The Rock (1996)
     
Directed by: Michael Bay, Written by: David Weisberg, Douglas S. Cook

Synopsis:
A highly decorated, retired U.S. Marine general seizes a stocpile of chemical
weapons and takes over Alcatraz, with 81 tourists as hostages.
His demand: Restitution to families of soldiers who died in covert operations.
The response: An elite Navy SEAL team, with support from an FBI chemical warfare
expert and a former Alcatraz escapee, is assembled to penetrate the terrorists'
defenses on the island and neutralize the threat before time runs out.

Starring:
Ed Harris, John Spencer, John C. McGinley, Nicholas Cage, Sean Connery,
William Forsythe, etc.

DVD info (Picture above to the right):
Best version has: 2 Disc Criterion Collection, Widescreen and DTS

Cinema release: 7th of June 1996, DVD release: 2nd of December 1997
Links (Official site, production sites, trailers etc):
The Rock, Buena Vista
Buena Vista
The Rock, Criterion Collection
Criterion Collection
The Rock Trailer, Trailers World

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