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The Rock

The Rock

Nicolas Cage
Director: Michael Bay Cast: Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage
, Sean Connery
Sean Connery
, Ed Harris
Ed Harris
Michael Bay

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The sophomore film from former music video and commercial director Michael Bay, this fast-paced action yarn featured rapid-fire editing, a cutting-edge rock soundtrack and liberal use of shots awash in a haze of burnished hues, all trademarks of producers Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer. Nicolas Cage stars as Stanley Goodspeed, an FBI chemical weapons expert handed a unique assignment. Francis X. Hummel (Ed Harris), an insane Marine Corps general, has taken 81 tourists hostage on the abandoned island prison of Alcatraz. He and his men are threatening to bomb San Francisco with deadly gas unless $100 million is paid in war reparations to the families of servicemen killed in covert operations. Goodspeed is teamed with former British spy John Patrick Mason (Sean Connery), the only man ever to escape "The Rock," as well as a Navy SEAL team. When their military escorts are ambushed, it's up to odd couple Goodspeed and Mason to break into Alcatraz and stop Hummel. The Rock was the last film produced by Simpson, who died of a drug overdose before the film's release. Solo, his partner Bruckheimer continued making the sort of glossy, frenetic films for which the duo was famed.

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Product Details

Release Date: 01/08/2008
UPC: 0786936726732
Original Release: 1996
Rating: R
Source: Walt Disney Video
Region Code: ABC
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 2:16:00
Sales rank: 13,523

Special Features

Backstage: ; Audio commentary by director Michael Bay, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, actors Nicolas Cage and Ed Harris, and technical advisor Harry Humphries; The Rock world premiere; Navy SEALs on the range; Hollywood: Humphries & Teague; Special effects for Dive; Action effects: Movie magic; Outtakes; Secrets of Alcatraz; Jerry Bruckheimer interview; Theatrical trailers; TV spots; Movie showcase: Instance access to select movie scenes that showcase the ultimate in high definition picture and sound; Seamless menus

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Nicolas Cage Stanley Goodspeed
Sean Connery John Patrick Mason
Ed Harris Gen. Francis X. Hummel
Michael Biehn Commander Anderson
William Forsythe Eddie Paxton
David Morse Major Tom Baxter
Bokeem Woodbine Sgt. Crisp
John Spencer FBI Director Womack
John C. McGinley Marine Capt. Hendrix
Anthony Clark Paul the Hotel Barber
Brendan Kelly Cox
Danny Nucci Special Agent Shepard
Tony Todd Capt. Darrow
Todd Louiso Marvin Isherwood
Sam Whipple Larry Henderson
Jim Maniaci Private Scarpetti
Greg Collins Private Gamble
Steve Harris Private McCoy
David Bowe Dr. Ling
Howard Platt Louis Lindstrom
Willie Garson Francis Reynolds
John Nathan FBI Radar Technician
Jack Ford Military Official
Ralph Peduto FBI Agent Hunt
Andy Ryan Lab Technician
Raymond O'Connor Park Ranger Bob
Tom Towles Alcatraz Park Ranger
Anthony Guidera Lead F-18 Pilot
James Caviezel Rear F-18 Pilot
John Enos Sea Stallion Pilot
Ken Kells Spotter
Buck Kartalian Reverend
Marshall Teague Seal Reigert
Jack Yates Hummel Marine "A"
Juan A. Riojas Hummel Marine "B"
Gregory Sporleder Capt. Frye
Vanessa Marcil Carla Pestalozzi
Claire Forlani Jade Angelou
Ray Cruz (Uncredited)
Robert M. Anselmo F.B.I. Radar Technician
Robert Ben Rajab Alcatraz Park Ranger
Robert C. Besgrove F.B.I. Agent
Dennis Chalker Seal Boyer
Steve Decker Navy Seal
Billy Devlin Navy Seal
Dando Gaver Seal Dando
Thomas J. Hageboeck F.B.I. Agent Cord
Joseph Hawes Navy Seal
Dwight Hicks F.B.I. Agent Star
Harry Humphries Navy Admiral
Joseph Patrick Kelly Hummel Marine
Raquel Krelle Agent Margie Wood
John W. Love Tourist
Jane Sanguinetti Luenell Tourist
Mike Mahrer Navy Seal
Leonard McMahan Cable Car Conductor
Ingo Neuhaus Marine That Dies
Carlos Sandoval Navy Seal
Fred Savallon Chef
Ronald Simmons Alcatraz Park Ranger
Sean Skelton Kid on Motorcycle
Hans George Struhar Valet
Ricky Toms Navy Seal
Celeste Weaver Stacy Richards

Technical Credits
Michael Bay Director
Pete Antico Stunts
Ken Bates Co-producer
John Berger Set Decoration/Design
Rosemary Brandenberg Set Decoration/Design
Jerry Bruckheimer Producer
Sean Connery Executive Producer
Douglas S. Cook Original Story,Screenwriter
Cosmas Demetriou Set Decoration/Design
Richard Francis-Bruce Editor
Pat Gerhardt Makeup
Nick Glennie-Smith Score Composer,Songwriter
Jerry Grandey Asst. Director
Harry Gregson-Williams Score Composer
James M. Halty Stunts
Billy Hopkins Casting
Dream Quest Images Special Effects
Heidi Levitt Casting
Edward Mcavoy Art Director
Michael White Production Designer
George Parra Asst. Director
Craig Pinckes Asst. Director
Bobbie Read Costumes/Costume Designer
Lauren Rodriguez Special Effects
Mark Rosner Original Story,Screenwriter
John Schwartzman Cinematographer
Don Simpson Producer
Louis A. Stroller Executive Producer
William Stuart Executive Producer
Barry H. Waldman Associate Producer
David Weisberg Original Story,Screenwriter
Keith A. Wester Sound/Sound Designer
Hans Zimmer Score Composer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Rock
1. Logos
2. Hummel's Promise
3. The Raid
4. October 1, 0900 Hours
5. Ranger Bob's Last Tour
6. In Harm's Way
7. Peach-Flavored Catechism
8. Ghosts of Alcatraz
9. Alcibiades of Alcatraz
10. It's All in the Wrists
11. An E-Ticket
12. 32 Stenson Ave
13. Knowing the System
14. Justice
15. Fifteen Hours to Deadline
16. Mason's Old Flame
17. The Trembler
18. The Hanged Man
19. Need to Know
20. Rodent Problem
21. The Morgue
22. Off the Rack
23. A Vicious Patriotism
24. Zeus's Butthole
25. The Hour Is Approaching
26. Glass or Plastic
27. Aborted
28. Back to the Stone Age
29. Rocket Man
30. Green Smoke
31. Forget Maui
32. Fort Walton, Kansas, End Credits

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