The Rock
The Rock 1996
Directed By Michael Bay
Screenplay By Douglas S. Cook, Mark Rosner, David Weisberg
Cast Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, William Forsythe
Produced By Jerry Bruckheimer, Don Simpson
Film Editing By Richard Francis-Bruce
Cinematography By John Schwartzman
Music By Nick Glennie-Smith, Hans Zimmer

Hollywood Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films


United States



Release Date

June 7, 1996


136 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

Buena Vista Pictures

Budget $75,000,000
Gross $335,062,621



  • Sean Connery as John Patrick Mason
  • Nicolas Cage as Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
  • Ed Harris as Francis X. "Frank" Hummel
  • John Spencer as James Womack
  • David Morse as Tom Baxter
  • William Forsythe as Ernest Paxton
  • Michael Biehn as Commander Anderson
  • Vanessa Marcil as Carla Pestalozzi
  • John C. McGinley as Captain Hendrix
  • Gregory Sporleder as Captain Frye
  • Tony Todd as Captain Darrow
  • Bokeem Woodbine as Sergeant Crisp
  • Jim Maniaci as Private Scarpetti
  • Greg Collins as Private Gamble
  • Brendan Kelly as Private Cox
  • Steve Harris as Private McCoy
  • Danny Nucci as Lieutenant Shephard
  • Claire Forlani as Jade Angelou
  • Anthony Clark as Paul
  • Todd Louiso as Marvin Isherwood
  • Sam Whipple as Larry Henderson
  • David Bowe as Dr Ling
  • John Laughlin as General Peterson
  • Jim Caviezel as F/A-18 Pilot
  • Xander Berkeley as Lonner
  • Raymond Cruz as Sergeant Rojas
  • David Marshall Grant as Hayden Sinclair
  • Stuart Wilson as Al Kramer
  • Philip Baker Hall as Chief Justice