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Movies About Heists

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Reservoir Dogs (1992)

Reservoir Dogs
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Quentin Tarantino, starring Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Chris Penn
Rated R

Reservoir Dogs is a 1992 crime thriller written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. The story follows six criminals brought together by a mysterious figure known as Joe Cabot, who plan to carry out a diamond heist. After the heist goes wrong, the criminals are soon at one another's throats, trying to identify the cop among them. As the plot unravels, we learn more about each criminal's past and the reasons why they took part in the heist. The film shifts between the present and the past, showing the events leading up to the heist, and how the criminals start to unravel. With its nonlinear narrative, Reservoir Dogs is a classic example of Tarantino's unique style and wit, with memorable performances from Harvey Keitel, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth and Michael Madsen.

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Guy Ritchie, starring Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham
Rated R

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is a 1998 British crime comedy directed by Guy Ritchie. The story follows four Londoners—Eddy, Tom, Bacon, and Soap—who become unwittingly embroiled in a heist gone wrong after borrowing money from a notorious gangster. As they face off against the gangsters and each other, the four must use their wits to survive and find a way to pay back the debt. The film's humor and visual style, as well as its strong characters and plot twists, have made it a cult classic.

Snatch (2000)

Snatch
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Guy Ritchie, starring Jason Statham, Brad Pitt, Stephen Graham, Vinnie Jones
Rated R

Snatch is a 2000 British crime-comedy film written and directed by Guy Ritchie. The film follows the story of a group of criminals in London who become entangled in a large diamond heist gone wrong. The film features a large ensemble cast, including stars like Brad Pitt, Benicio Del Toro, Vinnie Jones, and Jason Statham. The story follows Turkish, an illegal boxing promoter, and his partner Tommy, a small time thief. When a shady business deal goes wrong, they find themselves in the middle of a high-stakes diamond heist. With a notorious crime boss, a crazy gypsy, and a number of thugs all looking for their share of the loot, it's up to Turkish and Tommy to keep the diamonds out of their hands. Along the way, they also enlist the help of a seedy jeweler and a gang of street urchins. The film is fast-paced and full of unexpected twists and turns. The characters are all unique and colorful, and the action sequences are thrilling. With its witty dialogue and sharp editing, Snatch is a classic Guy Ritchie film.

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

Catch Me If You Can
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Steven Spielberg, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen
Rated PG-13

"Catch Me If You Can" (2002) is a biographical crime drama directed by Steven Spielberg. The film follows the true story of Frank Abagnale Jr., a con artist and master of deception who, at the age of 19, posed as a doctor, lawyer, and pilot in order to commit bank fraud and cash millions of dollars in forged checks. Hot on his heels is FBI agent Carl Hanratty, who is determined to bring him to justice. Along the way, Frank falls for a beautiful French stewardess, but his lies soon catch up with him. Ultimately, the two form an unlikely friendship which helps Frank find his place in the world.

The Gentlemen (2019)

The Gentlemen
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Guy Ritchie, starring Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong
Rated R

The Gentlemen is a 2019 action-comedy film written and directed by Guy Ritchie. The film follows American expatriate Mickey Pearson who has built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he is looking to cash out of the business, it triggers plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him. As the stakes rise and the situation grows more and more dangerous, the battle is on to keep control of the empire, and ultimately, the city. The all-star cast includes Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Hugh Grant, Henry Golding, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong, Colin Farrell, and more.

Ocean's Eleven (2001)

Ocean's Eleven
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Steven Soderbergh, starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon
Rated PG-13

"Ocean's Eleven" is a 2001 heist comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh. The movie follows Danny Ocean (George Clooney) and his eleven associates as they plan and execute a daring casino heist in Las Vegas. As the stakes grow higher, Danny and his crew must outsmart the casino's security team and the police in order to make off with millions of dollars. Along the way, they must also contend with personal rivalries and a powerful casino owner (Andy Garcia). Featuring an all-star cast, "Ocean's Eleven" is a highly entertaining and well-crafted heist film that has become a modern classic.

Inside Man (2006)

Inside Man
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Spike Lee, starring Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer
Rated R

Inside Man is a 2006 crime thriller directed by Spike Lee and starring Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, and Jodie Foster. The film follows a clever bank robber (Owen) as he masterfully executes a heist and attempts to outwit the NYPD, who are led by Detective Frazier (Washington). As the tension mounts, the robbers and the police battle for control with unexpected twists and turns. In the end, all parties must use their wits and creativity to survive the situation with their lives intact.

The Town (2010)

The Town
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Ben Affleck, starring Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner
Rated R

The Town (2010) is a crime drama directed by Ben Affleck. The film follows a group of longtime friends from the blue-collar Boston neighborhood of Charlestown who specialize in robbing banks and other local establishments. Doug MacRay (Affleck) is the leader of the gang, along with his childhood friend James Coughlin (Jeremy Renner). After a bank job goes wrong, the gang members find themselves crossing paths with a beautiful bank manager, Claire Keesey (Rebecca Hall). Doug falls for her and decides to leave the criminal life, but the group's ruthless leader, Fergie (Pete Postlethwaite), won't let him go so easily. With the help of FBI agent Adam Frawley (Jon Hamm), Doug and Claire must try to stay one step ahead of the gang in order to escape the criminal lifestyle and start a new life together.

Fast Five (2011)

Fast Five
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Justin Lin, starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster
Rated PG-13

Layer Cake (2004)

Layer Cake
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Matthew Vaughn, starring Daniel Craig, Sienna Miller, Michael Gambon, Tom Hardy
Rated R

Now You See Me (2013)

Now You See Me
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Louis Leterrier, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Common, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson
Rated PG-13

War Dogs (2016)

War Dogs
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Todd Phillips, starring Jonah Hill, Miles Teller, Steve Lantz, Gregg Weiner
Rated R

Wrath of Man (2021)

Wrath of Man
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Guy Ritchie, starring Jason Statham, Holt McCallany, Josh Hartnett, Rocci Williams
Rated R

The Italian Job (2003)

The Italian Job
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From F. Gary Gray, starring Donald Sutherland, Mark Wahlberg, Edward Norton, Charlize Theron
Rated PG-13

The Lookout (2007)

The Lookout
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Scott Frank, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeff Daniels, Matthew Goode, Isla Fisher
Rated R

Den of Thieves (2018)

Den of Thieves
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Christian Gudegast, starring Gerard Butler, Pablo Schreiber, O'Shea Jackson Jr., 50 Cent
Rated R

American Animals (2018)

American Animals
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Bart Layton, starring Spencer Reinhard, Warren Lipka, Eric Borsuk, Chas Allen
Rated R

Ocean's Thirteen (2007)

Ocean's Thirteen
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Steven Soderbergh, starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Michael Mantell
Rated PG-13

Trance (2013)

Trance
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Danny Boyle, starring James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson, Vincent Cassel, Danny Sapani
Rated R

Flawless (2007)

Flawless
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Michael Radford, starring Demi Moore, Michael Caine, Lambert Wilson, Nathaniel Parker
Rated PG-13

Focus (2015)

Focus
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa, starring Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro, Adrian Martinez
Rated R

21 Bridges (2019)

21 Bridges
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Brian Kirk, starring Chadwick Boseman, Sienna Miller, J.K. Simmons, Stephan James
Rated R

Ocean's Twelve (2004)

Ocean's Twelve
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Steven Soderbergh, starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones
Rated PG-13

Fast & Furious (2009)

Fast & Furious
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Justin Lin, starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster
Rated PG-13

Contraband (2012)

Contraband
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Baltasar Kormákur, starring Mark Wahlberg, Giovanni Ribisi, Kate Beckinsale, Robert Wahlberg
Rated R

 



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