In 2002, xXx exploded into cinemas. The high-octane action film, about an extreme sportsman turned spy, proved popular with audiences and spawned sequels.

But how many xXx movies are there?

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The xXx films in order

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To date, there are three xXx movies. The xXx movies – which were produced between 2002 and 2017 – include:

  • xXx (2002)
  • xXx: State of Union (2005)
  • xXx: Return of Xander (2017)
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Are all of the xXx movies part of the same series?

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The xXx movies are all part of the same series and were released in chronological order. Vin Diesel is the lead in the first and third movie, while Ice Cube is the lead in the second film.

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Who are the cast of the xXx films?

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The lead actors in the xXx films are Vin Diesel and Ice Cube. Notable actors in the series include Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Roof, Danny Trejo, Xzibit, Peter Strauss, Willem Dafoe, Donnie Yen, and Toni Collette.

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Is the xXx film series the work of the same director?

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The xXx films are the work of multiple directors. Rob Cohen directed xXx, while Lee Tamahori directed xXx: State of Union, and D.J. Caruso directed xXx: Return of Xander Cage.

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What is the best xXx film?

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xXx is generally considered to be the strongest film in the collection, with State of Union regarded as the weakest entry. According to IMDb the xXx films are ranked as follows:

  • xXx (2002) – 5.9/10
  • xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017) – 5.2/10
  • xXx: State of the Union (2005) – 4.4/10
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