10 Best Movies of The Rock Dwayne Johnson

10 Best Movies of The Rock Dwayne Johnson

The big man has starred in many good and great films. But what are 10 best movies of the Rock Dwayne Johnson ? Including those he co-starred in?  Ever since the Rock burst onto the wrestling scene over 20 years ago at the WWE, it didn’t take long  for The world of fight entertainment to realize that something new and outrageously exciting had come into the industry.

Best The Rock Dwayne Johnson movies
 
Long before Hollywood movies came knocking for the muscle bound  star, he played football for University of Miami. He actually won a national championship with them. From then on it appeared that football was going to be his chosen career path.
 
But after he was cut from his CFL team, the Calgary Stampeders in 1995, that dream seemed all but lost. According to his autobiography  ‘The Rock Says’ (released in 2000) This period was one of the most difficult times of his life.  But like the fighter he is,  he made a major switch, and with the help of his father—legendary wrestler Rocky Johnson, he began training  for wrestling. In 1996 he made his proffesional wrestling debut as Rocky Mavia in the WWF. 
He wasn’t exactly an instant hit in the squared circle, but in an ingenious way he reinvented himself as The Rock, and took the world of fight entertainment by storm. And now he is widely regarded as one of the greatest wrestlers ever, after having won so many titles, including being an 8 time WWE champion.
 
Unlike his fight debut as a wrestler, Johnson was an instant hit when he finally starred in his very first movie; The Scorpion King in 2002. Infact he made his way into the Guinness book of world records for that role, as the highest paid debut actor in history. Unbelievably, For his first movie role, Dwayne was paid a whopping  $5.5 million.
 
From that moment until the present, he hasn’t slowed down one bit. Last year he was named the highest paid actor in the world by Forbes, and has been ranked inside the top 25 most powerful people in the world every year since 2014. He is also the current sexiest man alive.
Best The Rock Dwayne Johnson movies

When he started in Hollywood, he started strong, starring in hit after hit and leaving a string of memorable movies in his wake.

 
Here are our carefully ranked top 10 movies by the Rock. These where chosen out of a lot of great movies he has made in the past 15 years of his movie career. 
 
Here they are, from least to best:

Top 10 movies by The Rock Dwayne Johnson

 
10. Snitch—2013
Although it was not a Blockbuster, Snitch is a solid film you’d enjoy. As far as I’m concerned it’s a really good movie. And audiences must have felt the same way, since it doubled it’s budget costs at the Box office.
 
9. The fate of the Furious—2017
Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Charlize Theron and more team up for the Fate of the Furious, less than two years after the last installment. It was mega success and went over the Billion dollar mark at the box office. It is number 9 on our list of Best movies of The Rock Dwayne Johnson.
 
8. Get Smart—2008
The Rock co-stars as Agent 23, here alongside Steve Carell, and the gorgeous Anne Hathaway, in this often hilarious and superbly entertaining film.
 
7. Hercules —2014
Top 10 the Rock Dwayne Johnson Hollywood movies

Many actors have played this role in the past. And not many were able to make much of the Powerful muscular, son of the gods: Hercules. But Johnson made a decent performance here in a role that caused many others to fall flat on their faces. And the movie made a decent profit, with $245million on a $100 million budget.

6. Central intelligence—2016
Dwayne Johnson teams up with Funnyman Kevin Hart for this rib cracking fun ride.
 
5. Furious 7—2015
A sad not in this movie was the death of Paul Walker before the film was completed. The actor died in a single car crash on November 2015. After the movie was released, It grossed $1.516 billion, on a $190 million budget. 
4. Fast and furious 6—2013
Dwayne Johnson plays a more prominent role in the 6th instalment of the Fast and furious movies.  The film was a mega hit.
 
3. The Rundown —2003
One of Johnson’s earlier films while he was still actively working as a star  wrestler for the WWE. Here he hits the big screen with Seann William Scott, Rosario Dawson and the legendary Christopher Walken. The movie is a must see. Truly entertainment, and quite fun to watch. Sadly, in spite of a riveting performance by The Rock, and the rest of the cast,  the movie made only $81 million on a $85 million budget.
 
2. Fast five—2011
Also known as fast and furious: Rio heist,  sees The Rock team up with Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Tyrese Gibson,  and the rest of the usual suspects for this blockbuster hit.
 
1. Moana—2016
Here Dwayne Johnson starred with Auli’i Cravahlo, Temuera Morrison, Rachel House, Nicole Scherzinger, Jermaine Clement and more.  This animated movie was a real beauty and audiences swallowed it up. It grossed $691 million at the box office, on a $150 million budget to become Johnson’s most profitable film, and the best movies of the Rock Dwayne Johnson so far.

Dwayne Johnson top movies (video)

I am not trying to take anything away from some of his other notable movies like Gridiron Gang, G.I Joe retaliation, his supporting role in The Other Guys, and his starring role in Walking Tall. These are all good efforts by the wrestler turned actor. But we just had to pick the best out of the pack. I know that some of you CelebStorm fans have your very own favourites. Why don’t you rank your own take on The Rock top movies in the comment section, and let us all check out your selection. 
 
Some of the Rock’s other good but less notable movies are his The Scorpion King, Baywatch,and Journey 2 and a host of others. But one thing is abundantly clear—Dwayne Johnson is one of the most talented,entertaining and hardworking actors we have in Hollywood today. And we are glad he’s onboard. He captured our attention with wrestling, and captured our hearts with movies.

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