A thrilling and explosive great film led by a trio of fantastic actors and surprisingly well directed for a Michael Bay movie, and it also impresses for how the smart script introduces many narrative elements which turn out to play an important role further in the story.
The sophomore film from former music video and commercial director Michael Bay, this fast-paced action yarn featured rapid-fire editing, a cutting-edge rock soundtrack and liberal use of shots awash i... read more
DVD Release Date: December 2, 1997
Stats: 14,238 reviews
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October 30, 2011fb1664868775
The pace is too fast to stop and think about the ridiculousness of this fil and this summer blockbuster extraordinaire pulls you in.
October 29, 2011
Michael Bay's second feature film and his best. The film demonstrates everything that was exhilarating about 90's action flicks. The film is full of exciting gun fights, a great car chase in the middle of San Francisco, and explosions. When Michael Bay blows things up, he blow...
July 27, 2011fb733768972
Michael Bay is in top form, as he directs a clever blend of storytelling and action and finally finds a great balance between the two. "The Rock" is a hard hitting action flick, that also serves as being very meaningful with it's subtle moments with Sean Connery, for being the on...
June 29, 2011
Michael Bay's follow up to Bad Boys is a lot different, but extremely fun and delivers incredibly well on action. It's actually extremely well-written and paced better than most movies with a 2hr+ running time. This is obviously a stylish looking movie; nearly everything we see i...
June 11, 2011
Get ready to rock!
Saw it again! Great action film and ton's of great scenes! The movie really is thrilling and entertaining, of course it's a Michael Bay film! The story is quite good and well made, great cast for a great action movie.
A group of rogue Force Recon Marines led ...
April 9, 2011
loved this action thriller! This movie has everything, humour, action, and an intelligent plot,and i think the acting by all the characters is brilliant,and definitely a must see!!!!
this is the third time i have watched it and still love it!!!
September 18, 2010
the only Michael Bay movie that i'm gonna let pass. The one scene that really bothered me was how Sean Connery seemed to destroy half of San Francisco just because he was running away from the cops.
August 21, 2010
I know it's fun and cliched to rag on Michael Bay, but he does bring it on himself. This is still a good movie though, and it basically set the standard for mid-late 90s action movies (and the rest of Bay's film's from that point onward).
The story is a little shakey, but it'...
July 23, 2010
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