As expected. This movie was a video game adaptation, and at this point of time, what else can you expect from a video game adaptation? It was simply a potboiler. This is just some goofy movie that isn't entirely goofy. You are just given some exposition to some sci fi mumbo jumbo stuff, rather than showing them. And since we got some more buildings destroyed and rest of the stale stuff, I believe those sci fi mumbo jumbos would've been much better. The villains are your typecast villain wanting money and power. Right after you get introduced to the villains, you know The Rock is gonna finish them. You know what their fate's gonna be in the end. I am not complaining about the villain here, I am just stating what they obviously are. There ain't gonna be no back story or motive of the villains rather than what I have just said, so why think about it? The actual thing to complain about is the villains' performances. Malin Akerman is just there, plain and dimensionless. Jake Lacy is plain, dimensionless and awfully hilariously terrible. One of the worst performances I have seen in 2018. There are some clichéd back story for The Rock and Mr. Gorilla, and Naomi Harris. Nothing that elevates the "destructive" movie we are watching, but thank GOD there is at least some writing rather than the entire script saying "giant animals, destruction of the city, Rock invincible" in a never ending loop. Many moments that we come across the movie were something that we would've expected from the beginning. We all know The Rock is gonna do some "cowboy stuff" if the time and scene seems right. I don't if it's only me, but it seems as if Dwayne Johnson is playing an over exaggerated version of his professional wrestling character of The Rock in every movie he appears in, as of late. We have seen him as an invincible guy, but holy hell! He survives literally everything in this movie. The actions in this movie feels like a pointless CGIed fest. There isn't any storytelling within the actions, neither they are well choreographed. And since the majority of the movie is all about the city's destruction and Rock surviving everything, this summarizes most of what I have to say regarding the movie. Strangely, there are some merits of this film. The Rock and Gorilla has some father-son sort of a dynamic between them which plays out a lot better than every other element of the movie. All thanks are due to The Rock and his charismatic presence. He is obviously THE reason why this movie delivers even to a tiny extent. He is the best thing about this movie, and even if I am not so satisfied with his choice of recent movies, he has done best in his part. And, the movie silently acknowledges that it's goofy and just a mere potboiler. It doesn't try to take itself too seriously or to have some serious drama, which would've made this forgettable movie a terrible piece of shit. To describe this movie in a nutshell, it's Die Hard on a city with The Rock and a white Hulk in the form of a Gorilla fighting the "earthed" version of Hela's wolf and the horrible magnification and bastardization of the croaking fish from The Shape of Water ft. The Avengers ft. Avengers: Age of Ultron ft. Man of Steel ft. San Andreas ft. 2012 ft. A typical Michael Bay movie ft. Pacific Rim ft. Power Rangers ft. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle ft. The typical cowboying ft. Clichés ft. the modified green juice from Logan ft. .......... (fill in the blanks). On the whole it gets a "D+" and a "4.5/10".