Top 13 The Rock Movie Details

While searching the internet for The Rock movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

(1996, Nic Cage & Ed Harris), a Humvee is stolen to start a car chase. In National Treasure 2 (2007, also Nic Cage & Ed Harris), a Range Rover is stolen to start a car chase. Hans Struhar, a Hollywood costumer, plays the owner both times. These are the only acting credits of his career.
(1996, Nic Cage & Ed Harris), a Humvee is stolen to start a car chase. In National Treasure 2 (2007, also Nic Cage & Ed Harris), a Range Rover is stolen to start a car chase. Hans Struhar, a Hollywood costumer, plays the owner both times. These are the only acting credits of his career.
"Rocky" In The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) doesn't have a belly button because his conception didn't require an umbilical cord.
"Rocky" In The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) doesn't have a belly button because his conception didn't require an umbilical cord.

Trivia

I have collected all the famous movie trivia questions with answers from Reddit and other sources. They can be very useful in quizzes or games, or simply to learn more information. Most of the fun The Rock details are suitable for kids.

  1. And Armageddon (1998) are set in the same universe. Stanley Anderson plays The President in both films.

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • The person on the bench next to Rainn Wilson at the beginning is Pete Best, the original drummer of The Beatles, who was kicked out of the band shortly before they became famous.

Hidden Details

1 - - F-18 jets are erroneously labeled "US Air Force". Only the US Navy and Marines fly the Hornet.
- F-18 jets are erroneously labeled "US Air Force". Only the US Navy and Marines fly the Hornet.

John Mason seems to remember the furnace timings in The Rock (1996), rolling inside without getting burned. He then opens a door to let Goodspeed in. When escaping Mason would simply have opened the door and walked out.

1 - After Mason asks Agent Goodspeed to remove his handcuffs, Goodspeed looks to the one-way glass showing Mason where the real person in authority is
After Mason asks Agent Goodspeed to remove his handcuffs, Goodspeed looks to the one-way glass showing Mason where the real person in authority is
1 - Ed Harris' character visits the grave of his wife. This is highlighted by the fact that the text "HIS WIFE" is actually written on the gravestone.
Ed Harris' character visits the grave of his wife. This is highlighted by the fact that the text "HIS WIFE" is actually written on the gravestone.

Director Michael Bay didn't want us to be confused about who Ed Harris was talking to, he made sure to label the gravestone.

1 - There is a billboard introducing Neville Sinclair as an actor before he is seen in the movie.
There is a billboard introducing Neville Sinclair as an actor before he is seen in the movie.

Is the range Rover guy from National Treasure 2 (2007).

The terrorists' plan was foiled because people could read their source code from tan lines on the terrorists face for days before the event.

The Rock poster
The Rock poster

The Rock Plot: 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.

I am pretty sure that you've watched The Rock, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about The Rock and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Action, Adventure, Thriller
Director Michael Bay
Main Actors Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, John Spencer
IMDB score 7.4