouth from both men and women, it became one of the top rented films of 1995.

Why is Shawshank Redemption so famous?

The Shawshank Redemption is powerful, as the core spirit of the of the story lies in the fact that it’s only during the darkest times of one’s life that one realizes the importance of thinking out of the box. And it also teaches some very important life lessons.

How much money did The Shawshank Redemption make?

73.3 million USD

Who won best actor for Shawshank Redemption?

But what of The Shawshank Redemption? The movie’s seven nominations included Best Picture, Best Actor for Freeman, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Score. Yet, fans might be surprised to learn that not only did Hanks‘ movie take Best Picture. The Shawshank Redemption went home empty-handed.

How many Oscars did Shawshank Redemption?

The Shawshank Redemption (1994) – It was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor (Morgan Freeman) and Best Screenplay, yet won none of them.

Who won best Oscar in 1994?

Did Lion King win an Oscar?

Who won the Oscars 1995?

Was Tim Robbins nominated for an Oscar for Shawshank Redemption?

How did Andy Dufresne get the money?

The same year, the Warden started his new public service program where the prisoners would work outside the walls. In reality, it was simply a way for the Warden to make money from the cheap labor of the inmates. Andy, using an entity named Randall Stephens, laundered the Warden’s illicit profit.

Why is Shawshank Redemption on TV so much?

The reason why it’s on TV so much – Well, a year before Castle Rock Entertainment produced The Shawshank Redemption, cable TV tycoon Ted Turner bought the company as part of an effort to provide his channels with programming.


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