Movies like King of Thieves

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King of Thieves (2018)
 5.5
 15K
King of Thieves (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK, Belgium, USA, Germany, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A caper film about the unlikely gang of retirees that pulled off the daring Hatton Garden jewellery heist of 2015.
Style: captivating, light, ironic, based on true events
Plot: robbery, heist, diamond theft, one last job, criminal, bank robbery, treasure, theft, jewelry, elderly, police investigation, paranoia, crimes, gangsters, gang, british, historical event, elderly man, spy, con artists, senior citizen, aging, thief, train, gold ...
Time: year 2015
Place: london

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Most similar movies to King of Thieves

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, heist, robbery, gangsters, criminal, criminal heroes and gang mostly in Crime, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like King of Thieves: American Animals (2018), Vault (2019), Public Enemies (2009), In Cold Blood (1967), The Bling Ring (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
American Animals (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Spencer Reinhard, Warren Lipka, Eric Borsuk and Chas Allen are four friends who live an ordinary existence in Kentucky. After a visit to Transylvania University, Lipka comes up with the idea to steal the rarest and most valuable books from the ...
Style: suspense, realistic, cynical, talky, slang ...
Audience: date night
Plot: disguise, heist, university, library, travel, buddies, partners, greed, planning, final exam, gangsters, art theft ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, kentucky, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.5
 3K
Vault (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of small time criminals in 1975 attempt to pull off the biggest heist in American history; stealing over $30 million from the Mafia in the smallest state in the union, Rhode Island.
Style: exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heist, mafia, criminal heroes, robbery, planning, fight, murder, buddies, partners, crimes, thief, con artists ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.0
 305K
Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, ...
Style: stylized, factual, suspense, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, bank robbery, gunfight, organized crime, robbery, group of criminals, criminal heroes, heist, mafia, gang, prison escape, manhunt ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: usa, tucson arizona, indiana, chicago illinois, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.9
 27K
In Cold Blood (1967)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A 1967 film based on Truman Capote's book of the same name. After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, neo noir, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: true crime, serial killer, murder, crimes, death row, death sentence, justice, murder of family, lawyer, violence, courtroom, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 50s, year 1965, 20th century, 60s, year 1959 ...
Place: kansas, usa, midwest, las vegas, missouri ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 89K
The Bling Ring (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the Internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.
Style: sexy, stylized, absurd, visually appealing, rough ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: heist, teenage life, youth, celebrity, juvenile delinquency, burglary, teenager, coming of age, greed, high school, high society, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, new jersey, israel, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 25K
Flawless (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A female executive (Demi Moore) and a night janitor (Michael Caine) conspire to commit a daring diamond heist from their mutual employer, The London Diamond Corporation.
Style: suspense, clever, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: heist, diamond theft, robbery, redemption, life philosophy, investigation, workplace, perfect crime, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, revenge, theft ...
Time: 20th century, year 1960, 60s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.9
 182K
Black Mass (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Style: suspense, factual, intense, brutal, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, corruption, fbi, murder, crimes, illness, brutality, true crime, arms dealing, violence ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1995 ...
Place: boston, new jersey, usa, massachusetts, santa monica california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.
Style: tense, suspenseful, cerebral, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, hostage, robbery, crimes, police, one day, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, fbi, gay, lgbt ...
Time: 20th century, year 1972, 70s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Outlaw Jesse James is rumored to be the 'fastest gun in the West'. An eager recruit into James' notorious gang, Robert Ford eventually grows jealous of the famed outlaw and, when Robert and his brother sense an opportunity to kill ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, gang, crimes, betrayal, criminal, vengeance, depression, sheriff, rivalry, revenge, idol, resentment ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s, 1880s
Place: missouri, kentucky, usa, new york, kansas city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
 13K
Stockholm (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the extraordinary true story of the European city’s 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis that was documented in the 1974 New Yorker article “The Bank Drama” by Daniel Lang. The events grasped the world’s attention when the hostages ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense, macabre
Plot: stockholm syndrome, hostage, bank, hostage situation, criminal as protagonist, criminal, bank robbery, negotiation, ransom, chief of police, american abroad, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s, year 1973
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Brink's Job (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, master criminal, gang, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, rivalry, criminal heroes, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, 1930s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
 9K
The Krays (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Krays is a film based on the lives and crimes of the British gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray, twins who are often referred to as The Krays and were active in London in the 1960s.
Style: dark, bloody, bleak, brutal, disturbing ...
Plot: gangsters, twins, crimes, gang, organized crime, mental illness, mafia, violent, murder, brutality, male nudity, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 20th century, 50s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
 525
Dillinger (1991)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Crime drama based on the real-life story of US gangster John Dillinger, who was hunted by the FBI after a string of armed bank robberies during the Great Depression. When Dillinger's attacks on banks threaten to make him a dangerous folk hero, ...
Plot: fbi, gangsters, criminal, bank robber, criminal gang, bank robbery, female criminal, brunette
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 289
The Big Heist (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the 1986 book "The Heist: How a Gang Stole $8,000,000 at Kennedy Airport and Lived to Regret It", by Ernest Volkman and John Cummings, this TV movie tells the story about the 1978 Lufthansa Heist at JFK Airport in New York - the ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating, dark
Plot: robbery, mafia, gangsters, heist, organized crime, bandit, criminal gang, criminal, gang, outlaw gang, crime boss, burglar ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 183K
The Bank Job (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Terry is a small-time car dealer trying to leave his shady past behind and start a family. Martine is a beautiful model from Terry's old neighbourhood who knows that Terry is no angel. When Martine proposes a foolproof plan to rob a bank, Terry ...
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, talky, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, robbery, crimes, political corruption, blackmail, organized crime, murder, gangsters, chase, crime gone awry, storage unit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: london, england, new jersey, boston, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Bonnie & Clyde (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Bonnie and Clyde is a two-part film about two Depression-era outlaws, starring Emile Hirsch as Clyde Barrow and Holliday Grainger as Bonnie Parker. It is based on the true story of Clyde Barrow, a charismatic convicted armed robber who sweeps Bonnie ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: lovers on the run, robbery, murderous pair, crimes, criminal, partners in crime, love and romance, partners, gang, notoriety, couples, violence spree ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 11K
Rob the Mob (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The true-life story of a crazy-in-love Queens couple who robbed a series of mafia social clubs and got away with it… for a while… until they stumble upon a score bigger than they ever planned and become targets of both the mob and the FBI.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: lovers on the run, crime gone awry, wanted, partners, crimes, love and romance, couple relations, fbi, mafia, couples, gangsters, twin towers ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.5
 392K
The Town (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads to the group kidnapping an attractive branch manager, he takes on the role of monitoring her – but their ...
Style: suspense, serious, exciting, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, robbery, romancing a criminal, group of criminals, gunfight, gang, crimes, gangsters, thief, love affair, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, florida, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Newton Boys (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Four Newton brothers are a poor farmer family in the 1920s. The oldest of them, Willis, one day realizes that there's no future in the fields and offers his brothers to become a bank robbers. Soon the family agrees. They become very famous ...
Style: sexy, humorous, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, exciting ...
Plot: robbery, gangsters, brothers, heist, bank robbery, crimes, brother brother relationship, bank robber, crime spree, runaway, destiny, small town ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: texas, austin texas, canada, usa, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 10K
Blood and Wine (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man who has failed as a father and husband commits a heist to make money for his fledging business, but things become complicated when his wife interferes.
Style: neo noir, tense, melancholic, serious, noir ...
Plot: heist, crimes, dysfunctional family, greed, twists and turns, family relations, family problems, nothing goes right, parents and children, murder, robbery, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 2K
McVicar (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John McVicar was a London Bad Boy. he graduated to armed bank robbery and was Britain's "Public Enemy No. 1". He was captured and put into a high security prison. Will even the highest security prison be able to hold him? This is the ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: prison, gangsters, crimes, prison life, criminal, prison escape, imprisonment, gang, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, confined, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 5K
Nokas (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the morning of April 5, 2004, the greatest bank robbery in Norwegian history was carried out in Stavanger. The robbery itself is the main character of the story, and it is illuminated from several angles in the course of the film, from the ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, true crime, police officer killed, police, gang, confined, incompetent police, master criminal, thief, money, hunting, robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hatton Garden the Heist (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Following the lead up to one of the biggest robberies of the century, Hatton Garden The Heist watches the journey of Brian Reader, John Collins, Terry Perkins, Daniel Jones and the mysterious Basil throughout the audacious heist.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: heist, police arrest, police interrogation, questioned by police, british, criminal gang, true crime, jewel theft, criminal heroes, crimes, hostage, murder ...
Time: year 2012, 21st century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 134K
Capote (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, 'In Cold Blood'.
Style: intellectual, captivating, dark, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: writers, journalism, prison, loneliness, crimes, literature, murder, murderer, investigation, eccentricity, manipulation, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 50s, year 1960, 20th century, year 1959
Place: kansas, usa, turkey, europe, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Heist of the Century (2020)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Movie inspired by the assault on the Banco Rio of Acassuso, which occurred in 2006.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, talky, light ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, father daughter relationship, money, burglar, escapades, teamwork, caper, perfect crime, partners in crime, bank robber, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, year 2005
Place: buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 8K
Lansky (2021)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the aging Meyer Lansky is investigated one last time by the Feds who suspect he has stashed away millions of dollars over half a century, the retired gangster spins a dizzying tale, revealing the untold truth about his life as the notorious ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: crime boss, mafia, organized crime, mob boss, criminal syndicate, mafioso, historical figure, investigation, bandit, money, criminal, historical character ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1937
Place: cuba, miami, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 5K
Dillinger (1973)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The life of American public enemy number one who was shot by the police in 1934. After a shoot-out kills five FBI agents in Kansas City the Bureau target John Dillinger as one of the men to hunt down. Waiting for him to break Federal law they sort ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gunfight, gang, murder, great depression, prostitute, fbi, robbery, heist, jail, organized crime, true crime ...
Time: 1930s, year 1934, year 1933, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, kansas, usa, arizona, memphis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.0
 57K
Special 26 (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: In the early 1980s in India, a group of con artists rob well-known businessmen and politicians by posing as officers of the Central Bureau of Intelligence or income tax officials. The gang stages fake raids during which they steal great amounts of ...
Style: realistic, serious, twist ending, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: heist, robbery, cons and scams, crimes, money, theft, corruption, partners in crime, perfect crime, dishonesty, organized crime, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 672
The Easy Way (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Albert Spaggiari is arrested in Nice and brought to a judge's office for interrogation, but he escapes to South America where he meets a journalist who is investigating the event.
Plot: bank robber, perfect crime, disguise, escape, robbery, safecracker, undercover, exile, heist, bank robbery, fake moustache
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: south of france, france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Hatton Garden Job (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In April 2015, the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Company, an underground safe deposit facility in London's Hatton Garden area, was burgled by 4 elderly men. With the stolen property having a value of up to £200 million, the incident has been ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: robbery, heist, friendship between men, abduction, escapades, gang, bank robbery, storage unit, british, surveillance, one last job, cockney ...
Time: contemporary, year 2015
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%