Brigadier General Francis X. Hummel (Ed Harris), a
legendary military hero, and his crack team of commandos
seize control of Alcatraz, taking a group of tourists
hostage. They threaten to launch poison gas missiles on San
Francisco if their demands of restitution for the families
of his men who lost their lives during highly covert
military operations are not met. The city's only chance for
survival is a young F.B.I. chemical weapons expert, Stanley
Goodspeed (Nicolas Cage) and a federal prisoner, John
Patrick Mason (Sean Connery), who also happens to be the
only convict known to have escaped the island prison. With
the clock ticking, they embark on a desperate bid to sneak
onto the island and detoxify the weapons before disaster
Cast: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, Michael Biehn,
A Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer production.
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