We all watch movies, and which is the “best” is a matter of opinion. With that being said, here are the top 10 Vin Diesel movies of all time. Feel free to check out other lists throughout Thought for Your Penny.
10. The Pacifier (2005) 20% at Rotten Tomatoes
A Navy SEAL is assigned to protect five children of a government scientist he failed to rescue. He can’t decide whether it’s harder dealing with the kids or the spies trying to do them harm.
Director: Adam Shankman
Starring: Vin Diesel, Brittany Snow, Max Theiriot
9. XXX (2002) 48% at Rotten Tomatoes
Xander Cage is an extreme sports junkie recruited by the NSA to infiltrate a Russian crime ring.
Director: Rob Cohen
Starring: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Marton Csokas
8. The Last Witch Hunter (2015) 17% at Rotten Tomatoes
Witches live among us, and the only thing standing in the way of them destroying humanity with their Black Death is Kaulder, the last witch hunter alive.
Director: Breck Eisner
Starring: Vin Diesel, Rose Leslie, Elijah Wood
7. Babylon A.D. (2008) 6% at Rotten Tomatoes
An ex-soldier-turned-mercenary is hired by a criminal to escort a woman to New York. He learns she’s pregnant with something inhuman that a cult plans to rule the world with.
Director: Mathieu Kassovitz
Starring: Vin Diesel, Michelle Yeoh, Melanie Thierry
6. Knockaround Guys (2001) 21% at Rotten Tomatoes
The sons of mobsters lose a bag of money in a small Montana town, so they return to find it, attracting the attention of local law enforcement in the process.
Director: Brian Koppelman, David Levien
Starring: Vin Diesel, Dennis Hopper, Jennifer Baxter
5. Chronicles of Riddick (2004) 29% at Rotten Tomatoes
Riddick is in hiding from bounty hunters and mercenaries after the events of “Pitch Black,” but he can’t hold out forever.
Director: David Twohy
Starring: Vin Diesel, Judi Dench, Colm Feore
4. Fast Five (2011) 77% at Rotten Tomatoes
Dominic Toretto and his crew steal a car from the DEA that has the location of $100 million from a Brazilian drug kingpin. They set off to steal the money with the government and crime lord hot on their tails.
Director: Justin Lin
Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson
3. Boiler Room (2000) 67% at Rotten Tomatoes
A college dropout gets a job selling penny stocks at an investment firm that is unfortunately ripping people off.
Director: Ben Younger
Starring: Vin Diesel, Giovanni Ribisi, Nia Long
2. The Iron Giant (1999) 96% at Rotten Tomatoes
A giant robot from outer space lands on Earth and befriends a young boy. The government is out to destroy it though.
Director: Brad Bird
Starring: Vin Diesel, Eli Marienthal, Harry Connick Jr.
1. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) 83% at Rotten Tomatoes
The guardians survived Ronan, but now they face a bigger threat, as Quill learns he’s descended from a power-hungry god.
Director: James Gunn
Starring: Vin Diesel, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana