Caper and Heist Moviesby classicsoncall | created - 24 Apr 2017 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
Here's a list of movies involving capers or robberies that I've watched and reviewed on IMDb. It's done in IMDb ranking order.
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1. Snatch (2000)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime
Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.
Votes: 773,864 | Gross: $30.33M
"Now find me the silly sods that blagged the bookie!"
2. The Sting (1973)
PG | 129 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Two grifters team up to pull off the ultimate con.
Votes: 238,918 | Gross: $159.60M
"With no fix, we're gonna need a con with a sure-fire blow-off."
3. Rififi (1955)
Not Rated | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Four men plan a technically perfect crime, but the human element intervenes...
Votes: 27,744 | Gross: $0.06M
"We're not out of the woods yet."
4. Paper Moon (1973)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.
Votes: 41,775 | Gross: $30.93M
"We'll just have to keep on veering, that's all."
5. The Killing (1956)
Approved | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Crook Johnny Clay assembles a five man team to plan and execute a daring race-track robbery.
"I'll take care of myself, that's my specialty."
6. The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
Passed | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A major heist goes off as planned, but then double crosses, bad luck and solid police work cause everything to unravel.
"One way or another, we all work for our vice."
7. Ocean's Eleven (2001)
PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Thriller
Danny Ocean and his ten accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.
Votes: 510,369 | Gross: $183.42M
"It will be nice working with proper villains again."
8. Baby Driver (2017)
R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Music
After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.
Votes: 430,761 | Gross: $107.83M
"He's a good kid and a devil behind the wheel."
9. Inside Man (2006)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.
Votes: 334,547 | Gross: $88.51M
"We never leave until the job is done."
10. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime
In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.
Votes: 130,614 | Gross: $63.49M
"Alright, I'm sorry I ate your fish, OK?"
11. Midnight Run (1988)
R | 126 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
An accountant is chased by bounty hunters, the F.B.I., and the Mafia after jumping bail.
Votes: 74,733 | Gross: $38.41M
"You guys are the dumbest bounty hunters I've ever seen!"
12. To Catch a Thief (1955)
PG | 106 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A retired jewel thief sets out to prove his innocence after being suspected of returning to his former occupation.
Votes: 64,010 | Gross: $8.75M
"Did I brush your fur the wrong way?"
13. The Italian Job (1969)
G | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Comic caper movie about a plan to steal a gold shipment from the streets of Turin by creating a traffic jam.
"Pity people aren't as lovely as flowers, isn't it?"
14. Jewel Robbery (1932)
Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
A gentleman thief charms a Viennese baron's wife and also conducts a daring daylight robbery of a jewellers.
"Show me your jewels, will you?"
15. Now You See Me (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
An F.B.I. Agent and an Interpol Detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances, and reward their audiences with the money.
Votes: 590,614 | Gross: $117.72M
"Who doesn't love a good magic trick?"
16. Matchstick Men (2003)
PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A phobic con artist and his protégé are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the former's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.
Votes: 122,943 | Gross: $36.91M
"In this situation, it's very important to remain calm."
17. The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
PG | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it. But there's more to it than that.
Votes: 21,777 | Gross: $10.20M
"You never know who anybody is."
18. The Bank Job (2008)
R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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 along with a treasure trove of dirty secrets.
Votes: 172,302 | Gross: $30.03M
"I know if this stuffs up, I'm in poo-poo land!"
19. Going in Style (1979)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Three friends who are living on the dole decide to organize a bank robbery.
Votes: 2,846 | Gross: $26.87M
"I said, How's about we all go on a stickup?"
20. Runaway Jury (2003)
PG-13 | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.
Votes: 90,403 | Gross: $49.44M
"Gentlemen, trials are too important to be left up to juries."
21. Den of Thieves (2018)
R | 140 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew clash as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.
Votes: 90,718 | Gross: $44.95M
"We're cop killers now."
22. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
During an adventure into the criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion.
Votes: 283,913 | Gross: $213.77M
"You might wanna buckle up, baby!"
23. Get the Gringo (2012)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A career criminal nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a young boy.
"You know, you gotta love murderers who recycle."
24. American Animals (2018)
R | 116 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Four young men mistake their lives for a movie and attempt one of the most audacious heists in U.S. history.
Votes: 37,325 | Gross: $2.86M
"This is your red pill or blue pill moment, my friend."
25. Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Danny Ocean rounds up the boys for a third heist after casino owner Willy Bank double-crosses one of the original eleven, Reuben Tishkoff.
Votes: 318,167 | Gross: $117.15M
"The moment you become embarrassed of who you are, you lose yourself."
26. Prizzi's Honor (1985)
R | 130 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Two professional assassins fall in love.
Votes: 22,576 | Gross: $26.70M
"If you were anybody else, I'd blow you away!"
27. The Hoax (2006)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama
Votes: 15,993 | Gross: $7.16M
"A man walks in, he says something completely implausible, and for that reason, he is believed."
28. Going in Style (2017)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Crime
Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.
Votes: 75,737 | Gross: $45.00M
"Let's go get our money back!"
29. The Good Liar (2019)
R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Consummate con man Roy Courtnay has set his sights on his latest mark: the recently widowed Betty McLeish, worth millions. But this time, what should have been a simple swindle escalates into a cat-and-mouse game with the ultimate stakes.
"I believe it's a system for mismatching the delusional with the hopeless."
30. Ocean's 11 (1960)
Approved | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
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.
Votes: 19,768 | Gross: $12.32M
"Plenty of money is a hard habit to break."
31. Ocean's Twelve (2004)
PG-13 | 125 min | Crime, Thriller
Daniel Ocean recruits one more team member so he can pull off three major European heists in this sequel to Ocean's Eleven (2001).
Votes: 355,409 | Gross: $125.54M
"There's water in the basement and the pilot light's out!"
32. Now You See Me 2 (2016)
PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Four Horsemen resurface, and are forcibly recruited by a tech genius to pull off their most impossible heist yet.
Votes: 245,056 | Gross: $65.08M
"I wonder which one of us gets to play the bimbo".
33. Heist (2001)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A career jewel thief finds himself at tense odds with his longtime partner, a crime boss who sends his nephew to keep watch.
Votes: 33,152 | Gross: $0.05M
"The deal was, we get away with the gold. Cute, huh?"
34. Cliffhanger (1993)
R | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains.
Votes: 118,553 | Gross: $84.05M
"Gravity's a bi..., isn't it?"
35. Hunting Elephants (2013)
Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In Jerusalem, a bullied teen befriends his grandfather and long lost uncle and soon they decide to solve their financial problems by robbing a bank.
"You should've read the fine print."
36. The Art of the Steal (2013)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Crunch Calhoun, a semi-reformed art thief, agrees to get his old gang back together to pull off one last heist.
Votes: 23,134 | Gross: $0.06M
"It's always nice to know who you can trust."
37. Ocean's Eight (2018)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City's yearly Met Gala.
Votes: 181,807 | Gross: $140.22M
"If you're going to have a problem with stealing, then you're not going to like the rest of this conversation."
38. 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
R | 125 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A gang of ex-cons rob a casino during Elvis convention week.
Votes: 43,506 | Gross: $15.74M
"Time to go to work, baby!"
39. Sam Whiskey (1969)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Western
A widow hires an ex-gambler to retrieve gold bars from a sunken river boat in Colorado and discreetly return them to the Federal Mint, from where they had been stolen by her dead husband.
"What would Socrates, Plato and them people have to say about this?"
40. The Samaritan (I) (2012)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After twenty years in prison, Foley is finished with the grifter's life. When he meets an elusive young woman named Iris, the possibility of a new start looks real. But his past is proving to be a stubborn companion.
Votes: 9,441 | Gross: $0.00M
"Nothing changes unless you make it change."
41. King of Thieves (2018)
R | 108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A true crime movie about a crew of retired crooks who pull off a major heist in London's jewelry district. What starts off as their last criminal hurrah, quickly turns into a brutal nightmare due to greed. Based on infamous true events.
"That's a proper Uncle Fester, send-in-the-clowns, whoops-a-daisy-have-an-away-day, that is!"