Heist gone wrong movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant heist gone wrong movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting and suspense films and TV shows about / with heist gone wrong, crimes, heist, crime, chase, disorder, crime gone awry, gun, gangsters and murder plots mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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heist gone wrong movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as heist gone wrong: Don't Breathe (2016), The Front Line (2006), The Fugitives (1986), In Your Wake (2007), Police Story: Lockdown (2013), Victoria (2015), The Green Hornet (2011), Precious Cargo (2016), Windfall (2002), The Last Tunnel (2004).

List of heist gone wrong movies

 7.1
 213K
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, scary, atmospheric, brutal ...
Plot: violence, held captive, thief, break in, home invasion, heist gone wrong, murder, robbery gone awry, cat and mouse, surveillance, isolation, trapped ...
Place: california, michigan, detroit
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 6.5
 962
The Front Line (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Germany, UK, Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An African immigrant bank security guard turns the tables on Dublin's nastiest criminals when they force him to be the "inside man" on a bank robbery.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, serious, semi serious
Plot: mistaken identity, crimes, confined, legal, price of justice, social decay, heist, life is a bitch, dishonesty, gangsters, criminal, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland
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The Fugitives (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coming out from jail, Lucas has decided to change his life and behave like a good citizen. But when he is taken hostage in a bank by a hare-brained robber, no cops can believe he is not part of the action.
Style: feel good, witty, sentimental, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, chase, farce, fugitives, reluctant partners, goofy hero, odd couple, disorder, chases and races, nothing goes right, nobody believes, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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 6.6
 85
In Your Wake (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An estranged father returns with plans to open a bar with the son who still harbors resentment towards him.
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: parents and children, crimes, criminal heroes, human nature, vengeance, heist, father son relationship, heist gone wrong, family relations, bar, money problems, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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Police Story: Lockdown (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man looking for the release of a long-time prisoner takes a police officer, his daughter, and a group of strangers hostage.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, psychological thriller, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, martial arts, criminal's revenge, confined, law enforcement, heroes, crimes, save the day, group of strangers, release from prison, brutality, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2010s, 2000s
Place: china, asia, beijing china
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 7.6
 51K
Victoria (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A young Spanish woman who has newly moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, sentimental, serious, tense ...
Plot: crimes, running from police, bank robbery, crime gone awry, dangerous attraction, disorder, gangsters, theft, young lovers, fall in love, heist gone wrong, ex convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany, spain
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The Green Hornet (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Britt Reid (Seth Rogen), the heir to the largest newspaper fortune in Los Angeles, is a spoiled playboy who has been, thus far, happy to lead an aimless life. After his father (Tom Wilkinson) dies, Britt meets Kato (Jay Chou), a resourceful company ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, martial arts, car chase, secret identity, gangsters, violence, partners against crime, fighting crime, revenge, vigilantism, irresponsible, inheritance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Precious Cargo (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a botched heist, Eddie a murderous crime boss, hunts down the seductive thief Karen who failed him. In order to win back Eddie’s trust, Karen recruits her ex-lover and premier thief Jack to steal a cargo of rare precious gems. But when the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: heist, crime boss, diamond, betrayal, danger, thief, assassination attempt, heist gone wrong, organized crime, gang, gunfight, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, mississippi
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 3.9
 354
Windfall (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Robbers Ace and Scratch are caught in the act of robbing a casino vault and are caught after a long chase by the owner of the casino, who chooses not to send them to jail but instead hires them on as security consultants. The current head of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gambling, adventure, crime gone awry, buddies, betrayal, rivalry, dishonesty, hidden identity, partners, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
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The Last Tunnel (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A recently released prisoner reunites his criminal colleagues to pull off one last heist.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, betrayal, gang, retiring, bank robber, friends, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, crimes, one last job, release from prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada
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 5.2
 19K
Empire State (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After failing to get into the police academy, Chris Potamitis (Hemsworth), settles for a security guard job with the EMPIRE STATE Armored Truck Company. He makes the mistake of mentioning the company's lax security to his best friend, Eddie ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, armored truck, unlikely criminals, robbery gone awry, chases and races, crime, crimes, chase, heist gone wrong, graphic violence, embezzlement, armored car robbery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new orleans, new york, bronx new york city
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 8.3
 897K
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors -- veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange, psychopathic parolee Mr. Blonde, bickering weasel Mr. Pink and ...
Style: talky, brutal, tense, non-linear, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, crimes, dark hero, psychopath, suprisingly clever, swearing, violence spree, gang, cult, undercover cop, perfect crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles
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 6.8
 253K
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, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, confinement indoors, disorder, locked in a room, neo noir, crime gone awry, bunker, confined, secret room, cat and mouse, thief, millionaire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 5.4
 14K
Breaking In (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shaun Russell takes her son and daughter on a weekend getaway to her late father's secluded, high-tech vacation home in the countryside. The family soon gets an unwelcome surprise when four men break into the house to find hidden money. After ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Plot: home invasion, mother, protective parent, hostage, crimes, danger, heist, white male black female relationship, heist gone wrong, murder, security system, black people ...
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Locked Up: The Oasis (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Story: After a few years dedicating themselves to robbing jewelers, banks and casinos, it is time for Macarena and Zulema to separate.
Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, atmospheric, serious, scenic
Audience: family outing, girls' night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: women, robbery, female criminal, female villain, burglar, plan gone wrong, foe turned friend, crimes, heist gone wrong, freedom, escapades, rivalry ...
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 8.4
 269K
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: twists and turns, suspense, exciting, intense
Plot: bank robbery, perfect crime, heist, stockholm syndrome, professor, hostage situation, master criminal, criminal heroes, plot twist, planning, hostage, thief ...
Place: spain, madrid, thailand
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 5.5
 2K
Fida (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Fida tells the story of Jai who one day happen to meet a young and beautiful woman called Neha and he falls in love with her at first sight.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, surprise ending
Plot: bank, fall in love, vengeance, heist, redemption, buddies, best friends, romance, love and romance, crimes, murder, femme fatale ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, south africa
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The People Under the Stairs (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When young Poindexter "Fool" Williams breaks into the creepy, immense old home of his family's greedy and uncaring landlords, he uncovers a disturbing scenario underneath the stairs.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibalism, mental illness, human monster, serial killer, murder, break in, incest, manic, disfigurement, child abuse, guard dog, robbery gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 6.1
 586
The Hold-Up (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lola's a single mom, broke, working as a janitor and maid. Silvia is pregnant, and her lover (her boss) won't leave his wife. Maite, newly a widow, discovers she's penniless but wants to maintain appearances and give her daughter a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, bank, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, single parent, hostage, working class, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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 6.9
 3K
Vinci (2004)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The sophisticated thief of art Robert "Cuma" Cuminski is released on probation from the local prison by the corrupt Doctor Wiaderny to organize the theft of the famous Leonardo Da Vinci painting "Lady with Ermine" for the dealer ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, art theft, cons and scams, heist, criminal heroes, law enforcement, once in a lifetime opportunity, crimes, nothing goes right, partners, chases and races, collector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
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 4.5
 3K
Slipstream (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, Zambia, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A scientist plots a bank robbery based around his newest invention -- a time travel gadget that will send its user 10 minutes into the past. Everything goes according to plan, until he encounters a group of thieves who've planned their heist ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, hostage, on the run, rivalry, heroes, race against time, crime gone awry, hostages, danger, deadly, changing the past or future, disorder ...
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 5.7
 29K
Armored (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crew of officers at an armored transport security firm risk their lives when they embark on the ultimate heist against their own company. Armed with a seemingly fool-proof plan, the men plan on making off with a fortune with harm to none. But when ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, robbery, confined, chases and races, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, homeless, robbery gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, paris france
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American Animals (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Spencer Reinhard, Warren Lipka, Eric Borsuk and Chas Allen are four friends who live an ordinary existence in Kentucky. After a visit to Transylvania University, Lipka comes up with the idea to steal the rarest and most valuable books from the ...
Style: realistic, slang, based on true events, cynical, talky
Plot: disguise, heist, unreliable narrator, library, university, book, arrest, travel, theft, buddies, partners, planning ...
Time: 2000s
Place: kentucky, pennsylvania, new york
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 4.7
 442
Styx (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nelson puts his criminal ways behind him, having spent years as a first-rate safecracker. This resolution lasts until his brother finds himself owing money to organised crime and Nelson needs to do one last big job, with a few other professionals.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, police shootout, debt, going straight, unlikely criminals, betrayal, criminal heroes, gang, tough law enforcer, master criminal, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, south africa
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 4.5
 3K
Hard Cash (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Released from prison, an infamous thief and his new crew pull of a brilliant robbery but then become embroiled with a corrupt FBI agent when they discover the money is marked.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, police corruption, prison, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, cons and scams, danger, manhunt, betrayal, gang ...
Time: contemporary
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 8.1
 41K
Paper Moon (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.
Style: sentimental, road movie, touching, humorous, talky ...
Plot: mischievous children, friendship, funeral, on the road, orphan, great depression, girl, girl dressed as boy, odd couple, family relations, partners in crime, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 70s
Place: missouri, kansas, usa
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Sleepless Night (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Vincent is a crooked cop whose drug heist goes wrong when he is stabbed and the criminals he is robbing discover his identity. Vincent escapes with a huge bag of cocaine, but discovers his loot belongs to a powerful mob boss who kidnaps ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, kidnapping, cop as target, crime gone awry, law enforcement, family in danger, gangsters, drug dealing, crime, chase, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 7.3
 232K
RocknRolla (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a Russian mobster sets up a real estate scam that generates millions of pounds, various members of London's criminal underworld pursue their share of the fortune. Various shady characters, including Mr One-Two, Stella the accountant, and ...
Style: dark humor, twists and turns, surprise ending, talky, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, corruption, cons and scams, crimes, organized crime, crime, crime gone awry, mafia, graphic violence, gang leader, dishonor among criminals, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
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 5.7
 34K
Bandidas (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Western
Country: France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the late 19th century. When a ruthless robber baron takes away everything they cherish, a rough-and-tumble, idealistic peasant and a sophisticated heiress embark on a quest for justice, vengeance…and a few good heists.
Style: sexy, humorous, exciting, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: women, partners, bank robbery, friendship, on the run, chase, society, unlikely criminals, revenge, track down, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, new york
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Shor in the City (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Various residents and career-criminals face challenges in crime-laden Mumbai.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: heist, crimes, city life, petty criminal, dishonesty, cons and scams, gangsters, redemption, revenge, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, crime boss, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mumbai india, india
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