Dwayne Douglas Johnson who is also known as The Rock is an American-Canadian actor, producer, and professional wrestling player who has recently taken retirement from WWE.
He was also a professional football player in his early times but gave it because of his passion for wrestling. He is almost 50 years in age but still looks like a 30-year-old person because of his looks and fitness.
He made his acting debut in 2001, in the movie ‘The Mummy Returns,’ and he had a supporting role in that film. His lead acting debut was made in 2002 with The Scorpion King. This was his first movie as the lead actor and the second movie of his career. He was already very famous because of WWE before making his debut in the films.
After this, his fan following increased tremendously, and he also became the fourth most followed person on Instagram. He had already made to the top of the Forbes and GQ lists and has been declared as one of the highest-paid and the richest actor of the Hollywood industry.
So, now I would like to share my knowledge about the best 15 movies of Dwayne’s career. Also, I would like to advise my audience to definitely watch them in this quarantine period as they can become a big source of entertainment for you and your family. All the rankings of the movies will be completely based on audience reviews, critics rating, and our personal opinions. Here’s our list of his best 15 movies;
1. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is one of the best films of the Dwayne Johnson and it also became one of the most profitable films of his career. This film was directed by Jake Kasdan and was produced by Matt Tolmach and William Teitler. The screenplay work of the film was managed by Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Scott Rosenberg, and Jeff Pinkner and it is based on the novel Jumaji written by Chris Van Allsburg.
In the story, it was shown that four teenage friends got inside the magical video game while playing it and the only way by which they can come out is by finishing and winning the game. This film is an American adventure-comedy film that stars Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, and Bobby Cannavale as the lead actors. The distribution rights of the film were owned by Sony Pictures and it has a runtime of 119 minutes.
This film received a very great response from the audience and also got the highest points from the critic that’s why it has taken first place in our list best 15 films of Dwayne’s career. Also, I would like to advise you all to surely watch this film as it is full of comedy and adventures and you will also definitely like it.
2. Moana (2016)
For those who don’t know Moana is an American 3D animated musical adventure film that was released in 2016. The film was very much appreciated by the audience and especially by teenagers and kids. This film is full of adventures and comedy so you should also watch this film at least once. This film was directed by Ron Clements and John Musker and is produced by Osnat Shurer.
The screenplay work was managed by Jared Bush and the story which was the most important part of the film was written by Chris Williams, Don Hall, Pamela Ribon, Aaron Kandell, Jordan Kandell, Ron Clements and John Musker. This film is based in ancient Polynesia when a destructive malediction occurred by Demigod Maui reaches Moana’s Island and for that she answers to ocean’s call to set things perfectly right. This film has some amazing star cast which includes Auli Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger, and Alan Tudyk.
3. Fast Five (2011)
Fast Five which also known as Fast and Furious Five is an American action film in which Dominic Toretto and his team of street racers try and execute a huge heist to get their rights in the rule of a powerful Brazilian drug lord and a very dangerous agent. This film stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Matt Schulze, Sung Kang, and Dwayne Johnson in the lead roles.
This film is directed by Justin Lin and is produced by Neal H. Moritz and Vin Diesel. This film is written by Chris Morgan and its distribution rights were owned by Universal Pictures. This film has a runtime of 130 minutes and it was released in 2015.
It is one of those films which were extremely liked by the viewers and it crashed many box office records and became one of the most successful films of Dwayne Johnson’s career. Because of its interesting storyline and some great actors, this film has taken third place in our list of the best 15 films of Dwayne Johnson.
4. Central Intelligence (2016)
This is one of the best movies of Dwayne Johnson till now and is also one of the most profitable movies of his career and therefore it has taken fourth place in our list of top 15 movies of Dwayne Johnson. This is an American action comedy film. It is directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber and was produced by Scott Stuber, Peter Principato, Paul Young, and Michael Fottrell. The screenplay work was managed by Ike Barinholtz, David Stassen, and Rawson Marshall Thurber.
This film stars some great and most versatile actors of Hollywood which are Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Amy Ryan, Aaron Paul, and Danielle Nicolet in the lead roles. This film was released in June 2016 and it has a runtime of 108 minutes. The story of the film shows that two old high school best friends went to join the CIA to save the world from terrorists who sell satellite code and spread hate. If anyone has not watched this movie yet, then I would definitely like to advise you to watch it. After watching you will surely like my advice.
5. Pain & Gain (2013)
Pain and Gain is an action-comedy movie which stars Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub and Ed Harris in the lead role. This film is based on the trio of bodybuilders who lives in Florida and they got caught while stealing the ring and also for the kidnapping case scheme that when completely different from their plan and it causes a lot of problems for all three of them.
This film is directed by Michael Bay and is produced by Michael Bay, Ian Bryce, and Donald De Line. The screenplay work was managed by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely and distribution rights were owned by Paramount Pictures. This movie was released in 2013 and has a runtime of 129 minutes.
It was declared as an average film because it was not very successful at the box office but when it was released on television it attracted a lot of viewers throughout the country. That’s why this film has taken place in our best 15 films.
6. Furious 7 (2015)
It is one of those films that just destructed the entire box office with its tremendous performance. The film Fast and Furious 7, also known as Furious 7, is an American action thriller movie which is the seventh sequel of the Fast and Furious series. Like the other sequels, this sequel was also extremely liked by the audience and it became the first sequel of this series to cross the one billion mark at the box office.
This film was directed by James Wan and was produced by Neal H. Moritz, Vin Diesel, and Michael Fottrell. This sequel is also written by Chris Morgan. The distribution rights of this film were owned by Universal Pictures and it has a runtime of 137 minutes. Each and every minute of this movie was worth watching and hence it proved to be one of the best Hollywood films till now. This film follows Dominic Toretto, Brian O’Conner, and the rest of their team who have been discharged after receiving their punishment for their past crimes. And in this film, a new character is introduced which again puts the life of all the teammates in danger.
This film has some great personalities as the lead actors which include Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Jordana Brewster, Djimon Hounsou, Kurt Russell, Jason Statham, and Ali Fazal. I would also like to advise you to surely watch this film if you haven’t watched it yet as you are missing something really important in your life.
7. Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw (2019)
Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw which is simply known as Hobbs and Shaw was directed by David Leitch and was released in 2019. This film was also the part of Fast and Furious series. It was produced by Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Chris Morgan, and Hiram Garcia and the story was written by Chris Morgan. Also, the screenplay work was also managed by Chris Morgan only. This film has a runtime of 137 minutes and it was a great success throughout the globe and especially in the US and Canada.
This film received a lot of love and appreciation from the audience because of the hardcore action that was shown in the film. In the story, it was reflected that a lot of characters teams up with Shaw’s sister to fight against cybernetically encouraged terrorists who were threatening the world with a very dangerous and harmful virus. This movie has Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby, Eiza Gonzalez, Cliff Curtis, and Helen Mirren in the lead role.
8. Skyscraper (2018)
Skyscraper is based on a former FBI agent played by Dwayne Johnson who was on a mission to save his family from one of the tallest skyscrapers of Hongkong as it was captured by the terrorists and was set on fire. This film has shown some extreme level actions and stunts which can be seen only in Dwayne Johnson’s films. This film was directed by Rawson Marshal Thurber and was produced by Beau Flynn, Dwayne Johnson, Hiram Garcia, and Rawson Marshall Thurber.
This film is written by the director of this film only and it has some interesting star cast which includes Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Chin Han, Roland Moller, Noah Taylor, Byron Mann, Pablo Schreiber, and Hannah Quinlivan as the lead actors. This film was distributed by Universal Pictures and was a great success at the box office. It has a runtime of 102 minutes and was released in 2018 and it also occupied a place in the list of highest-grossing Hollywood films of 2018.
9. Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
This American action film Fast and Furious 6 is a sequel of Fast and Furious series and it proved to be one of the most profitable sequels. This movie was very much liked by the audience and also received good points from critics that’s why it has taken ninth place in our list of top 15 movies of Johnson’s career.
The film is directed by Justin Lin and is produced by Neal H. Moritz and Vin. This film has Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Sung Kang, Luke Evans, Gina Carano and John Ortiz in the lead roles. The film has a runtime of 130 minutes and it was released in 2013. The story of the film is based on the characters by Gary Scott.
This sequel follows a professional criminal gang headed by Dominic Toretto who is given amnesty for their crimes by the US DSS agent Luke in exchange for help in an important task. This film was also very interesting like the other sequels of this series so you much definitely watch it.
10. The Fate of the Furious (2017)
The Fate of the Furious also known as Fast and Furious 8 is an American action film that was released in 2017 and has a runtime of 136 minutes. This film proved to be the most successful film of the Fast and Furious series. It was the second film after the seventh sequel which destroyed all the box office records and collected a whopping amount of 1.3 billion dollars.
The film was very much appreciated by the audience throughout the globe and it also received a lot of applauds from the critics. This film is directed by F. Gray Gray and is produced by Neal H. Moritz, Vin Diesel, Michael Fottrell, and Chris Morgan. It was written by Chris Morgan and the distribution rights of the film were owned by Universal Pictures.
The story of the film revolves around Dominic Toretto who has recently started his life with his wife Letty Ortiz and then in the story it was shown that after sometimes a cyber-terrorist Cipher blocks him for working for her and turns him against his entire team. This film has some big celebrities which are Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Scott Eastwood, Nathalie Emmanuel, Elsa Pataky, Kurt Russell, and Charlize Theron.
11. Rampage (2018)
This movie of Dwayne Johnson was an American science fiction monster film that was released in 2018. This movie was extremely loved by the audience because of the thrilling and interesting story. It was directed by Brad Peyton and was produced by Brad Peyton, Beau Flynn, John Rickard, and Hiram Garcia. This film is written by Ryan Engle and the screenplay work was managed by Carlton Cuse, Ryan J. Condal, and Adam Sztykiel. This film has a runtime of 107 minutes and was extremely appreciated by the audience as each and every minute of this movie was full of thrill.
The story of this movie revolves around a primatologist who has to get teamed up with George, an albino Gorilla who was made a raging creature of extreme size because of an experiment. He was made with a mission to stop the two dangerous animals a wolf and a crocodile who was harming and destroying the city of Chicago. This film has some great celebrities in the lead role which includes Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Malin Akerman, Jake Lacy, Joe Manganiello, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan.
12. Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)
Jumanji: The Next Level was directed by Jake Kasdan and was produced by Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia, Matt Tolmach, William Teitle, and Jake Kasdan. The story of the film is written by Jake Kasdan, Jeff Pinkner, and Scott Rosenberg. This film was released in December 2019 and has a runtime of 123 minutes.
It was tremendously appreciated by the audience and therefore broke many records at the box office. It stars Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Alex Wolff, Morgan Turner, Ser’Darius Blain, Madison Iseman, Awkwafina, Rory McCann, Danny Glover, and Danny DeVito in the lead roles. In the film, a trio of teenagers who were seen in the first sequel Welcome to The Jungle was again introduced and some new characters were also seen.
In the new sequel, they all again see themselves trapped in Jumanji and they face to face many problems and obstacles in both new and old avatars while saving that land from the new villains so that they can escape again.
13. The Rundown (2003)
The Rundown stars some big celebrities with huge fan following but still the movie was not successful at the box office. Even the movie was having a really great story but lack of promotions and also some of their personal issues led to the flop of the film. This film was directed by Peter Berg and it stars Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Christopher Walken, and Rosario Dawson in the lead role.
This film was produced by Bill Corless, Karen Glasser, and Kevin Misher, and the story of the film was written by R.J. Stewart. The distribution rights of the film were owned by Universal Pictures and Sony Pictures and because of the issues between the two houses, this film flopped. It was released in 2003 and has a runtime of 104 minutes.
When this film was released on Television it attracted a lot of viewers throughout the country and people then appreciated their efforts. In the film, the lead role of Johnsons was shown as a player who was a bounty and hunter and he travels to Brazil to save his Employers child.
14. San Andreas (2015)
This film was directed by Brad Peyton and was released in 2015. The film was produced by Beau Flynn and the story was written by Andre Fabrizio and Jeremy Passmore. This film stars Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario, Ioan Gruffudd, Kylie Minogue, and Paul Giamatti in the lead roles and these actors have done given their performances with such deep and intense emotions that they were highly loved by the audience throughout the globe.
The film was mainly shot in Australia and a lit bit of ending was shoot in San Francisco. The movie was released in 2D and 3D mode worldwide and everyone enjoyed the 3D mode more. The plot of the film shows that an earthquake was caused by San Andreas Faults which resulted in huge destruction of the city of Los Angeles and San Francisco. The distribution rights of the film were owned by Warner Bros Pictures and it has a runtime of 114 minutes.
15. The Mummy Returns (2001)
This 2001 released film is a part of one of the best films o Dwayne Johnson’s career as at that time even this movie crossed the mark of 400 million dollars by breaking all the records and it wrote its name on the list of highest-grossing films of 2001. This film was largely appreciated by the audience throughout the country and it also received high points from the critics.
This film is a sequel to the Movie The Mummy which was released in 1999 and it proved to be one of the most successful sequels of that series. This film was directed by Stephen Sommers and was produced by Sean Daniel and James Jacks. It was written by the director of the film himself. The story of the film revolves around the mummified body that was taken to the museum of London and there it wakes up once again and started harming and spreading destruction in the city.
This film stars Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold VoslooOded Fehr, Patricia Velasquez, and Dwayne Johnson in the lead roles. This film has a runtime of 130 minutes and the distribution rights were owned by Universal Pictures. I would like to advise our audience to watch this film as you might also like this film as the other audience.
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