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The Shawshank Redemption & 15 Other Classic Movies That Were Actually Box Office Bombs!

| Filed under: Film FlickersMorgan FreemanOscarsTim Robbins

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Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things.

And that's good for the cast and crew of The Shawshank Redemption, because for a while things were looking grim!

Today, on the anniversary of its 1994 release, we look back on the Tim Robbins/Morgan Freeman prison drama as one of the greatest films of all time; it's even the number one rated movie of all time on IMDB.

But did you know back in when it was first released it was a total flop??

Luckily, the Oscar nominated film finally found its audience on home video and thousands of TNT airings.

But it wasn't the only film that wasn't appreciated during its initial release…

CLICK HERE to view "Classic Movies That Were Actually Box Office Bombs!"

CLICK HERE to view "Classic Movies That Were Actually Box Office Bombs!"

CLICK HERE to view "Classic Movies That Were Actually Box Office Bombs!"

CLICK HERE to view "Classic Movies That Were Actually Box Office Bombs!"

CLICK HERE to view "Classic Movies That Were Actually Box Office Bombs!"

[Image via Columbia Pictures.]

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