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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  1. 1
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    - 194
    Heat

    the people's #1
    Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

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  2. 2
    + 667
    - 163
    The Town


    Blake Lively, Ben Affleck, Jon Hamm

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  3. 3
    + 305
    - 75
    Reservoir Dogs

    added by PeteBoyle
    Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth

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  4. 4
    + 358
    - 144
    Dog Day Afternoon

    most listed & ranked high on reranks
    Al Pacino, Carol Kane, Charles Durning

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  5. 5
    + 538
    - 147
    The Italian Job


    Charlize Theron, Kelly Brook, Mark Wahlberg

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  6. 6
    + 296
    - 54
    Ocean’s Eleven

    added by StacyWolfe
    Ocean’s Eleven

  7. 7
    + 602
    - 106
    Inside Man

    ranked low on reranks
    Jodie Foster, Denzel Washington, Willem Dafoe

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  8. 8
    + 275
    - 131
    Public Enemies

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum

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  9. 9
    + 369
    - 101
    Point Break


    Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Patrick Swayze

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  10. 10
    + 381
    - 134
    The Dark Knight


    Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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  11. 11
    + 187
    - 66
    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid


    Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Cloris Leachman

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  12. 12
    + 209
    - 105
    Die Hard with a Vengeance

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irons

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  13. 13
    + 157
    - 24
    The Usual Suspects

    added by StacyWolfe
    Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne

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  14. 14
    + 279
    - 97
    The Bank Job


    Mick Jagger, Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows

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  15. 15
    + 144
    - 30
    Die Hard

    added by StacyWolfe
    Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia

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  16. 16
    + 117
    - 59
    Bonnie and Clyde

    often listed & added by bojanthebest
    Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Gene Wilder

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  17. 17
    + 119
    - 24
    Snatch

    added by StacyWolfe
    Brad Pitt, Benicio del Toro, Vinnie Jones

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  18. 18
    + 123
    - 34
    Inception

    added by StacyWolfe
    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard

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  19. 19
    + 171
    - 71
    The Score


    Robert De Niro, Marlon Brando, Edward Norton

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  20. 20
    + 139
    - 63
    Heist


    Danny DeVito, Gene Hackman, Sam Rockwell

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  21. 21
    + 163
    - 86
    Swordfish


    Halle Berry, John Travolta, Hugh Jackman

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  22. 22
    + 115
    - 50
    Dead Presidents

    added by carlybobarly
    Martin Sheen, Terrence Howard, Chris Tucker

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  23. 23
    + 71
    - 21
    Three Kings

    added by StacyWolfe
    George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube

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  24. 24
    + 109
    - 57
    The Taking of Pelham 123

    added by just43601
    John Travolta, Denzel Washington, James Gandolfini

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  25. 25
    + 64
    - 34
    Office Space

    added by StacyWolfe
    Jennifer Aniston, John C. McGinley, Mike Judge

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  26. 26
    + 60
    - 28
    A Fish Called Wanda

    added by StacyWolfe
    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Stephen Fry

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  27. 27
    + 77
    - 62
    Thief

    added by KarlMcGowan
    Willie Nelson, James Caan, Tuesday Weld

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  28. 28
    + 47
    - 22
    Goldfinger

    added by StacyWolfe
    Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Garry Marshall

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  29. 29
    + 61
    - 61
    Fun with Dick and Jane


    Jim Carrey, Alec Baldwin, Angie Harmon

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  30. 30
    + 70
    - 55
    Run Lola Run


    Franka Potente, Armin Rohde, Moritz Bleibtreu

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    + 48
    - 34
    Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, Gary Busey

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  32. 32
    + 28
    - 21
    The Killing

    often listed & added by StacyWolfe
    Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards

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  33. 33
    + 96
    - 53
    Set It Off

    ranked low on reranks
    Queen Latifah, Dr. Dre, Jada Pinkett Smith

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  34. 34
    + 71
    - 24
    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

    ranked low on reranks & added by StacyWolfe
    Sting, Jason Statham, Vinnie Jones

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  35. 35
    + 110
    - 58
    Takers

    ranked low on reranks & added by rashad1
    Zoe Saldana, Chris Brown, Idris Elba

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  36. 36
    + 30
    - 48
    The Real McCoy

    added by gunnet
    Val Kilmer, Kim Basinger, Terence Stamp

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  37. 37
    + 38
    - 56
    The Friends of Eddie Coyle

    added by Mark
    Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle, Alex Rocco

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  38. 38
    + 35
    - 47
    Topkapi

    added by CarlosGuerrero1
    Peter Ustinov, Maximilian Schell, Robert Morley

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  39. 39
    + 15
    - 19
    Brooklyn's Finest

    added by Darryl65164158
    Richard Gere, Ethan Hawke, Don Cheadle

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  40. 40
    + 7
    - 14
    The Long Riders

    added by slaft
    Dennis Quaid, Randy Quaid, Christopher Guest

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  41. 41
    + 41
    - 51
    The Lookout

    added by janna.ross
    Isla Fisher, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Laura Vandervoort

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  42. 42
    + 20
    - 32
    Cahill U.S. Marshal

    added by bojanthebest
    John Wayne, George Kennedy, Scott Walker

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  43. 43
    + 13
    - 18
    Mad Money

    added by Pairadasea Trice
    Katie Holmes, Queen Latifah, Diane Keaton

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  44. 44
    + 22
    - 45
    The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid

    often listed & added by dca1983
    Robert Duvall, Cliff Robertson, Donald Moffat

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  45. 45
    + 39
    - 17

    ranked low on reranks & added by looksharp
    Morgan Freeman, Isla Fisher, Woody Harrelson

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  46. 46
    + 31
    - 13
    Entrapment

    ranked low on reranks & added by vinok29
    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Sean Connery, Ving Rhames

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  47. 47
    + 58
    - 56
    Bandits


    Bruce Willis, Cate Blanchett, January Jones

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  48. 48
    + 29
    - 14

    added by TrevorMoore
    Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson

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  49. 49
    + 23
    - 9
    Kelly's Heroes

    added by WOOD BREAKER
    Clint Eastwood, Donald Sutherland, Don Rickles

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    + 21
    - 7
    The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

    added by slaft
    Jerry Stiller, Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw

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