Thief movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant thief movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, clever and stylized films and TV shows about / with thief, crimes, mentor, dishonesty, robbery, dialogue, storytelling, crime, chase and greed plots mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as thief: Leverage (2008), Ocean's Eleven (2001), Inside Man (2006), Now You See Me (2013), Heat (1995), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), Don't Breathe (2016), Banshee (2013), White Collar (2009), In Darkness (2011).

List of thief movies

 7.9
 40K
Leverage (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Leverage follows a five-person team: a thief, a grifter, a hacker, and a retrieval specialist, led by former insurance investigator Nathan Ford, who use their skills to fight corporate and governmental injustices inflicted on ordinary citizens.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Plot: hacker, thief, outsmarting, team, escapades, crimes, unconventional method, mastermind, surveillance, actress, crime, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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 7.8
 479K
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Less than 24 hours into his parole, charismatic thief Danny Ocean is already rolling out his next plan: In one night, Danny's hand-picked crew of specialists will attempt to steal more than $150 million from three Las Vegas casinos. But to ...
Style: witty, clever, exciting, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, cons and scams, thief, casino, scheme, perfect crime, group of criminals, buddies, crime, outsmarting, friends, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, chicago illinois, san diego california, salt lake city utah ...
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 7.6
 317K
Inside Man (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bank robber Dalton Russell enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors and takes hostages, working methodically and without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but his mind is occupied with the corruption charges he is facing. With an ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, clever, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: heist, master criminal, bank robbery, thief, bank, police detective, hostages, perfect crime, crime, robbery, manipulations, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.3
 559K
Now You See Me (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.
Style: surprise ending, clever, entertaining, twists and turns, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, cons and scams, scheme, mind game, teamwork, manipulations, perfect crime, fbi, mastermind, outsmarting, thief, wizards and magicians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: las vegas, new orleans, usa, new york, chicago illinois ...
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 8.2
 531K
Heat (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, gunfight, heist, robbery, thief, group of criminals, one last job, tough law enforcer, police detective, crime, chase, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the ...
Style: exciting, intense, stylized, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: knight, robin hood, folk hero, thief, chase, good versus evil, courage, adventure, justice, archer, greed, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, holy land, dungeon, europe, jerusalem ...
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 7.1
 192K
Don't Breathe (2016)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teens break into a blind man's home thinking they'll get away with the perfect crime. They're wrong.
Style: suspense, twist ending, atmospheric, brutal, tense ...
Plot: violence, held captive, thief, break in, murder, robbery gone awry, cat and mouse, surveillance, home invasion, isolation, abandoned, blind man ...
Place: california, michigan, detroit
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 8.4
 78K
Banshee (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Banshee is an American drama television series set in a small town in Pennsylvania Amish country and features an enigmatic ex-con posing as a murdered sheriff who imposes his own brand of justice while also cooking up plans that serve his own ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, organized crime, cons and scams, ex convict, crimes, shooting, small town, female nudity, tough heroes, crime, strong sexual content, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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 8.2
 111K
White Collar (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Neal Caffrey, a con man, forger and thief, is captured after a three-year game of cat and mouse with the FBI. With only months left serving a four-year sentence, he escapes to look for Kate, his girlfriend. Peter Burke, the FBI agent who initially ...
Style: exciting, light, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cons and scams, unlikely partners, intelligence, partners, fbi, mastermind, expert, crime, dishonesty, art thief, chases and races, deal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 7.3
 9K
In Darkness (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Germany, Canada
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A dramatization of one man's rescue of Jewish refugees in the Nazi-occupied Polish city of Lvov. In Darkness tells the true story of Leopold Soha who risks his own life to save a dozen people from certain death. Initially only interested in his ...
Style: disturbing, uplifting, sincere, harsh, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, thief, atrocity, german, underground, survival, tunnel, refugee, unwanted pregnancy, sewer, human spirit, jewish ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1945, year 2008
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel
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 7.5
 79K
Following (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
Story: A struggling, unemployed young writer takes to following strangers around the streets of London, ostensibly to find inspiration for his new novel.
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: thief, stranger, robbery, burglar, mystery, neo noir, friendship, buddies, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, prosecution, theft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe
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 8.5
 176K
Money Heist (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: To carry out the biggest heist in history, a mysterious man called The Professor recruits a band of eight robbers who have a single characteristic: none of them has anything to lose. Five months of seclusion - memorizing every step, every detail, ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspense, intense
Plot: bank robbery, perfect crime, master criminal, stockholm syndrome, thief, criminal heroes, heist, hostages, hostage situation, sexual tension, mentor, robbery ...
Place: spain, thailand
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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...
Style: dark humor, humorous, twists and turns, absurd, funny ...
Plot: thief, neo noir, murder, christmas, private detective, actor, investigation, lifestyle, disorder, dishonesty, mistaken identity, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, venice beach california, denver colorado ...
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 5.3
 55K
Robin Hood (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, exciting, stylized, scenic ...
Plot: robin hood, archer, thief, heroes, crimes, money, friendship, crossbow, sheriff, hoodie, village, corrupted ruler ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, mine, dungeon
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 6.8
 114K
The Score (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, robbery, one last job, betrayal, thief, crime, cons and scams, heist, blueprint, stewardess, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: quebec
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 8.1
 21K
Hustle (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A motley group of London con artists pull of a series of daring and intricate stings.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: thief, cons and scams, ex convict, greed, fake identity, coworker relationship, group of criminals, leader, criminal heroes, crimes, heist, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london, england, britain
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 7.5
 1K
Thief (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Andre Braugher stars as Nick Atwater, the leader of a robbery crew balancing his personal life with the planning of a major heist. The crew is being targeted by a relentless cop and the Chinese mafia every step of the way, while Atwater struggles at ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: thief, heist, police detective, crimes, teenage life, step parent, uninhibited rivalry, crime, network, code, young people, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: new orleans, usa
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Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do ...
Style: humorous, witty, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: parody, robin hood, righting the wronged, thief, folk hero, arrow, farce, witch, adventure, friends, escapades, criminal heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, dungeon, jerusalem, egypt, new jersey
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 7.6
 106K
Robin Hood (1973)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: With King Richard off to the Crusades, Prince John and his slithering minion, Sir Hiss, set about taxing Nottingham's citizens with support from the corrupt sheriff - and staunch opposition by the wily Robin Hood and his band of merry men.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: thief, fox, robin hood, prince, good versus evil, sheriff, robbery, rebel, theft, outlaw, bear, childhood sweetheart ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, dungeon, europe
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 6.3
 146K
Date Night (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Phil and Claire Foster fear that their mild-mannered relationship may be falling into a stale rut. During their weekly date night, their dinner reservation leads to their being mistaken for a couple of thieves – and now a number of unsavoury ...
Style: talky, not serious, realistic, witty, suspense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: corruption, mistaken identity, thief, taxi driver, stripper, chase, plan gone awry, encounter, marriage, married couple, husband wife relationship, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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 6.4
 54K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: scary, brutal, suspenseful, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, home invasion, trap, violence, danger, masked man, held captive, torture, gory, extreme violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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 7.2
 15K
A Better Life (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while traveling across town to perform landscaping work for the city's wealthy landowners.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: single parent, thief, theft, american dream, immigrants, teenage life, life is a bitch, family relations, working class, parents and children, down on your luck, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico, southern california ...
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 7.0
 65K
Bottle Rocket (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, thief, crime, nothing goes right, disorder, self discovery, sibling relationship, partners in crime, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
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 7.9
 46K
Nine Queens (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An Argentinian crime drama revolving around a sheet of rare stamps (the Nine Queens).
Style: suspenseful, clever, tense, cynical, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scam, thief, forgery, money, police, partner, cheating, crime, crime gone awry, mind game, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: argentina, venezuela, latin america, italy, buenos aires argentina ...
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 7.9
 8K
Fingersmith (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The lives of two young women collide in Victorian England when a trio of 'fingersmiths' (pick-pockets) concoct an elaborate scam to defraud a young heiress of her inheritance. The story alternates between the twisting back alleyways of ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, marriage of convenience, betrayal, lgbt, fall in love, cons and scams, thief, class distinction, deception, psychiatric ward ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: europe, london, england
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 7.1
 60K
Robot & Frank (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A delightful dramatic comedy, a buddy picture, and, for good measure, a heist film. Curmudgeonly old Frank lives by himself. His routine involves daily visits to his local library, where he has a twinkle in his eye for the librarian. His grown ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: friendship, aging, robot, thief, unlikely criminals, disorder, nursing, dishonesty, loner, cons and scams, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: usa
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 7.0
 99K
Get the Gringo (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A career criminal (Gibson) nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a 9-year-old boy.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, thief, crime, criminal heroes, group of criminals, gang, danger, cons and scams, dishonesty, confined, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico, san diego california
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 7.5
 92K
Headhunters (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An accomplished headhunter risks everything to obtain a valuable painting owned by a former mercenary..
Style: dark humor, captivating, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: dishonesty, surveillance, mercenary, heist, chase, art theft, deception, art thief, thief, painting, mind game, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe, oslo norway, scandinavia
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 7.9
 2K
Smith (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Though Bobby Stevens appears to be a regular family man with a nine-to-five job, he's actually an expert thief who is seeking a few last big jobs so he can finally leave the business for a comfortable, lawful lifestyle with his wife, Hope, and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: thief, heist, robbery, crime, criminal heroes, chases and races, crimes, theft, bookies, talented, partners in crime, group of criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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 5.6
 78K
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, captivating, serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, drugs/alcohol, juvenile delinquency, high society, youth, heist, burglary, celebrity, crime, thief, crimes, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, israel, new jersey
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