Stanley Goodspeed is picked to infiltrate Alcatraz and disarm the biological devices. Even though it's all pretty OTT like the car chase at the start the mood of the film is such that it's all a great deal of fun.Next
Son of WWE Hall of Famer Rocky Johnson, the University of Miami football standout showed promise early when he won the Intercontinental Championship within months of first setting foot in the ring.
I'm split down the middle but the sheer sense of fun that this brings combined with a great cast makes this a winner in my book! Connery is really good in the lead and is funny and rather dashing! Womack tells Stanley that San Francisco's Alcatraz Island has been taken hostage, along with eighty-one tourists, by Marine General Francis Xavier Hummel who, for years, has been protesting the government's refusal to pay benefits to families of war veterans who died during covert military operations.Next
FBI director James Womack John Spencer plans to send in a Navy SEAL team to retake the island with Dr.
The Rock then stands as perhaps the single best thing to come out of Bay's directorial career. Check out the Rock at the Moana Red Carpet premiere and hear from his Mum Ata and daughter Simone.Next
It ended up having both black bars on the top and bottom, plus it was along each side, so the movie itself only filled the center portion of the screen.
Bay has proven with films such as Armageddon and the Transformers franchise to be the poster child of the current Hollywood "wham-bam-thank you ma'am! 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. 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 Francis...Next
Stanley Goodspeed, who lives in Washington, D.
Since it was 1996, there are also a lot more practical effects and use of elaborate sets and lighting rather than the modern overreliance on CGI, which makes for a better-looking film with more character. After Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's football career ended, he became a very successful professional wrestler for eight years.Next
Bombastic, hard-driving musical score adds to intensity.
Check the names - Ed Harris, David Morse, John Spencer, William Forsythe, Michael Biehn, John C. He first made a big splash as the Scorpion King, a supernatural bad guy, in 2001's The Mummy Returns.Next
A young Johnson was an exceptionally talented footballer in particular and even won a full scholarship from the University of Miami, where he was a part of the national championship team of 1991.
Rounding out the trio is Ed Harris' villain, Marine Corp Brigadier General Frank Hummel, the proverbial "good soldier" gone bad.Next
In high school, he was on the football, track and field and wrestling teams.