Top 13 The Rock Movie Facts

Following is our collection of The Rock facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of The Rock film message.

(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.

The Rock Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

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

The Rock Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, 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.

The Rock 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.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of The Rock. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

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