Mark Sinclair Vincent, popularly know as Vin Diesel is a producer, screenwriter and an American actor. Best known for muscle cars and the unchallenged personality in the action scene, Vin is a familiar face for many, especially after the Fast and Furious movies.
Although many will trace him back to the Fast Five, Vin Diesel movies date back to the 1990s with the iconic Saving Private Ryan among others. As a loved actor, he has indeed never disappointed his fans and has since gone ahead to win Oscars among other awards.
Diesel first appeared on stage at the age of seven in Dinosaur Door, a movie written by Barbara Garson. Vin Diesel actively remained in theatre throughout his adolescence. He joined NYC Hunters College to study creative writing. Vin has recognised himself as a "multi-faceted actor because of his early difficulties to find roles due to his mixed heritage. Here are his top ten movies that you cannot afford to miss.
IMDB rating: 6.6/10
Released in 2009, Fast And Furious is an action, and thriller starred by Vin Diesel himself and co-stars OConnor. The two men race in the Mexican dessert with their muscle-built rides, but crime happens in Los Angeles which causes the duo to work together against a common enemy.
The two have to develop a form of trust to rely on if they are to outmanoeuvre the common enemy. From the convoy heists, the two men have to make their plan with astute precision when they crawl across the international lines to get themselves revenge. Its time for Don and Brian OConnor to push the wheels to the limits and deliver results on the other side.
IMDB rating: 8.0/10
The Iron Giant is an action animation movie that tells the story of an alien giant. Hogarth Hughes is a 9-year old boy who makes friends with an unsuspecting strange giant who fell from outer space. The two form a bond of friendship and Hughes is now obsessed with the giant robot that he wants to live with it. On the other hand, Kent Mansely, a paranoid U.S Government agent comes to the town and is resolute about destroying the giant alien whether Hughes likes it or not.
With the imminent threat from the agent, it is up to Hughes to protect the alien by keeping him hidden in the junkyard at Dean McCoppins place. The Iron Giant is a great movie, as it embodies the various aspects you cant expect in an ordinary animation film.
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IMDB rating: 5.9/10
The Return Of Xander Cage is an action and adventure movie starred by Vin Diesel and Xander Cage. Xander Cage is an active seeker and a feared monster of a person who is untouchable even by the government. As a way of guaranteeing his immunity, Agent Gibson from NSA compels Xander Cage to cooperate with the government in infiltrating and arresting the Russian crime rings.
Going into a scene that most of the previous purported superstars have failed, Xander is sent into the life of crime to use his athletic capabilities and prowess as well as his tactfulness coupled with ego. Xander must take up arms against one of the most ruthless and smart crime organisation leaders who has his targets in mind and will stop at nothing until he has taken over the city of Prague.
IMDB rating: 6.7/10
The Chronicles Of Riddick is an action movie about Riddick, a hunted man. He finds himself trapped between two forces that are in opposition in a major crusade. Lord Marshal is the leader in charge of one of the opposing teams that is on the verge of developing one of the largest and perhaps the crusade of the century which will be the tenth crusade in the series of movements to come in 500 years.
Judi Dench is a renowned ambassador from a unique race of the elementals and plays the role of a guardian angel as an ethereal being. She helps Riddick in his search for self-identity and discovery by assisting him in unearthing his ancestry. The Chronicles Of Riddick embodies so much of Sci-Fi action and suspense with Vin Diesel bringing to life a world that is out of the ordinary.
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IMDB rating: 7.3/10
Ever since ex-cop Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker) and Mia Torretto (Jordana Brewster) broke her brother Dom (Vin Diesel) out of custody, they have travelled border to border to evade authorities. They must do one final job In Rio de Janeiro before they can gain their freedom for good. Assembling their elite team of car racers, Brian and Dom know they must confront the corrupt businessman who wants them dead before the federal agent (Dwayne Johnson) on their trail finds them.
IMDB rating: 7.1/10
Since the previous heist, where the team made away with a $100 million fortune from the rogue businessman, Dom, Brian, and all the other team members are scattered all over the globe, but they have since lived incomplete lives after their disappearance from home. Meanwhile, on the other side of the scene, agent Hobbs has been carrying out an operation to catch a group of mercenary drivers who are scattered across 12 countries.
The only way to get hold of them is through a street racing competition. The mastermind to the mercenary drivers is Evans and his assistant Letty, a once love to Dom who he thought had disappeared and would never see again. The best way Hobbs considers catching the drivers is by inviting Dom and his crew for the street race competition, with a prize of a full pardon where they can return home and lead healthy lives again.
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IMDB rating: 7.2/10
After the previous street racing competition and the pardon they received, Dom and his crew think that they had parted ways with criminal and mercenary life, but that is short-lived. They had beaten down the international businessman and terrorist Shaw in his own game and had gone separate ways afterwards, but Deckard Shaw, the brother to the businessman, is back with revenge.
Worse of all, a new incidence has emerged, where Jakarta Somali terrorists, and Mr. Nobody a rogue government official is on the verge of stealing
Gods Eye, a government anti-terrorism computer program that turns any technological device into a weapon for mass destruction. Toretto must make haste and reconvene his team so they can make arrangements to stop the brother while making plans to retrieve the program before Mr. Nobody or Jakarta can have it. It means they will be getting into a power struggle with both the bad guys and the government.
IMDB rating: 6.8/10
Dominic Toretto, a street racer in Los Angeles, becomes a target of the LAPD who associate him with the series of high-speed electronics robberies which has become rampant in the area in the past few days. During the investigations, Oï¿½Connor one of the high performing LAPD undercover joins the team of highly tactical racing drivers for Torretto to join the dots and eventually convict him.
However, after joining the crew of highly skilled racers, OConnor finds himself in a fix as he falls in love with Toretto's sister and cannot effectively achieve the LAPD goal. As a highly skilled and super fit racing driver under the Toretto team, its time for OConnor to decide where his loyalty lies from that time onwards. This movie is just phenomenal especially for the lovers of action since it spices with car action and racing.
IMDB rating: 8.1/10
Guardians Of The Galaxy is a science fiction movie that goes around a team of superheroes and monsters fighting for a mysterious orb. Peter Quill is the most wanted target by some of the monsters and alien superheroes who are interested in the orb to destroy the earth. One of the primary hunters of Quill involved in the power contained in the circle is Ronan the accuser, a villain who has specialised in subjugating those who stand on his way.
In a bid to fight Ronan and eventually preserve life on planet earth, Quill forms a team of space superheroes who will help in protecting the orb. The team is known as Guardians Of The Galaxy, and their mission is to save planet earth from invasions from space monsters.
Pitch Black is Sci-Fi fantasy movie starred by Vin Diesel. In the thriller, a group of desperate people are travelling in a spaceship to Mecca, a far-away galactic outpost. On the way, the spacecraft encounters a mechanical failure that sees the group of people crash on an isolated planet that has three suns with no night. The pilot (Carolyn Fry), a police officer (Riddick) and his prisoner survive the crash.
As the pilot and the other survivors are trying to survey the planet to discover what is in it and the next course of action, one of the passengers is attacked and killed by a mutant that lives in an abandoned mine. The bloodthirsty mutants have killed all the inhabitants, but are afraid of daylight. From research, they identify that the earth experiences a total solar eclipse every 22 years and from the calculation, one is about to happen while they are still there. What happened next is a lifetime showdown.
These are some of the top Vin Diesel movies of all time. The list comprises of award-winning action and adventure movies, to drama and animation films, all with great scenes that are both thrilling and entertaining. Hoping you have made yourself familiar with the films, its time to watch them for a refreshing and entertaining time.
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