The Rock (Hollywood Pictures Movie)

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The Rock (Hollywood Pictures Movie)

The Rock Details:

Hollywood superstar Sean Connery (THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER) joins Academy Award(R)-winner Nicolas Cage (1995 Best Actor — LEAVING LAS VEGAS) in the action-packed thriller of the year, THE ROCK! All of San Francisco is taken hostage when a vengeful general (Ed Harris — APOLLO 13) seizes control of Alcatraz Island, threatening to launch missiles loaded with deadly poison gas! With time running out, only a young FBI chemical weapons expert (Cage) and a notorious federal prisoner (Connery) have the skills to penetrate the island fortress and defuse the lethal situation! Edge-of-your-seat suspense and unstoppable action explode off the screen in this must-see motion picture event!


Key Cast:

  • Sean Connery: Captain John Patrick Mason
  • Nicolas Cage: FBI Special Agent Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
  • Ed Harris: Brigadier General Francis X. “Frank” Hummel
  • John Spencer: FBI Director James Womack
  • David Morse: Major Tom Baxter
  • William Forsythe: FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Ernest Paxton
  • Michael Biehn: Commander Charles Anderson
  • Vanessa Marcil: Carla Pestalozzi
  • John C. McGinley: Captain Hendrix
  • Gregory Sporleder: Captain Frye
  • Tony Todd: Captain Darrow
  • Bokeem Woodbine: Gunnery Sergeant Crisp
  • Greg Collins: Private Gamble
  • Brendan Kelly: Private Cox
  • Steve Harris: Private McCoy
  • Jim Maniaci: Private Scarpetti
  • Stuart Wilson: General Al Kramer
  • Danny Nucci: Lieutenant Shepard
  • Claire Forlani: Jade Angelou
  • Stanley Anderson: the President
  • Xander Berkeley: Lonner
  • Philip Baker Hall: Chief Justice
  • Anthony Clark: Paul
  • Sam Whipple: Larry Henderson

Key Crew:

  • Director: Michael Bay
  • Producers: Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer
  • Story: David Weisberg, Douglas S. Cook and Mark Rosner
  • Music: Nick Glennie-Smith and Hans Zimmer
$335.1 million
Nominated Academy Award