Bank robber movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant bank robber movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out tense, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, suspense and exciting films and TV shows about / with bank robber, crimes, heist, bank robbery, chase, criminal, bank, gangsters, police officer and money plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as bank robber: Hell or High Water (2016), Scorched (2003), Public Enemies (2009), One-Eyed Jacks (1961), The Highwaymen (2019), Bonnie and Clyde (1967), The River Wild (1994), Inside Man (2006), Carjacked (2011), The Postcard Bandit (2003).

List of bank robber movies

Hell or High Water (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's farm in West Texas.
Style: realistic, suspense, atmospheric, cerebral, neo noir ...
Plot: bank robbery, brother, oil, heist, texas ranger, criminal, bank robber, brother brother relationship, small town, armed robbery, robbery, gunfight ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, future
Place: texas, california, usa, oklahoma
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Scorched (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three bank tellers. One goal: knock the place over. The ultimate inside jobs, plotted by three people with nothing to lose.
Style: humorous, melancholic, funny, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, bank robber, small town, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, bank, friends, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, crimes, employee, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
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Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, ...
Style: stylized, factual, exciting, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, bank robbery, gunfight, organized crime, criminal heroes, group of criminals, master criminal, heist, manhunt, robbery, mafia, chase ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: usa, tucson arizona, indiana, chicago illinois, illinois ...
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One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for ...
Style: intense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robber, betrayal, vengeance, greed, bank robbery, haunted by the past, stolen gold, going straight, on the run, criminal's revenge, obsessive quest, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, texas, latin america, usa ...
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The Highwaymen (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1934, Frank Hamer and Manny Gault, two former Texas Rangers, are commissioned to put an end to the wave of vicious crimes perpetrated by Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, a notorious duo of infamous robbers and cold-blooded killers who nevertheless ...
Style: neo noir, factual, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: texas ranger, bank robber, special agents, gangsters, organized crime, great depression, criminal gang, fighting crime, manhunt, fbi, police, hunt down ...
Time: 1930s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
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Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Bonnie and Clyde is based on the true stories of the gangster pair Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow who in the 1930s began robbing banks in U.S. cities until they were eventually killed. The film is a major landmark in the aesthetic movement known as ...
Style: road movie, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lovers on the run, heist, gang, crimes, bank robbery, murderous pair, fugitives, criminal heroes, gangsters, chase, on the road, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 60s, 20th century
Place: texas, oklahoma, missouri, usa, wisconsin ...
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The River Wild (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: While on a family vacation, rafting expert Gail takes on a pair of armed killers while navigating a spectacularly violent river.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, intense, psychological ...
Audience: kids
Plot: wilderness, river, survival, hostage, criminal, rafting, family in danger, adventure, bank robber, kidnapping, rescue, forces of nature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: boston, idaho, usa
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Inside Man (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bank robber Dalton Russell enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors and takes hostages, working methodically and without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but his mind is occupied with the corruption charges he is facing. With an ...
Style: tricky, surprise ending, suspense, clever, twists and turns ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, robbery, hostage, bank, master criminal, perfect crime, crimes, thief, police, police detective, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
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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The Postcard Bandit (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of notorious Australian bank robber Brendan Abbott, who according to the myth, sent postcards to authorities hot on his trail while on the run across the country.
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robber, heist, on the run, crimes, chase, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, adventure, investigation, gangsters, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
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The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A motorcycle stunt rider considers committing a crime in order to provide for his wife and child, an act that puts him on a collision course with a cop-turned-politician.
Style: harsh, captivating, psychological, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: motorcycle, bank robbery, money problems, loner, haunted by the past, father son relationship, corruption, destiny, death, heist, parenthood, justice ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa
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Good Time (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Connie Nikas embarks on a twisted odyssey through the city's underworld in an increasingly desperate—and dangerous—attempt to get his brother Nick out of jail.
Style: suspense, neo noir, brutal, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: on the run, prison, brother brother relationship, stolen money, loneliness, hospital, brother, violence, bank robber, heist, amusement park, promise ...
Time: year 2016
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
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Angel of Evil (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Romania
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set in Italy in the 1970s, VALLANZASCA is the true story of the Italian underworld’s most infamous outlaw. A criminal by age 9, Renato Vallanzasca grew up to become the country’s most notorious mobster before the age of 27. Vallanzasca and his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: gangsters, criminal, bank robber, kidnapping, murder, crimes, confined, master criminal, gang, romancing a criminal, criminal heroes, prisoner ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
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Girl from Rio (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Discovering your wife is sleeping with your boss can make a man do strange things. For a Samba-obsessed London clerk, robbing a bank and boarding the first flight to Rio are just the beginning.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, samba, bank robber, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, disorder, couples, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, london, brazil, england, europe ...
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Cops and Robbers (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A police hostage negotiator plays a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a cornered bank robber who is hell bent on getting out of the bank and humiliating his brother, the police hostage negotiator, in the process.
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: heist, revenge, negotiation, bank robber, hostage negotiator, swat team, cat versus mouse, criminal, robbery, armed robbery, heist gone wrong, bank robbery ...
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Racer and the Jailbird (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France, Netherlands
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Gino 'Gigi' meets Bénédicte 'Bibi' at the racetrack, it's love at first sight. But can their devotion save a love that may already be lost?
Style: serious, tense, exciting, captivating, erotic ...
Plot: heist, passion, prison, sex scene, policewoman, bank robber, racecar driver, secret, love, loss of girlfriend, lovers on the run, armored truck ...
Place: belgium
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Bank Robber (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After robbing a bank, the robber hides out from the police in a seedy hotel where he is forced to bribe various tennants for protection as well as their silence which becomes more difficult as greed takes over and the people demand more exuberant ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hotel, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, romance, heist, bank robber, money, blackmail, friendship, police ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
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Honest Thief (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A bank robber tries to turn himself in because he's falling in love and wants to live an honest life...but when he realizes the Feds are more corrupt than him, he must fight back to clear his name.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, bandit, safecracking, love, thief, chambermaid, fbi agent, bank robber, fbi, breaking and entering, police, murder ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: boston
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Set It Off (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Four black women, all of whom have suffered for lack of money and at the hands of the majority, undertake to rob banks. While initially successful, a policeman who was involved in shooting one of the women's brothers is on their trail. As the ...
Style: sexy, feminist film, feel good, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, heist, bank robbery, gangsters, crimes, black woman, african american, hip hop, women, friendship, bank robber, lesbian relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico
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The Newton Boys (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Four Newton brothers are a poor farmer family in the 1920s. The oldest of them, Willis, one day realizes that there's no future in the fields and offers his brothers to become a bank robbers. Soon the family agrees. They become very famous ...
Style: sexy, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, humorous, light ...
Plot: robbery, gangsters, bank robbery, heist, brother brother relationship, bank robber, crime spree, crimes, train, nudity (full frontal - brief), first contact, fantasy world ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: texas, canada, austin texas, usa, chicago illinois ...
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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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Stockholm (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the extraordinary true story of the European city’s 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis that was documented in the 1974 New Yorker article “The Bank Drama” by Daniel Lang. The events grasped the world’s attention when the hostages ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, exciting, macabre
Plot: stockholm syndrome, hostage, hostage situation, bank, criminal as protagonist, criminal, bank robbery, negotiation, bank robber, bank vault, ransom, chief of police ...
Time: year 1973, 70s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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The Stockholm Syndrome (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is the true story of the failed bank robbery-cum-hostage taking in a bank at the square Norrmalmstorg in Stockholm, in September 1973. The Stockholm Syndrome is named after this incident.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, twists and turns, tense, disturbing
Plot: bank, bank robbery, bank robber, money, storage unit, hostage, heist, police, water, gas mask, ambulance, stockholm syndrome ...
Time: 70s
Place: eastern europe, stockholm sweden
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Break of Dawn (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of two ex-legionnaires in a mission of political assasination in Romania. A candid portrayal of the human side of assassins.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: friendship, bank robber, assassination, scapegoat, murder, dying, chase, terminal illness, camaraderie, released from prison, empire, leukemia ...
Place: eastern europe, bucharest
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The Old Man & the Gun (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of Forrest Tucker, from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are a detective, who becomes ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, tense ...
Plot: heist, crimes, prison escape, criminal, bank robber, investigation, evidence, old man, widow, prison, chase, lie ...
Time: year 1979, 80s, year 1945, year 1955, year 1966 ...
Place: usa, texas, missouri, dallas texas, montana ...
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Shimmer Lake (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An inventive crime thriller told backwards -- reversing day by day through a week -- following a local sheriff's quest to unlock the mystery of three small town criminals and a bank heist gone wrong.
Style: suspense, tense, enigmatic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: investigation, sheriff, murder, lake, bank robber, forensics, cold case, police investigation, unsolved crime, crime solving, crime investigation, mystery ...
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The Dissidents (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Estonia, Finland, Latvia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An upbeat comedy about three boys that escape from Soviet Estonia to Sweden via Finland in the 1980s to fulfill their dreams in the free world.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, contemplative
Plot: thief, escape, friendship, bank robber, heist, criminal, bank robbery, refugee, friend, crimes, iron curtain, socialism ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, estonia, scandinavia, finland, sweden ...
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The Pardon (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Toni Jo tries to break her husband, Cowboy, out of prison and becomes an instant sensation due to her beauty.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, contemplative
Plot: prison, murder, bank robber, death sentence, husband wife relationship, court, crimes, christian, cowboy, beauty, boxing match, electric chair ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: louisiana
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By Hook or by Crook (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Shy, a small-town butch with a nagging messiah complex, heads to the big city to immerse herself in a life of crime. On her journey, she meets her match in Valentine, a wise-acre adoptee who is searching for her birth-mother. The two lonely grifters ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, witty, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, friendship, culture clash, parents and children, romance, buddies, friends, small town, small town life, city life, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas, san francisco
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Bonnie & Clyde: The Real Story (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bonnie Parker is estranged from her husband while still only just barely eighteen. Clyde Barrow, a handsome charmer who is in love with Bonnie, is a small-time thief, 'borrowing' cars to teach Bonnie to drive. He falls in with WD Jones, ...
Style: rough, serious, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: criminal heroes, partners, on the run, love and romance, chase, heist, crimes, murderous pair, violence spree, bank robber, criminal, serial killer ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa, texas
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