Hardy, bad ass, dependable, and in possession of a strong moral compass, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is definitely someone you’ll want by your side (or to hide behind) when the fate of the world hangs in the balance.
Whether it’s trekking through the treacherous terrain of a jungle with a life of its own or thwarting the world’s most wanted art thief in a cat-and-mouse chase around the globe, you can always count on him to see the world-saving mission through ‘til the very end in these action-packed movies:
Saving the jungle in “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”
Getting sucked into a video game while in detention, well, sucks, but ending up in the imposing muscular figure and smouldery face of Dr. Xander Bravestone (Dwayne Johnson) is probably the best thing to happen to the nerdy Spencer Gilpin (Alex Wolff).
With no other way out other than to embark on a perilous quest that will free Jumanji from an evil curse, Spencer reluctantly teams up with three of his fellow schoolmates to return a magical, sacred jewel — the Jaguar’s Eye — to its shrine in the heart of the jungle and restore the world of Jumanji to its former glory.
Saving half of the world’s population from a bio-terrorist in “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw”
They might not be friends, but they sure make an effective team!
In yet another reluctant on-screen team-up, Johnson’s Agent Luke Hobbs finds himself forming an unlikely alliance with his nemesis Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) to stop a cyber-genetically enhanced villain from launching a deadly biological attack that could potentially eradicate half of the world’s population.
World-saving shenanigans aside, expect loads of explosions, dramatically enhanced vehicles, and of course, Hobbs and Shaw throwing juvenile insults at each other.
Saving the centre of his world in “San Andreas”
Can The Rock’s muscles save his family as the world around them is literally falling apart?
In a twist of fate, rescue-helicopter pilot Ray (played by Johnson) found himself rescuing his soon-to-be ex-wife Emma (Carla Gugino) from a skyscraper in Los Angeles when a massive earthquake hits California.
As more earthquakes sweep across the state from LA to San Francisco, the estranged couple must race against time (and hope Ray did not skip leg day) in a dangerous journey across the West Coast to rescue the only thing keeping their world together – their daughter.
Saving the future of his beloved Emerald Bay in “Baywatch”
To the close-knit elite team of lifeguards on Emerald Bay, Florida, the beach they protect day in and day out is pretty much their home away from home.
Though the duo butt heads since the first time they met each other, Lieutenant Mitch Buchannon (Johnson) and former Olympian Matt Brody (Zac Efron) will have to set aside their differences to uncover an underground drug ring that threatens the future of the bay… while running stylishly and in slow-mo along the beach.
Saving some of the world’s most priceless treasures in “Red Notice”
An irreplaceable historical artifact has disappeared from a museum in Italy, and Special Agent John Hartley, FBI (Johnson) is on the case.
In pursuit of The Bishop (Gal Gadot) a.k.a. world’s most wanted art thief, Agent Hartley embarks on a globe-trotting adventure with the world’s second most wanted art thief Nolan Booth (Ryan Reynolds) to secure a set of priceless historical treasures — Cleopatra’s Eggs — before she gets her hands on them.
Will he break open the case and save these priceless historical artifacts before they disappear from public view forever? To find out, catch Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, and Gal Gadot in “Red Notice” when it premieres on 12th November, only on Netflix!
Images courtesy of Netflix.