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: Comedy, Crime
Country: Argentina
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Movie inspired by the assault on the Banco Rio of Acassuso, which occurred in 2006.
Style: based on true events
Plot: bank robbery, father daughter relationship, 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 humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about bank robbery, crimes, heist, crime, father daughter relationship, gangsters and caper mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The Heist of the Century: On Probation (2005), Βank Bang (2008), Izzy & Moe (1985), Family Heist (2017), I don't owe a 100 times (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, unfaithful wife, psychoanalyst, cheating, partners, investigation, dishonesty, friendship, petty criminal, law enforcement, unlikely partners, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
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95%
 6.1
 1K
Βank Bang (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two brothers, Michalis and Nondas, work at an office of funerals and they try to make money. However, Nondas is in trouble with Greek mafia and has to assemble immediately a, not at all negligible, sum. Thus, he proposes to Michalis to begin robbing ...
Plot: debt, bank robbery, morgue, brother, bank clerk, love, the underworld, coffin, undercover cop, gay couple, dirty cop, mortician ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 193
Izzy & Moe (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The adventures of two retired vaudeville performers who become two of the best prohibition agents in the 1920's.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: undercover, buddies, crime, gangsters, crimes, partners, friends, espionage, actor's life, criminal heroes, unemployment, silly humor ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.5
 2K
Family Heist (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-profile burglar reconciles with his two daughters (half-siblings) to help him retaliate against his ex-partner who betrayed him.
Style: absurd, light, entertaining, humorous
Plot: father daughter relationship, heist, unknown father, rivalry, brawl, charlatan, sister sister relationship, faked death, goofy hero, male protagonist, betrayal by friend, bound and gagged ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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I don't owe a 100 times (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A comedy about a young girl who gets pregnant on a traditional Argentinean family.
Style: dark humor
Plot: pregnancy, sexual humor, spaghetti, arranged marriage, mother daughter relationship, neighbor, police station, father daughter relationship, laundromat, social satire, mirror, dysfunctional family
Place: buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
I Love You to Death (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Joey Boca is the owner of a pizza parlor located in Tacoma, Washington, and has been married to Rosalie for years. Rosalie is horrified to discover that Joey is a womanizer and has been cheating on her for a long time. Based on the true story of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, womanizer, hitman, crimes of passion, attempted murder, pizza, couples, family problems, deadly, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Man, a Woman and a Bank (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two novice thieves are plotting to rob a bank in Vancouver. A photographer snaps a shot of one thief as he is carrying the bank building's blueprints. The would-be thief then begins a relationship with the photographer and attempts to retrieve ...
Plot: heist, fake priest, photographer, blueprint, bank robbery, money laundering
Place: vancouver, macau, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 75K
Going in Style (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.
Style: light, feel good, touching, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: elderly, retired, bank robbery, old man, swearing, senior citizen, friendship between men, money, plan, alibi, friendship, retirement ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.5
 423
The 17th Floor (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mancini has to place a bomb inside a large bank to destroy some important documents inconvenient for a shady client.
Plot: criminal gang, infamy, bank robbery, timebomb, stuck in an elevator, trapped in an elevator
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 621
Perfect Friday (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The deputy manager of a London bank has worked out a way to rob the branch of £200,000. When he becomes involved with the attractive Lady Dorset he decides to go ahead with his plan. He needs her help and that of her philandering spendthrift ...
Plot: female nudity, trust, robbery, perfect crime, security guard, bank robbery, caper, boredom, heist, inspector, counterfeit money, posing ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Small Time Crooks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.
Style: witty, humorous, talky, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: bank robbery, unlikely criminals, cheating, crimes, disorder, overnight success, cons and scams, couple relations, crime, love and romance, bank robber, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
 170
Very Mean Men (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A bartender wants rid of an obnoxious drunk but not until the drunk has left a decent tip. So the bartender tells the story of two mobster families, the Minetti's who work out of an Italian restaurant in the East San Fernando Valley, and the ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, realistic, humorous
Plot: bandit, gang war, parody, criminal, organized crime, mob hit, revenge, father daughter relationship, murder, bartender, gangster, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.7
 142
Whiffs (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Elliott Gould steals Army nerve gas to help him rob banks when he’s kicked out of the military after 15 years of service as a human guinea pig in its chemical warfare experiments.
Plot: gas, caper, woman wearing a gas mask, satire, bank robbery, u.s. army, military officer, theft, human guinea pig, thief, laughing gas, human experiment ...
Time: 70s
Place: utah
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52%
 7.9
 4K
Hit the Bank (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: October 1934. Poland. Famous bank robber Kwinto decided to quit his dangerous criminal job, but after his friend's death, he changed his mind and organized a burglary of famous and well protected bank which belonged to his former partner in ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, heist, one last job, polish, cons and scams, vengeance, crime, gangsters, friends, criminal heroes, betrayal, law enforcement ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, pre world war two
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, on the run, bank robbery, mailbox, dishonesty, crime, crimes, chases and races, romance, unlikely criminals, gangsters, performer's life ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, offbeat, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, bank robbery, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, buddies, misfit partners, journalism, crimes, odd couple, dishonesty, master criminal ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Stealing Harvard (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: John and his girlfriend have vowed to marry once they save $30,000 for their dream house. But the minute they achieve their financial goal, John finds out his niece has been accepted at Harvard, and he's reminded of his promise to pay for her ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robbery, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, cons and scams, disorder, partners, nothing goes right, buddies, money, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Ugly Nasty People (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of wild, physically disabled gangsters has a plan to rob a bank, but things go terribly wrong when each of them reveals they all had their own personal agenda.
Style: feel good, psychological, humorous, captivating, disturbing
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: gangsters, escapades, rivalry, dishonesty, disorder, gang, bank robber, crimes, bank robbery, deadly, bank, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.9
 411
Dirt (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: DIRT is a quirky comedy about two simple-hearted brothers who, when abandoned by the death of their mother, search to find a replacement Mom. Junior and Scooter find themselves ill-prepared for life on their own. To ease their suffering, they search ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: small town, kidnapping, wedding, disorder, social relations, family relations, stoners, parents and children, siblings relations, crimes, domestic disturbance, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Ireland, Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Michael Lynch is a notorious criminal with two wives and a flair for showmanship. He's also a huge embarrassment to the local police, who are determined to bring him down once and for all.
Style: humorous, captivating, harsh, intense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang of thieves, crimes, heist, master criminal, criminal heroes, dishonesty, ambition, family, justice, depression, happy ending ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.0
 723
Billion (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An influential banker is doing everything possible not to share the property with his illegitimate sons. But when he is deprived of all the money, it turns out that only they can help Matthew ... To regain his fortune, the billionaire will be forced ...
Style: feel good, touching, thought provoking, sincere, humorous
Plot: bank robbery, family relations, redemption, father son relationship, betrayal, loss of job, father daughter relationship, escapades, family, father son conflict, banker, teenage daughter ...
Place: monaco, russia, monte carlo, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 3K
Free Money (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Swede (Marlon Brando), a prison warden, rules his family and his prison with an iron hand in one of the coldest parts of North Dakota. When an inmate dies under mysterious circumstances, however, the FBI sends in agent Karen Polarski (Mira ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: prison, train, fbi, crimes, crime, partners, government agency, cons and scams, special agents, heroes, criminal heroes, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 19K
Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, friendship, nothing goes right, cons and scams, friends, disorder, partners, buddies, crime, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 27K
Ruby & Quentin (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy ...
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, funny, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unlikely partners, odd couple, crime, crimes, french, criminal heroes, unlikely friendships, chase, prison escape, prison, on the run, car chase ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, poland, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Take the Money and Run (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: heist, prison, crime, crimes, goofy hero, hapless, couples, petty criminal, couple relations, cons and scams, misfit, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 50s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: quebec, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 4K
The Crew (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
Style: humorous, dark humor, witty, funny, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotel, gangsters, farce, hitman, unlikely criminals, vengeance, dishonesty, rivalry, disorder, human nature, crimes, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hermana, ¿pero qué has hecho? (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sister Angela and Sister Mary park his van in front of a bank branch. They enter the bank and with the weapons hidden under their habits, commit the robbery of the century, to the astonishment of all employees and customers. After thorough police ...
Plot: bank robbery, nun, twins, heist, unlikely criminal, investigation, machine gun, nun costume, caper
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Let's Kill Ward's Wife (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Everyone hates Ward’s wife and wants her dead, Ward (Donald Faison) most of all. But when his friends’ murderous fantasies turn into an (accidental) reality, they have to deal with a whole new set of problems — like how to dispose of the body ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, dark humor, captivating ...
Plot: buddies, crimes, disorder, couples, nothing goes right, murder, husband wife relationship, female antagonist, unhappy marriage, hysterical woman, selfish woman, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, couples, romance, couple relations, survival, bank robbery, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Zero and Carry the 4 (2004)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four stories... one city. A dark comedy about crime in the big city: EL TORZON - two friends are smoking grass in their car, when they're caught by a corrupt Judicial Police Officer; VIDA EXPRESS - a wealthy businesswoman is kidnapped and her ...
Plot: church, money laundering, drugs, money, female nudity, police, police corruption, father daughter relationship, police raid, forced to strip, prayer, ransom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%