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The Best Vince Vaughn Movies

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List RulesMovies in which Vince Vaughn stars or co-stars

The best Vince Vaughn movies are the best comedy and drama films featuring "Frat Pack" member, actor, producer, and writer Vince Vaughn. The Chicago native has appeared in dozens of movies since getting his start in commercials and on television. Now, he's known for his hilarious roles in some of the greatest comedy movies of all time. This Vince Vaughn movies list is the only guide to his work you'll ever need.

Vince Vaughn got his big break into film in 1993 with a small role in Rudy. On set, he met co-star Jon Favreau and built a friendship with Favreau that would lead them to create several other successful films. Favreau cast Vaughn in the successful 1996 independent film Swingers before going on to collaborate in comedies like The Break-Up, Four Christmases, and Couples Retreat.

Vaughn has also been in several films with members of the "Frat Pack" which includes Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Luke Wilson, Steve Carell, and Will Ferrell. Among those are hits like Zoolander, Old School, Starsky & Hutch, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, and Wedding Crashers. While many of Vaughn's movies are comedies, funny Vince Vaughn movies aren't the only ones on this list; he's also had dramatic roles in The Lost World: Jurassic Park, a widely panned remake of Psycho, Into the Wild and more.

While not all of Vince Vaughn's movies are killer hits, he has appeared in many of our favorite movies from recent years. Vote up your favorite Vince Vaughn movies, add new ones not yet listed or re-rank this list of the best Vince Vaughn movies all below!
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    Wedding Crashers

    Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn


    Directed byDavid Dobkin

    Wedding Crashers is a 2005 American comedy film directed by David Dobkin. John Beckwith (Owen Wilson) and Jeremy Grey (Vince Vaughn), a pair of committed womanizers who sneak into weddings to take...  more

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    Old School

    Elisha Cuthbert, Snoop Dogg


    Directed byTodd Phillips

    Old School is a 2003 American comedy film released by DreamWorks Pictures and The Montecito Picture Company and directed by Todd Phillips. The story was written by Court Crandall, and the film was...  more

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    DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story

    Ben Stiller, Chuck Norris


    Directed byRawson Marshall Thurber

    DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, commonly referred to as DodgeBall, is a 2004 American sports comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox and Red Hour Productions, written and directed by Rawson...  more

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    The Break-Up

    Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Aniston


    Directed byPeyton Reed

    The Break-Up is a 2006 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Peyton Reed. In a bid to keep their luxurious condo from their significant other, a newly broken up couple (Vince Vaughn and...  more

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    The Internship

    Will Ferrell, Rose Byrne


    Directed byShawn Levy

    The Internship is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Shawn Levy, written by Vince Vaughn and Jared Stern, and produced by Vaughn and Levy. The film stars Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson in their...  more

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    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

    Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell


    Directed byAdam McKay

    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, or simply Anchorman, is a 2004 comedy film directed by Adam McKay, produced by Judd Apatow, starring Will Ferrell, and written by McKay and Ferrell. The film is...  more

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    Heather Graham, Vince Vaughn


    Directed byDoug Liman

    This film is a 1996 comedy-drama film about the lives of single, unemployed actors living on the 'eastside' of Hollywood, California during the 1990s swing revival. Written by Jon Favreau and...  more

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    Starsky & Hutch

    Snoop Dogg, Carmen Electra


    Directed byTodd Phillips

    Starsky & Hutch is a 2004 American action comedy film directed by Todd Phillips. The film stars Ben Stiller as David Starsky and Owen Wilson as Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson and is a film adaptation of the...  more

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    Couples Retreat

    Kristen Bell, Malin Åkerman


    Directed byPeter Billingsley

    Couples Retreat is a 2009 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Peter Billingsley with contributions to the script by Jon Favreau, Vince Vaughn, Dana Fox, Curtis Hanson, and Greg...  more

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    Fred Claus

    Elizabeth Banks, Rachel Weisz


    Directed byDavid Dobkin

    Fred Claus is a 2007 American Christmas comedy film directed by David Dobkin, written by Dan Fogelman and Jessie Nelson, and starring Vince Vaughn and Paul Giamatti. The film was released on November...  more
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    The Lost World: Jurassic Park

    Julianne Moore, Steven Spielberg


    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    The Lost World: Jurassic Park is a 1997 American science fiction adventure directed by Steven Spielberg. It is the second installment in the Jurassic Park franchise. The film was produced by Gerald...  more

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    Mr. & Mrs. Smith

    Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt


    Directed byDoug Liman

    Mr. & Mrs. Smith is a 2005 American action comedy film directed by Doug Liman. Bored upper-middle class married coupleJohn (Brad Pitt) and Jane Smith (Angelina Jolie) learn that they are agents...  more

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    Four Christmases

    Reese Witherspoon, Robert Duvall


    Directed bySeth Gordon

    Four Christmases is a Christmas-themed romantic comedy film about a couple visiting all four of their divorced parents' homes on Christmas Day. The film is produced by Spyglass Entertainment released...  more

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    Hacksaw Ridge

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    Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin


    Directed byDavid Anspaugh

    Rudy is a 1993 American sports film directed by David Anspaugh. It is an account of the life of Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger, who harbored dreams of playing football at the University of Notre Dame...  more

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    The Watch

    Ben Stiller, Willam Belli


    Directed byAkiva Schaffer

    Neighborhood Watch is a 2012 comedy science fiction film directed by Akiva Schaffer...  more
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    Delivery Man

    Cobie Smulders, Vince Vaughn


    Directed byKen Scott

    Delivery Man is a 2013 American comedy-drama film directed by Ken Scott, produced by DreamWorks Pictures, and starring Vince Vaughn, Chris Pratt, and Cobie Smulders. The film was released by...  more
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    The Dilemma

    Jennifer Connelly, Winona Ryder


    Directed byRon Howard

    The Dilemma is a 2011 American comedy-drama film starring Vince Vaughn and Kevin James. The film is directed by Ron Howard. Savvy businessman Ronny and genius engineer Nick are best friends and...  more

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    Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

    Kanye West, Will Smith


    Directed byAdam McKay

    Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Adam McKay, and the sequel to the 2004 film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. With the 1970s behind them, San Diego's...  more

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    Be Cool

    John Travolta, Dwayne Johnson


    Directed byF. Gary Gray

    Be Cool is a 2005 American comedy film adapted from Elmore Leonard's 1999 novel of the same name and the sequel to Leonard's 1990 novel Get Shorty about Chili Palmer's entrance into the film...  more

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  • 21


    Natalie Portman, Paris Hilton


    Directed byBen Stiller

    Zoolander is a 2001 American comedy film directed by Ben Stiller and, starring Stiller and Owen Wilson. The film contains elements from a pair of short films directed by Russell Bates and written by...  more

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    Daddy's Home

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    Return to Paradise

    Joaquin Phoenix, Vince Vaughn


    Directed byJoseph Ruben

    Return to Paradise is a 1998 drama-thriller film directed by Joseph Ruben, written by Wesley Strick and Bruce Robinson, and starring Vince Vaughn, Anne Heche and Joaquin Phoenix. Return to Paradise...  more
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    Unfinished Business

    Sienna Miller, Vince Vaughn


    Directed byKen Scott

    Unfinished Business is a 2015 American comedy film directed by Ken Scott and written by Steven Conrad. The film stars Vince Vaughn, Tom Wilkinson, Dave Franco, Sienna Miller, Nick Frost, and James...  more
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