Production Company: Hyde Park/ Mandeville Films / Burke/Samples/Foster Productions / WWE Films

Studio: MGM

Cast: The Rock as Chris Vaughn, Johnny Knoxville as Ray Templeton, Neal McDonough as Jay Hamilton, Kristen Wilson as Michelle Vaughn, Ashley Scott as Deni, Khleo Thomas as Pete Vaughn, John Beasley as Chris Vaughn Sr., Barbara Tarbuck as Connie Vaughn, Michael Bowen as Sheriff Stan Watkins, Kevin Durand as Booth, Andrew Tarbet as Jimmy, Patrick Gallagher as Keith, John Stewart as Rusty, Eric Breker as Deputy Ralston and Ryan Robbins as Travis

Crew: Kevin Bray (director); Mort Briskin, David Klass, Channing Gibson, David Levien and Brian Koppelman (writers); Ashok Amritraj, Jim Burke, Lucas Foster, David Hoberman and Paul Schiff (producers); Bill Bannerman (co-producer); Marcienne Friesland (associate producer); Keith Samples (executive producer)

A former U.S. soldier named Chris Vaghn (The Rock) returns to his hometown to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which prompts him to clean house.

Other Info

Film Fetish trivia:
There is a reference to how the real Buford Pusser died at the beginning of the film. When Chris Vaughn (The Rock) asks the sheriff what happened to the former sheriff it is said that the guy was a great man but they found one day he had mysteriously skidded off a deserted road and died hitting a tree.

The Rock’s actual given name is Dwayne Douglas Johnson. He was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California.


One man will stand up for what’s right.

Official Websites: MGM U.S. site

Trailers: Various clips

Release Dates: APRIL 2, 2004


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