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ROLLERBALL

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Filming Locations —

City and County of San Francisco: Twin Peaks Boulevard. Market Street. 22nd Street on Potrero Hill. California Street at Mason Street on Nob Hill. Sacramento Street in Chinatown. Montgomery Street in the Financial District.

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The movie begins on Twin Peaks Boulevard on Twin Peaks in San Francisco.
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This is probably coming down Market Street from Portola Drive. Check out the movie crew hiding behind telephone poles, and those reflectors are even more obvious.
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I'm not sure yet about this intersection....
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This sequence is westbound on 22nd Street stretching from Wisconsin down to Kansas Streets on Potrero Hill.
In the second picture, notice that the ramps are actually visible. Nobody could jump as high as these stuntmen without them.
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That's the Fairmont Hotel on the left in this shot on
California Street at Mason Street on Nob Hill.
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And this is California Street at Powell Street, still with
the Fairmont Hotel in the background.
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These shots are all downhill on Sacramento Street between Powell and Stockton Streets.
Oops, notice the grip-electric department's light reflector in the first picture, and the mismatched lighting in the third picture?
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Most of the San Francisco scenes were shot during principal photography in December 2000, while this restaurant-crash segment and a few others were done during the additional photography shoot in April 2001. These particular shots were filmed on Sacramento Street between Stockton and Grant. And look, another light reflector in the second picture!
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At Sacramento & Grant, that's production assistant Anthony Reyna in the red shirt! On each corner, the P.A.s had to hold back scores of tourists who were watching the filming.
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On your DVD or VHS tape, watch this shot in slow-motion. You can actually see the device that catapults the actor into the air!
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Do you see the white car followed by two pick-up trucks? The second one is mine! My little Nissan makes an even better cameo appearance in the movie Detonator where it was blown up by the bad guy at the Grand Olympic Auditorium.
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Why is it that the previous shot shows no passersby on the sidewalk, yet here there are three of them?
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This view is looking north on Montgomery Street from
Sacramento Street in the Financial District.
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LL Cool J is heading east on Sacramento from Montgomery,
which is normally against the flow of one-way traffic.
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This is northbound at Commercial Street,
probably on either Montgomery or Kearny.
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All of the interior driving shots were done in Montreal.
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Sixth Street between Mission and Howard Streets.
The Alder Hotel is notorious for being one of the most filthy, decrepit places in town.

Rollerball (2002)
CAST: Chris Klein, Jean Reno, LL Cool J, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, Pink....
WRITER: William Harrison, Larry Ferguson, John Pogue
PRODUCER: Kristen Branan, John McTiernan, Charles Roven, Beau St. Clair, Michael Tadross
DIRECTOR: John McTiernan
PRODUCTION DESIGNER: Norman Garwood
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Steve Mason
EDITOR: John Wright
LOCATIONS DEPARTMENT / SAN FRANCISCO: Jonathan Shedd, Nancy Wong

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