The 5 best movies with The Rock (Dwayne Johnson) include a prequel, a sequel, some kids, a cop, and some assassins.

  1. "The Scorpion King." Mathayus the Scorpion King was a character in the movie "The Mummy Returns." The following year, Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) reprised that character in this movie. This movie is actually a prequel to the Mummy movies. It takes place 5,000 years ago, when Mathayus, an assassin, is hired to kill the evil ruler of Gomorrah.

  2. "Gridiron Gang." This movie with The Rock is a fact-based film about juvenile delinquent teenagers in a detention camp. The Rock's plan is to mold them into worthwhile people by making a good football team out of them. Conflict enters the picture when his bosses have no faith in the plan.

  3. "Walking Tall." Dwayne Johnson plays Sheriff Buford Pusser in this film. Pusser was an actual sheriff in Tennessee in the 1960s. Pusser goes to Washington to help out with the family business. Upon arrival, he discover the town has bee taken over by bad guys. Once again, the big stick comes out and heads start to roll.

  4. "The Game Plan."  The Rock is a big star in the NFL. He has everything going just the way he wants. Just before his team is preparing for the big title game, his life changes drastically. Contrast enters his rugged life in the form of his seven year old daughter. Johnson must find a way to make both worlds happen.

  5. "Faster." Billy Bob Thornton co-stars in one of the best movies with The Rock. "Faster" is the story about a recently released ex-con out to seek revenge on the guy who blew the job that got Johnson sent to prison; and got Johnson's brother killed. To complicate matters, Johnson is being pursued by a hit man and an anxious cop (Thornton). He continues to run into each of them throughout the movie until things come to a head.