The heist movie listby Pherdy | created - 05 Jan 2012 | updated - 2 days ago | Public
movies detailing the preparation for, execution of and aftermath of a (well-)planned and often daring heist. excluding con-artist films, robber-films, action-films with several heist(like) scenes
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2. The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Crime
A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eiffel Towers.
3. Touchez Pas au Grisbi (1954)
Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Drama
An aging, world-weary gangster is double-crossed and forced out of retirement when his best friend is kidnapped and their stash of eight stolen gold bars demanded as ransom.
Votes: 5,320 | Gross: $0.13M
5. The Ladykillers (1955)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Crime
Five diverse oddball criminal types planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians.
10. The Day They Robbed the Bank of England (1960)
Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In 1901, a group of IRA members decides to rob the Bank of England in order to finance their movement and to embarrass the British government.
11. Ocean's 11 (1960)
Not Rated | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night.
Votes: 16,764 | Gross: $12.32M
12. Le Doulos (1963)
Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Thriller
A burglar betraying other criminals, prepares for a big heist with a trusted friend that might be as untrustworthy as he.
Votes: 7,031 | Gross: $0.08M
13. Any Number Can Win (1963)
118 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Charles (Jean Gabin), a sixtyish career criminal fresh out of jail, rejects his wife's plan for a quiet life of bourgeois respectability. He enlists a former cellmate, Francis (Alain Delon)... See full summary »
Votes: 2,191 | Gross: $1.00M
15. Le Deuxieme Souffle (1966)
Not Rated | 150 min | Crime, Drama
A gangster escapes jail and quickly makes plans to continue his criminal ways elsewhere, but a determined inspector is closing in.
16. Gambit (1966)
Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
An English cat burglar needs a Eurasian dancer's help to pull off the perfect heist, but even the most foolproof schemes have a way of backfiring.
17. How to Steal a Million (1966)
Not Rated | 123 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Romantic comedy about a woman who must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries, and the man who helps her.
19. Grand Slam (1967)
121 min | Crime, Drama
At the suggestion of a retired professor, a motley group of criminals plans the robbery of a Brazilian diamond company but it must contend with a new alarm system and the mutual distrust among its members.
21. The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A debonair, adventuresome bank executive believes he has pulled off the perfect multi-million dollar heist, only to match wits with a sexy insurance investigator who will do anything to get her man.
24. The Sicilian Clan (1969)
GP | 122 min | Crime, Drama
A young, ambitious mobster plans an elaborate diamond heist while seducing the daughter of a ruthless mob patriarch as a determined police commissioner closes in on all of them.
Votes: 5,487 | Gross: $3.00M
25. The Master Touch (1972)
PG | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A just released from prison professional thief decides to do one last high-risk heist, which could settle him for life or land him behind bars again.
26. $ (1971)
R | 121 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A bank security expert plots with a call girl to rob three safety deposit boxes containing $1.5 million in cash belonging to three very different criminals from a high-tech security bank in Hamburg, Germany.
28. Le Cercle Rouge (1970)
Not Rated | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After leaving prison, master thief Corey crosses paths with a notorious escapee and an alcoholic former policeman. The trio proceed to plot an elaborate heist.
Votes: 17,321 | Gross: $0.37M
29. The Anderson Tapes (1971)
GP | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
After Duke Anderson is released from prison after ten years for taking the rap for a scion of a Mafia family, he cashes in a debt of honor with the mob to bankroll a caper.
Votes: 5,654 | Gross: $5.00M
33. The Great Train Robbery (1978)
PG | 110 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
In Victorian England, a master criminal makes elaborate plans to steal a shipment of gold from a moving train.
Votes: 12,903 | Gross: $13.03M
35. Sneakers (1992)
PG-13 | 126 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A security pro finds his past coming back to haunt him, when he and his unique team are tasked with retrieving a particularly important item.
Votes: 46,625 | Gross: $51.43M
36. The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)
R | 113 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller
A very rich and successful playboy amuses himself by stealing artwork, but may have met his match in a seductive detective.
Votes: 77,722 | Gross: $69.30M
40. The Score (2001)
R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.
Votes: 108,217 | Gross: $71.07M
42. Welcome to Collinwood (2002)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Crime
When petty thief Cosimo is given the plan for the perfect heist from a lifer in prison - the kind of job you dream about - he has to get out of jail, fast. But with Cosimo stuck in the ... See full summary »
Votes: 13,056 | Gross: $0.33M
43. The Good Thief (2002)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An aging gambler on a losing streak attempts to rob a casino in Monte Carlo. But someone's already tipped off the cops before he even makes a move.
Votes: 9,341 | Gross: $3.52M
44. Foolproof (2003)
R | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Kevin, Sam and Rob are founding members of a theoretical group which pulls off heists. Leo, a gangster, blackmails them into pulling off a real multi-million dollar heist. Now it's up to them to get out alive.
45. The Italian Job (2003)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
After being betrayed and left for dead in Italy, Charlie Croker and his team plan an elaborate gold heist against their former ally.
Votes: 306,621 | Gross: $106.13M
46. Ocean's Twelve (2004)
PG-13 | 125 min | Crime, Thriller
Daniel Ocean recruits one more team member so he can pull off three major European heists in this sequel to Ocean's 11.
Votes: 310,476 | Gross: $125.54M
47. The Ladykillers (2004)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a classical ensemble in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting but sharp old landlady.
Votes: 89,663 | Gross: $39.80M
48. After the Sunset (2004)
PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The story of what happens after a master thief achieves his last big score, when the F.B.I. Agent who promised he'd capture him, is about to do just that.
Votes: 40,513 | Gross: $28.33M
49. Inside Man (2006)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
Votes: 294,764 | Gross: $88.51M
81 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Caught in the middle of a bank robbery, a slacker and a bank employee become the ones who arbitrate the intense situation.
Votes: 5,687 | Gross: $0.00M
51. Flawless (2007)
PG-13 | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Set in 1960 London, where a soon to retire caretaker convinces a glass-ceiling constrained American executive to help him steal a handful of diamonds from their employer, the London Diamond Corporation.
Votes: 20,719 | Gross: $1.20M
52. Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Thriller
Danny Ocean rounds up the boys for a third heist, after casino owner Willy Bank double-crosses one of the original eleven, Reuben Tishkoff.
Votes: 278,836 | Gross: $117.15M
54. The Bank Job (2008)
R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 160,370 | Gross: $30.03M
56. The Maiden Heist (2009)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime
A comedy centered on three museum security guards who devise a plan to steal back the artworks to which they have become attached after they are transferred to another museum.
57. Tower Heist (2011)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
When a group of hard-working guys find out they've fallen victim to their wealthy employer's Ponzi scheme, they conspire to rob his high-rise residence.
Votes: 117,862 | Gross: $78.05M
58. Vabank (1981)
108 min | Comedy, Crime
Set in Warsaw in 1930's. After six years in jail, framed for bank robbery by an accomplice, the legendary Kwinto has only revenge on his mind. He is a safecracker in the old style, a thief ... See full summary »
59. The League of Gentlemen (1960)
Unrated | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
A disgruntled veteran recruits a group of disgraced colleagues to perform a bank robbery with military precision.
60. 7 uomini d'oro (1965)
G | 95 min | Crime
One of the best intrigue/caper movies ever made! Delightful is the perfect word to describe this film that is full of sci-fi gimmicks, plot twists, slick and not-so-slick criminals, and gorgeous dames. Podesta is a 100% bonafide KNOCKOUT!
61. Il grande colpo dei 7 uomini d'oro (1966)
97 min | Adventure, Comedy
The Professor (Leroy) and his men are captured by U.S. agents during an attempted train robbery. To avoid jail, they must kidnap a Latin dictator. The film is filled with cool sci-fi ... See full summary »
62. Atraco a las tres (1962)
92 min | Comedy
Galindo works in a bank. One day he convinces the other employees in the bank to plan a hold-up in the bank they are working. They prepare everything carefully. However, real robbers come ... See full summary »
63. The Brain (1969)
G | 100 min | Comedy, Crime
When NATO transfers some of its funds from Paris to Brussels by train, a criminal mastermind posing as a British colonel plans to steal it but two petty French thieves also have the same intent.
64. Guns Girls and Gangsters (1959)
Not Rated | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In Las Vegas, a group of assorted criminals plans the robbery of an armored truck hauling casino money to the bank.
65. Les égouts du paradis (1979)
115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Albert Spaggiari (Francis Huster) plays Spaggiari, who organises a group of gangsters to break into the vault of the Societé Générale Bank in Nice by tunnelling up through the sewers below.... See full summary »
67. Cairo (1963)
91 min | Crime, Drama
A man called Major is in Cairo after being released from a German Prison. He is there to proceed with his plan to steal the jewelry from the King Tutankhamen exhibit at the national gallery... See full summary »
69. Action Man (1967)
95 min | Crime, Drama
Sophisticated crook talks ex-crook and now respectable business man into one last caper. This highly planned and well executed crime goes off without a hitch until rival bad guys want a piece of the action.
70. The Caper of the Golden Bulls (1967)
102 min | Action, Comedy
Peter Churchman stopped robbing banks a long time ago and is now living as a wealthy and respected citizen in Pamplona, Spain. But then his former companion Angela appears and blackmails ... See full summary »
71. Midas Run (1969)
M | 106 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A veteran secret service officer from Britain hijacks a government shipment of $15 million of gold out of an irritation for never being knighted.
72. Perfect Friday (1970)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Crime
The deputy manager of a London bank has worked out a way to rob the branch of £200,000. When he becomes involved with the attractive Lady Dorset he decides to go ahead with his plan. He ... See full summary »
73. Bank Shot (1974)
PG | 83 min | Comedy, Crime
A bank, temporarily housed in a mobile home while a new building is built, looks like an easy target. On the other hand, why not steal the whole bank and rob it in a safer location?
74. Inside Out (1975)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Thirty years after WW2, a team of former GIs and German soldiers plans to retrieve Nazi loot hidden in the Soviet occupied East Germany, its exact location only known to an imprisoned Nazi war criminal.
76. Loophole (1981)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
When architect Stephen Booker loses his partnership, he finds jobs hard to come by, and with money in short supply, he unwittingly becomes involved in a daring scheme to rob one of London's biggest bank vaults.
77. Trop jolies pour être honnêtes (1972)
92 min | Comedy
Jane Birkin, Bernadette Lafont, Elisabeth Wiener and Emma Cohen are 4 pretty girls rooming together. After witnessing and accidentally helping several thugs get away with a heist, the women... See full summary »
78. Crackers (1984)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Garvey is a San Francisco pawnshop operator. His unemployed and criminal friends Dillard, Turtle, and Weslake, team up with Boardwalk, a local pimp, to burgle Garvey's shop while the owner ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,018 | Gross: $0.13M
79. Vinci (2004)
108 min | Crime, Comedy
After several years of serving his sentence, Cuma - a notorious art thief is released from prison due to his poor health. It was all arranged by dealer Gruby who plans a heist of the famous... See full summary »
80. Jack of Diamonds (1967)
Unrated | 108 min | Crime, Drama
The protege of a famous cat burglar reluctantly agrees to join forces with a lesser criminal in the daring heist of several famous jewels from a seemingly impenetrable vault.
83. Rotten to the Core (1965)
90 min | Comedy, Crime
Rogues Jelly Knight, Scapa Flood, and Lennie the Dip leave prison expecting boss The Duke to have their stash ready to share out. Instead, Duke's girl Sara gives them the news Duke is dead ... See full summary »
84. Trance (I) (2013)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An art auctioneer becomes mixed up with a group of criminals partners with a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting.
Votes: 100,439 | Gross: $2.32M
Crime, Drama | Announced
A chronicle of Ultimate Fighting Championship competitor "Lightning" Lee Murray's alleged criminal exploits, in which he is suspected of masterminding a record-breaking heist in 2006.
88. My Mom's New Boyfriend (2008)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Henry Durand is a young federal agent who is given a difficult assignment: spy on his mother and her boyfriend who is suspected of leading a gang of art thieves.
89. Furious 6 (2013)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Hobbs has Dominic and Brian reassemble their crew to take down a team of mercenaries: Dominic unexpectedly gets convoluted also facing his presumed deceased girlfriend, Letty.
Votes: 329,319 | Gross: $238.68M
Crime, Drama, Thriller | Announced
In Colorado, an ex-con looks to pull off an armed car robbery, aided by a call girl whom he met in a backwoods Mississippi motel.
95. The Thieves (2012)
Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
In order to let things cool down from their latest heist, Popeye and his group of thieves go to Macau on a job. But the mastermind behind this job is none other than Popeye's old partner ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,219 | Gross: $0.69M
96. Hold Up! (2012)
111 min | Comedy, Thriller
In 50s Spain, a group of Argentinians loyal to the deposed president Peron plan a robbery to recover the jewels that used to belong to the president's late wife Evita.
97. El mundo es nuestro (2012)
83 min | Comedy, Crime
Sevilla 2012. El Culebra y el Cabesa, dos raterillos chandaleros del tres al cuarto cercanos a la treintena, deciden dar su gran gol¬pe: atracar una sucursal bancaria y huir a Brasil ... See full synopsis »
99. Assalto ao Banco Central (2011)
101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In 2005, high-ranked criminal Barão is planning the heist that inspired the film. He needs to dig a tunnel linking a house to the Banco Central's vault in Fortaleza, where he'll steal millions of (R$) reais.