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, suspenseful, suspense, stylized and serious films and TV shows about / with thief, crimes, heist, robbery, mentor, chase, storytelling, gun, theft and dialogue plots mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Spain and other countries.
thief movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as thief: Ocean's Eleven (2001), Don't Breathe (2016), Leverage (2008), White Collar (2009), Money Heist (2017), Panic Room (2002), Now You See Me (2013), Inside Man (2006), Banshee (2013), Inception (2010).

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: clever, witty, exciting, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, crimes, cons and scams, thief, casino, outsmarting, con artists, perfect crime, scheme, group of criminals, deception, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, atlantic city, usa, atlantic city new jersey, los angeles ...
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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, brutal, scary, twist ending, disturbing ...
Plot: home invasion, murder, thief, survival, blind man, trapped, kidnapping, violence, held captive, breaking and entering, heist gone wrong, surveillance ...
Place: michigan, california, detroit
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Leverage (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: thief, hacker, outsmarting, team, escapades, unconventional method, mastermind, crimes, teamwork, surveillance, society, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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White Collar (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
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, captivating, light, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: fbi, mastermind, art thief, partners, investigation, unlikely partners, cons and scams, expert, talented, law enforcement, intelligence, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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Money Heist (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
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: suspense, exciting, twists and turns, intense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, perfect crime, hostage situation, bank robbery, professor, master criminal, hostage, planning, criminal heroes, thief, strategy, stockholm syndrome ...
Place: spain, madrid, thailand
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Panic Room (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg Altman and her young daughter Sarah play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders - Burnham, Raoul ...
Style: suspense, tense, neo noir, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, trapped, confinement indoors, claustrophobia, cat and mouse, survival, thief, surveillance, hostage, locked in a room, psycho, millionaire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, breathtaking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: heist, teamwork, perfect crime, scheme, outsmarting, cons and scams, con artists, mind game, fbi, mastermind, illusionist, bank robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new orleans, las vegas, paris france, new york, 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: tricky, surprise ending, suspense, clever, twists and turns ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, robbery, hostage, bank, master criminal, perfect crime, crimes, thief, police, police detective, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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Banshee (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, sexy, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex convict, sheriff, female nudity, tough heroes, organized crime, crimes, thief, small town, sexual activity, cons and scams, small town life, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Inception (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, surreal, twist ending, cerebral ...
Plot: alternate reality, subconscious, virtual reality, mind control, existentialism, parallel world, teamwork, fictional reality, dream, memory, philosophy, sleeping ...
Time: future, 2010s, near future
Place: paris france, japan, los angeles, tokyo, africa ...
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Carmen Sandiego (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Carmen Sandiego returns in this series that follows her new international capers as well as past escapades that led to her becoming a super thief.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, light, 2d animation
Audience: kids
Plot: female protagonist, female criminal, criminal as protagonist, thief, master thief, interpol, secret agents, fighting crime, heist, spy, female thief, justice ...
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Hustle (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A motley group of London con artists pull of a series of daring and intricate stings.
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: cons and scams, thief, heist, criminal heroes, ex convict, greed, leader, group of criminals, crimes, exploitation, blackmail, fake identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, britain
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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, tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, robbery, romancing a criminal, gunfight, group of criminals, gang, thief, crimes, gangsters, perfect crime, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, florida
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Trigun: Badlands Rumble (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a quicksand surrounded town called Makka, rumors spread of a legendary robber named Gasback is after the town. To protect it, Mayor Kepler has hired bounty hunters. These hunters have been following Gasback from town to town in hopes of getting ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, parody
Plot: thief, bounty hunter, robbery, gossip and rumors, reward, notoriety, criminal heroes, heroes, crimes, fear, father daughter relationship, heist ...
Place: japan
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Red Notice (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An Interpol-issued Red Notice is a global alert to hunt and capture the world's most wanted. But when a daring heist brings together the FBI's top profiler and two rival criminals, there's no telling what will happen.
Style: funny, tense, exciting, ridiculous, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, agent, art thief, interpol, ruse, thief, mission, criminal, wanted, money, fight, art ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: cairo egypt, egypt, italy, england, london ...
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Smith (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: thief, heist, manhunt, double life, hidden identity, criminal, one last job, master criminal, criminal heroes, group of criminals, law enforcement, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
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Ocean's Twelve (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Danny Ocean reunites with his old flame and the rest of his merry band of thieves in carrying out three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam – but a Europol agent is hot on their heels.
Style: entertaining, twists and turns, clever, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, con artists, perfect crime, thief, robbery, con men, crimes, planning, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, caper, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: rome italy, amsterdam, las vegas, paris france, europe ...
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Heat (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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, neo noir, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gunfight, robbery, crimes, bank robbery, master criminal, group of criminals, police detective, thief, loner, gangsters, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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The Book Thief (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, sad ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: world war two, holocaust, jewish, nazi, adoption, war, childhood, nazi germany, human spirit, life is a bitch, against humanity, youth ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1939 ...
Place: germany, europe
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The Librarians (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A group of librarians set off on adventures in an effort to save mysterious, ancient artifacts. Based on the series of "The Librarian" movies.
Style: captivating, breathtaking, twists and turns, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: artifact, archaeologist, magic, library, magical, good versus evil, librarian, treasure hunt, friendship, historian, thief, heroes ...
Time: 2010s
Place: oregon, portland oregon
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Oliver Twist (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Oliver is born into poverty and misfortune - the son of an unmarried mother, who dies shortly after his birth. He is soon delivered to the workhouse, where the cruel Mr. Bumble oversees children tormented by starvation and suffering. When Oliver ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, victorian england, child's point of view, child abuse, thief, street kid, friendship, social decay, life is a bitch, youth, society, injustice ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
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Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Upon learning that he has to come out of retirement to steal 50 cars in one night to save his brother Kip's life, former car thief Randall "Memphis" Raines enlists help from a few "boost happy" pals to accomplish a seemingly ...
Style: suspense, exciting, intense, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: heist, car chase, car, chase, car thief, master criminal, race against time, thief, blackmail, caper, organized crime, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Adventures of Arsene Lupin (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
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: stylized, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: thief, treasure hunt, mysterious character, hotshot hero, master criminal, adventure, haunted by the past, romance, criminal heroes, crimes, transformation, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, victorian era, 1910s, 1890s, 1880s ...
Place: europe, paris france, france
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Fingersmith (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 181 min.
TV show
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, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, lgbt, thief, fall in love, betrayal, marriage of convenience, deception, psychiatric ward, cons and scams, victorian england ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
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The Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, harsh, rough, gloomy, depressing ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, distopia, father son relationship, cannibalism, catastrophe, on the road, starvation, vestiges of humanity, future dystopia, journey ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: futuristic, exciting, humorous, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, outer space, heroes, adventure, space travel, good versus evil, teamwork, spacecraft, space and aliens, escapades, intergalactic, space opera ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1988, year 2014, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
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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, clever, twists and turns, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: robot, thief, friendship, aging, artificial intelligence, heist, androids and robots, unlikely criminals, technology, nursing, family relations, one last job ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: usa
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Windfall (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man breaks into a tech billionaire's empty vacation home, but things go sideways when the arrogant mogul and his wife arrive for a last-minute getaway.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological, psychological thriller
Plot: thief, criminal, vacation, money, rich man, problem, home invasion, escapades, privacy invasion, uninvited guest, billionaire, young ...
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The Ref (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Caroline and Lloyd are a married couple constantly at each other's throats, masters at crafting acid-tongued barbs at the other's expense. Indeed, they are so obsessed with belittling each other that they never stop -- not even at ...
Style: talky, humorous, witty, funny, light ...
Plot: christmas, hostage, dysfunctional family, holiday, thief, farce, marriage counselor, family bonds, robbery, christmas party, alcoholic, blackmail ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: connecticut, usa
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The Art of the Steal (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Crunch Calhoun, a third-rate motorcycle daredevil and part-time art thief, teams up with his snaky brother to steal one of the most valuable books in the world. But it's not just about the book for Crunch — he's keen to rewrite some ...
Style: humorous, tricky, surprise ending, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, thief, art, robbery, con men, crime gone awry, crimes, motorcycle, revenge, con artists, bank robbery, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, detroit, poland, warsaw poland
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