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Rampage (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Brad Peyton

Starring:
Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Malin Akerman, Jake Lacy

Other notable appearances:
Joe Manganiello, Jack Quaid, Breanne Hill, Will Yun Lee

Running time:
107 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
King Kong: Skull Island, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Godzilla (1998)

 

When secret scientific experiments taking place in outer space go horribly wrong, canisters of a pathogen designed to increase size, speed, agility and durability come crashing down to Earth. 

Three creatures become infected by the pathogen — a wild wolf, a wild crocodile and a rescued gorilla named George. When the creatures start showing uncontrollable aggression, the military step in to destroy them. George’s human carer and friend Davis Okoye (Johnson) must join forces with genetic engineer Dr. Kate Caldwell (Harris) and OGA Agent Harvey Russell (Morgan) to save George.

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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Jake Kasdan

Starring:
Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas

Other notable appearances:
Bobby Cannavale, Rhys Darby, Colin Hanks, Marin Hinkle

Running time:
119 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Jumanji, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Goosebumps

 

The board game Jumanji reinvents itself as a video game in order to move with the times and claim more players. Twenty years after it takes its first player, Alex (Jonas/Hanks), Spencer (Johnson) and his classmates find themselves sucked into the virtual jungle where they must save Jumanji from Van Pelt (Cannavale) or risk losing all of their lives — in game and out.

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Baywatch (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Seth Gordon

Starring:
Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach, Jon Bass, Ilfenesh Hadera, Priyanka Chopra

Other notable appearances:
David Hasselhoff, Pamela Anderson, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Hannibal Buress, Rob Huebel

Running time:

Watch this if you liked:
21 Jump Street, The A-Team, We’re the Millers, Horrible Bosses

 

Disgraced Olympian Matt Brody (Efron) thinks becoming a lifeguard is going to be an easy way to do community service and avoid jail time. Instead, he joins Mitch Buchannon (Johnson) and his elite team of lifeguards who solve the murders, thievery, drug smuggling and extortion that are endangering their beach.

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The Fate of the Furious (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
F. Gary Gray

Starring:
Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Charlize Theron, Jason Statham, Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson, Nathalie Emmanuel, Kurt Russell, Kristofer Hivju

Other notable appearances:
Luke Evans, Scott Eastwood, Helen Mirren

Running time:
136 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
The Fast and the Furious series, The Expendables series, Mad Max: Fury Road

 

A world class hacker convinces Dom (Diesel) to betray his family and help her start World War 3. The extended Toretto family must team up with a sworn enemy to save their wayward brother.

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Moana (2016)

Review by CJ

moana

Director:
Ron Clements, John Musker

Starring:
Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House

Other notable appearances:
Alan Tudyk, Jemaine Clement, Temuera Morrison, Nicole Scherzinger, Sven the Reindeer

Running time:
107 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Frozen, Hercules, Zootopia, BraveThe Little MermaidTangled

 

When demigod Maui (Johnson) steals the goddess Te Fiti’s heart, he unleashes a curse on the world that is destined to destroy the planet. A thousand years later, the curse reaches the island of Motunui where the chieftain’s daughter Moana (Cravalho) is chosen by the ocean to find Maui and return Te Fiti’s heart.

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Hercules (2014)

Review by CJ

Hercules

Director:
Brett Ratner

Starring:
Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, Rebecca Ferguson, John Hurt, Rufus Sewell, Aksel Hennie, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Reece Ritchie

Other notable appearances:
Joseph Fiennes

Running time:
98 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Troy, The Mummy, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, The Brothers Grimm

 

After completing his 12 labours, Hercules (Johnson) suffers a great personal tragedy and is exiled from Athens. He and a ragtag crew of warriors are working as mercenaries for hire when the daughter Thrace’s king comes to them for help. Hercules and his crew must take on an army of mythic proportions to save Thrace and its people. Will they succeed or will they become history?

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