This is a selection of heist movies released in the 21st century - when directors and writers were trying to take a fresh look at classic heist pictures. If you want to learn about 20th century movies, check out our past selection and be sure to pay attention to the comments - there are a lot of interesting additions.
Thriller, Crime | 4.39 out of 5 on MyShows | 2001
A classic heist movie. Danny Ocean, just released from prison, plans to pull off one of the biggest and most daring heists in history. He gathers a team of the best specialists to rob three casinos owned by one man - Terry Benedict. Will Danny and his friends manage to get into the carefully guarded vault of these casinos, take out the money and get away unnoticed?
An exciting thriller by Steven Soderbergh, which you want to revisit again and again, even if you know the plot by heart. This is a credit to the stellar cast: the movie starred George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Julia Roberts, Andy Garcia and Elliott Gould.
Thriller, Crime, Drama | 3.94 out of 5 on MyShows | 2006
Several criminals, led by the resourceful Dalton Russell, plan a bank robbery on Wall Street. Everything goes perfectly: the robbers get into the bank and take hostages. Negotiating with them is the experienced Keith Fraser, but no matter how hard he tries, he is always one step behind the criminals. For some reason they delay, although they should be in a hurry. Things get even more confusing when the bank owner sends a broker named Madeline White to Fraser for some reason.
Clive Owen, Denzel Washington, Willem Defoe and Jodie Foster in one of Spike Lee's best movies. But first of all, you should watch the thriller because of the twisted story and unexpected plot twists - they will definitely not leave you indifferent.
Action, Fantasy, Adventure | 4.65 out of 5 on MyShows | 2010
The most unusual movie of the selection is, of course, Christopher Nolan's legendary Inception. In the movie, Leonardo DiCaprio plays a thief who can penetrate people's dreams and steal their ideas. But his new assignment seems impossible: this time he needs not to steal, but to introduce an idea.
"A very exciting movie! Despite the decent timing, keeps your attention until the credits ," - FringeMania.
"Oh, this movie rocked on first viewing. After all, people are always interested in touching what is unexplored by our world. The possibility of influencing the subconscious choice of the sleeper through sleep - mb it's real) Acting on high, Leo plays at 110%. Operator's work is excellent, all scenes of fights, shootings and just shooting at the height. The music gives me goosebumps," - Want_chips.
"One of my favorite movies, it's that genre and that pitch, which is now very lacking, as I would like more of this on the screens. Twisted and not flat plot, interesting and so different characters, about the actors in general I'm not talking, all gorgeous, shooting, picture, music, special effects, well, just a miracle!" - Shezer.
Drama, Thriller, Crime | 4.06 out of 5 on MyShows | 2011
A mysterious race car driver works as a mechanic in a garage, a Hollywood stuntman, or a driver on robberies. He doesn't care what the criminals do, as long as they follow his strict rules or he'll just drive away. One day he meets Irene, who is alone taking care of the baby while her husband is in jail. The racer falls in love with her, and then the beloved's husband returns, and the life of the heroes is jeopardized.
A beautiful movie for which Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn won the Best Director prize at the Cannes Film Festival. "Drive" stood the test of time and years later became a cult classic - thanks in part to Ryan Gosling's memorable performance and his iconic satin jacket with a scorpion embroidered on the back.
Thriller, Crime | 4.41 out of 5 on MyShows | 2013
FBI agent Dylan Rhodes and Interpol agent Alma Dray try to figure out how four illusionists, known as the Four Horsemen, pull off daring heists during performances. Solving this mystery proves difficult, even with the help of professional illusionist Thaddeus Bradley. To find out the truth, all participants of the investigation will have to remember an important truth: the closer you get, the less you see.
"A very gripping movie, topped to the brim with 'wow-twists'. One of Mark Ruffalo's best roles and Jesse Eisenberg is organic, " - id440426744.
"Constantly re-watching this masterpiece! Even though I know the denouement, it makes it no less interesting" - Dasha2703.
Action, Crime | 3.97 out of 5 on MyShows | 2017
Edgar Wright's rousing action movie tells the story of a young driver nicknamed Baby Driver. He works for criminal mastermind Doc, but realizes it's time to call it quits when he meets waitress Deborah and falls in love with her. But Doc and the underworld aren't ready to let him go so easily: the Kid has one last mission to fulfill.
"Somehow, the entire movie felt like an incredibly entertaining and beautiful music video with a wonderful unfolding of the characters' actions over the music. An aesthetic treat at 9 out of 10 ," - Koluchka98.
Crime, Drama, Thriller | 3.7 out of 5 on MyShows | 2010
Doug, Jem, Des and Al are four thieves from Boston's grim Charlestown neighborhood. After a botched bank robbery, Doug needs to make sure that bank manager Claire, who also lives in Charlestown, doesn't recognize any of the crew. He quickly realizes that Claire doesn't know any of them, but Doug himself gradually begins to fall in love with the girl. And their relationship is threatened by FBI agent Adam Frawley, who goes on the trail of the four.
"Just a great movie about a heist and how it can end. Jeremy Renner as the bad guy is wow, " - Starkiska.
"The movie is awesome, all the actors are awesome. Especially liked Ben Affleck and Rebecca Hall - a solid 10," - id212027600.