R | | Drama
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
Although a very modest hit in theaters, it became one of the highest-grossing video rentals of all time.
Mr. Dufresne, describe the confrontation you had with your wife the night that she was murdered.
Andy Dufresne: It was very bitter. She said she was glad I knew, that she hated all the sneaking around. And she said that she wanted a divorce in Reno.
Andy's distance thru the sewage pipe is declared by the narrator to be "500 yards, just shy of half a mile". In reality, 500 yards is just shy of 1/3rd of a mile (587 yards).
The man who cried and was beaten when Andy first arrived is listed and credited as "Fat Ass" -- the other inmates' nickname for him.
In the 2004 10th Anniversary release, a goof where the bullet hole under the warden's chin is in a different location from where he placed the gun barrel a moment before he committed suicide has been corrected. (See Goofs.)
$727,326 (USA) (20 November 1994)
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