We all watch movies, and which is the “best” is a matter of opinion. With that being said, here are the top 10 Vince Vaughn movies of all time. Feel free to check out other lists throughout Thought for Your Penny.
10. Psycho (1998) 37% at Rotten Tomatoes
An embezzler fleeing from Phoenix ends up stopping at the Bates Motel, where she’s murdered in the shower by owner Norman Bates. Her sister, boss, and a detective come looking for her to discover the horrors within the hotel.
Director: Gus Van Sant
Starring: Vince Vaughn, Anne Heche, Julianne Moore
9. Made (2001) 71% at Rotten Tomatoes
A struggling boxer and bodyguard for his stripper girlfriend teams up with his loudmouthed friend for a money laundering scheme.
Director: Jon Favreau
Starring: Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau, Joe Goossen
8. The Watch (2012) 17% at Rotten Tomatoes
Four men start a neighborhood watch after the night watchman at Costco is murdered. They soon discover the killer is an alien preparing for an Earth invasion.
Director: Akiva Schaffer
Starring: Vince Vaughn, Ben Stiller, Jonah Hill
7. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) 53% at Rotten Tomatoes
A research team is sent to Isla Sorna, an island south of Isla Nublar, where the dinosaurs were bred before being sent to Jurassic Park. A second InGen team is also there to hunt the dinosaurs. They both end up stranded and fighting for survival.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Vince Vaughn, Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore
6. Fred Claus (2007) 21% at Rotten Tomatoes
Fred Claus is a self-centered scam artist in Chicago, while his brother Nick is a saint at the North Pole. When Nick faces an audit from an efficiency expert, Fred agrees to help him in so he can earn the cash he needs to open a gambling business.
Director: David Dobkin
Starring: Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Elizabeth Banks
5. Couples Retreat (2009) 11% at Rotten Tomatoes
Four couples attend a couples’ retreat on a tropical island. The men quickly learn it’s not all fun and games and begin looking for a party.
Director: Peter Billingsley
Starring: Vince Vaughn, Malin Akerman, Jon Favreau
4. Wedding Crashers (2005) 76% at Rotten Tomatoes
Two serial Lotharios love crashing weddings to meet women. One of them ends up falling for the daughter of Treasury Secretary Cleary, and things start going awry.
Director: David Dobkin
Starring: Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams
3. Old School (2003) 60% at Rotten Tomatoes
When Mitch breaks up with his girlfriend, he buys a house on a college campus. Soon he and his friends form a fraternity, much to the dismay of the uptight dean.
Director: Todd Phillips
Starring: Vince Vaughn, Luke Wilson, Will Ferrell
2. Swingers (1996) 87% at Rotten Tomatoes
Two aspiring actors navigate the L.A. club scene hoping to help one of them get over his breakup with his ex.
Director: Doug Liman
Starring: Vince Vaughn, Heather Graham, Jon Favreau
1. Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004) 70% at Rotten Tomatoes
The owner of Average Joe’s Gymnasium risks losing his gym to the owner of the Globo Gym. He puts together a dodgeball team to compete in Las Vegas for $50,000 to save it.
Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Starring: Vince Vaughn, Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor