Twenty years later, Calvin (Kevin Hart) is happily married to his still-beautiful High School sweetheart, but he’s bored with his job as an accountant and questions whether he will go to their upcoming 20th High School reunion.
Then Calvin gets a call from Robbie (Dwayne Johnson), his named changed to Bob Stone. Claiming to be in town for the reunion, they meet up beforehand and Calvin learns that Bob, who now has the body of “The Rock” is a lethal CIA agent. And he needs Calvin’s number-crunching skills to help save the compromised U.S. spy satellite system. With no real choice (that wouldn’t be fun), Calvin is dragged by Bob through a world of shoot-outs, double-crosses, espionage and near death experiences.
And then they go to their High School reunion …
The cringe-worthy (albeit comically portrayed) opening scene was the perfect setup for the very powerful (albeit comically portrayed) surprise ending. The message of this movie was clear – that even with six hours a day of pumping iron for 20 years, and a super-macho heroic job, the only way to overcome feelings of being victimized is by facing the bullies head on …
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as Bob Stone
Kevin Hart as Calvin Joyner
Jason Bateman as Trevor
Tim Griffin as Agent Stan Mitchell
Amy Ryan as Agent Pamela Harris
Aaron Paul as Phil
Sione Kelepi as Young Robbie