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The Rock

R

6 Jun 1996

2 hr 16 min

Action, Adventure, Thriller

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Alcatraz. Only one man has ever broken out. Now five million lives depend on two men breaking in.
A group of renegade marine commandos seizes a stockpile of chemical weapons and takes over Alcatraz, with 81 tourists as hostages. Their leader demands $100 million to be paid, as restitution to families of Marines who died in covert ops. Otherwise, he will launch 15 rockets carrying deadly VX gas into the San Francisco Bay area.

Details

Status: Released
Country: USA
Language: English
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 8 nominations.
Budget: $75M

Direction

Michael Bay

Production

Louis A. Stroller (Executive Producer)
Don Simpson (Producer)
Jerry Bruckheimer (Producer)
William Stuart (Executive Producer)
Sean Connery (Executive Producer)

Writing

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Acting

Sean Connery (as John Patrick Mason)
Nicolas Cage (as Dr. Stanley Goodspeed)
Ed Harris (as Brigadier General Francis X. Hummel, USMC)
John Spencer (as FBI Director James Womack)
David Morse (as Major Tom Baxter)
William Forsythe (as Special Agent Ernest Paxton)
Michael Biehn (as Commander Charles Anderson)
Vanessa Marcil (as Carla Pestalozzi)
John C. McGinley (as Marine Captain Hendrix)
Bokeem Woodbine (as Sergeant Crisp)
Claire Forlani (as Jade Angelou)
Gregory Sporleder (as Captain Frye)
Tony Todd (as Captain Darrow)
Greg Collins (as Private Gamble)
Brendan Kelly (as Private Cox)
Steve Harris (as Private McCoy)
Danny Nucci (as Lieutenant Shephard)
Celeste Weaver (as Stacy Richards)
Todd Louiso (as Marvin Isherwood)
David Bowe (as Dr. Ling)
Raquel Krelle (as Agent Margie Wood)
Jim Maniaci (as Private Scarpetti)
Billy Devlin (as Navy Seals)
Xander Berkeley (as Lonner (uncredited))
Raymond Cruz (as Sergeant Rojas)

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