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THE ROCK

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Filming Locations —

Alcatraz Island, San Francisco County: tagline: "Alcatraz. Only one man has ever broken out. Now five million lives depend on two men breaking in."

San Bruno, San Mateo County: Golden Gate Cemetery.

City and County of San Francisco: City Hall. Fairmont Hotel. Jones & Pacific Avenues. Palace of Fine Arts. Bay Bridge. Golden Gate Bridge. Hunter's Point. Filbert & Leavenworth.

Sausalito, Marin County.


SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Filming Locations —

San Pedro, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County: 200 West 7th Street.

Ventura, Ventura County.

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Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno.
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A nice view from Alcatraz.
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Helicopters flying towards Alcatraz Island.
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The interior of the prison.
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Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge.
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The monitors show an aerial view of the Bay Area.
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The Golden Gate Bridge.
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Alcatraz Island.
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A view of San Francisco City Hall
from Franklin Street at Fulton.
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These scenes were filmed in the penthouse suite of the
Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason Street on Nob Hill.
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The outside of the Fairmont.
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Sean Connery.
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Driving towards Coit Tower, possibly on Filbert.
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This was actually filmed in San Pedro, CA, on the 200 block of West 7th Street, between South Palos Verdes Street and South Centre Street. Notice the La Salle Hotel in the background.
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The cable car has a California Cheese side-panel (a different one of which was shown in Storm of the Century) that says "Why Californians Started to Make Wine. It's the Cheese."
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The explosion of the cable car was shot on Russian Hill at Jones & Pacific Avenues.
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This was a behind-the-scenes shot of the
cable car explosion on Russian Hill, San Francisco.

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This is Jones & Pacific in November 1999.
The New Russian Hill Groceries & Liquor is at right.

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Claire Forlani and Sean Connery at the Palace of Fine Arts,
off Baker Street at Marina Boulevard.
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A model of Alcatraz.
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Golden Gate Bridge.
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Night view of San Francisco.
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Another aerial display of the Bay Area.
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Alcatraz Island viewed from the Marina.
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Downtown San Francisco.
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A computer monitor shows the rocket heading for the Oakland Coliseum, but this is actually 3Com Park (Candlestick).
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The Bay Bridge and The City.
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Golden Gate Bridge.
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Targets on Alcatraz Island, with the East Bay spread out behind it.
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Nicolas Cage calling off the jets.
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Before and After a jet fires one lone missile at the island.

The Rock (1996)
CAST: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, John Spencer, David Morse, William Forsythe, Michael Biehn, Vanessa Marcil, John C. McGinley, Bokeem Woodbine, Danny Nucci, Claire Forlani, James Caviezel, Fred Salvallon, Xander Berkeley, Philip Baker Hall....
WRITER: David Weisberg, Douglas Cook, Mark Rosner
PRODUCER: Kenny Bates, Jerry Bruckheimer, Sean Connery, Dennis Hoffman, Don Simpson, Louis A. Stroller, William Stuart, Barry H. Waldman
DIRECTOR: Michael Bay
PRODUCTION DESIGNER: Michael White
CINEMATOGRAPHER: John Schwartzman
EDITOR: Richard Francis Bruce
LOCATIONS DEPARTMENT / LOS ANGELES: Lisa Blok-Linson, Randy Flosi, Valerie Y.O. Kim
LOCATIONS DEPARTMENT / SAN FRANCISCO: Jonathan Shedd, Stefanie Pleet, Thomas M. Harrigan, Michael Allison

THE ROCK
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