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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $28,241,469Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
91% - Certified Fresh
Audience
98% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$25,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 23rd, 1994 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: December 21st, 1999 by Castle Rock Video, released as Shawshank Redemption, The
MPAA Rating: R for language and prison violence
Running Time: 143 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Godfather
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Keywords: Surprise Twist, Prison, Voiceover/Narration, Life on the Outside, Wrongfully Convicted, Cruel Wardens or Prison Guards
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Castle Rock Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 37th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 57 $38,860 Jun 2, 1995 255
Biggest 35th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 66 $42,230 May 19, 1995 241
Biggest 34th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 60 $46,020 May 12, 1995 234
Biggest 33rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 46 $102,357 May 5, 1995 227
Biggest 32nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 46 $116,127 Apr 28, 1995 220
Biggest 31st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 38 $207,565 Apr 21, 1995 213
Biggest 30th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 36 $301,363 Apr 14, 1995 206
Biggest 29th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 31 $504,674 Apr 7, 1995 199
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 22 $892,362 Mar 31, 1995 192
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 22 $853,694 Mar 24, 1995 185
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 24 $875,446 Mar 17, 1995 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 19 $1,120,701 Mar 10, 1995 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 17 $1,458,720 Mar 3, 1995 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 14 $1,712,200 Feb 24, 1995 157
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 898 $50,023 Jan 13, 1995 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,139 $44,890 Jan 6, 1995 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,228 $54,935 Dec 30, 1994 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,684 $33,771 Dec 23, 1994 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,711 $50,062 Dec 16, 1994 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,839 $61,712 Dec 9, 1994 80
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,444 $261,648 Nov 18, 1994 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 940 $802,672 Nov 11, 1994 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,009 $1,201,378 Nov 4, 1994 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,270 $1,470,640 Oct 28, 1994 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,389 $2,143,375 Oct 21, 1994 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,835 $2,402,549 Oct 14, 1994 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,838 $1,968,808 Oct 7, 1994 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,451 $604,259 Sep 30, 1994 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,642 $727,327 Sep 23, 1994 3

Cast

   Andy Dufresne
   Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding
Bob Gunton    Warden Norton
William Sadler    Heywood
Clancy Brown    Captain Hadley
Gil Bellows    Tommy Williams
James Whitmore    Brooks Hatlen
Mark Rolston    Bogs Diamond
Jeffrey DeMunn    1946 D.A.
Larry Brandenburg    Skeet
Neil Giuntoli    Jigger
Brian Libby    Floyd
David Proval    Snooze
Joseph Ragno    Ernie
Jude Ciccolella    Guard Mert
Ned Bellamy    Guard Youngblood
Paul McCrane    Guard Trout
Renee Blaine    Andy Dufresne's Wife
Scott Mann    Glenn Quentin
John Horton    1946 Judge
Gordon C Greene    1947 Parole Hearings Man
Alfonso Freeman    Fresh Fish Con
V.J. Foster    Hungry Fish Con
John E Summers    New Fish Guard
Frank Medrano    Fat Ass
Mack Miles    Tyrell
Alan Kessler    Laundry Bob
Morgan Lund    Laundry Truck Driver
Cornell Wallace    Laundry Leonard
Gary Lee Davis    Rooster
Neil Summers    Pete
Joseph Pecoraro    Projectionist
Harold E Cope Jr    Hole Guard
Brian Delate    Guard Dekins
Don R. McManus    Guard Wiley
Donald E Zinn    Moresby Batter
Dorothy Silver    1954 Landlady
Robert Haley    1954 Food-way Manager
Dana Snyder    1954 Food-way Woman
John D Craig    1957 Parole Hearings Man
Ken Magee    Ned Grimes
Eugene C De Pasquale    Mail Caller
Bill Bolender    Elmo Blatch
Ron Newell    Elderly Hole Guard
John R Woodward    Bullhorn Tower Guard
Chuck Brauchler    Man Missing Guard
Dion Anderson    Head Bull Haig
Claire Slemmer    Bank Teller
James Kisicki    Bank Manager
Rohn Thomas    Bugle Editor
Charlie Kearns    1966 D.A.
Rob Reider    Duty Guard
Brian Brophy    1967 Parole Hearings Man
Paul Kennedy    1967 Food-way Manager

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Frank Darabont
Based on the Short Novel by    Stephen King
Producer    Niki Marvin
Executive Producer    Liz Glotzer
Executive Producer    David Lester
Production Designer    Terence Marsh
Editor    Richard Francis-Bruce
Composer    Thomas Newman
Director of Photography    Roger Deakins
Assistant Director    John R Woodward
Unit Production Manager    David Lester
Production Supervisor    Kokayi Ampah
Production Supervisor    Sue Bea Montgomery
Art Director    Peter Landsdown Smith
Set Decorator    Michael Sierton
Costume Designer    Elizabeth McBride
Costume Supervisor    Taneia Lednicky
Sound Mixer    Willie Burton
Re-recording Mixer    Robert J. Litt
Re-recording Mixer    Elliot Tyson
Re-recording Mixer    Michael Herbick
Supervising Sound Editor    John Stacy
Sound Editor    William L. Manger
Sound Editor    Jeff Clark
Sound Editor    Zack Davis
Sound Editor    Dale Johnston
Sound Editor    Larry Lester
Sound Editor    Richard Oswald
Sound Editor    Bruce Bell
Music Editor    Bill Bernstein
Make up    Kevin Haney
Hairstylist    Phillip Ivey
Casting Director    Deborah Aquila
Stunt Coordinator    Jerry Gatlin

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/09/23 12 $727,327   33 $22,040   $727,327 3
1994/09/30 12 $604,259 -17% 37 $16,331   $1,642,635 10
1994/10/07 8 $1,968,808 +226% 328 $6,002   $3,881,734 17
1994/10/14 9 $2,402,549 +22% 944 $2,545   $7,151,056 24
1994/10/21 10 $2,143,375 -11% 972 $2,205   $10,235,401 31
1994/10/28 11 $1,470,640 -31% 929 $1,583   $12,469,484 38
1994/11/04 14 $1,201,378 -18% 910 $1,320   $14,210,084 45
1994/11/11 14 $802,672 -33% 611 $1,314   $15,318,812 52
1994/11/18 24 $261,648 -67% 322 $813   $15,753,538 59
1994/12/09 36 $61,712   172 $359   $16,257,698 80
1994/12/16 38 $50,062 -19% 127 $394   $16,324,987 87
1994/12/23 53 $33,771 -33% 60 $563   $16,375,076 94
1994/12/30 50 $54,935 +63% 36 $1,526   $16,461,051 101
1995/01/06 50 $44,890 -18% 30 $1,496   $16,523,439 108
1995/01/13 48 $50,023 +11% 25 $2,001   $16,600,975 115
1995/02/24 13 $1,712,200   822 $2,083   $18,605,911 157
1995/03/03 12 $1,458,720 -15% 762 $1,914   $20,638,821 164
1995/03/10 12 $1,120,701 -23% 744 $1,506   $22,215,254 171
1995/03/17 13 $875,446 -22% 663 $1,320   $23,507,831 178
1995/03/24 16 $853,694 -2% 492 $1,735   $24,774,217 185
1995/03/31 17 $892,362 +5% 732 $1,219   $26,002,627 192
1995/04/07 18 $504,674 -43% 560 $901   $26,785,100 199
1995/04/14 22 $301,363 -40% 330 $913   $27,318,280 206
1995/04/21 27 $207,565 -31% 225 $923   $27,658,198 213
1995/04/28 37 $116,127 -44% 120 $968   $27,833,902 220
1995/05/05 37 $102,357 -12% 94 $1,089   $28,006,831 227
1995/05/12 49 $46,020 -55% 52 $885   $28,090,593 234
1995/05/19 50 $42,230 -8% 48 $880   $28,148,107 241
1995/06/02 45 $38,860   43 $904   $28,233,104 255

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/09/23 9 $1,038,376   33 $31,466   $1,038,376 7
1994/09/30 8 $874,550 -16% 37 $23,636   $1,912,926 14
1994/10/07 7 $2,835,581 +224% 328 $8,645   $4,748,507 21
1994/10/14 8 $3,343,519 +18% 944 $3,542   $8,092,026 28
1994/10/21 10 $2,906,818 -13% 972 $2,991   $10,998,844 35
1994/10/28 12 $2,009,862 -31% 929 $2,163   $13,008,706 42
1994/11/04 14 $1,507,434 -25% 910 $1,657   $14,516,140 49
1994/11/11 14 $975,750 -35% 611 $1,597   $15,491,890 56
1994/12/09 36 $78,939   172 $459   $16,274,925 84
1994/12/16 40 $66,380 -16% 127 $523   $16,341,305 91
1994/12/23 50 $64,811 -2% 60 $1,080   $16,406,116 98
1994/12/30 46 $72,433 +12% 36 $2,012   $16,478,549 105
1995/01/06 43 $72,403 n/c 30 $2,413   $16,550,952 112
1995/02/24 13 $2,286,390   822 $2,781   $19,180,101 161
1995/03/03 11 $1,914,452 -16% 762 $2,512   $21,094,553 168
1995/03/10 11 $1,537,832 -20% 744 $2,067   $22,632,385 175
1995/03/17 12 $1,288,138 -16% 663 $1,943   $23,920,523 182
1995/03/24 16 $1,189,742 -8% 492 $2,418   $25,110,265 189
1995/03/31 17 $1,170,161 -2% 732 $1,599   $26,280,426 196
1995/04/07 18 $736,491 -37% 560 $1,315   $27,016,917 203
1995/04/14 22 $433,716 -41% 330 $1,314   $27,450,633 210
1995/04/21 27 $267,142 -38% 225 $1,187   $27,717,775 217
1995/04/28 33 $186,699 -30% 120 $1,556   $27,904,474 224
1995/05/05 34 $140,099 -25% 94 $1,490   $28,044,573 231
1995/05/12 44 $61,304 -56% 52 $1,179   $28,105,877 238

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
5/30/20102326,857 26,857$198,449$198,449545
6/6/2010299,096-66% 35,953$64,250$262,699546
6/13/20102216,826+85% 52,779$113,801$376,500547
6/27/20103024,677 86,012$149,345$581,475549
7/4/20102324,343-1% 110,355$159,381$740,856550
7/11/20102728,639+18% 138,994$183,453$924,309551
7/18/20102434,838+22% 173,832$225,705$1,150,014552
7/25/20102930,916-11% 204,748$198,713$1,348,726553
8/1/20102625,106-19% 229,854$158,261$1,506,987554
8/8/20101935,777+43% 265,631$171,669$1,678,656555
8/15/20102828,794-20% 294,425$180,524$1,859,180556
8/22/20102334,485+20% 328,910$208,714$2,067,893557
8/29/20102824,334-29% 353,244$157,341$2,225,235558
9/5/20102430,089+24% 383,333$204,825$2,430,059559
9/12/20101941,341+37% 424,674$259,576$2,689,635560