The Rock 1996
Title: The Rock
Release year: 1996
Country: United States

A mild-mannered chemist and an ex-con must lead the counterstrike when a rogue group of military men, led by a renegade general, threaten a nerve gas attack from Alcatraz against San Francisco.

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Rated 4 out of 5
4 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)
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Rated 4 out of 5

“The Rock” is a 1996 action thriller film directed by Michael Bay and starring Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, and Ed Harris. The film tells the story of a group of rogue U.S. Marines who take over the island prison of Alcatraz and threaten to launch missiles loaded with deadly nerve gas on San Francisco unless their demands are met.

Overall, “The Rock” is a highly entertaining and suspenseful movie that combines explosive action sequences with a gripping plot. The performances of Connery and Cage are particularly noteworthy, as they play off each other well and bring a lot of depth to their respective characters.

The film’s action scenes are expertly choreographed and visually stunning, with Bay’s trademark style on full display. The tense standoffs between the Marines and the authorities, as well as the high-stakes final showdown, keep the audience on the edge of their seats.

That being said, the film has its flaws. Some of the dialogue is cheesy and the character development is somewhat lacking. Additionally, some of the plot twists and turns feel a bit contrived and predictable.

Despite these shortcomings, “The Rock” remains a classic example of the action genre and is definitely worth a watch for fans of explosive, high-octane thrill rides.

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Director: Michael Bay
Actor: Andy Ryan,Anthony Clark,Anthony Guidera,Anthony Snow,Billy Devlin,Bokeem Woodbine,Brendan Kelly,Buck Kartalian,Carlos Sandoval,Celeste Weaver,Claire Forlani,Danny Nucci,David Bowe,David Marshall Grant,David Morse,Dennis Chalker,Duffy Gaver,Dwight Hicks,Ed Harris,Erick Vinther,Ezra J. Stanley,Fred Salvallon,Greg Collins,Gregory Sporleder,Hans Georg Struhar,Harry Humphries,Howard Platt,Ingo Neuhaus,Jack Ford,Jack Yates,Jane Sanguinetti,Jenny Inge,Jeronimo Spinx,Jim Caviezel,Jim Maniaci,John C. McGinley,John Enos III,John Laughlin,John Nathan,John Spencer,John W. Love Jr.,Joseph Hawes,Joseph Patrick Kelly,Juan A. Riojas,Ken Kells,Kevin Weisman,Leah Diamond II,Leonard McMahan,Luenell,Marshall R. Teague,Matt Gulbranson,Michael Biehn,Michael Rose,Michael Satterfield,Mike Mahrer,Nicolas Cage,Pat Skipper,Philip Baker Hall,Ralph Peduto,Raquel Krelle,Raymond Cruz,Raymond O'Connor,Ric Drasin,Richard Conti,Rick Toms,Robert Ben Rajab,Robert C. Besgrove,Robert M. Anselmo,Ronald Simmons,Sam Whipple,Sean Connery,Sean Skelton,Stanley Anderson,Steve Decker,Steve Harris,Stuart Wilson,Theodore Carl Soderberg,Thomas J. Hageboeck,Todd Louiso,Tom Towles,Tony Todd,Vanessa Marcil,William Forsythe,Willie Garson,Xander Berkeley