Heist Films

Lots of things go wrong during a planned robbery. A lot of people get killed. The cons are quirky, usually at least one is allegedly homosexual and all have funny nicknames. These films often have all-star casts and most of them were released in the Nineteen Seventies
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1.
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
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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
 
2.
The Anderson Tapes (1971)
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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. (99 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
3.
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
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In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away? (104 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
 
4.
The Italian Job (1969)
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Comic caper movie about a plan to steal a gold shipment from the streets of Turin by creating a traffic jam. (99 mins.)
Director: Peter Collinson
 
5.
Ocean's 11 (1960)
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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. (127 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
6.
$ (1971)
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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. (121 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
 
7.
Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)
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When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation. (95 mins.)
Director: Ted Kotcheff
 
8.
The Heist (1976)
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In Mexico city, the most infamous jail "Lecumberri" three prisoners make a plan to introduce drugs. (83 mins.)
Director: Felipe Cazals
 
9.
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
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After a simple jewelry heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant. (99 mins.)