It was a good idea replacing Brendan Fraser for Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in the sequel to 2008's 'Journey to the Center of the Earth'. While Fraser did prove he could sell the first ('Journey 1' pulled in $242 million worldwide on a $60 million budget) and pleased most critics (62% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes), 'Journey 2: The Mysterious Island' has managed to pull in $242 million worldwide and is still selling out internationally. Why? People love The Rock. This is the only actor who can star in a movie called 'Tooth Fairy' and make it a box office success. The Rock will make you see his movie.