Breaking out as a wrestler, and being an integral part in the development of the World Wrestling Federation (WWE), Dwayne Johnson “The Rock” He’s come a long way. With films that have grossed over $3.5 billion in North America and $10.5 billion worldwide, Dwayne Johnson is one of the highest-grossing and highest-paid actors in Hollywood. The actor has delivered some great performances over the years. Here are some of the most iconic moments from Dwayne Johnson’s movies that no one can forget:

10 Roadblock vs Firefly – G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

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The fight scene between The Rock’s Roadblock and Ray Stevenson Firefly in G.I. Joe: Retaliation Don’t forget for various reasons. First, it’s not often that one gets to see Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson fall to the ground that hard. Secondly, the explosive caterpillars that appear, at first, to distract Roadblock from completing his mission, are quite memorable. Finally, the scene is a great example of how one can be distracted and gloat about their victories. Despite Roadblock being on the ground, a gloating Firefly gives the former time to land an attack. He is also distracted by seeing the car coming up behind him and almost running him over.

9 Crane Jump – Skyscraper (2018)

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in SkyscraperDwayne Johnson stars as Will Sawyer, a former FBI agent who tries to save his family from a newly constructed skyscraper in Hong Kong after it is set on fire by a group of terrorists. One of the most exciting moments in the movie is Dwayne Johnson’s jump from a crane onto a skyscraper. With the authorities on his tail, Johnson’s Sawyer attempts to attach the winch to the skyscraper in order to create a path for himself. However, the hook falls at the last moment, leaving Sawyer with no choice but to jump the remaining distance. One couldn’t help but move to the edges of their seat as they watched Sawyer leap into the air and nearly fall. He barely makes it by grabbing a ledge, and literally swings through the air for a few seconds before climbing inside the building.

8 The Rock Doesn’t Like Bullies – CIA (2016)

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The iconic strip of action comedy is fighting buddy CIA Hard to forget. As Kevin Hart’s Calvin Joyner waits for Johnson’s Bob Stone to return to his seat, he’s being picked on by a much older man. When Stone returns to the table, he tries to calmly control the situation. However, the two now encounter not one, but four men who also appear to be armed. After calmly stating that he did not like bullies, Stone proceeded to disarm him and take down the four men. It’s very impressive and fun to watch.

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7 Running to Success – Gridiron Gang (2006)

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It’s rare to find famous scenes of The Rock that aren’t full of action, but if one does look at them Iron Creed Gang, they will find quite a few. Perhaps one of the most memorable moments from the movie is when Johnson’s character trainer Sean Porter tries to encourage Willie Weathers (Jade Yorker), a kid from the detention center, that he has potential as a soccer player. Porter tells Willie that he gives himself up easily, and takes it upon himself to help the footballer see his true potential. Porter gets dressed for football and tells Willie to try and beat him. Willie tries and tries and tries, failing at every attempt, while Porter keeps trying to cheer him up. In the end, Willie successfully takes down Porter, and the crowd can’t help but cheer along with the other players. Porter’s little speech also resonates with many people when he reminds Willie that he has no one but himself to help him reach his full potential.

6 Boom shkalaka! – The Rundown (2003)

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The buildup to this particular scene is quite dramatic. With Travis Sean and William Scott trapped inside a bus while the rebels shoot everywhere, Johnson Beck is forced to think fast. The scenes contain a lot of close-ups that create more tension as Beck tries desperately to think of a way to save Travis. The tension finally dissolved as Beck had a firm look in his eyes, as he turned to face his enemies head-on. With upbeat music playing in the background, Beck takes down an entire group of rebels with just two guns and saves Travis just in the nick of time. It even comes out nicely as the bus blasts off in the background.

5 First Encounter With The Rock – Fighting With My Family (2019)

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The moment when Paige’s Paige and Jack Lowden’s Zak first meet The Rock is a hugely entertaining one. The two share with the wrestler how inspired they are by the wrestler and how the two are also trying to pursue a career in wrestling. It’s fun to see The Rock try to leave, but Zack drags him back into the conversation. His advice to two young wrestlers is inspiring yet amusing because he sings about practically everything.

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4 Choose Your Character – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)

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The initial scene in which the players realize that they have been immersed in the game while they are in different bodies is very funny. It’s funny to see The Rock fall to the ground, and the camera pans over his muscles. It’s fun to see Spencer flex his muscles and stare inside his shirt. When he tries to explain to his friends that he is actually Spencer, they are reluctant to believe him. Only when he jumps in terror after hearing a bird’s screeching do they believe him. It’s fun to see The Rock, who usually appears as a brave and experienced fighter, scream and jump at the mere sound of a sound.

3 Rock Talks to George – Rampage (2018)

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The conversation between Davis Okoye (Johnson), a primatologist, and George, a white western lowland gorilla during the initial scenes of frenzy Do not forget. The scene starts out as a very tense scene with Davis trying to calm another gorilla. When George walks in, the other gorilla panics and almost attacks Connor, only to be stopped by George at the last moment. For a minute, it looks like George is going to attack Connor as well, only for the gorilla to start bantering Davis in sign language. The gorilla even tricks Davis by refusing to give him a fist bump and stating that he saved Davis. The interaction between man and gorilla is very interesting to watch.

2 The Rock vs. the Helicopter – The Fast and the Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)

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If you sit down and talk about the iconic scenes from Quick and impulsive Franchisees, they may need a whole separate roster. It may be one of the most memorable moments of the series Hobbes and Shaw is when the team has to take on a helicopter, of all things. Not only does the scene give the audience a great chase, but it does so with a twist. Instead of the usual car chase, Hobbs and Shaw encounter a helicopter. There is even a moment when The Rock is the only thing tying the chopper to a truck. Talk about superpower!

1 You’re welcome! – Moana (2016)

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Johnson’s depiction of Maui, a mythological demigod, in MoanaHe’s definitely very different from his usual roles centered around action sequences and fights. One of the most memorable moments in the movie is when Moana meets Maui for the first time. While one can visually liken Maui to the rock, with his size and musculature, the most surprising thing about the scene is when Maui starts singing. It’s surprisingly fun and exciting to hear The Rock sing “You’re Welcome” while Maui dances around. Before Moana, who would’ve thought he’d be able to hear Johnson sing a Disney theme song, of all things?


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