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1. Escape Plan (2013)

R | 115 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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49 Metascore

When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world's most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside.

Writers: Miles Chapman, Jason Keller | Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, 50 Cent, Vincent D'Onofrio

2. The Next Three Days (2010)

PG-13 | 133 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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52 Metascore

A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder.

Writers: Paul Haggis, Fred Cavayé, Guillaume Lemans | Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Neeson, Michael Buie

3. Ocean's Eleven (2001)

PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Thriller

7.8
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74 Metascore

Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.

Writers: George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell, Harry Brown, Charles Lederer, Ted Griffin | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon

4. The Italian Job (2003)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.0
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68 Metascore

After being betrayed and left for dead in Italy, Charlie Croker and his team plan an elaborate gold heist against their former ally.

Writers: Troy Kennedy-Martin, Donna Powers, Wayne Powers | Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Mark Wahlberg, Edward Norton, Charlize Theron

5. Ocean's Twelve (2004)

PG-13 | 125 min | Crime, Thriller

6.4
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58 Metascore

Daniel Ocean recruits one more team member so he can pull off three major European heists in this sequel to Ocean's 11.

Writers: George Nolfi, George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones

6. The Great Escape (1963)

Unrated | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.3
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Allied P.O.W.s plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.

Writers: Paul Brickhill, James Clavell, W.R. Burnett | Director: John Sturges | Stars: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson

7. Ocean's Thirteen (2007)

PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Thriller

6.9
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62 Metascore

Danny Ocean rounds up the boys for a third heist, after casino owner Willy Bank double-crosses one of the original eleven, Reuben Tishkoff.

Writers: Brian Koppelman, David Levien, George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Michael Mantell

8. Takers (2010)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.2
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45 Metascore

A group of bank robbers find their multi-million dollar plan interrupted by a hard-boiled detective.

Writers: Peter Allen, Gabriel Casseus, John Luessenhop, Avery Duff | Director: John Luessenhop | Stars: Chris Brown, Hayden Christensen, Matt Dillon, Michael Ealy

9. Empire State (2013)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.2
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Two childhood friends plan to rob an armored car depository. An NYPD officer stands in their way.

Writer: Adam Mazer | Director: Dito Montiel | Stars: Liam Hemsworth, Michael Angarano, Dwayne Johnson, Paul Ben-Victor

10. Ronin (1998)

R | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.3
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67 Metascore

A freelancing former US intelligence agent tries to track down a mysterious package that is wanted by both the Irish and the Russians.

Writers: J.D. Zeik, David Mamet | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone, Stellan Skarsgård

11. Tower Heist (2011)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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59 Metascore

When a group of hard working guys find out they've fallen victim to a wealthy business man's Ponzi scheme, they conspire to rob his high-rise residence.

Writers: Ted Griffin, Jeff Nathanson, Adam Cooper, Bill Collage | Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller, Casey Affleck, Alan Alda

12. Kon-Tiki (2012)

PG-13 | 118 min | Adventure, History

7.3
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62 Metascore

Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal's epic 4,300-mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsawood raft in 1947, in an effort prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.

Writers: Petter Skavlan, Allan Scott | Directors: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg | Stars: Pål Sverre Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Odd Magnus Williamson

13. The Bank Job (2008)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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69 Metascore

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.

Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais | Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Campbell Moore, Daniel Mays

14. Sneakers (1992)

PG-13 | 126 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Complex but lighthearted thriller about computers and cryptography, government and espionage, secrets and deception and betrayal.

Writers: Phil Alden Robinson, Lawrence Lasker, Walter F. Parkes | Director: Phil Alden Robinson | Stars: Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Sidney Poitier, Jo Marr

15. Ocean's 11 (1960)

Unrated | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

6.6
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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.

Writers: Harry Brown, Charles Lederer, George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford

16. Robot & Frank (2012)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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67 Metascore

Set in the near future, an ex-jewel thief receives a gift from his son: a robot butler programmed to look after him. But soon the two companions try their luck as a heist team.

Writer: Christopher D. Ford | Director: Jake Schreier | Stars: Peter Sarsgaard, Frank Langella, Susan Sarandon, Liv Tyler

17. The Lookout (2007)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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73 Metascore

Chris is a once promising high school athlete whose life is turned upside down following a tragic accident. As he tries to maintain a normal life, he takes a job as a janitor at a bank, where he ultimately finds himself caught up in a planned heist.

Writer: Scott Frank | Director: Scott Frank | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeff Daniels, Matthew Goode, Isla Fisher

18. Kelly's Heroes (1970)

GP | 144 min | Adventure, Comedy, War

7.7
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A group of U.S. soldiers sneaks across enemy lines to get their hands on a secret stash of Nazi treasure.

Writer: Troy Kennedy-Martin | Director: Brian G. Hutton | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles, Carroll O'Connor

19. The Italian Job (1969)

G | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.4
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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.

Writer: Troy Kennedy-Martin | Director: Peter Collinson | Stars: Michael Caine, Noel Coward, Benny Hill, Raf Vallone

20. The Getaway (1972)

122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.5
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A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.

Writers: Walter Hill, Jim Thompson | Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw, Ben Johnson, Sally Struthers

21. The Killing (1956)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

8.1
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Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery.

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, Jim Thompson, Lionel White | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen

22. Flawless (2007)

PG-13 | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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57 Metascore

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.

Writer: Edward Anderson | Director: Michael Radford | Stars: Demi Moore, Michael Caine, Lambert Wilson, Nathaniel Parker

23. Henry's Crime (2010)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.0
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49 Metascore

Released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, an ex-con targets the same bank he was sent away for robbing.

Writers: Sacha Gervasi, David N. White, Stephen Hamel | Director: Malcolm Venville | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Vera Farmiga, James Caan, Judy Greer

24. Gambit (1966)

Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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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.

Writers: Jack Davies, Alvin Sargent, Sidney Carroll | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine, Herbert Lom, Roger C. Carmel

25. Mad Money (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

5.7
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41 Metascore

Three female employees of the Federal Reserve plot to steal money that is about to be destroyed.

Writers: Glenn Gers, John Mister, Neil McKay, Terry Winsor | Director: Callie Khouri | Stars: Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah, Katie Holmes, Ted Danson

26. The Maiden Heist (2009)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime

6.1
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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.

Writer: Michael LeSieur | Director: Peter Hewitt | Stars: Christopher Walken, Joseph McKenna, Wynn Everett, Patricia B. Till

27. The Great Train Robbery (1978)

PG | 110 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.0
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In Victorian England, a master criminal makes elaborate plans to steal a shipment of gold from a moving train.

Writer: Michael Crichton | Director: Michael Crichton | Stars: Sean Connery, Donald Sutherland, Lesley-Anne Down, Alan Webb

28. The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Crime

7.8
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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 Eifel Towers.

Writer: T.E.B. Clarke | Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sidney James, Alfie Bass

29. The Ladykillers (1955)

91 min | Comedy, Crime

7.9
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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.

Writer: William Rose | Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom

30. The Asphalt Jungle (1950)

Passed | 112 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

7.9
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A major heist goes off as planned, until bad luck and double crosses cause everything to unravel.

Writers: Ben Maddow, John Huston, W.R. Burnett | Director: John Huston | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore

31. Welcome to Collinwood (2002)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Crime

6.4
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61 Metascore

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 »

Writers: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: George Clooney, Sam Rockwell, William H. Macy, Isaiah Washington

32. Topkapi (1964)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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Caper film about the theft of a jeweled dagger from an Istanbul museum.

Writers: Monja Danischewsky, Eric Ambler | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Melina Mercouri, Peter Ustinov, Maximilian Schell, Robert Morley

33. Anything for Her (2008)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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With no legal means left to him, a high school teacher devises a daring plan to rescue his wrongfully imprisoned wife from jail.

Writers: Fred Cavayé, Guillaume Lemans | Director: Fred Cavayé | Stars: Vincent Lindon, Diane Kruger, Lancelot Roch, Olivier Marchal

34. Bob le Flambeur (1956)

PG | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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80 Metascore

Bob, a old gangster and gambler is almost broke, so he decides in spite of the warnings of a friend, a high official from the police, to rob a gambling casino in Dauville. Everything is ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean-Pierre Melville, Auguste Le Breton | Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Roger Duchesne, Isabelle Corey, Daniel Cauchy, Guy Decomble

35. Street Thief (2006)

86 min | Crime, Thriller

7.3
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The movie follows the life of Chicago burglar Kaspar Karr. Kaspar cases and robs stores. He counts up his score and a small interview follows where Kaspar introduces himself. He shows his ... See full summary »

Director: Malik Bader | Stars: Malik Bader, Wesley Walker, Frank Zieger, Beers Bill

36. Ultimate Heist (2009)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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The Malakian clan, a family of ruthless gangsters, controls the underworld of Southern France. At its head, the violent godfather Milo Malakian rules his world with an iron fist. His son ... See full summary »

Writers: Laurent Tuel, Simon Moutairou, Laurent Turner | Director: Laurent Tuel | Stars: Jean Reno, Gaspard Ulliel, Vahina Giocante, Sami Bouajila

37. The Hot Rock (1972)

GP | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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Dortmunder and his pals plan to steal a huge diamond from a museum. But this turns out to be only the first time they have to steal it...

Writers: Donald E. Westlake, William Goldman | Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Robert Redford, George Segal, Ron Leibman, Paul Sand

38. Buster (1988)

R | 102 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy

5.7
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This movie is based on the story of Buster Edwards, one of the thieves involved in "The Great Train Robbery" of 1963.

Writer: Colin Shindler | Director: David Green | Stars: Phil Collins, Julie Walters, Larry Lamb, Stephanie Lawrence

39. Foolproof (2003)

R | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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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.

Writer: William Phillips | Director: William Phillips | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Kristin Booth, Joris Jarsky, Sean Sullivan

40. Rififi (1955)

Not Rated | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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97 Metascore

Four men plan a technically perfect crime, but the human element intervenes...

Writers: Auguste Le Breton, Jules Dassin, René Wheeler | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Jean Servais, Carl Möhner, Robert Manuel, Janine Darcey

41. The Brink's Job (1978)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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After a long spate of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transports, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. ... See full summary »

Writers: Noel Behn, Walon Green | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Peter Falk, Peter Boyle, Allen Garfield, Warren Oates

42. Kon-Tiki (1950)

Approved | 77 min | Documentary

8.0
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A documentary about the Kon-Tiki expedition of the Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl.

Writer: Thor Heyerdahl | Director: Thor Heyerdahl | Stars: Thor Heyerdahl, Herman Watzinger, Erik Hesselberg, Knut Haugland

43. Black Friday (2004)

143 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.6
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76 Metascore

Black Friday is a film about the investigations following the 1993 serial Bombay bomb blasts, told through the different stories of the people involved --police, conspirators, victims, middlemen.

Writers: Anurag Kashyap, Hussain Zaidi, Piyush Mishra | Director: Anurag Kashyap | Stars: Kay Kay Menon, Pavan Malhotra, Aditya Srivastava, Dibyendu Bhattacharya

44. The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery (1959)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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A gang's plans for a St. Louis bank robbery are complicated when the sister of one of the thieves starts voicing her well-founded suspicions.

Writer: Richard T. Heffron | Directors: Charles Guggenheim, John Stix | Stars: Steve McQueen, Crahan Denton, David Clarke, James Dukas

45. $ (1971)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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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.

Writer: Richard Brooks | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Warren Beatty, Goldie Hawn, Gert Fröbe, Robert Webber

46. Any Number Can Win (1963)

118 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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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 »

Writers: Michel Audiard, Zekial Marko, Albert Simonin | Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Jean Gabin, Alain Delon, Claude Cerval, Viviane Romance

47. Urbanized (2011)

85 min | Documentary

7.4
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A documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world's foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers.

Director: Gary Hustwit | Stars: Rem Koolhaas, Oscar Niemeyer, Amanda M. Burden, Jan Gehl

48. The Brain (1969)

G | 100 min | Comedy, Crime

6.9
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Arthur and Anatole are two little robbers. They want to rob money, money that will travel in a special train from Paris to Bruxelles. They don't know that other people have planned to do ... See full summary »

Writers: Marcel Jullian, Gérard Oury, Danièle Thompson | Director: Gérard Oury | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Bourvil, David Niven, Eli Wallach

49. Robbery (1967)

110 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

6.9
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A dramatization of the Great Train Robbery. While not a 'how to', it is very detail dependent, showing the care and planning that took place to pull it off.

Writers: Edward Boyd, George Markstein, Gerald Wilson, Peter Yates | Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Stanley Baker, Joanna Pettet, James Booth, Frank Finlay

50. The League of Gentlemen (1960)

Unrated | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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A disgruntled veteran recruits a group of disgraced collegues to perform a bank robbery with military precision.

Writers: John Boland, Bryan Forbes | Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Nigel Patrick, Roger Livesey, Richard Attenborough