The Shawshank Redemption – The Quiz

To celebrate the classic film starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman turning 20, we're testing your knowledge of the ultimate prison drama

On 23rd September 1994, exactly 20 years ago today, The Shawshank Redemption was released in America.


It cost an estimated $25m to make, and flopped at the cinemas – but after a home video release (and a return to cinemas) it soon became a cult classic, now regarded as one of finest cinematic endeavours of all time.

The best ranked film amongst IMDB users – with an average of 9.3 stars from more than 1.4m votes – the movie starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman has certainly touched the lives of many film fans… but are you a big enough fan of the film to beat our quiz?


Let us begin…