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List of Vin Diesel Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Pitch Black (2000)
140
8
Pitch Black
R
140
8

A dangerous criminal escapes after the spaceship transporting him makes an emergency crash landing on a desert planet. When predatory alien creatures arrive, the criminal returns to hatch an escape plan with the rest of the survivors.

Role:
Richard B. Riddick
Starring:
Keith David, Radha Mitchell, Cole Hauser, Lewis Fitz-Gerald
Directed By:
David Twohy
2. The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
144
10
The Chronicles of Riddick
PG-13
144
10

On the run for five years, Riddick arrives on planet Helion Prime which is threatened by Necromongers, an evil race that wants to convert everyone and eliminate those who resist. Lord Marshall, the leader of the race, can be killed only by a Furian and Riddick, being the last surviving member of the race, now has to defeat the enemy and protect humanity.

Role:
Riddick
Directed By:
David Twohy
3. Fast Five (2011)
129
9
Fast Five
PG-13
129
9

The fifth installment of the Fast & Furious franchise also referred to as Fast & Furious 5: Rio Heist, finds Dominic Toretto, Brian O’Conner, and their team trying to steal US $100 million from drug lord Herman Reyes. It also marks the debut of fan-favorite Diplomatic Security Service agent Luke Hobbs in the franchise. 

Role:
Dominic Toretto
Directed By:
Justin Lin
4. Riddick (2013)
137
9
Riddick
R
137
9

After he refuses to swear into the Necromonger faith, Riddick survives several assassination attempts and is left to die on a desolate planet. Faced with an unprecedented threat, he is forced to activate the emergency beacon of a mercenary station, attracting the attention of two mercenary groups, one of which is led by one of his past enemies.

Role:
Riddick
Starring:
Katee Sackhoff, Keri Hilson, Karl Urban, Jordi Mollà, Matt Nable, Dave Bautista
Directed By:
David Twohy
5. A Man Apart (2003)
84
8
A Man Apart
R
84
8

Sean Vetter, former criminal and US DEA agent, accidentally loses his wife when he becomes the target of a mysterious drug lord named Diablo. Vetter embarks on a mission to avenge his wife's death.

Role:
Sean Vetter
Starring:
Larenz Tate, Timothy Olyphant, Geno Silva, Jacqueline Obradors
Directed By:
F. Gary Gray
6. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
119
11
Saving Private Ryan
TV-MA
119
11

After three of the Ryan brothers are killed in combat, Captain John Miller receives orders to find the last sibling, paratrooper James Francis Ryan, who is fighting somewhere in Normandy, and bring him back to his mother. Without knowing if he is still alive, Miller leads eight men behind enemy lines in a heroic show of courage.

Role:
Private Caparzo
Directed By:
7. The Last Witch Hunter (2015)
111
10
The Last Witch Hunter
PG-13
111
10

When valiant witch-hunter, Kaulder, defeated the Queen Witch in the Middle Ages, the dying witch cursed him with immortality, thus separating him eternally from his wife and daughter. For 800 years Kaulder maintained peace on earth by obliterating noxious witches. But now the deadly witches have resurrected the vengeful Queen Witch who vows to wreak havoc. Can Kaulder save the human race?

Role:
Kaulder
Starring:
Elijah Wood, Michael Caine, Rose Leslie, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson
Directed By:
Breck Eisner
8. The Pacifier (2005)
124
13
The Pacifier
PG
124
13

U.S. Navy SEAL lieutenant, Shane Wolfe, fails to keep scientist Howard Plummer alive during a rescue mission. He gets a shot at redemption when he is assigned to protect Plummer’s five children. He must not only cope with the rebellious children but also protect them from foreign spies. 

Role:
Shane Wolfe
Starring:
Lauren Graham, Brittany Snow, Faith Ford, Max Thieriot
Directed By:
Adam Shankman
9. The Fast and the Furious (2001)
117
13
The Fast and the Furious
PG-13
117
13

LAPD officer Brian O'Conner goes undercover to infiltrate the gang of infamous street racer Dominic Toretto, who is the prime suspect for stealing valuable electronic goods. As he assists Dominic's crew against a rival gang, he falls in love with his sister Mia and is gradually drawn to the world of high-speed car racing.

Role:
Dominic Toretto
Starring:
Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Rick Yune
Directed By:
Rob Cohen, Mel City
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best On-Screen Team
10. The Fate of the Furious (2017)
115
14
The Fate of the Furious
PG-13
115
14

Dominic Toretto and the rest of the gang are living a more relaxed life when their peace is shattered by cyber-terrorist Cipher. Cipher blackmails Dom into betraying his team, by kidnapping his ex-partner Elena and their son. Now the team must join forces with Deckard Shaw and Hobbs to save Don and take down Cipher. 

Role:
Dom
Directed By:
F. Gary Gray
11. Babylon A.D. (2008)
67
8
Babylon A.D.
PG-13
67
8

Babylon AD is a science fiction action adventure film which takes us to USA in a dystopian future, where a Russian mobster named Gorsky hires Toorop, a mercenary, to escort a young woman Aurora to New York City from Europe.  However, unlike the US, which is technologically advanced, most of the cities in Russia are dangerous and overpopulated slums, which make the job much more complicated than it has to be.

Role:
Toorop
Starring:
Lambert Wilson, Michelle Yeoh, Mélanie Thierry, Mark Strong
Directed By:
Mathieu Kassovitz
12. Fast & Furious (2009)
102
12
Fast & Furious
PG-13
102
12

The fourth movie of the Fast & Furious franchise, the movie serves as a direct sequel to the first movie and sees the return of the original cast. Dominic Toretto, Brian O’ Conner, Mia Toretto and their friends join forces to avenge the murder of Letty Ortiz and bring down the drug lord Arturo Braga.  

Role:
Dominic Toretto
Starring:
Paul Walker, Gal Gadot, Michelle Rodriguez, Laz Alonso, Jordana Brewster, John Ortiz
Directed By:
Justin Lin
13. xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)
84
11
xXx: Return of Xander Cage
PG-13
84
11

Former xXx agent Xander Cage returns from exile and forms a new team to retrieve ‘Pandora’s Box’, a device which can control every satellite in the world and make them crash like warheads. But standing in his way are four highly skilled operatives being led by Xiang and corrupt high-level Government officials. 

Role:
Xander Cage
Starring:
Deepika Padukone, Ruby Rose, Nina Dobrev, Toni Collette, Samuel L. Jackson, Tony Jaa
Directed By:
D.J. Caruso
14. Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
113
16
Fast & Furious 6
PG-13
113
16

Following the successful heist in Rio, Dom, Brian and their team are living peacefully scattered around the globe, but being fugitives, cannot return to their families. DSS agent Luke Hobbs reveals that Dom's presumed dead girlfriend Letty is actually working for a team of mercenary drivers, and offers his whole crew amnesty in exchange for taking down the gang.

Role:
Dominic Toretto
Starring:
Gina Carano, Laz Alonso, Paul Walker, Gal Gadot, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson
Directed By:
Justin Lin
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best On-Screen Duo
15. Furious Seven (2015)
116
17
Furious Seven
PG-13
116
17

The seventh installment in the Fast & Furious franchise, Furious Seven finds Dominic Toretto and his team being chased by rogue special forces assassin Deckard Shaw. The movie is also Paul Walker’s last appearance as Brian O’Conner as he passed away in a separate car accident in the middle of filming the movie.  

Role:
Dominic Toretto
Starring:
Ronda Rousey, Lucas Black, Romeo Santos, Tony Jaa, Paul Walker, Gal Gadot, Jason Statham
Directed By:
James Wan
16. Bloodshot (2020)
50
9
Bloodshot
PG-13
50
9
Role:
Ray Garrison
Starring:
Eiza González, Talulah Riley, Guy Pearce, Toby Kebbell, Sam Heughan
Directed By:
Dave Wilson
17. xXx (2002)
101
15
xXx
PG-13
101
15

Xander "XXX" Cage is a thrill-seeking extreme sports professional who is offered a special mission by NSA Agent Augustus Gibbons in exchange for clearing out his past criminal records. While many undercover agents have failed, he must successfully infiltrate a well-trained Russian terrorist gang and recover a dangerous biochemical weapon utilizing his extreme skills.

Role:
Xander Cage
Starring:
Danny Trejo, Asia Argento, Tony Hawk, Samuel L. Jackson, Marton Csokas
Directed By:
Rob Cohen
18. Into Pitch Black (2000)
36
5
Into Pitch Black
36
5
Role:
Richard B. Riddick
Starring:
Brian Gant, Lisa Saum, Robert W. Richards, Kevin Burnett
Directed By:
M. David Melvin
19. Find Me Guilty (2006)
30
5
Find Me Guilty
R
30
5

After surviving being shot by cousin while at home on probation, Jackie DiNorscio later gets 30-years sentence in a drug case. Refusing to testify against his friends in Lucchesi mafia family, DiNorscio chooses to take Judge’s permission to defend himself. His knowledge of law takes everyone by surprise as the case becomes the longest federal trial in history.  

Role:
Jackie DiNorscio
Starring:
Peter Dinklage, Alex Rocco, Frank Pietrangolare, Richard DeDomenico, Jerry Grayson
Directed By:
Sidney Lumet
20. Multi-Facial (1995)
31
7
Multi-Facial
31
7
Role:
Mike
Starring:
Lewis Steidl, Cara Gaffen, Phillip Jones, Ivan Jordain
Directed By:
Vin Diesel
21. Boiler Room (2000)
41
7
Boiler Room
R
41
7

Boiler Room is a crime drama film, which tells the story of a college dropout, who while also attempting to live up to his father’s standards, gets a job as a broker at an investment firm. Although he finds success, his judgment eventually gets clouded, and he gets involved in greed and corruption. 

Role:
Chris Varick
Starring:
Ben Affleck, Giovanni Ribisi, Nia Long, Nicky Katt
Directed By:
Ben Younger
22. Knockaround Guys (2001)
37
12
Knockaround Guys
R
37
12

Matty is unable to find a job since his father is a mob boss, and employers fear him. He is not content doing menial jobs for his father, but he tries to convince his father that he is ready to be a reliable partner. Soon, an opportunity presents itself.

Role:
Taylor Reese
Starring:
Dennis Hopper, John Malkovich, Seth Green, Barry Pepper, Andy Davoli
Directed By:
Brian Koppelman, David Levien
23. Strays (1997)
17
13
Strays
R
17
13
Role:
Rick
Starring:
Mike Epps, Joey Dedio, T.K. Kirkland, F. Valentino Morales
Directed By:
Vin Diesel
24. Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016)
11
13
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
R
11
13

Hailed as ‘Hero’ after his courageous act during the Iraq War, 19-year-old private Billy Lynn and ‘Bravo Squad’ is temporarily brought back home and taken on a victory tour at the half-time show of Thanksgiving Day football game. The flashback sequences reveal the real incidences of war and their effects on the ‘Bravo Squad’, which emphasize how the realities contrast with perception of heroism. 

Starring:
Garrett Hedlund, Steve Martin, Kristen Stewart, Chris Tucker, Joe Alwyn
Directed By:
25. Fast & Furious: Supercharged (2015)
45
4
Fast & Furious: Supercharged
45
4
Role:
Dominic Toretto
Starring:
Tyrese Gibson, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jonny Bogris, Chris Andrew Ciulla, Matt Crabtree
Directed By:
Thierry Coup
26. D&Diesel (2015)
11
2
D&Diesel
11
2
Role:
Kaulder
Starring:
Matthew Mercer, Laura Bailey, Travis Willingham, Jessica Chobot
Directed By:
Zachary K. Eubank

Director

Multi-Facial (1995)
15
4
Multi-Facial
15
4
Starring:
Lewis Steidl, Cara Gaffen, Phillip Jones, Ivan Jordain
Directed By:
Vin Diesel
Strays (1997)
13
6
Strays
R
13
6
Starring:
Mike Epps, Joey Dedio, T.K. Kirkland, F. Valentino Morales
Directed By:
Vin Diesel

TV Shows

Disneyland Resort: Guardians of the Galaxy, Mission Breakout! (2017)
15
2
Disneyland Resort: Guardians of the Galaxy, Mission Breakout!
15
2
Role:
Baby Groot (voice)
Starring:
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Benicio Del Toro, Dave Bautista
The Ropes
15
4
The Ropes
15
4
Starring:
Gonzalo Menendez, Michael B. Silver
Directed By:
GameStar: Die Redaktion
7
2
GameStar: Die Redaktion
7
2
Starring:
Michael Graf, Fabian Siegismund, Petra Schmitz, Heiko Klinge
Directed By:
Toni Schwaiger, Christoph Klapetek, Alex Beck, David Bhulapatna, William Patin
Short Diversity 5 (2000)
7
3
Short Diversity 5
7
3
Directed By:
Vin Diesel
Turbo Charged Prelude to 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
20
9
Turbo Charged Prelude to 2 Fast 2 Furious
20
9
Role:
Dominic Toretto (archive footage) (uncredited)
Starring:
Minka Kelly, Paul Walker, Peter Aylward, Rodney Neil
Directed By:
Philip G. Atwell
Los Bandoleros (2009)
19
10
Los Bandoleros
19
10
Role:
Dominic Toretto
Starring:
Michelle Rodriguez, Sung Kang, Tego Calderon, Don Omar
Directed By:
Vin Diesel

Animation Movies

The Iron Giant (1999)
18
5
The Iron Giant
PG
18
5

Based on the eponymous novel by Ted Hughes, The Iron Giant is an animated film that revolves around a docile 50-foot robot from outer space and a small boy who tries to save him from the clutches of a paranoid federal agent. Set in the Cold War era, it shows how a suspected Russian robot sacrifices himself to save the earth.

Role:
The Iron Giant (voice)
Starring:
Jennifer Aniston, Harry Connick Jr., Cloris Leachman, James Gammon
Directed By:
Brad Bird
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 (2018)
14
6
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2
PG
14
6

Ralph and Vanellope discover a Wi-Fi router in their arcade, which leads them into a new adventure in the uncharted land of the internet.  

Role:
Baby Groot (voice)
Starring:
Taraji P. Henson, Jane Lynch, Tim Allen, Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Dianna Agron, Sarah Silverman
Directed By:
Rich Moore, Phil Johnston
The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury (2004)
6
3
The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury
6
3
Role:
Richard B. Riddick (voice)
Starring:
Keith David, Rhiana Griffith, Roger Jackson, Tress MacNeille
Directed By:
Peter Chung
Riddick: Blindsided (2013)
5
3
Riddick: Blindsided
5
3
Role:
Riddick (voice)
Starring:
Karl Urban
Directed By:
Bonner Bellew

Narrator/Dubbing

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
84
13
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
PG-13
84
13

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 finds Peter Quill and his gang of misfits Gamora, Drax, Rocket, and Baby Groot going on a journey across the cosmos to learn more about Quill’s father Ego. Quill eventually defeats Ego, the main antagonist of the movie and is saved by Yondu Udonta who sacrifices his own life in doing so. 

Role:
Baby Groot (voice)
Starring:
Sylvester Stallone, Jeff Goldblum, Ving Rhames, Seth Green, David Hasselhoff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Pratt
Directed By:
James Gunn
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
24
4
Avengers: Endgame
PG-13
24
4

Thanos, an intergalactic warlord, uses the Infinity Stones to wipe out half of the universe. With the help of the remaining allies, The Avengers, a team of the universe’s mightiest superheroes, unite and decide to work on reversing the actions of Thanos.  

Role:
Groot (voice)
Directed By:
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
22
4
Avengers: Infinity War
PG-13
22
4

The intergalactic warlord from Titan, Thanos, is on a quest to collect the six Infinity Stones that will empower him to destroy half of all life in the universe. The Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy must come together to stop Thanos and save the world.

Role:
Groot (voice)
Starring:
Chris Hemsworth, Sebastian Stan, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Hiddleston, Scarlett Johansson
Directed By:
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Disneyland Resort: Guardians of the Galaxy, Mission Breakout! (2017)
15
2
Disneyland Resort: Guardians of the Galaxy, Mission Breakout!
15
2
Role:
Baby Groot (voice)
Starring:
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Benicio Del Toro, Dave Bautista
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
23
5
Guardians of the Galaxy
PG-13
23
5

The 10th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), the movie sees Peter Quill, a superhero, along with a group of extra-terrestrial criminals, together known as the Guardians of the Galaxy, being chased by the villain Ronan the Accuser after the former steals a mysterious orb desired by the latter. 

Role:
Groot (voice)
Starring:
Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan, Josh Brolin, Rob Zombie, Benicio Del Toro, Peter Serafinowicz
Directed By:
James Gunn

Special Appearance/Cameo

Awakenings (1990)
12
3
Awakenings
PG-13
12
3

Based on an eponymous book, Awakenings is the story of Dr. Malcolm Sayer and his miraculous discovery of a drug that seems to awaken patients from their catatonic state, including Leonard Lowe. But in a twist of fate, the effects of the drug are temporary leading to an altercation between Sayer, played by Robin Williams, and Lowe, portrayed by Robert De Niro.

Role:
Hospital Orderly (uncredited)
Starring:
Robin Williams, Robert De Niro, Julie Kavner, Peter Stormare, Anne Meara, Max von Sydow, Ruth Nelson
Directed By:
Penny Marshall
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
16
6
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
PG-13
16
6

After participating in an illegal street racing, American teenager Sean Boswell is sent to live with his marine father stationed in Japan. He is soon introduced to the new and dangerous drift racing and quickly lands into a huge debt, putting him at odds with the mafia, and also falls for the girlfriend of the Drift King.

Role:
Dominic Toretto (uncredited)
Starring:
Nathalie Kelley, Sonny Chiba, Lucas Black, Damien Marzette, Trula M. Marcus, Zachery Ty Bryan
Directed By:
Justin Lin

Vin Diesel Awards

MTV Movie & TV Awards
Furious 6 Best On-Screen Duo 2014
The Fast and the Furious Best On-Screen Team 2002