Best Heist Movies of All Time

#50

Sneakers (1992)
79%

#50
Adjusted Score: 83721%
Critics Consensus: There isn't much to Sneakers plot and that's more than made up for with the film's breezy panache and hi-tech lingo.
Synopsis: Computer hacker Martin (Robert Redford) heads a group of specialists who test the security of various San Francisco companies. Martin... [More]
Directed By: Phil Alden Robinson

#49

The Bank Job (2008)
80%

#49
Adjusted Score: 85111%
Critics Consensus: Well cast and crisply directed, The Bank Job is a thoroughly entertaining British heist thriller.
Synopsis: Self-reformed petty criminal Terry Leather (Jason Statham) has become a financially struggling car dealer and settled into a pedestrian London... [More]
Directed By: Roger Donaldson

#48

The Italian Job (1969)
81%

#48
Adjusted Score: 83453%
Critics Consensus: The Italian Job is a wildly fun romp that epitomizes the height of Britannia style.
Synopsis: A British crook (Michael Caine) robs gold ingots in Italy by having a computer expert (Benny Hill) cause a traffic... [More]
Directed By: Peter Collinson

#47

The Getaway (1972)
86%

#47
Adjusted Score: 79304%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: When convict Doc McCoy (Steve McQueen) is refused parole, he enlists his wife, Carol (Ali MacGraw), to strike a deal... [More]
Directed By: Sam Peckinpah

#46

Ocean's Eleven (2001)
83%

#46
Adjusted Score: 89029%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Dapper Danny Ocean (George Clooney) is a man of action. Less than 24 hours into his parole from a New... [More]
Directed By: Steven Soderbergh

#45

Bottle Rocket (1996)
85%

#45
Adjusted Score: 89320%
Critics Consensus: Bottle Rocket is Reservoir Dogs meets Breathless with a West Texas sensibility.
Synopsis: In Wes Anderson's first feature film, Anthony (Luke Wilson) has just been released from a mental hospital, only to find... [More]
Directed By: Wes Anderson

#44
#44
Adjusted Score: 90163%
Critics Consensus: This likable buddy/road picture deftly mixes action and comedy, and features excellent work from stars Clint Eastwood and Jeff Bridges and first-time director Michael Cimino.
Synopsis: While stealing a car, free-spirited drifter Lightfoot (Jeff Bridges) crosses paths with legendary thief Thunderbolt (Clint Eastwood) in the midst... [More]
Directed By: Michael Cimino

#43

Sexy Beast (2000)
87%

#43
Adjusted Score: 91735%
Critics Consensus: Sexy Beast rises above other movies in the British gangster genre due to its performances -- particularly an electrifying one by Ben Kingsley -- and the script's attention to character development.
Synopsis: Ex-villain Gal Dove (Ray Winstone) has served his time behind bars and is blissfully retired to a Spanish villa paradise... [More]
Directed By: Jonathan Glazer

#42

Topkapi (1964)
90%

#42
Adjusted Score: 91197%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Beautiful thief Elizabeth Lipp (Melina Mercouri) and criminal genius Walter Harper (Maximilian Schell) put together a plan to steal an... [More]
Directed By: Jules Dassin

#41

Heat (1995)
87%

#41
Adjusted Score: 92542%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Master criminal Neil McCauley (Robert De Niro) is trying to control the rogue actions of one of his men, while... [More]
Directed By: Michael Mann

#40
#40
Adjusted Score: 91993%
Critics Consensus: The Spanish Prisoner delivers just what fans of writer-director David Mamet expect: a smart, solidly constructed drama that keeps viewers guessing... and entertained along the way.
Synopsis: Everything changes for rising corporate star Joe Ross (Campbell Scott) when he meets the wealthy and mysterious Jimmy Dell (Steve... [More]
Directed By: David Mamet

#39

Ant-Man (2015)
83%

#39
Adjusted Score: 98020%
Critics Consensus: Led by a charming performance from Paul Rudd, Ant-Man offers Marvel thrills on an appropriately smaller scale -- albeit not as smoothly as its most successful predecessors.
Synopsis: Forced out of his own company by former protégé Darren Cross, Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) recruits the talents of... [More]
Directed By: Peyton Reed

#38

Jackie Brown (1997)
87%

#38
Adjusted Score: 93044%
Critics Consensus: Although somewhat lackadaisical in pace, Jackie Brown proves to be an effective star-vehicle for Pam Grier while offering the usual Tarantino wit and charm.
Synopsis: When flight attendant Jackie Brown (Pam Grier) is busted smuggling money for her arms dealer boss, Ordell Robbie (Samuel L.... [More]
Directed By: Quentin Tarantino

#37
#37
Adjusted Score: 92986%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: At the beginning of the Mexican Revolution in 1913, greedy bandit Juan Miranda (Rod Steiger) and idealist John H. Mallory... [More]
Directed By: Sergio Leone

#36
#36
Adjusted Score: 92530%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Virgil Starkwell (Woody Allen) is intent on becoming a notorious bank robber. Unfortunately for Virgil and his not-so-budding career, he... [More]
Directed By: Woody Allen

#35

The Lookout (2007)
87%

#35
Adjusted Score: 92239%
Critics Consensus: The Lookout is a genuinely suspenseful and affecting noir due to the great ensemble cast and their complex, realistic characters.
Synopsis: Chris (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a star athlete, has the world at his feet. Then a devastating car accident leaves him with... [More]
Directed By: Scott Frank

#34
#34
Adjusted Score: 93714%
Critics Consensus: Expertly shot and edited, The Usual Suspects gives the audience a simple plot and then piles on layers of deceit, twists, and violence before pulling out the rug from underneath.
Synopsis: "The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist," says con man Kint (Kevin Spacey),... [More]
Directed By: Bryan Singer

#33

The Pink Panther (1963)
88%

#33
Adjusted Score: 92068%
Critics Consensus: Peter Sellers is at his virtuosically bumbling best in The Pink Panther, a sophisticated caper blessed with an unforgettably slinky score by Henry Mancini.
Synopsis: In this first film of the beloved comic series, dashing European thief Sir Charles Lytton (David Niven) plans to steal... [More]
Directed By: Blake Edwards

#32

Inside Man (2006)
86%

#32
Adjusted Score: 94867%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A tough detective (Denzel Washington) matches wits with a cunning bank robber (Clive Owen), as a tense hostage crisis is... [More]
Directed By: Spike Lee

#31

Nine Queens (2001)
92%

#31
Adjusted Score: 93733%
Critics Consensus: Deliciously twist-filled, Nine Queens is a clever and satisfying crime caper.
Synopsis: "Nine Queens" is the story of two small-time swindlers, Juan (Gastón Pauls) and Marcos (Ricardo Darín), who team up after... [More]
Directed By: Fabián Bielinsky

#30

Reservoir Dogs (1992)
92%

#30
Adjusted Score: 96826%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A group of thieves assemble to pull of the perfect diamond heist. It turns into a bloody ambush when one... [More]
Directed By: Quentin Tarantino

#29

Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
88%

#29
Adjusted Score: 95504%
Critics Consensus: A paradigm-shifting classic of American cinema, Bonnie and Clyde packs a punch whose power continues to reverberate through thrillers decades later.
Synopsis: Small-time crook Clyde Barrow (Warren Beatty) tries to steal a car and winds up with its owner's daughter, dissatisfied small-town... [More]
Directed By: Arthur Penn

#28
Adjusted Score: 95551%
Critics Consensus: With its iconic pairing of Paul Newman and Robert Redford, jaunty screenplay and Burt Bacharach score, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid has gone down as among the defining moments in late-'60s American cinema.
Synopsis: The true story of fast-draws and wild rides, battles with posses, train and bank robberies, a torrid love affair and... [More]
Directed By: George Roy Hill

#27

Inception (2010)
87%

#27
Adjusted Score: 101254%
Critics Consensus: Smart, innovative, and thrilling, Inception is that rare summer blockbuster that succeeds viscerally as well as intellectually.
Synopsis: Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a thief with the rare ability to enter people's dreams and steal their secrets from... [More]
Directed By: Christopher Nolan

#26
#26
Adjusted Score: 100001%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: British gangster George Thomason (Tom Georgeson) and his hapless aide, Ken Pile (Michael Palin), draft a pair of arrogant Americans,... [More]

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