The Most Thrilling Heist Movies on Netflix

The best heist movies 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 lies Gambit which stars Colin Firth and Cameron Diaz. 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 Inside Man and American Heist.  

Vote up the best heist films on the list below and vote down any films you don't find as thrilling.

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  • Ocean's Eleven
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    George Clooney, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
  • The Crew
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    Sami Bouajila, Guillaume Gouix, Youssef Hadji
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Julien Leclercq
  • Triple Frontier
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    Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: J.C. Chandor
  • The Town
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    Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Ben Affleck
  • Den of Thieves
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    Gerard Butler, Pablo Schreiber, O'Shea Jackson
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Christian Gudegast
  • Ocean's Thirteen
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    George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
  • Kidnapping Mr. Heineken
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    Jim Sturgess, Sam Worthington, Anthony Hopkins
    • Released: 2015
    • Directed by: Daniel Alfredson
  • Inside Man: Most Wanted
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    Aml Ameen, Rhea Seehorn, Urs Rechn
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: M.J. Bassett
  • Bullet Head
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    Adrien Brody, John Malkovich, Antonio Banderas
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Paul Solet
  • Yucatan
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    Luis tosar, Rodrigo de la Serna, Joan Pera
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Daniel Monzon
  • The Bling Ring
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    Israel Broussard, Katie Chang, Taissa Farmiga
    • Released: 2013
    • Directed by: Sofia Coppola
  • Wheelman
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    Frank Grillo, Garret Dillahunt, Shea Whigham
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Jeremy Rush
  • The Art of the Steal
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    Kurt Russell, Matt Dillon, Jay Baruchel
    • Released: 2013
    • Directed by: Jonathan Sobol
  • Getaway Plan
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    Alain Hernández, Javier Gutiérrez,
    • Released: 2016
    • Directed by: Inaki Dorronsoro
  • The Last Days of American Crime
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    Michael Pitt, Sharlto Copley, Edgar Ramírez
    • Released: 2020
    • Directed by: Olivier Megaton
  • The Hurricane Heist
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    Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace, Ryan Kwanten
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Rob Cohen
  • The Fury of a Patient Man
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    Antonio de la Torre, Luis Callejo, Alicia Rubio
    • Released: 2016
    • Directed by: Raúl Arévalo
  • The World is Yours
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    Karim Leklou, Isabelle Adjani, Vincent Cassel
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Romain Gavras
  • Killing Them Softly
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    Brad Pitt, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn
    • Released: 2012
    • Directed by: Andrew Dominik
  • Good Time
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    Robert Pattinson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Barkhad Abdi
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Joshua Safdie, Ben Safdie
  • Heist
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    Robert De Niro, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kate Bosworth
    • Released: 2015
    • Directed by: Scott Mann
  • Players
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    Bipasha Basu, Sonam Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan
    • Released: 2012
    • Directed by: Abbas Burmawalla, Mustan Burmawalla
  • Where the Money Is
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    Paul Newman, Linda Fiorentino, Dermot Mulroney
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Marek Kanievska
  • The Saint
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    Adam Rayner, Enrique Murciano, Eliza Dushku
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Ernie Barbarash
  • Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day
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    Mike Smith, John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Mike Clattenburg