The Rock

The Rock (1996)

Genres - Action-Adventure, Comedy, Comedy Drama, Crime, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Buddy, Buddy Cop Film, Buddy Film, Prison Film  |   Release Date - Jun 7, 1996  |   Run Time - 137 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - R
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The Rock is a 1996 American action thriller film directed by Michael Bay, produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, written by David Weisberg and Douglas S. Cook. It stars Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage and Ed Harris in the lead roles, with William Forsythe and Michael Biehn co-starring.

In The Rock, an FBI chemist and an imprisoned former SAS captain are tasked with a mission to go out to the old prison island Alcatraz, in order to stop a group of rogue US Force Recon Marines who have taken over the island and captured innocent people, also threatening to launch M55 rockets filled with deadly VX gas over San Francisco unless they are paid $100 million. The film is dedicated to Simpson, who died five months before its release. The film, set primarily on Alcatraz Island and in the San Francisco Bay Area, received moderately positive reviews from critics and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing at the 69th Academy Awards. It was a box office success grossing over $335 million against a production budget of $75 million.

Movie Info

Budget

$75,000,000

Box Office

$335,062,621

Themes

Tags

$, Fbi, Justice, Mercenary, Military, San Francisco Bay Area, Simpson, Terrorism, War Veteran

Attributes

Filming Location: California, Los Angeles, San Francisco
Narrative Location: San Francisco
Subject: terrorism

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A Rocha
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A szikla
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Alcatraz
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Fortareata
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Hrid
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Kaljukindlus
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Kaya
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La roca
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La Roca
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Le Rocher
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O Rochedo
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O vrahos
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Rock
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Sakhre
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Skala
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The Rock
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The Rock - Entscheidung auf Alcatraz
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The Rock - Fels der Entscheidung
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The Rock - paluu helvettiin
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Twierdza
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Uola
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Ο βράχος
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Скала
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Скалата
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