Burglar movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant burglar movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, suspense, serious, humorous and tense films and TV shows about / with burglar, crimes, crime, thief, police, dishonesty, chase, vengeance, police investigation and murder plots mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as burglar: Home Alone 3 (1997), The Burglars (1971), The Poker Club (2008), Entrapment (1999), Willenbrock (2005), Bad Samaritan (2018), The Three Robbers (2007), Eldorado (2008), As Blood Runs Deep (2010), Paper Soldiers (2002).

List of burglar movies

 4.5
 103K
Home Alone 3 (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 9-year-old Alex Pruitt is home alone with the chicken pox. Turns out, due to a mix-up among nefarious spies, Alex was given a toy car concealing a top-secret microchip. Now Alex must fend off the spies as they try break into his house to get it back.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: home alone, little boy, home invasion, burglar, family, christmas, espionage, prank, crime gone awry, young heroes, crimes, holiday ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, hong kong, san francisco
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 6.7
 2K
The Burglars (1971)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Athens a collection of emeralds is successfully stolen by a team of robbers, led by safe-cracker Azad. Things go smoothly until they miss the ship by which they planned their escape; a police chief pursues Azad while he waits for the next ship to ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, cynical, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, chase, burglar, jewel theft, police investigation, crimes, partners, police corruption, dishonesty, criminal heroes, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: greece, france, europe, athens greece
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 5.2
 367
The Poker Club (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four friends discover and accidentally kill a burglar -- who may not be alone -- in the kitchen during their weekly poker night.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: disposing of a dead body, gambling, burglar, chase, crimes, buddies, betrayal, rivalry, vengeance, infidelity, beaten to death, beating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.3
 105K
Entrapment (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two thieves, who travel in elegant circles, try to outsmart each other and, in the process, end up falling in love.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, girls' night
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, heist, master criminal, art theft, partners, undercover, working undercover, dishonesty, love and romance, mind game, art thief, blackmail ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, malaysia, manhattan new york city, new york, manhattan, new york city ...
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 6.8
 496
Willenbrock (2005)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Second-hand car sales man Willenbrock has everything that he could ever wish for. He is married, has two lovers, a cottage in the German city Grünen, and a BMW. Yet one day while at his cottage he gets mugged and his life is drastically changed. ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, paranoia, night watchman, car salesman, burglar, crimes, obsession, couple relations, materialism, robbery, dishonesty, security ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, east germany
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 6.4
 18K
Bad Samaritan (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A thieve makes a disturbing discovery in the house where he breaks in. Later, when he returns to the same house with his partner in crime, things are not longer how he expected.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: violence, serial killer, psychopath, obsession, investigation, captive, murder, home invasion, danger, police, rescue, held captive ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, portland oregon
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Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to 16th century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible goes into the year 1973.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, comedy of errors, fish out of water, escapades, changing the past or future, race against time, inventor, disorder, goofy hero, misfit ...
Time: 16th century, year 1973
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
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Tactical Unit - Comrades in Arms (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two tactical unit leaders are forced to put aside their differences to help catch a group of robbers.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: rivalry, on the run, police investigation, law enforcement, gang, partners, tough law enforcer, crimes, master criminal, heist, track down, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
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The Three Robbers (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three robbers pilfer from the countryside until they are charmed by a young orphan girl.
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, humorous, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: orphan, good versus evil, crimes, escapades, rivalry, in the woods, hopes, little girl, burglar, orphanage, theft, changing lives ...
Place: germany
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 6.7
 2K
Eldorado (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Yvan finds a burglar in his house. After some consideration, Yvan decides not to call the police and to drop the lad near the nearby city but he ends up giving him a lift home to his parents. Together, they travel through Belgium and meet some ...
Style: road movie, humorous, captivating, entertaining, offbeat ...
Plot: on the road, disorder, crimes, drug abuse, burglar, chevrolet, road trip, self discovery, friendship, comedy of errors, addiction, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
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As Blood Runs Deep (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Small-town detective Noah Cordin is called to solve a juvenile homicide that occurred during a home burglary in his affluent town of Hilliard. The dead boy's mother, Allison Connor, is a member of the Meskada County Board of Commissioners, and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, working class, social differences, small town, deadly, investigation, dead boy, crime scene, burglar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Paper Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paper Soldiers follows an overeager burglar named Shawn (Kevin Hart) through the ups and downs of his short, stressful career.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: gangsters, crime, crimes, drug dealing, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, disorder, ambition, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
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 7.5
 85K
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: thought provoking, psychological, tense, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: neo noir, thief, stranger, breaking and entering, mystery, robbery, friendship, dishonesty, buddies, dangerous attraction, writers, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.8
 4K
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, crimes, life is a bitch, gangsters, juvenile delinquency, gang, friendship, family problems, vengeance, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gang war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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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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 3.5
 584
Casanovva (2012)
Genre: Action, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A group of fugitives end up killing an international businessman Casanovva's girlfriend, after entrapping the couple in a reality show. Furious, Casanovva sets out to avenge her death.
Plot: burglar, police, convent, gymnastics, gang, cycling, trick, flashback, death of girlfriend, reality tv, womanizer, tv show ...
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 6.7
 34
Scaregivers (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Philippines
Duration: 108 min.
Story: a film by Uro Q. dela Cruz.
Plot: burglar, mental patient, thief, patient, nurse, parody, con artists, caregiver, mental institution, theft, vengeful ghost, doctor ...
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 5.0
 4K
Carjacked (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A single mom and her child are carjacked by a bank robber who has no intention of letting them go.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: hijacking, fugitives, manipulation, woman in danger, manipulations, on the road, rivalry, chases and races, crimes, danger, single parent, bank robber ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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No Man's Land: The Rise of Reeker (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sheriff and his son who are tracking down a group of bank robbers on their way to Mexico, only to discover that they are being stalked by a far more deadly enemy — The Reeker.
Style: rough, tense, scary, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, serial killer, murder, slasher, supernatural, burned alive, death, diner, hit by a car, gore, held at gunpoint, stun gun ...
Time: 70s
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 4.8
 59K
The Spirit (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Down these mean streets a man must come. A hero born, murdered, and born again. A Rookie cop named Denny Colt returns from the beyond as The Spirit, a hero whose mission is to fight against the bad forces from the shadows of Central City. The ...
Style: stylized, rough, exciting, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret identity, heroes, superhero, fighting crime, good versus evil, back from the dead, crimes, crime, vigilantism, crime fighter, female assassin, police officer killed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Zero Tolerance (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Johan is a two-fisted Gothenburg cop who finds himself in a shoot-out with jewel robbers. After the smoke has cleared, one robber, shot by his accomplice, and an innocent bystander, are dead. Three witnesses, including Helen, identify thug ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: chase, murder, false accusation, gunfight, threat, police officer, burglar, police, witness, robbery, revenge, city ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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 5.8
 534
Happy New Year (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Small time crooksters Nick and Charlie have an elaborate plan to rob an exclusive jewelers store. Using a variety of disguises and posing as rich old men and women they begin the set-up, but then Nick falls for the owner of a neighboring antique ...
Style: remake of french film
Plot: new year, burglar, new year's eve, jewel theft, jewelry store, jewelry, jewel, robbery, antique dealer, antique, jewel thief, polaroid ...
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 7.1
 19K
Slacker (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Presents a day in the life in Austin, Texas among its social outcasts and misfits, predominantly the twenty-something set, using a series of linear vignettes. These characters, who in some manner just don't fit into the establishment norms, ...
Style: talky, humorous, witty, experimental, contemplative ...
Plot: philosophy, writers, hitchhiker, tent, cafe, twenty something, telescope, anarchist, atomic bomb, dream, moon, ufo ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, london, barcelona ...
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 6.8
 1K
Mad Mission (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: King Kong, a clever thief who steals a cache of diamonds from some gangsters, frames another thief called White Glove for the crime. That's when the bald detective Albert Au, who has been chasing King Kong for quite some time, pairs with the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, policewoman, burglar, dishonesty, gangsters, partners against crime, goofy hero, buddies, crime, criminal heroes, gang ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
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 7.1
 9K
White Dog (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that's been raised to kill black people.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: dog, racism, murder, friendship, hate, racist, dangerous animal, actor's life, life is a bitch, danger, crimes, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Thief of Hearts (1984)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman trapped in a boring marriage begins an affair with a handsome man who seems able to read her mind. She doesn't know that he has broken into her house and read her diaries, where she has recorded her deepest thoughts and fantasies.
Style: sexy, sexual, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adultery, beach, criminal, seduction, sexual fantasy, burglar, diary, motorcycle, love and romance, obsession, love affair, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
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 6.9
 23K
The Ref (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 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: dark humor, humorous, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: hostage, dysfunctional family, christmas, farce, holiday, robbery, dinner, thief, alcoholic, blackmail, christmas party, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: usa, connecticut
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 6.4
 57K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, macabre, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, trap, violence, serial killer, gory, home invasion, held captive, torture, masked man, extreme violence, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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 5.2
 4K
Burglar (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, thief, chase, crime, crimes, who done it, disorder, nothing goes right, protagonist as suspect, partners, odd couple, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
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 4.7
 5K
B*A*P*S (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Can two clueless Georgia homegirls with big hearts -- and even bigger hair -- find happiness, fame and thrills in the swank hills of Beverly? Anything is possible when you are B.A.P.'s. They revive Blakemore's interest for life, and he ...
Style: humorous, biting, cynical, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: fish out of water, cinderella story, ambition, burglar, nephew, restaurant, guilt, millionaire, irreverence, social differences, relationship vs career, nightlife ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, usa, california, georgia
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