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 suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic, psychological and exciting films and TV shows about / with burglar, crimes, thief, chase, heist, robbery, gun, police, criminal heroes and violence plots mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
burglar movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as burglar: Don't Breathe (2016), Entrapment (1999), The Collector (2009), Bad Samaritan (2018), Money Heist (2017), Panic Room (2002), The Bad Guys (2022), The Poker Club (2008), The Vault (2021), Paper Soldiers (2002).

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, brutal, scary, twist ending, disturbing ...
Plot: home invasion, murder, thief, survival, blind man, trapped, kidnapping, violence, held captive, breaking and entering, heist gone wrong, surveillance ...
Place: michigan, california, detroit
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Entrapment (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
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: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, twists and turns, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, date night
Plot: heist, older man younger woman relationship, art theft, master criminal, art thief, burglar, sexual tension, blackmail, partners, working undercover, perfect crime, new year's eve ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, malaysia, china, scotland ...
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The Collector (2009)
Genre: Action, 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: serial killer, torture, home invasion, psychopath, trap, homicidal maniac, maniac, deathtrap, violence, held captive, massacre, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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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: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, home invasion, psychopath, investigation, sadism, sadist, psycho killer, held captive, obsession, captive, maniac ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon, oregon
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Money Heist (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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, exciting, twists and turns, intense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, perfect crime, hostage situation, bank robbery, professor, master criminal, hostage, planning, criminal heroes, thief, strategy, stockholm syndrome ...
Place: spain, madrid, thailand
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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: suspense, tense, neo noir, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, trapped, confinement indoors, claustrophobia, cat and mouse, survival, thief, surveillance, hostage, locked in a room, psycho, millionaire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Bad Guys (2022)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the infamous Bad Guys are finally caught after years of countless heists and being the world’s most-wanted villains, Mr. Wolf brokers a deal to save them all from prison.
Style: 3d animation, light, captivating, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: anthropomorphic animal, heist, gang, organized crime, talking animals, pickpocket, chase, burglar, hacker, robbery, escape, prison ...
Time: future
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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: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: gambling, disposing of a dead body, burglar, chase, crimes, buddies, vengeance, rivalry, betrayal, manslaughter, poker, stripper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Vault (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When an engineer learns of a mysterious, impenetrable fortress hidden under The Bank of Spain, he joins a crew of master thieves who plan to steal the legendary lost treasure locked inside while the whole country is distracted by Spain's World ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: heist, bank, bank robbery, master criminal, engineer, perfect crime, burglar, plan, secret plan, criminal heroes, assault, safecracking ...
Time: 21st century, year 2012, year 2009, year 2010
Place: spain, madrid, london
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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: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic
Plot: hip hop, gangsters, burglar, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, drug dealing, partners, ambition, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
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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: feel good, humorous, intense, clever, suspense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, home alone, family, espionage, holiday, little boy, winter, burglar, prank, crime gone awry, home invasion, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, hong kong, chicago illinois, san francisco, illinois
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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 Grünen, and a BMW. Yet one day while at his cottage he gets mugged and his life is drastically changed. ...
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: paranoia, infidelity, burglar, car salesman, night watchman, crimes, obsession, robbery, couple relations, materialism, businessman, security ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, east germany
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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, suspense, captivating, tense, unusual plot structure
Plot: burglar, relationships, husband wife relationship, marital crisis, robbery, society, romance, planning, secret plan, plan gone wrong, heist gone wrong, criminal heroes ...
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: witness, married couple, burglar, thief, evidence, family relations, criminal, marriage, family problems, marital problem, male female relationship, bus ...
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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: tense, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: police, remote village, burglar, gang, robbery, police station, police officer, friendship, evidence, group of criminals, society, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
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Irma Vep (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Chinese movie actress, in France to star in a remake of "Les Vampires", finds petty intrigues and clashing egos on the set.
Style: sexy, thought provoking, clever, witty, psychedelic ...
Plot: filmmaking, nervous breakdown, film industry, cat burglar, actress playing herself, urban setting, burglar, satire, bdsm, culture clash, vampire, kung fu ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo, europe, new york ...
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How to Steal a Million (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.
Style: feel good, witty, clever, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, forgery, art theft, museum, fall in love, adventure, art collector, perfect crime, love and romance, insurance, love story, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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After Hours (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.
Style: surreal, twists and turns, atmospheric, realistic, funny ...
Plot: dark humor, coincidence, suicide, artist, mistaken identity, nightclub, paranoia, city life, nothing goes right, nightlife, murder, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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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: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: fugitives, hostage, hijacking, bank robber, manipulation, woman in danger, on the road, rivalry, crimes, single parent, burglar, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Thief of Hearts (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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: erotic, sexy, sexual, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adultery, seduction, burglar, motorcycle, romance, obsession, love and romance, voyeurism, male nudity, extramarital affair, burglary, thief ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
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Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 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: light, humorous, feel good, funny, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, fish out of water, inventor, escapades, changing the past or future, race against time, impostor, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, goofy hero ...
Time: year 1973, 16th century
Place: ussr, moscow russia, russia
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Ambulance (2022)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Decorated veteran Will Sharp, desperate for money to cover his wife's medical bills, asks for help from his adoptive brother Danny. A charismatic career criminal, Danny instead offers him a score: the biggest bank heist in Los Angeles history: ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: heist gone wrong, bank robbery, ambulance, heist, crimes, woman in danger, burglar, criminal, robbery, hostage situation, hostage, problem ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: los angeles
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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: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: crimes, rivalry, on the run, partners, police investigation, master criminal, tough law enforcer, gang, law enforcement, track down, heist, burglar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
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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: captivating, tense, psychological, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: burglar, dumb criminal, robbery, criminal gang, drug dealer, hypochondriac, addiction, consumerism, crimes, secret plan, heist, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, north dakota
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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, disorder, crimes, drug abuse, burglar, road trip, self discovery, friendship, male nudity, coming of age, car thief, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
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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, realistic, serious, cynical, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jewel theft, chase, gangsters, crimes, police investigation, partners, police corruption, criminal heroes, dishonesty, car chase, heist, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: greece, athens greece, europe, france
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Stagecoach: The Texas Jack Story (2016)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After retiring from his life as an outlaw, ranch owner Nathaniel Reed quietly leads an honest existence with his devoted wife, Laura Lee. But his gun-slinging past suddenly comes back to haunt him when he learns that the man he once maimed during a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, captivating ...
Plot: burglar, crimes, criminal heroes, perfect crime, friendship, old west, revenge, career criminal, escapades, good versus evil, death, u.s. marshal ...
Time: 18th century
Place: canada
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Captains of the Sands (2011)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Brazil, Portugal
Duration: 96 min.
Story: About the life and adventures of a gang of abandoned street kids known as "Capitães da Areia" (Captains of the Sands), in Salvador, Bahia, during the 1950s.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, light, contemplative
Plot: homeless teenager, poverty, burglar, homelessness, orphan, teenage boy, street urchin, brazilian, infection, little boy, imprisonment, outcast ...
Time: 50s
Place: brazil, northeast brazil
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I Downloaded a Ghost (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young Halloween buff accidentally downloads recently deceased stand-up comic, who ends up helping her foil two bumbling crooks, as well as finishing her haunted house.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, funny
Audience: family outing
Plot: halloween, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, supernatural ability, family, computers and web, computer, burglar, haunted house, spirit, escapades ...
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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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: urban ghetto life, gangsters, juvenile delinquency, gang, crimes, life is a bitch, family problems, friendship, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, vengeance, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen
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