"The Shawshank Redemption" is an oddball and as such TriviaQN loves it! This is a film that almost flopped at the time of its release but is now considered by many to be the best film of the 1990s. But are you aware of the wealth of trivia surrounding the film? TriviaQN is here to educate and entertain you with our multiple choice questions on it!
Answer: A rock blanket
More information: Andy used a rock blanket to shape and polish rocks into the chess pieces on his window. It probably helped in his escape as well.
Answer: Framed it and posted it to director, Frank Darabont.
More information: Stephen King framed the $1,000 check and mailed it to the movie's director, Frank Darabont.
Answer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro
More information: Frank Darabont often got his inspiration by listening to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro.
More information: Andy requests for beers for the guys in exchange for his services to Captain Hadley.
Answer: Ellis Boyd Redding
More information: Red's full name in the movie is Ellis Boyd Redding.
Answer: Because shooting scheduling was very tight
More information: Because they had a very tight schedule, The producers threatened to fine anyone that showed up late to set late.
Answer: Stephen King
More information: The Shawshank Redemption is based on Stephen King's 1982 Novella, Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption.
More information: Andy made a prison break in 1966.
Answer: He commits suicide
More information: After Andy had exposed all his corrupt activities and murders, Norton commits suicide before the authorities could reach him.
More information: Red (played by Morgan Freeman) had a total of 3 parole hearings in the course of the movie.