The Shawshank Redemption

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $28,241,469Details
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

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

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
MPAA Rating: R for language and prison violence
Keywords: Wrongfully Convicted, Life on the Outside, Voiceover/Narration, Prison, Surprise Twist, Cruel Wardens or Prison Guards
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for November 16th, 2010

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Daily Box Office Performance

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

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

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Cast

Morgan Freeman    Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding
Tim Robbins    Andy Dufresne
Bob Gunton    Warden Norton
William Sadler    Heywood
Clancy Brown    Captain Hadley
Gil Bellows    Tommy Williams
Mark Rolston    Bogs Diamond
James Whitmore    Brooks Hatlen
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

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Thomas Newman
Director    Frank Darabont