The Rock Makes Good on Promise to Stillwater Student with Movie Night

April 22, 2018 11:22 AM

The Rock did not disappoint Saturday when he treated Stillwater High School student Katie Kelzenberg and 232 friends to a special screening of his newest movie, "Rampage."

Kelzenberg asked the movie star to prom on Twitter; and although he turned her down due to a filming obligation in Hawaii, he surprised her Friday over morning announcements revealing he set up a special movie night.


He even promised to foot the concession bill.

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Kelzenberg and more than 200 others attended the movie Saturday in Oakdale.

Before the show started, Kelzenberg told KSTP, "This is just all so surreal. I just can't like really believe that's it's happening cause it's like not in my wildest dreams could I imagine like this happening, but here I am."

Kelzenber said she's The Rock's biggest fan. She added she admires his positivity and dedication.  

SURPRISE KATIE KELZENBERG! About a week ago, I come across a video on my Twitter feed, from a student at Stillwater Area High School (oldest high school in Minnesota) asking me if I would be her date to her prom. Unfortunately, I’ll be shooting during that time in Hawaii, BUT I was so impressed by this young lady’s charm and confidence to even ask me (ladies always get shy in front of me) that I had to do something special. I decided to rent out an entire theater (capacity 232 seats) in her town so Katie and her closest 232 friends and family can enjoy a special screening of RAMPAGE. And all the free popcorn, candy and soda high school kids can consume! You’re money’s no good Katie... everything is on Uncle DJ. ?????? ????!! And I also taped a special morning message surprising Katie and her high school that will play across the school’s intercom system... literally...RIGHT NOW, Katie should be turning red hearing me surprise her in front of her entire school. I wish I was there in person Katie, to see your reaction to all this, but I’ll hear about for sure and most importantly - you and all your friends have fun at the theater and ENJOY RAMPAGE! Thanks for being an AWESOME FAN and I’m a lucky dude to have fans like you. Uncle DJ ?????? Ps - the gorilla in Rampage is way smarter (and better looking) than I am, but don’t tell him that because he has a HUGE ego ??

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I’ll take happy tears ?? all day. Here’s my surprise morning greeting to the students of Stillwater Area High School in Minnesota, as I call out the very special young lady who asked me to her prom, the awesome Ms Katie Kelzenberg. I can’t make her prom because I’ll be in production, but as a surprise gift I bought out her local theater this weekend so she can bring 232 of her BFF’s to watch a special screening of RAMPAGE. I’m a lucky lucky man to have such amazing fans like Katie, and moments like this will always be the best and coolest part of my job. Her reaction is everything when she hears me say her name! #KatieKelzenbergCrushingLIFE #StillwaterHighSchool #AndUnlikeMe #KatieDoesntCheatOnHerTests

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Part 2. Katie Kelzenberg’s reaction to me buying out her local theater this weekend for her and 232 (theater capacity) of her closest friends to watch RAMPAGE. Don’t know who’s more excited, me or Katie ?????? #StillwaterHigh #Minnesota #PricelessReactions

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