25. Baywatch (2017)
> Combined score: 1.40 — #8,386 out of 17,159 movies
> Domestic box office: $58.1 million
> Co-starring: Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Priyanka Chopra
This misguided adaptation of a campy TV series took itself a little too seriously as an action film, turning off critics and viewers in the process. Johnson plays seasoned lifeguard Mitch Buchannon, who butts heads with a new recruit (Zac Efron). The film flopped domestically but performed better overseas for a global box office haul of just over $177 million.
24. Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
> Combined score: 1.41 — #8,299 out of 17,159 movies
> Domestic box office: $67.2 million
> Co-starring: Carla Gugino, AnnaSophia Robb, Alexander Ludwig
With help from a Vegas cabbie (Johnson), two super-powered siblings flee from government agents in this extraterrestrial adventure. A remake of the 1975 film “Escape to Witch Mountain,” it represents the third Disney adaptation of the same source novel.
23. Walking Tall (2004)
> Combined score: 1.49 — #7,825 out of 17,159 movies
> Domestic box office: $46.2 million
> Co-starring: Ashley Scott, Johnny Knoxville, Michael Bowen
Honorably discharged from duty, Special Forces Sergeant Chris Vaughn (Johnson) returns home and takes on local corruption in this remake of a 1973 action film. Both versions are loosely based on the true story of Tennessee sheriff Buford Hayse Pusser, a former wrestler himself.
22. Faster (2010)
> Combined score: 1.58 — #7,249 out of 17,159 movies
> Domestic box office: $23.2 million
> Co-starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Maggie Grace, Mauricio Lopez
After getting out of prison, an ex-con (Johnson) seeks brutal revenge on those who betrayed him. Crafted in the spirit of 1970s action movies, the film was Johnson’s lowest-grossing wide release at the time.
21. The Game Plan (2007)
> Combined score: 1.59 — #7,216 out of 17,159 movies
> Domestic box office: $90.6 million
> Co-starring: Kyra Sedgwick, Madison Pettis, Roselyn Sanchez
NFL quarterback Joe Kingman (Johnson) finds out he has an 8-year-old daughter from a previous relationship in this Disney comedy. While reviews were mostly negative, a number of critics agreed that Johnson delivered a surprisingly effective performance.
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