Burglary movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant burglary movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, clever, weird, visually appealing, unusual plot structure and cult film films and TV shows about / with burglary, crimes, runaway, mentor, crime, violence, thief, theft, dialogue and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
burglary movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as burglary: The Bling Ring (2013), Don't Breathe (2016), Commander (2012), Time Bandits (1981), Bullitt (1968), King of Thieves (2018), Kin (2018), Panic Room (2002), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), In Your Hands (2018).

List of burglary movies

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, heist, youth, high society, burglary, celebrity, crime, crimes, thief, robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, beverly hills, 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, brutal, scary, tense ...
Plot: violence, thief, home invasion, heist gone wrong, cat and mouse, held captive, break in, trapped, survival, murder, robbery gone awry, sole survivor ...
Place: california, michigan, detroit
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Commander (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, rough, anthology ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, supernatural, survival, danger, halloween, burglary, webcam, petty criminal, confined, deadly, drugs/alcohol, videotaping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998
Place: usa, arizona
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Time Bandits (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Young history buff Kevin can scarcely believe it when six dwarfs emerge from his closet one night. Former employees of the Supreme Being, they've purloined a map charting all of the holes in the fabric of time and are using it to steal ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, absurd, cult film ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: treasure, time travel, adventurer, adventure, map, alternate dimension, good versus evil, magic, giant, burglary, heroic mission, dwarf ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, ancient greece, england, europe
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Bullitt (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Senator Walter Chalmers is aiming to take down mob boss Pete Ross with the help of testimony from the criminal's hothead brother Johnny, who is in protective custody in San Francisco under the watch of police lieutenant Frank Bullitt. When a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, organized crime, police investigation, street racing, burglary, against the rules, gunfight, chase, witness protection, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, chicago illinois, california
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King of Thieves (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK, Belgium, USA, Germany, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A caper film about the unlikely gang of retirees that pulled off the daring Hatton Garden jewellery heist of 2015.
Style: based on true events, captivating, ironic, light
Plot: burglary, one last job, diamond theft, robbery, criminal, treasure, theft, jewelry, bank robbery, heist, diamonds, police investigation ...
Place: london
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Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film consists of three independent parts: "Workmate", "Déjà vu" and "Operation Y". The plot follows the adventures of Shurik (alternative spelling — Shourick), the naive and nerdy Soviet student who often gets ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: soviet, construction worker, studying, exam, nothing goes right, goofy hero, misfit partners, student, disorder, burglary, workplace, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 1950s, 50s
Place: soviet union, russia
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Kin (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young boy finds a powerful otherworldly weapon, which he uses to save his older adoptive brother from a crew of thugs. Before long, the two of them are also pursued by federal agents and mysterious mercenaries aiming to reclaim their asset.
Style: suspense, social, serious, ambiguous ending, brutal ...
Plot: brother, weapons, abusive parent, released from prison, gun shooting, brother brother relationship, teenage boy, murder, adopted son, father son relationship, soldier, rescue ...
Time: 2010s
Place: nevada, iowa, nebraska, detroit, las vegas
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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: tense, stylized, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, thief, confinement indoors, disorder, millionaire, danger, neo noir, locked in a room, cat and mouse, crimes, crime gone awry, trapped ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, whimsical ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, imaginary kingdom, santa claus, village, redemption, holiday, materialism, rescue, family, disorder, social misfits, fish out of water ...
Time: 2000s
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In Your Hands (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man from a modest family gets the chance of a lifetime to reveal his hidden talent for piano but can he find the strength and courage to live up to the challenge?
Style: psychological, inspirational, captivating, motivational
Plot: teacher student relationship, police, piano teacher, police arrest, hospital, accident, brother brother relationship, burglary, follow your dream, music, music teacher, mentor ...
Place: paris france, new york
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Girls Lost (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Kim, Bella and Momo are three fourteen-year-old girls who discover a fantastic flower with magic qualities: by drinking its nectar they are transformed into boys and they enter a new world. At first they enjoy their newly found freedom, but soon ...
Style: ambiguous ending, psychological, disturbing, contemplative, suspense ...
Plot: coming of age, gender identity, friendship, love triangle, school, friendship between boys, running away from home, marijuana, burglary, runaway, unrequited love, underage drinking ...
Place: eastern europe
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The Mangler Reborn (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A decade after the original massacre, another man obsessed over his machine ends with several murders and possession.
Plot: captive woman, psychopath, nightmare, supernatural power, abduction, burglar, maniac, captive, possession, breaking and entering, stupidity, house ...
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When Brendan Met Trudy (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teacher meets a woman who turns out to be a thief and they introduce each other to new things.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, fall in love, love affair, odd couple, burglary, thief, rebellion, crime gone awry, couple relations, partners, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
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Crackers (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Garvey is a San Francisco pawnshop operator. His unemployed and criminal friends Dillard, Turtle, and Weslake, team up with Boardwalk, a local pimp, to burgle Garvey's shop while the owner is out of town. During the elaborate planning process, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: cons and scams, unemployment, heist, gang, disorder, crime, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, dishonesty, goofy hero, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
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Northwest (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nordvest is a gangsterfilm set in the suburbs of Copenhagen. Casper (18), the oldest of 3 siblings, survives life on the streets by committing burglaries for the neighbourhood boss, Jamal. When Casper gets an offer to work for Jamal’s rival ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak, tense ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, gang, juvenile delinquency, gangsters, crimes, life is a bitch, friendship, family problems, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, vengeance, gang war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
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In with Thieves (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A tough-as-nails burglary crew from the streets, a Cuban cartel, heavy into voodoo, ruthless Albanian gangsters, and a blood diamond deal that erupts into all out violence. This throws the criminal underworld into chaos. Double-crosses and brazen ...
Plot: mafia, thief, crew, burglary, voodoo, rap, albanian, cartel, cuban, organized crime, urban, urban setting ...
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Stranger in the House (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A botched diamond burglary and a dead publishing company executive set off a string of murders and betrayal in this suspensful, nonstop thriller!
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: insurance investigator, assassination plot, jewelry, burglary, confined, criminal heroes, murder, heist, isolation, dishonesty, deadly, graphic violence ...
Time: victorian, victorian era
Place: los angeles
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The Edukators (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Three activists cobble together a kidnapping plot after they encounter a businessman in his home.
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, psychological, philosophical, twists and turns ...
Plot: love triangle, rebel, debt, rebelliousness, friends, boyfriend, rebellion, vandalism, jealousy, businessman, unlikely criminals, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1968, year 2004, 2000s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, barcelona, barcelona spain
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Cop (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An obsessive, insubordinate homicide cop is convinced a serial killer is loose in the Hollywood area and disobeys orders in order to catch him.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, police corruption, con artists, police officer killed, high school, neo noir, dysfunctional family, mercilessness, shotgun, coffee ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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Flickering Lights (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Four small gangsters from Copenhagen trick a gangster boss: they take over 4,000,000 kroner which they were supposed to bring him. Trying to escape to Barcelona they are forced to stop in the countryside, in an old, wrecked house, hiding there for ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, surreal, cynical, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gangsters, friendship, crimes, crime, group of criminals, one last job, going straight, criminal heroes, partners, hopes, heist, career change ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, europe, barcelona spain, barcelona
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The Owners (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of friends think they found the perfect easy score - an empty house with a safe full of cash. But when the elderly couple that lives there comes home early, the tables are suddenly turned. As a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues, the ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: abduction, trapped in a building, attempted robbery, heist gone wrong, kidnapping, breaking and entering, home invasion, violence, danger, pursuit, survival, captivity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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100 Yen Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Slacker Ichiko gets into a fight with her younger sister and begins to live on her own, working the late shift at a 100 yen shop. On her way home, she passes a gym and meets middle-aged boxer Kano who trains there in silence...
Plot: fired from the job, boxing, slacker, loser, dating, motivation, poverty, sparring, father daughter relationship, rape, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship ...
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Yolngu Boy (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After committing a crime for which he is likely to be jailed, a Yolngu teenager convinces two of his childhood friends to join him on a journey from North East Arnhem Land to Darwin to seek help from a tribal leader.
Plot: hunter, father son reunion, friendship between men, burglary, journey, male friendship, alcohol abuse, juvenile delinquency, absent father, male female relationship, department store, aborigine ...
Place: australia
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Loulou (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This 1980 French film features Isabelle Huppert as a restless young woman who ditches her boring, tempramental boyfriend for a wild, leather-clad bad boy (played by an incandescent, youthful Gerard Depardieu).
Style: contemplative, psychological, gloomy, stylized, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, advertising agency, leather jacket, sexual relations, couples, city life, rebelliousness, social differences, urban, love affair, destructive relationship, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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Vagabond (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Karesz has been raised in an institution, his mother has a new family, and her husband does not tolerate that she meets her first-born son. Karesz tramps, joining up with his casual pals he washes the windscreens of cars, sells newspapers; sometimes ...
Plot: dancing, street urchin, music, arrested, practice, dance school, arrest, burglary, dancer, hungarian, dance, street kid
Place: budapest
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Nobody Can Cool (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young couple on a weekend getaway inadvertently intrude on a criminal couple's remote hideout, triggering a violent battle for freedom. Escape attempts, shifts of power, relationship issues and a looming secret fuel this confrontational ...
Style: suspense
Plot: female director, female protagonist, held captive, burglary, captive, neo noir, neo-noir, heist, tape over mouth, crimes, noir, crime
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Poor White Trash (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mike and Lenny are two buddies who dream of getting out of the trailer park. Out of desperation they resort to burglary as a means of financing Mike's college education. Their dream is jeopardized one summer day when their ploy to shoplift Near ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining
Plot: family relations, heist, nothing goes right, crimes, parents and children, ambition, disorder, teenage life, youth, college, small town, single parent ...
Time: 90s
Place: illinois, usa
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Hoodwinked! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The recipes of candies of the goody shops have been stolen by the Goody Bandit, and many animals are out of business. While the police are chasing the criminal, there is a mess at Granny's house evolving Little Red Hiding Hood, The Wolf, The ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: parody, little red riding hood, grandmother, talking animals, grandparent and grandchild, in the woods, false accusation, wolf, imaginary kingdom, dishonesty, computer animation, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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The Jönsson Gang in Mallorca (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Vanheden and Dynamit-Harry, together with Harry's fiancée Doris, are in Mallorca while Sickan is still in Stockholm...
Style: humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: safe, cathedral, balloon, gang, rivalry, crime, dishonesty, crimes, prison, vengeance, revolution, criminal gang ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden, eastern europe, mallorca
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