The Most Thrilling Heist Movies on Netflix

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In real life, robbing a bank, smuggling flawless diamonds, or double-crossing a drug dealer would land you in the slammer. The best heist films streaming on Netflix give viewers an inside look at what it might be like to commit a serious crime, without the risk of getting caught. Although not all of these movies turn out well for the protagonists, they're guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat with anticipation.

Talented actors seem to flock to heist movies. Slipping into a character that enjoys the thrill of the chase must be an extremely rewarding part to play, and the actors seem to enjoy every role. Near the top of the list of the best heist movies on Netflix Instant lies Ocean's Twelve, which features an A-list cast including George Clooney, Brad Pitt, and Matt Damon. Going beyond the simple bank robbery, these professional thieves execute master plans in order to steal only the rarest and most expensive items. 

Don't expect a ton of morally upstanding characters in these Netflix heist movies. We can't promise you happy endings for all, but we're sure you'll love the drama, action, and criminal masterminds in these Netflix heist movies. Some of the most popular heist movies on this list include critically acclaimed films Reservoir Dogs and The Usual Suspects.  

Vote up the best heist films on the list below, and be sure to let us know which one is your favorite in the comment section!

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    Ocean's Twelve is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Thrilling Heist Movies on Netflix

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    Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney

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    Dwayne Johnson, Emma Roberts, Liam Hemsworth

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    Chinese Zodiac is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Thrilling Heist Movies on Netflix

    Chinese Zodiac Jackie Chan, Sang-woo Kwon, Fan Liao

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    Plastic is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Thrilling Heist Movies on Netflix

    Plastic Emma Rigby, Malese Jow, Graham McTavish

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    Firestorm is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Thrilling Heist Movies on Netflix

    Firestorm Andy Lau, Hu Jun, Yao Chen

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    The Last Heist is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Thrilling Heist Movies on Netflix

    The Last Heist Henry Rollins, Torrance Coombs, Victoria Pratt

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    Drive Hard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Thrilling Heist Movies on Netflix

    John Cusack, Thomas Jane, Zoe Ventoura

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    Redirected is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Thrilling Heist Movies on Netflix

    Redirected Vinnie Jones, Scot Williams, Artur Smolyaninov

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    The Nut Job is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Thrilling Heist Movies on Netflix

    Katherine Heigl, Liam Neeson, Brendan Fraser

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    Avenged is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Thrilling Heist Movies on Netflix

    Avenged Hlubi Mboya, Presley Chweneyagae, Owen Sejake

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    Trespass is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Thrilling Heist Movies on Netflix

    Nicole Kidman, Nicolas Cage, Cam Gigandet

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    William Sadler, Mekhi Phifer, Rebecca Creskoff

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    Stretch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Thrilling Heist Movies on Netflix

    Patrick Wilson, Ed Helms, James Badge Dale

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