Under the working title of Metal God, this movie shot for three days in Washington State, two in Seattle and one in Douglas County. Most of the footage was cut, unfortunately, and much of what is represented as Seattle in the movie was actually filmed in Los Angeles, CA.

Filming Locations —

Seattle, King County: Eastlake Avenue at Highway 5. Steinbrueck Park off Pike Place. 1st Avenue and Pike Street. Pioneer Square.

Waterville, Douglas County: Highway 2.

Filming Locations —

Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County: Greystone Park & Mansion, 905 Loma Vista Drive.

Koreatown, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County: Ambassador Hotel.

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This location, set in Seattle and perhaps trying to evoke the Paramount Theater, was actually filmed in Los Angeles.
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This was shot on Eastlake Avenue where it parallels Highway 5. The final shot in the movie was edited down, but, had it been complete, it would have risen up to see the Seattle skyline.
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Both the bar and the coffee shop, each set in Seattle, were also filmed somewhere in Los Angeles.
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This scene was shot by the Victor Steinbrueck Park, just off Pike Place and Western Avenue near Virginia Street, Seattle, very close to the Pike Place Market and Post Alley. There was another scene in the movie, not pictured here, in which Marky Mark both opened and closed the film — this was possibly shot somewhere over in Pioneer Square, Seattle.
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The corner of 1st Avenue Pike Street in downtown Seattle.
The poster image of Mark Wahlberg walking on a desert road
with his guitar was shot off Highway 2 near Waterville, WA.

Rock Star (2001)
CAST: Mark Wahlberg, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Flemyng, Timothy Olyphant, Timothy Spall, Dominic West....
WRITER: John Stockwell
PRODUCER: George Clooney, Michael Fottrell, Toby Jaffe, Robert Lawrence, Mike Ockrent, Steven Reuther
DIRECTOR: Stephen Herek
EDITOR: Trudy Ship
LOCATIONS DEPARTMENT / LOS ANGELES: Curtis Collins, Alex Apple, Paul Schreiber
LOCATIONS DEPARTMENT / SEATTLE: Peter W. Allen, Jim Boyle, Steffen Schlachtenhaufen

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