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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.

Vin Diesel is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Steven Spielberg, Rob Cohen and Adam Shankman. If you're a fan of Vin Diesel, then check out our lists of the best Chris Tucker and 50 Cent movies as well.

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The Fast and the Furious... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

Released: 2001

Directed by: Rob Cohen

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

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Fast & Furious 6 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson

Released: 2013

Directed by: Justin Lin

Fast & Furious 6 is a 2013 American action film directed by Justin Lin, and the sixth installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) has Dominic (Vin Diesel) and ...more

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Fast Five is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster

Released: 2011

Directed by: Justin Lin

Fast Five is a 2011 American action film directed by Justin Lin, and the fifth installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his crew of street racers plan ...more

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Fast & Furious is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

Released: 2009

Directed by: Justin Lin

Fast & Furious is a 2009 American street racing action film directed by Justin Lin and written by Chris Morgan. It is the fourth installment of The Fast and the Furious franchise. The plot ...more

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Furious 7 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson

Released: 2015

Directed by: James Wan

Furious 7 is a 2015 American action film directed by James Wan, and the seventh installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) seeks revenge against Dominic ...more

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The Chronicles of Riddic... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Vin Diesel, Judi Dench, Thandie Newton

Released: 2004

Directed by: David Twohy

The Chronicles of Riddick is a 2004 American science fiction film which follows the adventures of Richard B. Riddick as he attempts to elude capture after the events depicted in the 2000 film ...more

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XXX is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Samuel L. Jackson, Vin Diesel, Eve

Released: 2002

Directed by: Rob Cohen

xXx, pronounced "Triple X", is a 2002 American action film directed by Rob Cohen and starring Vin Diesel as Xander Cage, a thrill seeking extreme sports enthusiast, stuntman and ...more

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Pitch Black is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell, Keith David

Released: 2000

Directed by: David Twohy

Pitch Black is a 2000 science fiction horror film co-written and directed by David Twohy. The film stars Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell, Cole Hauser, and Keith David. Dangerous man Richard B. ...more

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Riddick is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Vin Diesel, Dave Bautista, Karl Urban

Released: 2013

Directed by: David Twohy

Riddick is a 2013 British-American science fiction thriller film, the third installment in the The Chronicles of Riddick film series. Produced by and starring Vin Diesel as the title character, ...more

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The Pacifier is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Whoopi Goldberg, Vin Diesel, Lauren Graham

Released: 2005

Directed by: Adam Shankman

The Pacifier is a 2005 action comedy directed by Adam Shankman and written by Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant. It stars Vin Diesel. The film was released in March 2005 by Walt Disney ...more

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Guardians of the Galaxy ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista

Released: 2014

Directed by: James Gunn

Guardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film directed by James Gunn, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) forms a group of intergalactic "bad ...more

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Saving Private Ryan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel

Released: 1998

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 American epic drama war film set during the Invasion of Normandy in World War II. Directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat, the film is notable for ...more

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The Fast and the Furious... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Vin Diesel, Bow Wow, Amber West

Released: 2006

Directed by: Justin Lin

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift is a 2006 American action film directed by Justin Lin, produced by Neal H. Moritz and written by Chris Morgan. It is the third installment of The Fast and ...more

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XXX: The Return of Xande... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone

Released: 2017

Directed by: D. J. Caruso

xXx: Return of Xander Cage is a 2017 American action film directed by D. J. Caruso. Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) is left after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough ...more

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The Chronicles of Riddic... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Vin Diesel, Keith David, Dwight Schultz

Released: 2004

Directed by: Peter Chung

The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury is a 2004 made-for-DVD animated science fiction film. It was directed by the Korean-American animator Peter Chung, and features Vin Diesel reprising his role ...more

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Bloodshot is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Vin Diesel, Sam Heughan, Guy Pearce

Released: 2020

Directed by: Dave Wilson

Bloodshot is a 2020 American superhero film directed by Dave Wilson, based on the Valiant Comics superhero. Ray Garrison (Vin Diesel), a slain mobster, is re-animated with superpowers.
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A Man Apart is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Vin Diesel, Timothy Olyphant, Larenz Tate

Released: 2003

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

A Man Apart is a 2003 U.S. vigilante action film directed by F. Gary Gray and released by New Line Cinema. The film stars Vin Diesel and Larenz Tate. The story follows undercover DEA agent Sean ...more
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The Iron Giant is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel, Cloris Leachman

Released: 1999

Directed by: Brad Bird

The Iron Giant is a 1999 American animated science fiction comedy-drama film using both traditional animation and computer animation, produced by Warner Bros. Animation, and based on the 1968 ...more

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Babylon A.D. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Vin Diesel, Mark Strong, Michelle Yeoh

Released: 2008

Directed by: Mathieu Kassovitz

Babylon A.D. is a 2008 French science fiction action film based on the novel Babylon Babies by Maurice Georges Dantec. The film was directed by Mathieu Kassovitz and stars Vin Diesel. It was ...more

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Knockaround Guys is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Vin Diesel, John Malkovich, Dennis Hopper

Released: 2001

Directed by: Brian Koppelman, David Levien

Knockaround Guys is a 2001 comedy crime-drama film starring Barry Pepper, Vin Diesel, Seth Green, John Malkovich and Dennis Hopper.
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Boiler Room is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Ben Affleck, Vin Diesel, Nia Long

Released: 2000

Directed by: Ben Younger

Boiler Room is a 2000 American drama film written and directed by Ben Younger, and starring Giovanni Ribisi, Vin Diesel, Nia Long, Ben Affleck, Nicky Katt, Scott Caan, Tom Everett Scott, Ron ...more

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Los Bandoleros is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Mirtha Michelle

Released: 2009

Directed by: Vin Diesel

Los Bandoleros is a 2009 short action/drama film written and directed by Vin Diesel.
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Find Me Guilty is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Vin Diesel, Peter Dinklage, Annabella Sciorra

Released: 2006

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Find Me Guilty is a 2006 American courtroom comedy film co-written and directed by Sidney Lumet, based on the true story of the longest trial in American history. Giacomo "Jackie" ...more
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Awakenings is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Vin Diesel

Released: 1990

Directed by: Penny Marshall

Awakenings is a 1990 American drama film based on Oliver Sacks' 1973 memoir of the same title. It tells the true story of British neurologist Oliver Sacks, fictionalized as American Malcolm ...more

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Multi-Facial is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Vin Diesel Movies
Vin Diesel, F. Valentino Morales, Kalimi Baxter

Released: 1995

Directed by: Vin Diesel

Multi-Facial is a 1995 short film directed, written, produced, scored by and starring Vin Diesel. The story depicts the professional and emotional issues faced by Mike, a multiracial actor. The ...more