Tripp Vinson

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Vinson at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con International
OccupationFilm & television producer

Tripp Vinson is an American film and television producer, best known for his films Baywatch, San Andreas, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, The Guardian, The Number 23, Red Dawn, and Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters. [1]


The New York Times described Vinson as a "a journeyman producer who specializes in popcorn flicks" who is good at getting films produced and quickly adapting to shifting trends. [2] His collective films have grossed over $1.5 billion. [3]

Vinson was a longtime producing partner of Beau Flynn. The pair split in June 2011. [4]

In 2012, Vinson was engaged to William Morris Endeavor's agent Adriana Alberghetti. [5]

In 2015, it was announced that he was producing a live-action prequel to Aladdin , titled Genies. [6]

In March 2016, it was announced that Vinson was set to produce a spin-off of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs titled Rose Red. [7]

Vinson's bachelor party in Las Vegas was indirectly the basis for the story of the 2009 comedy film The Hangover. [8]


He was a producer in all films unless otherwise noted.


2003 11:14 Executive producer
2004 After the Sunset
2005 The Exorcism of Emily Rose
2006 The Guardian
2007 The Number 23
2008 Choke
Journey to the Center of the Earth Executive producer
2011 The Rite
What's Your Number?
2012 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
Red Dawn
2013 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters Executive producer
Battle of the Year
2015 San Andreas Executive producer
2016 Eloise
2019 The Prodigy
Murder Mystery
Ready or Not


2014 Intelligence Executive producer

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