Movie 'The Rock'

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Alcatraz. Only one man has ever broken out. Now five million lives depend on two men breaking in.

FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 million in war reparations to be paid to the families of slain servicemen who died on covert operations. After their SEAL team is wiped out, Stanley and John deal with the soldiers on their own.

Germany German (Deutsch)

The Rock - Fels der Entscheidung
  • a.k.a. The Rock - Entscheidung auf Alcatraz DVD Title

Der Beatles-Fan und FBI-Bombenexperte Stanley Goodspeed wird zu einem Notfalleinsatz auf Alacatraz gerufen. Auf der Gefängnisinsel hat sich General Hummel mit einer Hand voll Söldnern verschanzt, um mit Geiseln und Giftgasraketen 100 Millionen Dollar für die Hinterbliebenen gefallener Golfkriegs-Soldaten zu erpressen. Goodspeed soll die Raketen entschärfen, doch nur der Ex-Agent Patrick Mason kennt den Weg in die Festung…

France French (Français)

Rock

Excédé par l'injustice de son gouvernement, le Général Hummel se rend maître de l'île d'Alcatraz et menace de lancer un gaz mortel sur San Francisco. Deux hommes sont chargés de le contrer : un expert en armes chimiques, Stanley Goodspeed, et John Patrick Mason, l'unique prisonnier à s'être évadé d'Alcatraz... Ils se rendent ensemble sur l'île afin de stopper les projets destructeurs du Général.

Italy Italian (Italiano)

The Rock veniva chiamata la prigione di Alcatraz, chiusa nel 1963. La leggenda racconta che mai un solo detenuto sia riuscito a evadere da quella "rocca" situata proprio nel mezzo della baia di San Francisco. È proprio in quella prigione, divenuta meta turistica, che un generale dei marines nasconde tre missili con testate di gas nervino: vuole protestare per come il governo ha trattato i reduci del Vietnam. Se non gli daranno un centinaio di milioni di dollari farà esplodere i missili su San Francisco. A risolvere la situazione vengono chiamati un chimico e un ex agente inglese, l'unico detenuto che sia riuscito, trent'anni prima, a evadere da Alcatraz. Complice un certo pentimento del generale, i due riescono nell'impresa.

Release Date
Runtime
Keywords
alcatraz prison
fbi
gas attack
hostage situation
mercenary
military
san francisco, california
terrorism
war veteran
Genres
Action
Adventure
Thriller
Languages
English
Production Countries
flag of United States of America United States of America
Production Companies
United States of America Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer Films
United States of America Hollywood Pictures
Release Dates
Canada Theatrical 14A
United States of America Theatrical R
Australia Theatrical MA15+
United Kingdom Theatrical 15
Germany Theatrical 16
France Theatrical U
Italy Theatrical VM14
Ratings
TMDb 71% · 2,941 (more information on website)
IMDb 74% · 307,174 (more information on website)
Rotten Tomatoes® 66% (more information on website)
metacritic 58% (more information on website)

Cast

CharacterPerson
John Patrick MasonSean Connery
Dr. Stanley GoodspeedNicolas Cage
Brigadier General Francis X. Hummel, USMCEd Harris
Special Agent Ernest PaxtonWilliam Forsythe
Major Tom BaxterDavid Morse
FBI Director James WomackJohn Spencer
Commander Charles AndersonMichael Biehn
Captain DarrowTony Todd
Captain FryeGregory Sporleder
Carla PestalozziVanessa Marcil
Jade AngelouClaire Forlani
Marine Captain HendrixJohn C. McGinley
Sergeant CrispBokeem Woodbine
Private McCoySteve Harris
Private GambleGreg Collins
Private CoxBrendan Kelly
Lieutenant ShephardDanny Nucci
Stacy RichardsCeleste Weaver
Marvin IsherwoodTodd Louiso
Dr. LingDavid Bowe
Agent Margie WoodRaquel Krelle
Private ScarpettiJim Maniaci
Navy SealsBilly Devlin
Rear F-18 PilotJim Caviezel
Marine That DiesIngo Neuhaus
General PetersonJohn Laughlin
Navy AdmiralHarry Humphries
Francis ReynoldsWillie Garson
Sea Stallion PilotJohn Enos III
Lonner (uncredited)Xander Berkeley
Sergeant Rojas (uncredited)Raymond Cruz
U.S. Marine (uncredited)Matthew James Gulbranson
Chief Justice (uncredited)Philip Baker Hall
Navy Lt. Commander (uncredited)Pat Skipper
General Al Kramer (uncredited)Stuart Wilson
The President (uncredited)Stanley Anderson
Chief of Staff Hayden Sinclair (uncredited)David Marshall Grant

Crew

DepartmentJobPerson
ArtArt DirectionEdward T. McAvoy
Mark W. Mansbridge
Production DesignMichael White
Set DecorationRosemary Brandenburg
CameraDirector of PhotographyJohn Schwartzman
Still PhotographerFrank Masi
Costume & Make-UpCostume DesignBobbie Read
Costume SupervisorJames W. Tyson
CrewIn Memory OfDon Simpson
Stunt CoordinatorKenny Bates
Stunt DoubleAndrew DePalma
Edward Conna
Michael M. Vendrell
Steve Kelso
Terry Jackson
Webster Whinery
StuntsDanny Epper
Fred Lerner
Janet Brady
Kerry Wallum
Lisa Dempsey
Peewee Piemonte
Pete Antico
Sandra Lee Gimpel
DirectingDirectorMichael Bay
Script SupervisorJeanne Byrd
Karen Golden
EditingEditorRichard Francis-Bruce
LightingElectricianJohn Owens
ProductionCastingBilly Hopkins
Heidi Levitt
Executive ProducerLouis A. Stroller
Sean Connery
William Stuart
ProducerDon Simpson
Jerry Bruckheimer
SoundMusic EditorBob Badami
John Finklea
Original Music ComposerHans Zimmer
Nick Glennie-Smith
Sound Re-Recording MixerGreg P. Russell
Kevin O’Connell
Sound mixerKeith A. Wester
Supervising Sound EditorGeorge Watters II
Visual EffectsModelingMatsune Suzuki
Visual Effects SupervisorHoyt Yeatman