"The Shawshank Redemption" Trivia and Answers

Easy

What is the name of the group that took to assaulting Andy in prison in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"?

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Answer: The Sisters
More information: Andy was often at the receiving end of abuse and assaults from 'the Sisters' during his time in jail.

Medium

In the movie "The Shawshank Redemption", what was Andrew Dufresne's profession?

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Answer: A banker
More information: Andrew Dufresne was a banker who got sent behind bars for the murder of his wife.

Easy

What is the name of the prison that Andy Dufresne got sentenced to in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"?

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Answer: Shawshank State Penitentiary
More information: Tim Robbins' character, Andy Dufresne, got sentenced to life in prison in Shawshank State Penitentiary.

Hard

Had this particular actor not had another film he was working on, he would have played the role of Andy Dufresne, instead of Tim Robbins in the film "The Shawshank Redemption".

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Answer: Tom Hanks
More information: Tim Robbins got the role after Tom Hanks was unable to accept it due to conflicting schedules with the 1994 Forrest Gump.

Medium

In what illicit activity of the warden did Andy Dufresne help facilitate in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"?

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Answer: Money laundry
More information: Andy Dufresne helped the warden launder the proceeds from his use of prison inmates on private properties.

Easy

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

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

Medium

In the movie "The Shawshank Redemption" Captain Hadley's brother had left him some inheritance money. What industry was his brother in?

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Answer: Red
More information: Red said those words to Andy after the latter got released from solitary confinement.

VeryHard

What opera song lifted Frank Darabont's spirit whenever he experienced writer's block during his writing of the "The Shawshank Redemption" movie's script?

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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.

Hard

What's the name of the opera sound that plays when Andy barricades himself in the Warden's office in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"?

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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.

Easy

What punishment is meted out to Andy for playing The Marriage of Figaro over the prison's sound system in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"?

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Answer: Time in solitary confinement
More information: Sad and down about the death of his pal, Brooks, Andy plays The Marriage of Figaro over the prison announcement system.



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