- 2 hr 15 min
The Rock chronicles a hostage situation on the island prison of Alcatraz and the ensuing attempted rescue by marine forces, a former resident of Alcatraz, and a scientist specializing in chemical weapons. The story follows the unique perspective of an inmate with knowledge of the Alcatraz prison system and the weaknesses in the entry points that may lead to a possible hostage rescue. The story also follows a chemical weapons specialist with no combat experience. His anxiety must be overcome so his knowledge can be utilized. These two characters must work together for a successful hostage rescue mission.