The Rock

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Metascore
58

Mixed or average reviews - based on 24 Critics

User Score
8.8

Universal acclaim- based on 285 Ratings

Summary: All of San Francisco is taken hostage when a vengeful general (Ed Harris) 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 (Nicolas Cage) and a notorious federal prisoner (Sean Connery) have the skills to penetrate the island fortress and defuse the lethal situation. [Buena Vista Entertainment]

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Runtime: 136 min
Rating: Rated R for strong violence, language and a sex scene
Production: Hollywood Pictures
Genres: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Mar 13, 2001
Director Credit
Michael Bay Director
Writer Credit
David Weisberg Story
Douglas Cook Story
Mark Rosner Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Ed Harris General Francis X. Hummel
Nicolas Cage Stanley Goodspeed
Sean Connery John Patrick Mason
Cast Credit
Bokeem Woodbine Sergeant Crisp
Brendan Kelly Private Cox
David Morse Major Tom Baxter
Greg Collins Private Gamble
Gregory Sporleder Captain Frye
Jim Maniaci Private Scarpetti
John C. McGinley Marine Captain Hendrix
John Spencer FBI Director James Womack
Michael Biehn Commander Anderson
Tony Todd Captain Darrow
Vanessa Marcil Carla Pestalozzi
William Forsythe Special Agent Ernest Paxton
Producer Credit
Barry H. Waldman Associate Producer
Don Simpson Producer
Jerry Bruckheimer Producer
Kenny Bates Associate Producer
Louis A. Stroller Executive Producer
Sean Connery Executive Producer
William Stuart Executive Producer
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