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The Best Vin Diesel Movies

Updated March 17, 2020 8.6k votes 2.1k voters 203.5k views30 items

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This list of the best Vin Diesel movies is ranked best to worst, and includes movie trailers when available. Drama, comedy, action, family films, Vin Diesel can do it all. The order of these top Vin Diesel movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Vin Diesel movies will be at the top of the list. This filmography features movies like Fast Five and The Chronicles of Riddick, but it's up to you and other fans to vote and decide upon whether Vin Diesel's new movie, his first movie, or his older films are among the best.

Best known for playing street racer Dom Toretto in the Fast and Furious movies, Vin Diesel became an international action star recognized by his muscles, deep voice, and strong charisma. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Vin Diesel movies?" and "What are the greatest Vin Diesel roles of all time?" Vin Diesel has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Vin Diesel movie is. The greatest Vin Diesel performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. If you think the best Vin Diesel role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

If you are a fan of Vin Diesel's need for speed, you may also like our list of the best Dwayne Johnson movies and best Paul Walker movies.

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    The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury is a 2004 made-for-DVD animated science fiction film. It...  more
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    The Fast and the Furious

    Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez
    The Fast and the Furious is a 2001 American street racing action film directed by Rob Cohen...  more

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    Furious 7

    Vin Diesel, Paul Walker
    Furious 7 is a 2015 American action film directed by James Wan, and the seventh installment in...  more

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    Fast & Furious 6

    Vin Diesel, Paul Walker
    Fast & Furious 6 is a 2013 American action film directed by Justin Lin, and the sixth...  more

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    Fast & Furious

    Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez
    Fast & Furious (aka Fast & Furious 4) is a 2009 action film directed by Justin Lin, and a...  more

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    The Chronicles of Riddick

    Vin Diesel, Judi Dench
    The Chronicles of Riddick is a 2004 American science fiction film which follows the adventures...  more

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    Pitch Black

    Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell
    Pitch Black is a 2000 science fiction horror film co-written and directed by David Twohy. The...  more

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    XXX

    Samuel L. Jackson, Vin Diesel
    xXx, pronounced "Triple X", is a 2002 American action film directed by Rob Cohen and starring...  more

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    Riddick

    Vin Diesel, Dave Bautista
    Riddick is a 2013 British-American science fiction thriller film, the third installment in the...  more

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    Saving Private Ryan

    Tom Hanks, Matt Damon
    Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 American epic drama war film directed by Steven Spielberg. Set...  more

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    The Pacifier

    Whoopi Goldberg, Vin Diesel
    The Pacifier is a 2005 action comedy directed by Adam Shankman and written by Thomas Lennon...  more

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    #37 of 53 The Most Unrealistic Action Films#119 of 324 The Best Teen Movies Of All Time

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    XXX: The Return of Xander Cage

    Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen
    xXx: Return of Xander Cage is a 2017 American action film directed by D. J. Caruso. Xander...  more

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    #72 of 97 The Best Movies of 2017, Ranked#58 of 135 The Best Third Films In A Movie Series

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    The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift is a 2006 American action film directed by Justin Lin,...  more

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    #9 of 57 The Best Car Racing Movies That Really Put The Pedal To The Metal#490 of 626 The Greatest Action Movies Of All Time

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    Fast Five

    Vin Diesel, Paul Walker
    Fast Five is a 2011 American action film directed by Justin Lin, and the fifth installment in...  more

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    A Man Apart

    Vin Diesel, Timothy Olyphant
    A Man Apart is a 2003 U.S. vigilante action film directed by F. Gary Gray and released by New...  more
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    The Last Witch Hunter is a 2014 action adventure fantasy film written by Cory Goodman and...  more

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    The Iron Giant

    Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel
    The Iron Giant is a 1999 American animated science fiction comedy-drama film using both...  more

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    Multi-Facial

    Vin Diesel, F. Valentino Morales
    Multi-Facial is a 1995 short film directed, written, produced, scored by and starring Vin...  more
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    Guardians of the Galaxy

    Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana
    Guardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film directed by James Gunn, based on the...  more

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    Babylon A.D.

    Vin Diesel, Mark Strong
    Babylon A.D. is a 2008 French science fiction action film based on the novel Babylon Babies by...  more
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    Knockaround Guys

    Vin Diesel, John Malkovich
    Knockaround Guys is a 2001 comedy crime-drama film starring Barry Pepper, Vin Diesel, Seth...  more
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    Boiler Room

    Ben Affleck, Vin Diesel
    Boiler Room is a 2000 American drama film written and directed by Ben Younger, and starring...  more

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    The Fate of the Furious

    Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson
    The Fate of the Furious is a 2017 American-Chinese action film directed by F. Gary Gray, and...  more
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    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana
    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a 2017 American superhero film directed by James Gunn, based...  more

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    Los Bandoleros

    Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez
    Los Bandoleros is a 2009 short action/drama film written and directed by Vin Diesel....  more