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 exciting, realistic, stylized, clever, suspenseful and intense films and TV shows about / with thief, chase, mentor, storytelling, dialogue, crimes, crime, robbery, corruption and dishonesty plots mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
thief movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as thief: Ocean's Eleven (2001), Leverage (2008), Heat (1995), Inside Man (2006), Now You See Me (2013), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), Don't Breathe (2016), Banshee (2013), White Collar (2009), Following (1998).

List of thief movies

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, exciting, clever, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, cons and scams, thief, scheme, perfect crime, casino, group of criminals, buddies, crime, friends, partners in crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, san diego california, chicago illinois, atlantic city new jersey ...
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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, team, outsmarting, escapades, crimes, unconventional method, mastermind, crime, surveillance, hidden identity, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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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, thief, robbery, gunfight, group of criminals, heist, one last job, tough law enforcer, police detective, crime, chase, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: heist, master criminal, bank robbery, thief, police detective, hostages, perfect crime, bank, crime, robbery, manipulations, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, mind game, scheme, mastermind, cons and scams, teamwork, manipulations, fbi, perfect crime, deception, thief, outsmarting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: las vegas, new orleans, new york, usa, chicago illinois ...
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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: teens, date night, family outing, boys' night
Plot: knight, robin hood, thief, folk hero, chase, good versus evil, courage, adventure, justice, greed, dishonesty, robbery ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, dungeon, europe, holy land, israel ...
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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, isolation, abandoned, blind man, home invasion ...
Place: california, michigan, detroit
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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, small town, female nudity, crimes, shooting, tough heroes, crime, thief, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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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, partners, fbi, crime, mastermind, expert, intelligence, dishonesty, art thief, chases and races, deal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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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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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, usa, california, venice beach california, denver colorado ...
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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, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: thief, heist, police detective, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, interracial relations, police corruption, vicious, hit and run, teenage life, reluctant partners, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: new orleans, usa
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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, realistic, tense, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: thief, holocaust, german, jewish, underground, atrocity, polish, tunnel, unwanted pregnancy, survival, ghetto, refugee ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 2008, 1940s, year 1945
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel
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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: family outing, teens
Plot: parody, righting the wronged, thief, folk hero, robin hood, arrow, farce, witch, adventure, friends, criminal heroes, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, dungeon, egypt, new jersey
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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, semi serious, feel good, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: thief, robin hood, prince, fox, good versus evil, sheriff, robbery, rebel, theft, bear, outlaw, childhood sweetheart ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, dungeon, europe
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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, wife husband relationship, chase, encounter, plan gone awry, marriage, married couple, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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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, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, home invasion, trap, violence, danger, extreme violence, masked man, held captive, gory, maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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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, thief, heroes, archer, crimes, money, friendship, crossbow, sheriff, hoodie, village, corrupted ruler ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, mine, dungeon
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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, painting, thief, mind game, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe, scandinavia, oslo norway
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Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge against him and his family.
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fox, thief, family, imaginary, chases and races, neighbor, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, outsmarting, scheme, slick, resourceful ...
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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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: thief, heist, robbery, bookies, ex convict, fbi, theft, manhunt, crime, criminal heroes, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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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, juvenile delinquency, high society, youth, drugs/alcohol, heist, celebrity, crime, burglary, thief, crimes, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, israel, new jersey
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Yamakasi (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Yamakasi - Les samouraïs des temps modernes is a 2001 French movie written by Luc Besson. It demonstrates the skills of the Yamakasi, a group of traceurs who battle against injustice in the Paris ghetto. They use parkour to steal from the rich in ...
Style: exciting, witty, semi serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: extreme sport, chase, youth, thief, police, friends, gang, unlikely criminals, crime, juvenile delinquency, family problems, r&b ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Thief Kevin Caffery attempts to rob from the home of rich businessman Max Fairbanks. But Fairbanks catches him and steals his cherished ring that his girlfriend gave him. Caffery is then bent on revenge and getting his ring back with the help of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: thief, vengeance, crimes, nothing goes right, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry, criminal's revenge, robbery, ring, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., new jersey, boston
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Two If by Sea (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Frank O'Brien, a petty thief, and his 7-year-long girlfriend Roz want to put an end to their unsteady lifestyle and just do that last job, which involves stealing a valuable painting. Frank takes Roz to an island on the coast of New England, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: thief, painting, island, heist, romance, crime, partners, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, couple relations, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england, boston
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Adventures of Arsene Lupin (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: As the daring thief Arsène Lupin (Duris) ransacks the homes of wealthy Parisians, the police, with a secret weapon in their arsenal, attempt to ferret him out.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating
Plot: treasure hunt, thief, master criminal, mysterious character, hotshot hero, danger, haunted by the past, adventure, criminal heroes, romance, dangerous attraction, transformation ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 19th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Marnie (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Marnie is a beautiful kleptomaniac who is in love with businessman Mark Rutland. Marnie who is a compulsive thief is being watched by her new boss Mark who suspects her of stealing from him and thus decides to blackmail her in the most unusual way. ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: horse, honeymoon, suicide attempt, psychology, thief, robbery, kleptomania, blackmail, obsession, romance, cons and scams, mysterious character ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, philadelphia, atlantic city new jersey ...
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Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: exciting, humorous, talky, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robbery, police, thief, undercover cop, wedding, partners against crime, financial problem, buddies, law enforcement, police investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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Observe and Report (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Mall security guard Ronnie Barnhardt is called into action to stop a flasher from turning shopper's paradise into his personal peep show. But when Barnhardt can't bring the culprit to justice, a surly police detective is recruited to close ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, tragicomedy, satirical ...
Plot: robbery, delusion, security guard, shopping mall, thief, workplace, workplace situations, farce, adolescence vs adulthood, unrequited love, justice, perversion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mexico
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