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Vin Diesel
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Date of Birth: Jul 18, 1967

Country: USA

Biography: Vin's father taught theatre. His mother was a psychologist and astrologist. Other than revealing that Vincent is his real last name, he won't talk about much of the rest of his early life. Vin dropped out of college to make _Multi-Facial (1994)_, a short about a struggling actor that played in Cannes in 1995, which eventually got Steven Spielberg's attention. Spielberg then cast him in Saving Private Ryan (1998) and Vin's career was launched. (imdb)

Total Titles at Criticker: 33 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (33) | Writer (3) | Director (3)
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xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)
Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang (Donnie Yen) and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments. (imdb)
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The Fate of the Furious (2017)
When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' continues the team's adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage. (imdb)
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Billy Lynn
19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions.
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The Last Witch Hunter (2015)
The last witch hunter is all that stands between humanity and the combined forces of the most horrifying witches in history. (imdb)
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Furious 7 (2015)
Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for the death of his brother. (imdb)
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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan. (imdb)
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Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
Agent Hobbs enlists the aid of Dom and team to help bring a rival gang, led by Owen Shaw, to justice. In exchange for clear records, they must put an end to their schemes, no matter how personal the cost. (imdb)
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Riddick: Blindsided (2013)
A new attempt on Lord Marshal Riddick's life is made on the Necromongers' ship. It's time for Riddick to end the years long meandering through space and go back to his roots. (imdb)
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Riddick (2013)
Left for dead on a sun-scorched planet, Riddick finds himself up against an alien race of predators. Activating an emergency beacon alerts two ships: one carrying a new breed of mercenary, the other captained by a man from Riddick's past. (imdb)
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Fast Five (2011)
Vin Diesel and Paul Walker return for this fifth installment of the explosive Fast and the Furious series. Brian (Walker) and Mia (Jordana Brewster) break Dom (Diesel) out of prison, and they head to Brazil to put together a racing team to take on a drug dealer who wants to kill them. At the same time, they have to elude the capture of uncompromising federal agent Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson), who's been dispatched to Rio to take them down.
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Los Bandoleros (2009)
A prequel to Fast & Furious. Directed by Vin Diesel, this short film shows what events led up to the fourth movie.
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Fast & Furious (2009)
As he is released from prison, Brian O'Conner teams up with Dominic Toretto work with the feds to bring down a heroin importer by infiltrating his operation.
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Pure (2009)
Pure (2009) - Short Film
The action hero is wary, then in pursuit. There's confrontation, an escape, and the inevitable car chase, which leads to an explosion-heavy climax, and the look back from the weary hero. A meditation on genre, a commentary on visual cliches, and a celebration of the visceral pleasures of cinema.
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Babylon A.D. (2008)
Veteran-turned-mercenary Thoorop takes the high-risk job of escorting a woman from Russia to China. Little does he know that she is host to an organism that a cult wants to harvest in order to produce a genetically modified Messiah.
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Find Me Guilty (2006)
This film is based on the true story of Giacomo "Jackie Dee" DiNorscio. After years of federal investigation, 20 members of the New Jersey Lucchese crime family are brought to court on 76 charges of various crimes. Already in the midst of serving a 30-year sentence, Jackie is offered an opportunity to shorten his time by testifying against many of his closest friends. But Jackie refuses to betray his "family," and goes so far as to defend himself in what will ultimately become the longest criminal trial of its time. (Freestyle Releasing)
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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
Set in the sexy and colorful underground world of Japanese drift racing, the newest and fastest customized rides go head-to head on some of the most perilous courses in the world. (Universal)
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The Pacifier (2005)
Vin Diesel stars as Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe who, as an elite member of the world's fiercest and most highly trained force thought he was prepared to take on any duty no matter how perilous or impossible -- until he tried baby-sitting. (Disney)
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The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury (2004)
A bridge of the gap between 'Pitch Black' and 'Chronicles of Riddick' to give more insight into Riddick as a character... (imdb)
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The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
Vin Diesel reprises his star-making role of enigmatic anti-hero Richard B. Riddick in this sci-fi action-adventure epic.
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A Man Apart (2003)
Sean Vetter (Diesel), a tough DEA agent, sets out to avenge the brutal murder of his wife in a botched hit. (New Line Cinema)
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Turbo Charged Prelude to 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
A short film bridging The Fast and The Furious with its sequel. (imdb)
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xXx (2002)
Vin Diesel plays Xander Cage. He's your standard adrenaline junkie with no fear and a lousy attitude. When the US Government "recruits" him to go on a mission, he's not exactly thrilled. His mission: to gather information on an organization that may just be planning the destruction of the world, led by the nihilistic Yorgi. (imdb)
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Knockaround Guys (2001)
The four sons of major Brooklyn mobsters have to team up to retrieve a bag of cash in a small Montana town ruled by a corrupt sheriff. Specifically, the story gets started when Matt Demaret goes on a job to deliver the money for his mob father on the advice of his uncle. Things don't go as planned though...
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The Fast and the Furious (2001)
A fierce and frenzied look at rival Los Angeles street teams who use street racing as a means of establishing power. (Universal Pictures)
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Boiler Room (2000)
A riveting expose of one of the biggest and most lucrative scams in American history -- and a dramatic look at a generation obsessed with the speed of wealth and success. (New Line Cinema)
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Pitch Black (2000)
A group of marooned space travelers struggle for survival on a seemingly lifeless sun-scorched world. (imdb)
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Into Pitch Black (2000)
A police officer is instructed to find out where Riddick went after the events of Pitch Black. The man is afraid of Riddick and tries, without telling everything he knows, to hire a bounty hunter to do the job for him.
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The Iron Giant (1999)
This is the story a nine-year-old boy named Hogarth Hughes who makes friends with an innocent alien giant robot that came from outer space. Meanwhile, a paranoid U.S. Government agent named Kent Mansley arrives in town, determined to destroy the giant at all costs. It's up to Hogarth to protect him by keeping him at Dean McCoppin's place in the junkyard. (imdb)
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Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Opening with the Allied invasion of Normandy on 6 June 1944, members of the 2nd Ranger Battalion under Cpt. Miller fight ashore to secure a beachhead. Amidst the fighting, two brothers are killed in action. Earlier in New Guinea, a third brother is KIA. Their mother, Mrs. Ryan, is to receive all three of the grave telegrams on the same day... (imdb)
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Strays (1997)
Rick (Diesel) is frustrated by the repetitious grind of one-night stands and aimless hustling. Whilst looking for more to his life he meets Heather (Lanza), a neighbour. Rick takes the opportunity to escape his boring life style with her, but soon finds that his volatile behaviour threatens to finish their relationship before it even really begins. (Wikipedia)
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Multi-Facial (1994)
Multi-Facial (1994) - Short Film
A short film about the problems that accompany an actor as he auditions, due to his multi-ethnic appearance. (imdb)
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Awakenings (1990)
The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.
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