The Best Bank Robbery Movies Films

The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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List Criteria: 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

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    The Town is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies


    Blake Lively, Ben Affleck, Jon Hamm

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    Ocean’s Eleven is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Ocean’s Eleven

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    Reservoir Dogs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth

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    Dog Day Afternoon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Al Pacino, Carol Kane, Charles Durning

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    The Italian Job is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies


    Charlize Theron, Kelly Brook, Mark Wahlberg

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    Public Enemies is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum

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    Inside Man is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Jodie Foster, Denzel Washington, Willem Dafoe

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    The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies


    Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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    Point Break is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies


    Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Patrick Swayze

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    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies


    Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Cloris Leachman

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    Die Hard with a Vengeance is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irons

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    Die Hard is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia

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    The Usual Suspects is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne

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    The Bank Job is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies


    Mick Jagger, Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows

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    Bonnie and Clyde is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Gene Wilder

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    Snatch is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Brad Pitt, Benicio del Toro, Vinnie Jones

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    Inception is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard

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    The Score is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies


    Robert De Niro, Marlon Brando, Edward Norton

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    Heist is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies


    Danny DeVito, Gene Hackman, Sam Rockwell

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    Swordfish is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies


    Halle Berry, John Travolta, Hugh Jackman

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    Dead Presidents is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Martin Sheen, Terrence Howard, Chris Tucker

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    Three Kings is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube

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    Goldfinger is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Garry Marshall

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    The Taking of Pelham 123 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    John Travolta, Denzel Washington, James Gandolfini

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    Office Space is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Jennifer Aniston, John C. McGinley, Mike Judge

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    A Fish Called Wanda is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Stephen Fry

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    Thief is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Willie Nelson, James Caan, Tuesday Weld

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    Fun with Dick and Jane is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies


    Jim Carrey, Alec Baldwin, Angie Harmon

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    Thunderbolt and Lightfoot is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies


    Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, Gary Busey

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    Run Lola Run is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Franka Potente, Armin Rohde, Moritz Bleibtreu

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    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Ba... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Sting, Jason Statham, Vinnie Jones

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    Set It Off is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Queen Latifah, Dr. Dre, Jada Pinkett Smith

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    The Killing is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards

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    Takers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Zoe Saldana, Chris Brown, Idris Elba

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    The Real McCoy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Val Kilmer, Kim Basinger, Terence Stamp

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    The Friends of Eddie Coyle is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle, Alex Rocco

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    Topkapi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Peter Ustinov, Maximilian Schell, Robert Morley

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    Brooklyn's Finest is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Richard Gere, Ethan Hawke, Don Cheadle

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    The Long Riders is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Dennis Quaid, Randy Quaid, Christopher Guest

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    The Lookout is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Isla Fisher, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Laura Vandervoort

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    Cahill U.S. Marshal is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    John Wayne, George Kennedy, Scott Walker

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    Big Fish is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor, Marion Cotillard

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    Mad Money is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Katie Holmes, Queen Latifah, Diane Keaton

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    Morgan Freeman, Isla Fisher, Woody Harrelson

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    The Great Northfield Minnesota... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Robert Duvall, Cliff Robertson, Donald Moffat

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    Bandits is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Bruce Willis, Cate Blanchett, January Jones

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    Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Entrapment is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Sean Connery, Ving Rhames

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    The Taking of Pelham One Two T... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Bank Robbery Movies

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    Jerry Stiller, Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw

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