After ex-marines take hostages on infamous former jail island Alcatraz, the US government must enlist the help of the only man to break out of Alcatraz, to help them break in.
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The Rock was filmed around San Francisco, California.
AlcatrazMap | Directions | Google Earth
Address: Alcatraz National Park, Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California, USA
The majority of The Rock is set on Alcatraz Island, however it's worth noting that filming was split between time on Alcatraz Island as Sound Stages made up to look like the Island.
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Escape from Alcatraz
John Mason meets his daughter JadeMap | Directions | Google Earth
Address: Palace of Fine Arts, Bay Street / Lyon Street, San Francisco, California, USA
After escaping custody John Mason (Sean Connery) makes contact with his daughter (Claire Forlani) he's never met. He arranges to meet her at The Palace of Fine Arts, where Stanley Goodspeed (Nic Cage) 'recaptures' him.
Shave at Fairmont HotelMap | Directions | Google Earth
Address: Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason St, Nob Hill, San Francisco, California, USA
After "persuading" John Mason to help them out, they take him to the Fairmont Hotel where he gets cleaned up. He then attempts to escape via the balcony above the lobby.