Will 'Rampage' break the 'video game curse?'

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Whenever there's an ailing franchise, Hollywood has an instant cure: a healthy dose of franchise viagra, Dwayne Johnson, who has saved such series as The Fast and the Furious and Jumanji. But even Johnson has yet to prove that he can save the industry from one of its lingering curses: transforming an awesome video game into an equally awesome movie. His first attempt, the 2005 shoot 'em up, Doom, based on the early '90s first person shooter, earned less than $60 million worldwide.

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