Movies like The Heist of the Century

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The Heist of the Century (2020)
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The Heist of the Century (2020)
Original name: El robo del siglo
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: light, captivating, realistic, semi serious, talky, atmospheric, ironic, based on true events
Plot: bank robbery, heist, father daughter relationship, bank robber, money, caper, hostage situation, deception, teamwork, unlikely partners, perfect crime, stealing money, police investigation, police chase, cons and scams, partners in crime, gang of thieves, toy gun
Place: buenos aires argentina

Most similar movies to The Heist of the Century

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and entertaining films with plots about crimes, crime, heist, bank robbery, cons and scams, dishonesty and robbery mostly in Crime, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Heist of the Century: Four Against the Bank (2016), On Probation (2005), The Hot Rock (1972), Stark Raving Mad (2002), High Heels and Low Lifes (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Four Against the Bank (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Four men, betrayed by the bank, unite to take revenge.
Style: entertaining, light, humorous, exciting, intense ...
Plot: bank, bank robbery, money, robbery, heist, bank robber, reluctant partners, fighting the system, burglar, attempted robbery, dishonesty, money problems ...
Place: germany
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100%
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On Probation (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Díaz is a burly seen-it-all cop who's depressed about his marriage. Silverstein is a skinny Jewish shrink who's assigned to help him back to his job. Soon Silverstein is taking advice from Díaz about *his* marriage, and is learning how ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, psychoanalyst, cheating, partners, crimes, friendship, petty criminal, unlikely partners, law enforcement, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.8
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The Hot Rock (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dortmunder and his pals plan to steal a huge diamond from a museum. But this turns out to be only the first time they have to steal it...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, suspense ...
Plot: heist, crimes, crime, museum, perfect crime, cons and scams, criminal heroes, buddies, dishonesty, jewel thief, bank robbery, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Stark Raving Mad (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A crook quietly plots his revenge against the boss who murdered his brother while working for him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bank robbery, nightclub, heist, bank, cons and scams, criminal heroes, rivalry, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, vengeance, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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High Heels and Low Lifes (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A nurse eavesdrops with a friend on a cell phone conversation that describes a bank heist. She and the friend then conspire to blackmail the robbers for $2 million.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, funny, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: blackmail, crime, crimes, disorder, friends, mind game, heist, partners, cons and scams, rivalry, farce, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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In Security (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crimes, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, robbery, danger, couples, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Where the Money Is (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Manning (Paul Newman) has come up with a new way to break out of prison: fake a stroke and get transferred to a nursing home. It's a perfect plan, except for one thing: the woman assigned to take care of him at the nursing home, Carol Ann ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, light, offbeat ...
Plot: retirement home, heist, crimes, crime, cons and scams, aging, elderly, robbery, criminal heroes, nursing, one last job, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, oregon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Whiskey Bandit (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Between 1993 and 1999, one man robbed 29 financial institutions in Budapest. Banks, post offices and even travel agencies fell victim to his crime spree. The police had no leads and no hope of finding him during his six-year stint. The only clue ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspense, captivating, realistic
Plot: bank robbery, bank robber, robbery, drinking alcohol, alcoholic, adventure, runaway, adaptation, drinking, discipline, justice, crimes ...
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Mad Money (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three female employees of the Federal Reserve plot to steal money that is about to be destroyed.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: cons and scams, heist, bank robbery, workplace, robbery, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, society, money, crimes, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kansas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
After the Sunset (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two master thieves (Brosnan and Hayek) are finally retiring after one last succesful mission. Residing in their own tropical paradise, their old nemesis, FBI Agent Stan P. Lloyd shows up to make sure they really are retired. Docked in the port is an ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, island, master thief, one last job, cons and scams, crimes, crime, partners in crime, chase, female police officer, policewoman, fbi ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas, los angeles, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Bonnie and Clyde is based on the true stories of the gangster pair Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow who in the 1930s began robbing banks in U.S. cities until they were eventually killed. The film is a major landmark in the aesthetic movement known as ...
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, lovers on the run, criminal heroes, gang, crimes, chase, fugitives, love and romance, murderous pair, on the road, partners, bank robbery ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1960s, 60s
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, missouri, iowa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Money for Nothing (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, intense, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crime, crimes, disorder, friends, heist, nothing goes right, dishonesty, money, friendship, unemployment, police, chase ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: philadelphia, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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99 (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: 99 is an original story inspired by real events. It is as much "What could have been" as it is "What really happened." In other words, it is historical fiction - fiction being the keyword. It spans a few genres; it is slick, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: chase, gambling, cons and scams, gangsters, dishonesty, buddies, crimes, crime boss, heist, caper, conspiracy, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, new delhi, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Special Delivery (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A gang of thieves plan a daring bank robbery, making their escape across the rooftops of Los Angeles. The police are quickly called in, however, and only one of the robbers, Murdock, makes a clean getaway. Unfortunately, in order to do so, he is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: heist, on the run, bank robbery, mailbox, chase, unlikely criminals, chases and races, crime gone awry, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, performer's life ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: based on true events, captivating, ironic, light
Plot: diamond theft, one last job, burglary, robbery, criminal, theft, treasure, heist, jewelry, bank robbery, diamonds, police investigation ...
Time: year 2015
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Crazy Stone (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three thieves try to steal a valuable jade that is tightly guarded by a security chief. But the security guards are not the only obstacle these thieves are facing. An extremely unlucky internationally known master thief is also trying to get a hand ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: heist, rivalry, crimes, bankruptcy, caper, secret agenda, jewel robbery, perfect crime, con artists, thief, escapades, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Graduation (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four best friends, about to graduate from high school, must find a way to raise money to help a family member in need. When one of them discovers her banker father having an affair, the foursome plots to rob his bank during graduation ceremonies. ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime gone awry, friendship, heist, graduation, unlikely criminals, teenage life, high school, cons and scams, high school life, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, satirical, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, unemployment, unlikely criminals, husband wife relationship, cons and scams, bankruptcy, romance, couples, couple relations, survival, bank robbery, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Banklady (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Banklady tells the true story of Gisela Werler, a law-abiding factory worker from Hamburg, who falls in love with a thief and becomes a media darling as Germany’s first and most notorious female bank robber. Cunning, sexy, and exciting, Gisela and ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, sexy, exciting
Plot: fall in love, heist, criminal heroes, love and romance, crimes, bank robbery, female empowerment, graphic violence, crime, bank robber, woman, female nudity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Stockholm Syndrome (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is the true story of the failed bank robbery-cum-hostage taking in a bank at the square Norrmalmstorg in Stockholm, in September 1973. The Stockholm Syndrome is named after this incident.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, disturbing, twists and turns
Plot: bank, bank robber, bank robbery, hostage, money, storage unit, water, noose, stockholm syndrome, police, ambulance, gas mask ...
Time: 70s
Place: eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Americons (2015)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A broken down collegiate football hero gets a shot at stardom during the eleventh hour of LA's nihilistic sub-prime mortgage boom.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: corporate crimes, rise and fall, ambition, dishonesty, cons and scams, real estate agent, crime, crimes, journey
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Going in Style (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three senior citizens in their 70s who live together are slowly decaying in endless days with nothing to do but feed the birds. One of them comes up with an idea - rob a bank. They certainly could use the money if they get away with it and if they ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: heist, elderly, friendship, senior citizen, bittersweet, fish out of water, human nature, disorder, friends, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, golden years ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Hold Up (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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, true crime, police, police officer killed, gang, confined, incompetent police, master criminal, thief, hostage, money, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Doberman Gang (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a failed bank robbery, an ex-con, an ex-waitress and a few of their friends train a pack of doberman dogs to rob a bank for them.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, rough, exciting, semi serious ...
Plot: doberman, bank, heist, dog, bank robbery, gang, crime, dishonesty, criminal heroes, graphic violence, unlikely criminals, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Scorched (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three bank tellers. One goal: knock the place over. The ultimate inside jobs, plotted by three people with nothing to lose.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, bank robber, bank, desert, crime gone awry, crimes, nothing goes right, crime, friends, small town, criminal heroes, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Space Travelers (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Three bank robbers, who declare themselves to be Space Travelers, take six persons as hostages when they are surrounded by the police. Among the hostages, there is a terrorist with a hidden bomb. In order to escape, the robbers ask the hostages to ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, crime gone awry, adventure, disorder, cons and scams, heroes, danger, rivalry, crimes, heist, obsession, stockholm syndrome ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 138K
Tower Heist (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A luxury condo manager leads a staff of workers to seek payback on the Wall Street swindler who defrauded them. With only days until the billionaire gets away with the perfect crime, the unlikely crew of amateur thieves enlists the help of petty ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, safecracker, thief, skyscraper, thanksgiving, perfect crime, corrupt businessman, gold, working class, planning, deception, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
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Nicotina (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A real-time dark comedy about a science geek who tangles with a clutch of Russian gangsters after he delivers them the wrong computer disk.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, stylized, realistic, humorous
Plot: hacker, computer genius, crime gone awry, murder, love and romance, dishonesty, addiction, cons and scams, stalking, coincidence, voyeurism, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
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Henry's Crime (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An aimless man is sent to prison for a crime he did not commit.
Style: humorous, entertaining, cynical, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cons and scams, partners in crime, tunnel, criminal heroes, false accusation, fall in love, friends, bank robbery, prison life, storage unit, heist, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two hoplessly out of their class con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the l9th century. They gain the enmity of the most famous bank Robber in the world and the affection of a crusading newspaperwoman.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, bank robbery, nothing goes right, journalism, master criminal, crime, crimes, misfit partners, odd couple, dishonesty, crime gone awry ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%