Great Heist Movies

I love heist movies. Somehow I seem to be drawn to these films again and again. Commonly they tend to revolve around people planning a perfect robbery. Many plots in many films resemble each other in various aspects. So do the protagonists. As such, the point in most heist films is usually about how things are happening, with the details and surprizes, characterizations and variations. The focus with each new adaptation of the familiar basics can also be put on different aspects, be it the preparations for the coup which has yet to take place, the aftermath and its reverberations, or the shady motifs of the different criminal minds who are part of the operation. Deceits, rivalries and double-crossings are…

  • Seven Golden Men
  • Heist
  • They Came to Rob Las Vegas
  • Jackie Brown
  • A Fish Called Wanda
  • $
  • Killing Zoe
  • Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
  • Quick Change
  • Mission: Impossible
  • Any Number Can Win
  • Kelly's Heroes
  • Hell's Angels '69
  • Die Hard: With a Vengeance
  • Grand Slam
  • The Cat
  • No Good Deed
  • Die Hard
  • Bloody Friday
  • Heat
  • Kill Them All and Come Back Alone
  • Thief
  • The Wrong Trousers
  • Bad Santa
  • In the Shadows
  • Bound
  • The Pink Panther
  • The Princess and the Warrior
  • Three Kings
  • The Thomas Crown Affair
  • Reindeer Games
  • Criss Cross
  • Fireworks
  • Rampage
  • Le Cercle Rouge
  • Bob le Flambeur
  • Big Deal on Madonna Street
  • Wanda
  • The Driver
  • The Town
  • Snatch
  • The Sting
  • After the Sunset
  • Band of Outsiders
  • Ocean's Twelve
  • Blood and Wine
  • Mauvais Sang
  • The Master Touch
  • The Getaway
  • Vabank
  • Danger: Diabolik
  • Hard Rain
  • Blue Streak
  • The Next Three Days
  • Le Doulos
  • Triple 9
  • The Beautiful Legs of Sabrina
  • Baby Driver
  • Logan Lucky
  • Going in Style
  • Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
  • Den of Thieves
  • Endless Desire
  • Family Business
  • A Loaf of Bread
  • Baby
  • The Old Man & the Gun
  • The Robber
  • Drop Zone
  • 21 Bridges
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • Gone in 60 Seconds
  • Highway Racer
  • Rosamunde Pilcher: Vertrauen ist gut, verlieben ist besser
  • Mission: Impossible III
  • The Score