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List of R-Rated heist movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Rated heist movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-Rated Heist movie of all time is. This list of popular R-Rated heist movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top R-Rated Heist movie isn't as high as it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great R-Rated Heist films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated Heist film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

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Heat Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro Heat is a 1995 American crime thriller film written, produced and directed by Michael Mann, and starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Val Kilmer. The film was released in the United States on ...more

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Dead Presidents Martin Sheen, Terrence Howard, Chris Tucker Dead Presidents is a 1995 American crime film written by Michael Henry Brown, also written, produced and directed by the Hughes brothers, starring Larenz Tate, Keith David, Chris Tucker, Freddy ...more

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Nikita Jean Reno, Jeanne Moreau, Anne Parillaud Nikita, also called La Femme Nikita, is a 1990 Franco-Italian action thriller film written and directed by Luc Besson. Nikita is a teen who robs a pharmacy and murders a policeman. She is ...more

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Set It Off Queen Latifah, Dr. Dre, Jada Pinkett Smith Set It Off is a 1996 American crime action film directed by F. Gary Gray, and written by Kate Lanier and Takashi Bufford. The film stars Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Vivica A. Fox and ...more

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A Fish Called Wanda Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Stephen Fry A Fish Called Wanda is a 1988 heist-comedy film written by John Cleese and Charles Crichton. It was directed by Crichton and stars Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, and Michael Palin. Kline ...more

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The Thomas Crown Affair Faye Dunaway, Steve McQueen, Yaphet Kotto The Thomas Crown Affair is a DeLuxe Color 1968 film directed and produced by Norman Jewison starring Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway. It was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning Best ...more

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The Taking of Pelham 123 John Travolta, Denzel Washington, James Gandolfini The Taking of Pelham 123 is a 2009 American thriller film directed by Tony Scott, and starring Denzel Washington and John Travolta. It is a film adaptation of the novel by Morton Freedgood, and ...more

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Point Break Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Patrick Swayze Point Break is a 1991 American action crime film directed by Kathryn Bigelow, starring Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Lori Petty and Gary Busey. The title refers to the surfing term point break, ...more

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Heist Danny DeVito, Gene Hackman, Sam Rockwell Heist is a 2001 crime film, written and directed by David Mamet, which stars Gene Hackman, Danny DeVito, and Delroy Lindo, with Rebecca Pidgeon, Ricky Jay, and Sam Rockwell in supporting roles.

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Money Train Jennifer Lopez, Woody Harrelson, Wesley Snipes Money Train is a 1995 American action film starring Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson and Jennifer Lopez as New York City transit cops and Robert Blake as their iron-fisted boss. After losing his ...more

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The Lookout Isla Fisher, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Laura Vandervoort The Lookout is a 2007 crime film written and directed by Scott Frank, screenwriter of Out of Sight and Get Shorty, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeff Daniels, Matthew Goode, and Isla Fisher. ...more

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The Score Robert De Niro, Marlon Brando, Edward Norton The Score is a 2001 crime thriller film directed by Frank Oz, and stars Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, Angela Bassett and Marlon Brando in his final film role. It was the only time that Brando ...more

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The Thomas Crown Affair Pierce Brosnan, Faye Dunaway, Rene Russo The Thomas Crown Affair is a 1999 American heist film directed by John McTiernan. The film, starring Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo and Denis Leary, is a remake of the 1968 film of the same name. ...more

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Quick Change Bill Murray, Geena Davis, Phil Hartman Quick Change is a 1990 comedy film written by Howard Franklin, produced by and starring Bill Murray, and directed by both. Geena Davis, Randy Quaid, and Jason Robards co-star. Other cast members ...more

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All About the Benjamins Eva Mendes, Ice Cube, Anthony Michael Hall All About the Benjamins is a 2002 American action comedy film directed by Kevin Bray, and starring Ice Cube and Mike Epps as a bounty hunter and repeat offender who join forces to find a group ...more

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Thief Willie Nelson, James Caan, Tuesday Weld Thief is a 1981 neo-noir film written and directed by Michael Mann and based on the 1975 novel The Home Invaders: Confessions of a Cat Burglar by "Frank Hohimer". The film stars James ...more

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Out of Sight Jennifer Lopez, George Clooney, Samuel L. Jackson Out of Sight is a 1998 American crime comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard and directed by Steven Soderbergh. The first of several collaborations between Soderbergh ...more

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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three Jerry Stiller, Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw The Taking of Pelham One Two Three is a 1974 American thriller film directed by Joseph Sargent, produced by Edgar J. Scherick, and starring Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam and ...more

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The Town Blake Lively, Ben Affleck, Jon Hamm The Town is a 2010 American crime drama film starring, co-written and directed by Ben Affleck adapted from Chuck Hogan's novel Prince of Thieves. The film opened in theaters in the United States ...more

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Confidence Rachel Weisz, Dustin Hoffman, Paul Giamatti Confidence is a 2003 crime drama film starring Edward Burns, Dustin Hoffman, Andy Garcia and Rachel Weisz, directed by James Foley, and written by Doug Jung.

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Money Talks Charlie Sheen, Heather Locklear, Chris Tucker Money Talks is a 1997 American action comedy film directed by Brett Ratner, starring Chris Tucker and Charlie Sheen. This film is the first of four collaborations between Brett Ratner and Chris ...more

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The Silent Partner John Candy, Christopher Plummer, Elliott Gould The Silent Partner is a 1978 Canadian heist film directed by Daryl Duke. It stars Elliott Gould, Christopher Plummer and Susannah York. The film was the first to be produced by Carolco Pictures ...more

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Safe Men Paul Giamatti, Mark Ruffalo, Peter Dinklage Safe Men is a 1998 film written and directed by John Hamburg. The crime-comedy starred Sam Rockwell and Steve Zahn as a pair of aspiring lounge singers who are mistaken for ace safe crackers and ...more

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$ Goldie Hawn, Warren Beatty, Gert Fröbe $, also known as Dollars and in the UK as The Heist, is a 1971 American caper film starring Warren Beatty and Goldie Hawn, and distributed by Columbia Pictures. The movie was written and ...more

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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, Gary Busey Thunderbolt and Lightfoot is a 1974 American crime film written and directed by Michael Cimino and starring Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, George Kennedy, and Geoffrey Lewis.

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Kiss of Death Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, Helen Hunt Kiss of Death is a 1995 crime thriller film starring David Caruso, Samuel L. Jackson, Nicolas Cage, Helen Hunt, Ving Rhames, and Stanley Tucci, directed by Barbet Schroeder. The film is a very ...more

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Mad Dog Time Diane Lane, Burt Reynolds, Jeff Goldblum Mad Dog Time is a 1996 ensemble cast crime film written and directed by Larry Bishop, released through United Artists. The film is notable for the various cameo appearances, including the first, ...more

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Crime Spree Harvey Keitel, Gérard Depardieu, Joanne Kelly Crime Spree is a 2003 Canadian-British film written and directed by Brad Mirman starring Gérard Depardieu and Harvey Keitel, as well as French singers Johnny Hallyday and Renaud.

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Henry's Crime Keanu Reeves, James Caan, Vera Farmiga "After serving three years in prison for a bank robbery he did not commit, an amiable but aimless man decides to rob the bank for real. His plan involves infiltrating a local theatre ...more

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City of Industry Lucy Liu, Famke Janssen, Harvey Keitel City of Industry is a 1997 neo-noir crime film starring Harvey Keitel, Stephen Dorff and Timothy Hutton. It is directed by John Irvin, produced by Evzen Kolar and Ken Solarz and written by ...more

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Once a Thief Chow Yun-Fat, John Woo, Leslie Cheung Once a Thief is a 1991 Hong Kong crime film written and directed by John Woo, starring Chow Yun-fat, Leslie Cheung, Cherie Chung, Kenneth Tsang, and Chu Kong. The film was released in the Hong ...more

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3000 Miles to Graceland Courteney Cox, Kevin Costner, Kurt Russell 3000 Miles to Graceland is a 2001 action film., starring Kurt Russell, Kevin Costner, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Bokeem Woodbine, Christian Slater, and Kevin Pollak. It is a story of theft ...more

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Once in the Life Laurence Fishburne, Annabella Sciorra, Gregory Hines Once in the Life is a 2000 film written by, directed by, and starring Laurence Fishburne. Fishburne adapted the script from his own play, Riff-Raff.

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The Hard Easy Gary Busey, Vera Farmiga, David Boreanaz The Hard Easy is a 2006 action crime drama film directed by Ari Ryan and written by Jon Lindstrom and Tom Schanley.

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A Girl, Three Guys, and a Gun Michael Trucco, Tava Smiley, Josh Holland A Girl, Three Guys, and a Gun is a 2001 romantic comedy film from writer-director Brent Florence, who also stars in the picture. It is a low budget independent film with a cast consisting ...more

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Moscow Chill Norman Reedus, Aleksandr Lenkov, Slava Schoot Moscow Chill is a 2007 thriller film co-written and directed by Chris Solimine.

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The Heist Pierce Brosnan, Tom Skerritt, Robert Prosky The Heist is a 1989 HBO made-for-TV movie, starring Pierce Brosnan.

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Windfall Robert Englund, Casper Van Dien, Ray Wise Windfall is a 2003 action-thriller film directed by Gerry Lively.

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Plunkett & Macleane Liv Tyler, Alan Cumming, Michael Gambon Plunkett & Macleane is a 1999 British historical action comedy film directed by Jake Scott, and starring Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller and Liv Tyler. The story was co-written by Neal ...more

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Hero Wanted Cuba Gooding Jr., Ray Liotta, Norman Reedus Hero Wanted is a 2008 American thriller film directed by Brian Smrz in his directorial debut, and starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Ray Liotta, Kim Coates, and Norman Reedus. The film was released on ...more

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Family Business Sean Connery, Dustin Hoffman, Matthew Broderick Family Business is a 1989 film directed by Sidney Lumet with a screenplay by Vincent Patrick, based on his novel. It stars Sean Connery, Dustin Hoffman and Matthew Broderick.

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Thick as Thieves Morgan Freeman, Tom Hardy, Antonio Banderas Thick as Thieves is a 2009 American/German action crime/heist film directed by Mimi Leder, starring Morgan Freeman, Antonio Banderas, and Radha Mitchell. The film was released direct-to-DVD on ...more

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Criminal Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, John C. Reilly Criminal is a 2004 US film based upon the Argentine film Nine Queens. Directed by Gregory Jacobs, it stars John C. Reilly, Diego Luna, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Maeve Quinlan and is a production of ...more

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One Night at McCool's Liv Tyler, Helen Hunt, Michael Douglas One Night at McCool's is a 2001 American crime comedy film written by Stan Seidel, directed by Harald Zwart, and starring Liv Tyler, Matt Dillon, Paul Reiser, John Goodman, Michael Douglas, and ...more

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Cracker Jack Nastassja Kinski, Thomas Ian Griffith, Vladimir Kulich Crackerjack is a 1994 adventure film directed by Michael Mazo and starring Thomas Ian Griffith, Nastassja Kinski and Christopher Plummer.

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Six Figures Charles Woody, Harold Murphy, Seth Weiland

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B. Monkey Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Asia Argento, Rupert Everett B. Monkey is a 1998 film directed by Michael Radford. Originally, Michael Caton-Jones was attached to direct the adaptation of the book by Andrew Davies, but left over creative differences.

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Hard Cash Val Kilmer, Daryl Hannah, Christian Slater Hard Cash is an action and adventure film released in 2002.

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Chaos Jason Statham, Ryan Phillippe, Wesley Snipes Chaos is a 2005 Canadian-British thriller film directed by Tony Giglio, and starring Jason Statham, Ryan Phillippe and Wesley Snipes. The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the United States ...more

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2:22 Val Kilmer, Robert Miano, Peter Dobson 2:22 is a 2008 Canadian low-budget crime thriller. The film was directed by Phillip Guzman, and starred Mick Rossi, Robert Miano, Aaron Gallagher, and Jorge A. Jiminez.