Apparently I had a teacher who met Ed Harris during shooting of this; said he was a very nice man. That little trivia tidbit aside, I have to admit, I have a soft spot for this Michael Bay movie: the action scenes are really well shot, the plot is sorta interesting and the dynamic between tough-as-nails Connery and nerd Cage saves it from being a complete disaster. Being shot in my backyard helps too.

The Rock is a 1996 action film that primarily takes place on Alcatraz Island and in the San Francisco Bay Area. It was directed by Michael Bay, produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, and stars Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage and Ed Harris.

A happy 85th birthday today to Sean Connery. In The Rock, Sean Connery plays John Mason, a British national who escaped from Alcatraz. The Mason character was written as an homage to Bond and has a lot in common with … Continue reading →

The Rock: Sean Connery's Navy Three-Piece Suit – The Suits of James Bond

The Rock (1996 / DVD) Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, John Spencer, David Morse

Sean Connery & Nicolas Cage & John Schwartzman & Michael Bay-The Rock

The Rock (1996 / DVD) Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, John Spencer, David Morse

Sir Sean and Jason: 'Difficult relationship'

Tight Bond: You won't get a penny of my millions, Sean Connery told son

Sean Connery cresceu em Edimburgo e entregava leite à prestigiosa escola Fettes onde um dos personagens criados pelo autor do James Bond, Ian Fleming, estudou (e o Tony Blair, Ex. Primeiro Ministro do Reino Unido também).

Grey is Beautiful … or is it?

I thought Sean was so handsome & sexy at this age. Sean Connery -The Man Who Would Be King -A Bridge Too Far -Outland -Finding Forrester -The Untouchables

*BACK IN STOCK* 'THE ROCK' "LOSERS ALWAYS WHINE ABOUT THEIR BEST"  SEAN CONNERY MORALE PATCH

*BACK IN STOCK* 'THE ROCK' "LOSERS ALWAYS WHINE ABOUT THEIR BEST" SEAN CONNERY MORALE PATCH

Sean Connery as King Arthur in "First Knight" one of my all time favorite period movies!!

Sean Connery as King Arthur in "First Knight" one of my all time favorite period movies!

[Sir Sean Connery] 	    Sir Sean Connery    Veteran Scottish actor (James Bond series, The Rock, Finding Forrester) and long-time kilt enthusiast.

[Sir Sean Connery] Sir Sean Connery Veteran Scottish actor (James Bond series, The Rock, Finding Forrester) and long-time kilt enthusiast.

The Rock... only Sean Connery could say this line

The Rock. only Sean Connery could say this line

Sean Connery - "I suddenly remembered my Charlemagne: 'Let my armies be the rocks and the trees and the birds in the sky."

2 SEP 2013 POTD: “I suddenly remembered my Charlemagne. Let my armies be the rocks and the trees and the birds in the sky. Henry Jones (Sean Connery) from The Last Crusade

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