"The Shawshank Redemption" Trivia and Answers

"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!

Challenge yourself with a "The Shawshank Redemption" Trivia Quiz!

VeryHard

In the movie "The Shawshank Redemption", which character had his hands replaced by the director, Frank Darabont, as insert shot?

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Answer: Andy
Frank Darabont, feeling he alone knew what he wanted, decided to have an insert shot of his hands in place of Andy's hands in the movie.

Easy

Where in Mexico does Andy say he dreams of living in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"?

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Answer: Zihuatanejo
Andy confides in Red that his dream place to live in is Zihuatanejo.

Easy

In exchange for doing Hadley taxes, what does Andy request from him in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"?

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Answer: Beer
Andy requests for beers for the guys in exchange for his services to Captain Hadley.

Easy

In what year was "The Shawshank Redemption" movie first released?

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Answer: 1994
The movie was released in North America in 1994.

Medium

Who portrayed the old librarian, Brooks Hatlen in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"?

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Answer: James Whitmore
Brooks' character was portrayed by James Whitmore. He was an American film actor and theater actor. Sadly he passed away on February, 6, 2009.

Easy

In the end, what does Norton do in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"?

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Answer: He commits suicide
After Andy had exposed all his corrupt activities and murders, Norton commits suicide before the authorities could reach him.

Easy

Which character got help doing his taxes from Andy in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"?

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Answer: Byron Hadley
Byron Hadley receives Andy's help and advice on how to legally evade taxes on his inheritance.

Hard

This movie inspired the director of the Shawshank Redemption into using a voice-over narration.

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Answer: Goodfellas
Director Frank Darabont remarked that the movie, The Goodfellas, was a source of inspiration during the making of The Shawshank Redemption. He saw this movie every Sunday.

Medium

Prior to Brooks taking his life, what does he carve on the wall in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"?

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Answer: Brooks was here
Brooks carved this sentence into the walls : Brooks was here.

Medium

Why did the production team decide to fine anyone who showed up late in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"?

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Answer: Because shooting scheduling was very tight
Because they had a very tight schedule, The producers threatened to fine anyone that showed up late to set late.



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