Petty thief movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant petty thief movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, rough, visually appealing, stylized and touching films and TV shows about / with petty thief, crimes, thief, friendship, theft, society, violence, crime, prison and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as petty thief: Ladyhawke (1985), Paddington 2 (2017), Texhnolyze (2003), The... Copanoi (1987), Ley Lines (1999), Walkover (1965), Home for Christmas (1990), Evil Come Evil Go (1972), Yeshwant (1997), Supermarket (1974).

List of petty thief movies

 7.0
 42K
Ladyhawke (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, fairy tale, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: pre-teens, date night, kids, family outing
Plot: bishop, adventure, good versus evil, rescue, knight, romance, chase, true love, solar eclipse, transformation, magic, curse ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: france, europe
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 7.8
 57K
Paddington 2 (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Paddington, now happily settled with the Browns, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy, but it is stolen.
Style: funny, exciting, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: bear, friendship, false accusation, family relations, prison, disguise, window washer, treasure hunt, chase, trust, book, prisoner ...
Place: london, big ben london, peru, south america
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 7.7
 2K
Texhnolyze (2003)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Story: Texhnolyze is a Japanese anime television series directed by Hiroshi Hamasaki, from a screenplay by Chiaki Konaka, and produced by Yasuyuki Ueda, with original character design by Yoshitoshi ABe. The events take place in the vibrant yet dilapidated ...
Style: tech noir, captivating, rough, dark, experimental ...
Plot: distopia, mysterious character, danger, loner, psychic, gang war, power struggle, cyberspace, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, human nature ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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 7.4
 713
The... Copanoi (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Greece
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Leonidas is tricked into thinking he will hit the jackpot by a guy from the underworld, Babis, also well-known on the street as "the teacher". So, he sets up an ad hoc gang with his close friends in order to rob a bank. The operation, ...
Plot: chase, robbery, cult, criminal, peeping tom, lingerie, martial arts, bank robbery, threat, thief, heist, con artists ...
Time: 80s
Place: athens greece, greece, athens, hellas
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 6.9
 1K
Ley Lines (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story follows a trio of Japanese youths of Chinese descent who escape their semi-rural upbringing and relocate to Shinjuku, Tokyo, where they befriend a troubled Shanghai prostitute and fall foul of a local crime syndicate. Like many of ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, dark humor
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, gangsters, friendship, gang, heist, racism, crime, crimes, society, village, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
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 6.9
 353
Walkover (1965)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Poland
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Walkover, the autobiographical second feature by Polish enfant terrible Jerzy Skolimowski echoes the French nouvelle vague in its extraordinarily stylized tale of a prizefighter who ducks a fight to romance a beautiful blonde.
Plot: irony, fight, dead girl, exile, jazz score, new job, petty thief, satire, graduate, cultural conflict, 30 year old, train ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
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Home for Christmas (1990)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mickey Rooney plays a weary old thief who befriends a young child. Home for Christmas is a 1990 Canadian made film about a young girl (Chantellese Kent) who wants a grandfather for Christmas. She chooses an elderly, homeless ex-con (Mickey Rooney) ...
Plot: estrangement, elderly, holiday, thief, santa claus, child's point of view, reconciliation, ex convict, christmas spirit, grandparent grandchild relationship, petty thief, dancing couple ...
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Evil Come Evil Go (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A religious fanatic murders people who are engaging in sex.
Plot: slasher, killed during sex, unfaithful wife, girl in bra and panties, woman strangled to death, 69 sex position, female assassin, landlady, hymn, nipples visible through clothing, explicit sex, vulva ...
Place: los angeles
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 7.2
 1K
Yeshwant (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: After arresting a drug dealer during an undercover operation, police officer Yeshwant Lohar (Nana Patekar) is framed for murder and imprisoned by his corrupt supervisor, Salim Shaikh (Mohan Joshi), who is involved in distributing narcotics. ...
Plot: husband wife reunion, corrupt politician, conspiracy, anger, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, petty thief, hoodlum, orphan, drug dealer, hanging, tough cop ...
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 6.8
 623
Supermarket (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Willi is 18 years old and lives on the street. Without a goal in his life he walks around the city and meets several people, helping but also cheating him. When he meets a girl, Monica, he realizes that there are people out there whose lives are ...
Plot: prostitute, juvenile delinquent, robbery, vandalism, planning, police station, patron, petty thief, street life, young man, poverty, drugs ...
Place: hamburg germany
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Naked Childhood (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Handed over to foster care by his mother—who's unwilling to give up permanent custody—the now-adolescent François understands that nothing in life is permanent, and his increasingly erratic actions reflect this knowledge.
Style: cinema verite
Plot: foster parent, childhood, old photograph, old woman, cat, killing a cat, mining town, troublemaker, demonstration, working class, dead cat, underage smoking ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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 7.3
 709
Rodents (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Ecuador
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The world of Salvador, a young and naive petty thief is changed by the arrival of his cousin Angel, an ex-convict in search of easy money, and with a hideout. Salvador gets wrapped up in Angel's twisted dealings in an attempt to escape from his ...
Style: gloomy, disturbing, bleak, tense, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, coming of age, urban ghetto life, family relations, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, orphan, dysfunctional family, urban, society, gang, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america
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 7.1
 6K
Sister (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A drama set at a Swiss ski resort and centered on a boy who supports his sister by stealing from wealthy guests.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: theft, petty criminal, mountain, self discovery, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, unemployment, coming of age, society, ski resort, snow, protecting from truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, alps, europe, swiss alps
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 6.0
 416
The Violators (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When Shelly meets Rachel, two dysfunctional girls from radically opposed backgrounds set off on a collision course that will leave one of them shattered, the other re-born. Set in the forsaken wastelands of Cheshire's little-seen urban ...
Plot: abusive father, female director, underage sex, teenage sex, neglect, protection, manipulative person, mysterious stranger, social worker, abuse, possession, protector ...
Place: northern england
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Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a separate storyline not related to the "Trailer Park Boys" Television show, but with the same lovable characters. The boys get arrested for robbing an ATM machine and spend 18 months in jail. When the get out, they decide to pull ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, heist, trailer park, buddies, crimes, misfit, society, disorder, robbery, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia, tokyo, australia
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Hurricane Streets (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Marcus is a kid on Manhattan's mean streets. He's turning 15, his father is dead, his mother is in prison for smuggling undocumented aliens. His grandmother is raising him. He has four close buddies who have a basement clubhouse; they ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: gang, coming of age, friendship, juvenile delinquency, prison, smuggling, theft, crimes, dysfunctional family, hopes, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new york, new mexico, lower east side manhattan new york city, alaska, manhattan new york city ...
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The French Kissers (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A coming-of-age tale about an adolescent boy and his efforts to fit in amongst a varied cast of characters.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexy, dark humor
Audience: teens
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, social relations, farce, strong sexual content, first sex, generation gap, first love, friendship, flirting, school, abusive mother, masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brittany
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 7.5
 7K
Welcome (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bilal is 17 years old, a Kurdish boy from Iraq. He sets off on an adventure-filled journey across Europe. He wants to get to England to see his love who lives there. Bilal finally reaches Calais, but how do you cover 32 kilometers of the English ...
Style: touching, serious, thought provoking, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: age difference, self discovery, obsessive quest, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, family disapproval, family tradition, misfit, bittersweet, hopes, human spirit, refugee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, iraq, london, england, english channel
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 6.8
 4K
Tony Manero (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Chile, Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man is obsessed with John Travolta's disco dancing character from "Saturday Night Fever".
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, contemplative
Plot: dancing, ambition, crimes, desire for fame, nightlife, lifestyle, showbiz, bar, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, follow your dream, music ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
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Underworld U.S.A. (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A bitter young man sets out to get back at the gangsters who murdered his father.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, testimony, prison, vengeance, crimes, haunted by the past, dishonesty, manhunt, law enforcement, parents and children, witnessing a crime, deadly ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
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The Angels' Share (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.
Style: feel good, sincere, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: whiskey, petty criminal, community service, working class, moral dilemma, going straight, business venture, crimes, fish out of water, society, thief, one last chance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, glasgow scotland, england ...
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 7.7
 5K
The Thief (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1946, a soldier fathers a child then dies before its birth. Jump to 1952: on a train, the child and his mother meet a handsome soldier who makes a play for her. She accepts. Posing as a married family, the soldier finds them a rooming house where ...
Style: gloomy, sincere, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: soldier, betrayal, post world war two, cons and scams, family relations, crimes, parents and children, russian, death, dishonesty, single parent, prison ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1952 ...
Place: russia, black sea, siberia, new jersey
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 6.3
 1K
Pinero (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Piñero" tells the story of the explosive life of a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a pre-cursor to rap and hip-hop. After doing time in hard-core Sing-Sing for petty thefts and ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, rise and fall, lifestyle, rising to stardom, ambition, human nature, society, couple relations, celebrity culture, life is a bitch, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
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Oliver & Company (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: This animated take on Oliver Twist re-imagines Oliver as an adorable orphaned kitten who struggles to survive in New York City and falls in with a band of canine criminals led by an evil human. First, Oliver meets Dodger, a carefree mutt with street ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, orphan, pets, adventure, great dane, family, friendship, dog, petty criminal, young heroes, daring rescue, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york
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The Elementary School (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, History
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The time is 1945-46. 10 year old Eda and his friend Tonda live in a small village outside Prague. In school, their class is so wild and indisciplined that their teacher quits and is replaced by the militant Igor Hnidzo. He is very strict - but also ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, world war two, school, teacher, self discovery, politics, society, village, teachers and students, friends, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1946
Place: europe, czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, prague, czechoslovakia
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 7.1
 117K
Bronson (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Cayman Islands, Denmark, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young man who was sentenced to 7 years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending 30 years in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter ego, Charles Bronson.
Style: surreal, rough, realistic, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, social misfits, violence spree, society, robbery, crime, crimes, confined, criminal heroes, human nature, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1974
Place: england, europe, london
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Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Roberto, a drummer in a rock band, keeps receiving weird phone calls and being followed by a mysterious man. One night he manages to catch up with his persecutor and tries to get him to talk but in the ensuing struggle he accidentally stabs him. He ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, haunted by the past, obsession, murder, stalking, psychopath, nudity (full frontal - brief), laser, private detective, mistaken identity, blackmail, drummer ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, germany
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 6.6
 125K
16 Blocks (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An aging cop is assigned the ordinary task of escorting a fast-talking witness from police custody to a courthouse, but they find themselves running the gauntlet as other forces try to prevent them from getting there.
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, police corruption, convict, race against time, testimony, crime, crimes, reluctant partners, witnessing a crime, deal, profanity, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, seattle washington, seattle
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 7.1
 5K
Play (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In central Gothenburg, Sweden, a group of boys, aged 12-14, robbed other children on about 40 occasions between 2006 and 2008. The thieves used an elaborate scheme called the 'little brother number' or 'brother trick', involving ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, thought provoking, witty ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, gang, rivalry, society, crimes, youth, danger, mind game, human nature, juvenile delinquent, boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe
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 5.3
 463
Cool! (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This movie follows a gang of Morrocan/Dutch youngsters into their criminal career.
Style: semi serious, realistic, biting, suspense, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, youth, gangsters, crimes, juvenile delinquency, heist, buddies, vengeance, bank, reform school, partners, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: netherlands
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