The 10 Best Heist Films Ever Made

By FactsWow Team

Posted on: 07 Dec, 2022

Heist (2001)

A professional burglar played by Gene Hackman decides to depart with his wife after realising that his identity has been exposed. He is compelled to accomplish one more task while seeking to avoid getting double crossed, but his fence (Danny DeVito) refuses to pay up.

The Bank Job (2008)

This newsworthy movie with Jason Statham is based on a bank robbery that happened in London in 1971 but the stolen goods were never recovered. The film has a 74% audience approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes because Jason Statham is the kind of performer who can deliver a strong heist movie.

The Town (2010)

Four lifelong friends resolve to rob a bank one day. When one of the group's members falls in love with one of the captives, things get complicated as the FBI draws in. Ben Affleck, Jeremy Renner, Jon Hamm, and other actors are included in this suspenseful drama.

Drive (2011)

Ryan Gosling plays the unnamed main character in this thriller. He's a skilled getaway driver who never hesitates to perform his job. But after meeting a young mother in need of help, Gosling's character can no longer stand by and do nothing.

The Bling Ring (2013)

Based on a real-life crime spree, the movie The Bling Ring follows a group of youngsters from California who break into the homes of celebrities. Emma Watson and Taissa Farmiga play two of the teenagers charged with the multiple robberies in this humorous and emotional dramatisation. Sofia Coppola wrote the script and also served as the director.

Rogue One(2016)

Heist movie Rogue One serves as A New Hope's prequel. The blueprints for the doomsday star are its major target. For those who want a bit of sci-fi or space opera with their heist movie, Rogue One is perfect.

American Animals (2018)

Even though you know the burglars will be caught, it's still amusing to learn how they did it. Barry Keoghan (Eternals) and Evan Peters feature in this crime drama, which is based on the actual crimes of four college friends who scheme to rob a university library (American Horror Story).

Widows (2018)

The revenge heist that Steve McQueen is directing features Viola Davis. After their husbands are slain in an unsuccessful heist, four women resolve to carry out their own theft to recover the money their husbands took. This robbery is renowned for its excellent acting and a twist that leads to a satisfying resolution.

Army of the Dead (2021)

In Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead, a zombie apocalypse raises the stakes even higher than they already are in a heist movie. A team is dispatched to enter a safe notorious for its difficulties and retrieve the millions within in the film, which stars Dave Bautista. In order to put a stop to the undead, they only need to make their way into the zombie outbreak's core and finish everything.

No Sudden Move (2021)

Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro, and other performers are featured in this historical crime thriller. There are also robberies, murders, and a tenacious Jon Hamm as a detective who hunts down everyone, even if the movie is more about organised crime than a conventional robbery.

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