The Rock script
The Rock (1996)
Synopsis: The Rock is a 1996 American action thriller film directed by Michael Bay, produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, written by David Weisberg and Douglas S. Cook. It stars Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage and Ed Harris in the lead roles, with William Forsythe and Michael Biehn co-starring.

INT. BUNKER SECURITY BUILDING - NIGHT

The Army M.P.s escort General Hummel inside. THREE ARMY GUARDS spring up=

from their SURVEILLANCE MONITORS. Everyone's nervous, in awe, rigid at=

attention. COLONEL CALLAHAN emerges from an adjacent room,=

sleepy-eyed.

COLONEL CALLAHAN

General Hummel! This is a surprise!

HUMMEL:

That's the idea, Colonel.

EXT. BUNKER COMPOUND - WATCH TOWER - NIGHT

Two marines position themselves outside the door to the

bunker compound's elevated watch tower.

=B7EXT. BUNKER COMPOUND - NIGHT

Below the watch tower, the ARMY MAGAZINE CHECKERS approach. Marines 1 and 2=

spring out, armed with M-16s with over/under grenade launchers They shoot=

BEAN BAG projectiles at the Army Guards, who collapse, dazed.

INT. BUNKER COMPOUND WATCH TOWER - NIGHT

Marines 3 and 4 burst inside the watch tower. The guards inside spring up. =

BOOM BOOM, they're hit by bean bag projectiles, propelling them out the=

windows of the watch tower. They fall 10 feet and lie unconscious.

EXT. BUNKER COMPOUND - NIGHT

Marines 1 and 2, now in MAGAZINE CHECYERIS UNIFORMS, move to the BUNKER=

DOOR. They open the door with the Magazine checker's CODED CARDS.

INT. CHEMICAL WEAPONS BUNKER - NIGHT

Two ARMY GUARDS, playing poker, look up at the entering marines. Marines 1=

and 2 walk straight up to the Army Guards, holding them at bay with M-16s. =

Before any words are spoken, one of the marines injects each of the guards=

with a VACCINE PISTOL.

INT. BUNKER SECURITY BUILDING - NIGHT

Four more marines led by SGT. CRISP enter, holding Col.

Callahan, General Hummel and the Army Guards at bay.

SGT. CRISP This is a security exercise, sir. We've fully breached and=

infiltrated your compound. I'm afraid you and your men are my prisoners,=

sir.

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David Weisberg

David Weisberg is an American screenwriter, best known for writing 1996 film The Rock, which he co-wrote with his writing partner Douglas Cook, who died on July 19, 2015. His other credits with Cook include Payoff, Holy Matrimony, Double Jeopardy and Criminal. They also wrote another action thriller script Blank Slate, which is currently un-produced at Bold Films. more…

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