San Andreas (2014)

Dwane Johnson and Alexandra Daddario in San Andreas. Warner Bros.

Another classic dads saving daughters setup: Macho L.A. helicopter pilot Ray Gaines (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) is estranged from his wife Emma (Carla Gugino) because he’s too cool, or something.

But then an earthquake traps their daughter Blake (Alexandra Daddario) with mom’s new boyfriend, Daniel.

Because this is a dads saving daughters movie, mom’s new boyfriend is of course not up to the task of protecting Blake, because that’s dad’s job. Would you believe that by the end of the movie, Ray and Emma are reconsidering their future?

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