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The Greatest Movie Heists

14 March 2014 5:30 AM, PDT | | See recent HeyUGuys news »

This coming week sees the Blu-ray and DVD release of Empire State, Directed by Dito Montiel. Starring Liam Hemsworth and Dwayne Johnson, it is a drama about a plan to rob an armoured car depository, and the cop determined to stop it. Empire State is just the latest entry into the heist movie genre, and has a lot to live up to.

There have been some great heist movies over the years, with some transcending the genre to become genuinely classic movies. Here we take a look at ten of the best.

10. Sneakers

Phil Alden Robinson’s 1992 tech thriller is a vastly underrated gem. A team of ragtag former government agents and criminals, led by Robert Redford’s Martin Bishop, make a living breaking into secure systems and premises by the proprietors in order to test the integrity of their security.

When a government agent recruits the team to steal a code breaking device, »

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