5. 'The Rock': Goodbye Alcatraz
"May God have mercy on their souls." We've only been lucky enough to get a single pairing of the monstrous, maniacal talents that are Michael Bay and Nicolas Cage. Fortunately, both were working at the height of their nutty powers in the director's action film about – what else? – destroying beloved American landmarks. Bay may give the star an inch to work with as the film winds down, but Cage takes a mile – which then totally blows up in his face.