The Top 10 Heist Films

I love the heist genre . I love the patient build-up,the planning ,the crew characterizations,the actual execution.An heist movie for a me is a lot of fun
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1.
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously. (116 mins.)
“ An epic star cast , An impossible plan executed to the "T" with style to burn . The quintessential heist movie . ” - nids_utd-214-414100
 
2.
The Italian Job (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After being betrayed and left for dead in Italy, Charlie Croker and his team plan an elaborate gold heist against their former ally. (111 mins.)
Director: F. Gary Gray
“ The movie with coolest nerd of all the heist movies . A great star cast and cars. Boy did the sale for mini coopers go up after the release of this movie. The car sequence in this is on par with Ronin and that in itself is high praise ” - nids_utd-214-414100
 
3.
Kelly's Heroes (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A group of U.S. soldiers sneaks across enemy lines to get their hands on a secret stash of Nazi treasure. (144 mins.)
Director: Brian G. Hutton
“ Again an impossible plan executed with panache, Though a tad long compared to other movies. Clint Eastwood & co go beyond enemy lines to rob a bank .Add to that some originally quirky characters like oddball , Boy o boy its couple of hours of pure fun . ” - nids_utd-214-414100
 
4.
Inside Man (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation. (129 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
“ The heist movie which explains the How?.When?.What?.Why?. of heists ” - nids_utd-214-414100
 
5.
The Bank Job (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Martine offers Terry a lead on a foolproof bank hit on London's Baker Street. She targets a roomful of safe deposit boxes worth millions in cash and jewelry. But Terry and his crew don't realize the boxes also contain a treasure trove of dirty secrets - secrets that will thrust them into a deadly web of corruption and illicit scandal. (111 mins.)
Director: Roger Donaldson
“ Jason Statham means action but in this movie , He is at his most restrained self . This is the closest it gets to A Guy Ritchie movie as not directed by him . ” - nids_utd-214-414100
 
6.
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
After a simple jewelry heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant. (99 mins.)
“ Enough has been said about this movie ” - nids_utd-214-414100
 
7.
Heat (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist, while both sides attempt to find balance between their personal and their professional lives. (170 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
“ I got two words for you (Actually 4 or 5 ) Robert De Niro & Al Pacino . Reason enough ” - nids_utd-214-414100
 
8.
Three Kings (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, four soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help. (114 mins.)
“ Again a war time movie , Great star cast and good fun ” - nids_utd-214-414100
 
9.
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Daniel Ocean recruits one more team member so he can pull off three major European heists in this sequel to Ocean's 11. (125 mins.)
“ Though the sequel isn't as good as the first part , It still deserves a spot on this list , Just for the sheer joy of watching Julia Roberts pulling off a con ” - nids_utd-214-414100
 
10.
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus. (125 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
“ A precursor of great things to come from Al Pacino ” - nids_utd-214-414100