22 Best Hollywood Heist Movies of all Time for Thrill and Suspense

Hollywood Movies are made with that perfection that even when a robbery is shown, the people watching it gets amazed by the thought process of the Film Makers.

Heist movies are getting good numbers at the box office, people love watching heist movies and TV Shows these days, how some people amaze others with their skills and planning, the audience loves watching it.

They make sure to make us believe the most unbelievable things. The most amazing must watch Hollywood Heist Movies of all time.

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List of Hollywood Movies based on Robbery or Heist

The Sting (1973)

A young con man wants to take revenge for his murdered partner. He teams up with a mastermind con and plans a robbery to win a fortune from the criminal banker who murdered his partner.

Heat (1995)

The team of professional Bank Robbers returns from their latest heist and are worried as they have left a clue behind. The heat of the police is trapping the team down. Will they be able to be in a safe zone or get arrested?

Ocean’s Trilogy (Ocean 11, 12 and 13)

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Ocean’s Trilogy is a series of three movies named Ocean’s Eleven, Ocean’s Twelve and Ocean’s Thirteen. The trilogy is based on Master thief Danny Ocean and his heists.

Inside Man (2006)

Inside Man is a story of an unpredictable confrontation of an adamant officer and flawless bank robber from the cell. Well flowed intense moments of dialogues of every character. One of the best heist movies to watch before you die.

Die Hard: With a Vengence (1995)

2 Men, John Mc Clane and a Harlem store owner are targeted by Simon Gruber, a German Terrorist. The terrorist wants to play a game with Mc Clane, Simon Says. If he doesn’t play and solve the puzzles and make as the terrorist asks him to. He will blow another bomb in the city. When all these puzzles are going on, the biggest Gold heist is also being done.

The Town (2010)

The movie is adapted from a novel, Prince of Thieves by Chuck Hogan. The bank robber falls in love with the woman his gang had previously taken as hostage. They plan their next robbery/ heist when the robber tries to balance his feelings for the woman and concentrate on his heist.

The Bank Job (2008)

A businessman gets to know that the Bank’s alarm is off for a couple of days. He forms a team and digs a tunnel into the vault. Terry and his team target a room full of safe deposits full of cash and jewelry, but they get the safe deposit box of dirty secrets of corruption and illicit scandal.

Italian Job (2003)

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Charlie Croken is betrayed by his team and left alone thinking he died. Charlie then forms a team and plans a Gold Heist. The movie is the remake of a 1969 British movie of the same name.

Public Enemies (2009)

The movie is about the notorious bank robber, John Dillinger. The story has been adapted from non-fiction book Public Enemies: America’s Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI. The movie stars Johnny Depp.

The First Great Train Robbery (1978)

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The movie is based on the novel of the same name by Michael Crichton. The mastermind criminal makes a plan in Victoria England to steal Gold bars from the moving train that are to be used in the payroll for the Army in the Crimean War.

Panic Room (2002)

Three men break the house of a divorced woman who stays with her daughter. The three men are in search of a missing fortune and the duo mother and daughter take refuge in the safe in the house.

Man on a Ledge (2012)

Man on a Ledge is a heist movie about a con who threatens to jump off Manhattan Hotel Rooftop. The police psychologist tries to talk to this ex-con to take him down when the most interesting way of the biggest diamond heist is being done.

Fast & Furious Series (2001-2018)

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The series of movies are action movies with illegal street racings and Heists. The movie series has become a brand and the latest Fast & Furious would be released in 2014. The making of Fast & Furious delayed after the sudden demise of Filmstar Paul Walker.

Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)

To save his brother’s life, the retired master car thief makes a plan to steal 50 exotic cars with his team in just one night. He must steal the 50 exotic cars and put them on a container ship before 8 am to save his brother’s life.

Tower Heist (2011)

A group of hardworking guys becomes the target of a wealthy business man’s Ponzi scheme. They are all set to take revenge and plan to rob his high rise residence.

Note: These Hollywood Heist Movies are also available on streaming platforms like Hotstar, Netflix India, Prime Video in the Hindi language.

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