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 suspense, tense, suspenseful, realistic, captivating and psychological films and TV shows about / with burglar, crimes, robbery, thief, chase, heist, violence, murder, vengeance and police investigation plots mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
burglar movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as burglar: Don't Breathe (2016), Entrapment (1999), Panic Room (2002), The Collector (2009), Money Heist (2017), Home Alone 3 (1997), The Burglars (1971), The Poker Club (2008), Willenbrock (2005), Valley of Flowers (2006).

List of burglar movies

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, tense, scary ...
Plot: thief, violence, home invasion, heist gone wrong, held captive, cat and mouse, break in, trapped, robbery gone awry, murder, sole survivor, survival ...
Place: california, michigan, detroit
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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, exciting, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, girls' night
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, heist, art theft, master criminal, burglar, partners, undercover, working undercover, dishonesty, love and romance, mind game, perfect crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, malaysia, manhattan new york city, new york, manhattan, new york city ...
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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, neo noir, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, thief, confinement indoors, trapped, millionaire, psycho, disorder, child in peril, danger, burglar, cat and mouse, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Collector (2009)
Genre: 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: slasher, scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, trap, serial killer, home invasion, gory, torture, deathtrap, held captive, homicidal maniac, masked man, hostage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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Money Heist (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
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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, intense, twists and turns, exciting, tense ...
Plot: heist, perfect crime, bank robbery, master criminal, hostage situation, professor, hostage, criminal heroes, plot twist, stockholm syndrome, strategy, planning ...
Place: spain, madrid, thailand
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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, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: home alone, burglar, little boy, home invasion, family, christmas, farce, espionage, crime gone awry, prank, crimes, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, san francisco, hong kong
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The Burglars (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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, cynical, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, burglar, gangsters, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, partners, criminal heroes, dishonesty, jewel theft, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: greece, france, europe, athens greece
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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, suspenseful ...
Plot: disposing of a dead body, burglar, gambling, chase, crimes, buddies, rivalry, betrayal, vengeance, infidelity, basement, beating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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 GrĂ¼nen, and a BMW. Yet one day while at his cottage he gets mugged and his life is drastically changed. ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, paranoia, burglar, car salesman, night watchman, crimes, obsession, couple relations, materialism, robbery, dishonesty, security ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, east germany
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Valley of Flowers (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: India, France, Japan, Germany
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A Himalayan legend of a love struggling against the inevitability of death, an astonishing tale spanning from the early 19th century mountain existence, to hectic, bustling modern day Tokyo.
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: impossible love, love, immortality, love of one's life, burglar, suicide, highwayman, bandit, escapades, robbery, gang, relationships ...
Place: himalaya, tokyo
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The Break-In (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A married couple have dinner and discuss their future, they go to bed but soon they realize that someone is in the house. The crisis that follows this incident brings the couple closer together, but brings the relationship to a clash when reality ...
Style: psychological, captivating, unusual plot structure, tense, suspense
Plot: burglar, relationships, break in, husband wife relationship, marital crisis, hostage, planning, criminal heroes, love, robbery, hacking, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Prasad and Sreeja are a couple planning to set up a new life in Kasargod. On a bus journey they end up being robbed by a thief also named Prasad and this lands them up in a police station.
Style: captivating
Plot: burglar, thief, married couple, witness, marital problem, marriage, family problems, family relations, criminal, male female relationship, bus, police station ...
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IDI: Inspector Dawood Ibrahim (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story follows Dawood, who wishes to don the cop uniform right from his childhood. He grows up to be a straight-laced, passionate policeman, who is sent off to a sleepy border suburb Kollanahalli for his first posting. An unexpected turn of ...
Style: humorous, tense, exciting, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: police, remote village, burglar, gang, police station, robbery, police officer, heroes, vengeance, crimes, track down, human nature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
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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, complex, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, investigation, obsession, psychopath, psycho killer, sadism, home invasion, maniac, sadist, captive, 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, mad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, fish out of water, comedy of errors, inventor, changing the past or future, escapades, race against time, impostor, goofy hero, misfit partners ...
Time: year 1973, 16th century
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia, ussr
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The Last Days of American Crime (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future, as a final response to crime and terrorism, the U.S. government plans to broadcast a signal that will make it impossible for anyone to knowingly break the law.
Style: odd, twists and turns, unusual plot structure, twist ending, confusing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime boss, burglar, criminal, mafia, fighting crime, father son relationship, brutality, violence, gunfight, money, bank robber, organized crime ...
Time: near future, distant future
Place: canada, detroit, usa
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Anti Matter (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Anti Matter (AKA Worm) is a sci-fi noir take on the Alice in Wonderland tale. Ana, an Oxford PhD student, finds herself unable to build new memories following an experiment to generate and travel through a wormhole. The story follows her ...
Plot: animal experimentation, computer virus, conspiracy, memory loss, robbery, science, university, chase, scientific experiment, animal testing, burglar, break in ...
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Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Following the events of Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens, New York City, with fighting crime as his superhero alter ego ...
Style: comic, reboot, psychotronic, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: supernatural power, superhero, teenage superhero, teenager, super powers, technology, costumed hero, best friend, spider man character, mentor, school, teenage life ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., berlin germany, brooklyn new york city, new york, usa ...
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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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: on the run, rivalry, partners, crimes, master criminal, tough law enforcer, police investigation, gang, law enforcement, 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, feel good, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: orphan, good versus evil, crimes, rivalry, escapades, in the woods, hopes, burglar, little girl, theft, orphanage, dishonesty ...
Place: germany
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Pinching Penny (2011)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A British hypochondriac turns to crime after becoming addicted to consumerism. As his obsession worsens, his life falls quickly into the absurd and he continues to spend himself deeper and deeper into depravity.
Style: tense, humorous, captivating, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: burglar, criminal gang, consumerism, robbery, drug dealer, hypochondriac, addiction, dumb criminal, crimes, society, secret plan, plan gone wrong ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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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: abduction, psychopath, maniac, captive, breaking and entering, burglar, possession, captive woman, supernatural power, nightmare, house, violence ...
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Mystic River (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A story about friendship and loyalty, guilt and vengeance, and the fateful affect the past has on the present.
Style: psychological, tense, neo noir, bleak, twist ending ...
Plot: mystery, vengeance, police investigation, child abuse, child molestation, loss of child, death in the family, sexual abuse, child rape, innocence lost, loss of daughter, murder ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 70s, contemporary, 60s ...
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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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, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, crimes, disorder, drug abuse, burglar, chevrolet, road trip, self discovery, friendship, comedy of errors, eccentric family, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
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Wrath of Man (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A cold and mysterious new security guard for a Los Angeles cash truck company surprises his co-workers when he unleashes precision skills during a heist. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman's ultimate ...
Style: suspense, humorous, non-linear, remake of french film
Plot: revenge, crime boss, robbery, fight for justice, heist, criminal, burglar, gunfight, fighting crime, gang, justice, crime investigation ...
Place: los angeles
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The River Thief (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Diz (Joel Courtney) is a reckless teenage drifter living life on the run. Abandoned by his parents as a child, he looks out for himself and doesn't accept handouts. He takes whatever he wants and runs. Jaded and determined to answer to no one, ...
Style: suspenseful, contemplative, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: thief, waitress, drugs, robbery, grandfather, burglar, youth, couples, teenager, plan gone wrong, human nature, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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First Response (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A gunman forces a paramedic to drive an ambulance, while his partner treats the man's injured brother.
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: wounded, wound, paramedic, hostage, robbery, blood, ambulance, medicine, burglar, criminal heroes, escapades, planning ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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Barbie: Spy Squad (2016)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Barbie and her best friends Teresa and Renee transform from hard-working gymnasts to undercover secret agents. When their amazing gymnastics skills catch the eye of a top-secret spy agency, the girls are soon following clues to a gem-stealing cat ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, light
Audience: kids
Plot: barbie, friendship, spy, mission, secret agents, operative, teamwork, thief, gymnast, burglar, team, secret ...
Time: 2010s
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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, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, ambition, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
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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: neo noir, psychological, thought provoking, tense, realistic ...
Plot: thief, stranger, breaking and entering, mystery, robbery, friendship, dishonesty, buddies, dangerous attraction, gangsters, voyeurism, theft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe
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