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.
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.
Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, , California, USA
John Mason meets his daughter Jade
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.
Bay Street / Lyon Street, San Francisco, , California, USA
Shave at Fairmont Hotel
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.
950 Mason St, San Francisco, Nob Hill, California, USA