crime The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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List Rules These movies must have bank robbery as a central theme.

The greatest bank robbery films are filled with action and suspense, and this movie list is a round-up of the best of the genre. Some of the top bank heist movies are among the top movies of all time, and some of the most entertaining to boot. If you enjoy seeing the bad guys do what they do best, bank robber films are perfect for you.

From the amazing car chase scenes of The Italian Job to the intense police scrutiny of Inside Man, there's something for every action movie lover in bank robbery movies. Even if you just want to see Keanu Reeves and some tasty waves, there's a movie on the greatest heist films list that will make you want to rob a bank just to be as cool as these characters.

What are the best bank robbery movies of all time? These are films in which a bank robbery is the central theme. If your favorite bank heist movie is missing from the greatest bank robbery film list, make sure to add it yourself. What's the best heist film? This genre includes other sub-genres such as heist, crime, and even escape films. The bank robbery, and especially crime in general has been a staple of storytelling in film since the silent era. The movies on this list represent all types of bank robbery films including comedy, action, and suspense. Suffice to say, these are the top, most successful bank robbery films of all time.

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Heat Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

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The Town Blake Lively, Ben Affleck, Jon Hamm

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Reservoir Dogs Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth

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The Italian Job Charlize Theron, Kelly Brook, Mark Wahlberg

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Ocean’s Eleven Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney

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Dog Day Afternoon Al Pacino, Carol Kane, Charles Durning

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Public Enemies Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum

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Point Break Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Patrick Swayze

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The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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Inside Man Jodie Foster, Denzel Washington, Willem Dafoe

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The Usual Suspects Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Cloris Leachman

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Die Hard with a Vengeance Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irons

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Die Hard Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia

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Bonnie and Clyde Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Gene Wilder

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Snatch Brad Pitt, Benicio del Toro, Vinnie Jones

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The Bank Job Mick Jagger, Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows

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Inception Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard

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The Score Robert De Niro, Marlon Brando, Edward Norton

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Heist Danny DeVito, Gene Hackman, Sam Rockwell

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Swordfish Halle Berry, John Travolta, Hugh Jackman

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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Sting, Jason Statham, Vinnie Jones

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Three Kings George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube

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Dead Presidents Martin Sheen, Terrence Howard, Chris Tucker

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Goldfinger Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Garry Marshall

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The Taking of Pelham 123 John Travolta, Denzel Washington, James Gandolfini

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Office Space Jennifer Aniston, John C. McGinley, Mike Judge

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A Fish Called Wanda Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Stephen Fry

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Thief Willie Nelson, James Caan, Tuesday Weld

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Takers Zoe Saldana, Chris Brown, Idris Elba

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Set It Off Queen Latifah, Dr. Dre, Jada Pinkett Smith

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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, Gary Busey

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Fun with Dick and Jane Jim Carrey, Alec Baldwin, Angie Harmon

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Run Lola Run Franka Potente, Armin Rohde, Moritz Bleibtreu

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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three Jerry Stiller, Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw

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The Killing Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards

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True Romance is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies
True Romance Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson

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The Real McCoy Val Kilmer, Kim Basinger, Terence Stamp

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The Friends of Eddie Coyle Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle, Alex Rocco

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Sneakers Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Ben Kingsley

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Entrapment Catherine Zeta-Jones, Sean Connery, Ving Rhames

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Bandits Bruce Willis, Cate Blanchett, January Jones

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2 Guns Mark Wahlberg, Denzel Washington, Paula Patton

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Now You See Me is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies
Now You See Me Morgan Freeman, Isla Fisher, Woody Harrelson

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Topkapi Peter Ustinov, Maximilian Schell, Robert Morley

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Rififi Jules Dassin, Robert Hossein, Carl Möhner

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The Lookout Isla Fisher, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Laura Vandervoort

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Brooklyn's Finest Richard Gere, Ethan Hawke, Don Cheadle

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Cahill U.S. Marshal John Wayne, George Kennedy, Scott Walker

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The Long Riders Dennis Quaid, Randy Quaid, Christopher Guest