Safecracker movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant safecracker movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, suspense, humorous, clever and twists and turns films and TV shows about / with safecracker, crimes, heist, dishonesty, crime gone awry, caper, criminal heroes, robbery, betrayal and gangsters plots mostly in Crime, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as safecracker: The Score (2001), Safe Men (1998), Tower Heist (2011), Breaking In (1989), Papillon (2017), The Thieves (2012), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), The Great Train Robbery (1978), The Italian Job (2003), No Deposit, No Return (1976).

List of safecracker movies

 6.8
 128K
The Score (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, betrayal, robbery, heist, one last job, thief, race against time, crimes, cons and scams, bank robbery, group of criminals, jewelry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: quebec, north america
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 5.8
 3K
Safe Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, absurd, buddy comedy, light ...
Plot: safecracker, heist, mistaken identity, organized crime, crimes, comedy of errors, cons and scams, farce, justice, crime boss, unlikely criminals, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
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 6.2
 143K
Tower Heist (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A luxury condo manager leads a staff of workers to seek payback on the Wall Street swindler who defrauded them. With only days until the billionaire gets away with the perfect crime, the unlikely crew of amateur thieves enlists the help of petty ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, sexy, absurd ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, robbery, skyscraper, thanksgiving, thief, gold, fbi, crimes, con men, revenge, corrupt businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 6.1
 2K
Breaking In (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Professional thief Ernie takes Mike on as an apprentice, but while Mike clearly has "larceny in his heart", it will take him a long time to get as good as Ernie.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, cerebral, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: safecracker, crimes, crime gone awry, sarcasm, drug addiction, first contact, race issues, screwball, police investigation, creativity, hospital, workplace ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, england, portland oregon
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 7.2
 74K
Papillon (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Spain
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Henri "Papillon" Charrière is convicted in Paris for a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, he becomes obsessed with escaping. After planning and executing a series of treacherous ...
Style: suspense, factual, homoerotic, motivational, brutal
Plot: prison escape, prison, survival, island prison, prison life, escape, life sentence, human spirit, solitary, safecracker, friendship, jungle ...
Time: year 1931, 1930s, year 1969, year 1970
Place: south america, france, colombia, venezuela, paris france
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 6.8
 10K
The Thieves (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Hong Kong
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A gang of South Korean thieves team up with a Hong Kong crew to steal a diamond necklace from a heavily-guarded casino safe in Macau. As the cops close in, old betrayals — and misunderstandings — resurface.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, crimes, diamond theft, master thief, criminal gang, art theft, criminal heroes, dishonesty, cons and scams, master criminal, secret agenda ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, macau, hong kong, asia
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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.
Style: road movie, humorous, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, friendship, treasure hunt, car chase, chase, on the road, crimes, friendship between men, safecracker, car, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: usa, montana
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The Great Train Robbery (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In Victorian England, a master criminal makes elaborate plans to steal a shipment of gold from a moving train.
Style: suspense, intense, tense, talky, exciting ...
Plot: heist, train robbery, safecracker, crimes, gold, british, betrayal, gangsters, train travel, master criminal, train, perfect crime ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 70s
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.0
 366K
The Italian Job (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charlie Croker pulled off the crime of a lifetime. The one thing that he didn't plan on was being double-crossed. Along with a drop-dead gorgeous safecracker, Croker and his team take off to re-steal the loot and end up in a pulse-pounding, ...
Style: suspense, exciting, twists and turns, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, robbery, car chase, perfect crime, revenge, mentor, master criminal, gold, bank robbery, hacker, caper, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: italy, los angeles, venice, philadelphia, san francisco ...
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No Deposit, No Return (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two rich children devise a way to escape their grandfather and visit their mother. Unfortunately for two hapless safe crackers, they become part of the plan.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: safecracker, disney, youth, coming of age, kidnapping, airport, friendship, family relations, chase, silly humor, family life, gambling ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, hong kong
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 7.2
 61K
Sexy Beast (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The idyllic life of retired safecracker Gal is put at risk when a psychotic gangster from his past arrives at his villa in southern Spain, intent on bringing him out of retirement for one last job.
Style: psychological, talky, atmospheric, neo noir, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, crimes, retired, safecracker, one last job, psychopath, robbery, mafia, character study, murder, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, england, london, mediterranean sea, california ...
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 7.4
 32K
Thief (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Frank is an expert professional safecracker, specialized in high-profile diamond heists. He plans to use his ill-gotten income to retire from crime and build a nice life for himself complete with a home, wife and kids. To accelerate the process, he ...
Style: atmospheric, noir, cerebral, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, thief, safecracker, mafia, character study, bank robbery, betrayal, car salesman, crimes, vengeance, home invasion ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey, usa, illinois, los angeles
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 5.8
 5K
Ghanchakkar (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When Sanju a master safe cracker teams up with two dangerous criminals to commit one last heist. The robbery is successful and Sanju is given the task of hiding the money till things cool down and the booty can be split. Three months later, the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, twists and turns, erotic ...
Plot: safecracker, memory loss, crimes, disorder, heist, nothing goes right, retiring, stash, bank, crime gone awry, one last job, storage unit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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 6.1
 27K
Dom Hemingway (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.
Style: talky, stylized, witty, suspense, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, gangsters, crimes, redemption, prison, safecracker, crime gone awry, sex scene, dysfunctional family, bank robbery, criminal heroes, temperamental ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, france, europe, french riviera
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 7.1
 144K
Bad Santa (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.
Style: cynical, humorous, funny, clever, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: dark humor, christmas, heist, holiday, alcohol abuse, cons and scams, christmas eve, bully, pretense, antisocial behavior, deception, career criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona, milwaukee wisconsin, miami, phoenix arizona
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 4.6
 279
The Hard Truth (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suspended cop and his girlfriend blackmail an electronics expert into helping them break into the safe of the girlfriend's boss, a corrupt city councilman who's on the local mob's payroll.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, femme fatale, manipulation, crime gone awry, crimes, betrayal, vengeance, police corruption, partners, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
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Army of Thieves (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A prequel to Zack Snyder's upcoming Army of the Dead that is said to be 'international'.
Style: suspense, romantic, disturbing, captivating, funny ...
Plot: heist, zombie, safecracking, thief, zombie outbreak, bank teller, organized crime, sting operation, red herring, safecracker, interpol, safe ...
Time: 2020s
Place: europe, munich germany, berlin germany, prague, california ...
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The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Charlie and his troublesome cousin Paulie decide to steal $150000 in order to back a "sure thing" race horse that Paulie has inside information on. The aftermath of the robbery gets them into serious trouble with the local Mafia boss and ...
Style: intense, feel good, exciting, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, crimes, mafia, police corruption, friendship, safecracker, partners, law enforcement, disorder, crime boss, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new jersey, italy, usa ...
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Welcome to Collinwood (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five hapless inner-city low-lifes attempt to burgle a pawnbroker's safe, but end up being plagued by bad luck.
Style: humorous, entertaining, absurd, clever, satirical ...
Plot: heist, prison, crimes, greed, runaway, safecracker, cons and scams, criminal heroes, dishonesty, planning, crime gone awry, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cleveland ohio
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The Opportunists (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vic is a struggling auto mechanic with a safe-cracking past and a lot of debt. His girlfriend runs a bar and offers to loan him the money she's saved for remodeling, but Vic is reluctant to take it. When a long-lost cousin from Ireland shows up ...
Style: talky, realistic, emotional, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, cons and scams, gangsters, crimes, character study, redemption, safecracker, unlikely couple, dishonesty, going straight, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ireland, new york, europe, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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 4.2
 5K
Players (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Learning of a fortune in gold being secretly shipped to Romania, master thieves Charlie and Riya assemble a crack team to steal it.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: heist, gang, vengeance, betrayal, partners, crimes, cons and scams, safecracker, rivalry, caper, car chase, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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 5.2
 1K
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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, political ...
Plot: heist, unemployment, disorder, cons and scams, burglary, gang, comedy of errors, goofy hero, crime gone awry, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
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The Master Touch (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A master thief, just out of prison, concocts a risky final score that would net him over a million dollars.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, acrobat, master criminal, frame up, cons and scams, crime gone awry, adventure, criminal heroes, rivalry, partners, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: hamburg germany, vietnam
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The Anderson Tapes (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A thief (Duke Anderson) just released from ten years in jail, takes up with his old girlfriend (Ingrid) in her posh apartment. He makes plans to rob the entire building. What he doesn't know is that his every move is recorded on audio and video ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, captivating, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, heist, police, surveillance camera, gang, crimes, home invasion, ex convict, one last job, safecracker, wiretap, released from prison ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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A View to a Kill (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A newly developed microchip designed by Zorin Industries for the British Government that can survive the electromagnetic radiation caused by a nuclear explosion has landed in the hands of the KGB. James Bond must find out how and why. His suspicions ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: james bond, espionage, 007, secret agents, chase, adventure, spy, race against time, kgb, heroic mission, secret identity, british secret service ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, paris france, california, france, usa ...
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 6.4
 21K
Killing Zoe (1993)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Zed (Eric Stoltz) is an American vault-cracker who travels to Paris to meet up with his old friend Eric (Jean-Hugues Anglade). Eric and his gang have planned to raid the only bank in the city which is open on Bastille day. After offering his ...
Style: sexy, twists and turns, neo noir, disturbing, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, bank, heroin, crimes, heist, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), aids, prostitute, safecracker, friendship, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 5.3
 398
The Squeeze (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A retired safe cracker is recruited by a young conman to return to the "business" for a million dollar heist.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, disorder, vengeance, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, gang, crime gone awry, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, golden years ...
Time: 70s
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 6.8
 2K
Running Time (1997)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Running Time was filmed in black and white, in real time, and seemingly takes place in one continuous, fluid shot. It's a little like Hitchcock's "Rope," but it's on location! Carl, an ex-con who sets out to rob the prison ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, prison, cons and scams, disorder, rivalry, gang, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, partners, master criminal, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.0
 2K
Street Thief (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kaspar Carr is a professional burglar who lives and works in Chicago. Carr loves his job and is good at it, and two documentary filmmakers are granted access to his private world when he agrees to let them make a film about him.
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: heist, crimes, thief, planning, safecracker, escapades, rivalry, double agent, petty criminal, crime gone awry, dishonesty, career criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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To Steal from a Thief (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On a rainy morning six armed men in disguise rob a bank in Valencia .But what seemed like an easy heist quickly goes wrong with nothing unfolding as planned, and mistrust quickly builds between the two leaders of the gang.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, heist, secret, crimes, hostage, political corruption, hostage situation, bank robbery, secrets, dishonesty, gang of thieves, safecracker ...
Place: spain
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