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The rock / Hollywood Pictures presents a Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer production ; a Michael Bay film.

Connery, Sean. (Added Author). Cage, Nicolas, 1965- (Added Author). Harris, Ed, 1950- (Added Author). Bay, Michael, 1964- (Added Author). Glennie-Smith, Nick. (Added Author). Weisberg, David. (Added Author). Zimmer, Hans, 1957- (Added Author). Hollywood Pictures. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Degenstein.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Degenstein Community Library DVF ROCK (Text) 35031301178860 DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0788827960
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (136 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: [Burbank, Calif.] : The Criterion Collection, [2001]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as motion picture in 1996.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1: The movie. -- Disc 2: The vault: Analysis of the dive sequence by Hoyt Yeatman of Dream Quest Images ; "Movie Magic" episode on the film's special effects ; Outtakes selected by Michael Bay ; Production stills ; Storyboards ; Production design drawings ; Do's and don'ts of Hollywood gunplay with Harry Humphries and Marshall Teague ; Interview with Jerry Bruckheimer ; Excerpts from "Secrets of Alcatraz" documentary ; "The Rock" world premiere on Alcatraz.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director, Michael Bay ; screenplay by David Weisberg, Douglas S. Cook, and Mark Rosner ; music by Nick Glennie-Smith and Hans Zimmer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Cast: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, Michael Biehn, William Forsythe.
Summary, etc.:
A retired US Marine general (Ed Harris) seizes a stockpile of chemical weapons and takes over Alcatraz with 81 tourists as hostages. His demand: restitution to families of soldiers who died in covert operations. A Navy SEAL team with support from an FBI chemical warfare expert (Nicolas Cage) and a former Alcatraz escapee (Sean Connery) assemble to penetrate the terrorists' defenses on the island and neutralize the threat before time runs out.
Target Audience Note:
Rated R.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Terrorists > Drama.
Genre: Films for the hearing impaired.

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