a group of renegade marines led by ed harris steal missles with a deadly nerve gas inside the war heads and takes over the closed alcatraz prison where a bunch of tourist are taking a guided tour. he wantsthe government to pay hm 100 million dollars to help the families of the men who lost their lives while under his command during black ops for the gtovernment.
nicholas cage is a chemial expert working for the fbi. sean connery is a retired british army office who has spent 40 years in the prison and the only one who has ever escaped.
the special agent in charge of the fbi hates connery but he has to needs im to lead a team of couner intellengence troups along with cage to get into the prison and disarm the missels. in order to do that he tells connery that he will be given amnisty if he helps.
sean connery plays his character with wit and a sense of humor and cage is great as the chemical expert who has never handled a gun in his life.
this is a great movie.
Beautiful Souls like Frank leave lasting memories in the hearts of those he touched .