Movies about thieves

List of the best movies about thieves selected by visitors to our site: Way Down, Time to Hunt, The Misfits, Twist, Number One, Cop Out, Gebo and the Shadow, Take Shelter, Bablo, Shoplifters.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Way Down (2021)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountrySpain
CharactersThieves
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery
PlaceSpain

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 Cup Final. With thousands of soccer fans cheering in the streets, and security forces closing in, the crew have just minutes to pull off the score of a lifetime.

Time to Hunt (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action, crime
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersMafia, Thieves
PlotRobbery, Gambling, Friendship
PlaceCasino
StyleNetflix

Four young men who want to leave their dystopian world behind and go to a distant paradise execute a money robbery, a daring act that will have unexpected consequences.

The Misfits (2021)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersThieves, Scammers, Criminals
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Prison Break, Water
PlacePrison, Deserts, USA

After being recruited by a group of unconventional thieves, renowned criminal Richard Pace finds himself caught up in an elaborate gold heist that promises to have far-reaching implications on his life and the lives of countless others.

Twist (2021)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersThieves, Scammers, Criminals, Heroes
PlotRobbery, Rivalry
PlaceEngland
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

A Dicken’s classic brought thrillingly up to date in the teeming heartland of modern London, where a group of street smart young hustlers plan the heist of the century for the ultimate payday.

Number One (2020)
Mark
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
CharactersThieves, Scammers, Investigators, Partners
PlaceRussia

Artyom, a young adventurer, meets Felix - the once legendary art thief, who was called "Number One". The "Old School" and the newcomer decide to crank up the scam of the century - to steal one of the most expensive paintings of our time - "N 1" by Mark Rothko from the gallery owned by the ex-wife of Felix and her new husband. By chance, Artem meets Marina and falls in love with her. And she turns out to be an investigator and really wants to catch Felix red-handed.

Cop Out (2010)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersThieves, Friends, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Baseball
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting, Light, For men

Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his daughter's wedding, Jimmy decides to sell a rare baseball card that's worth tens of thousands. Unfortunately, when the collector's shop is robbed and the card vanishes with the crook, Paul and Jimmy end up going rogue, tracking down the card and the drug ring behind its theft, all on their own time, and without any backup – except for each other.

Gebo and the Shadow (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Portugal
Duration01:35
CharactersThieves, Poor
PlaceFrance
Time19th century
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Despite his age and general weariness, Gebo keeps on working as an accountant to provide for his family. He lives with his wife, Doroteia, and his daughter-in-law, Sofia, but it is the absence of João, son and husband, that worries them.Gebo seems to be hiding something, especially to Doroteia, who is anxiously waiting to see her son again. Sofia is also waiting for her husband to come home, and yet she fears him. All of a sudden, João arrives and everything changes.

Take Shelter (2011)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersSerial killers, Thieves, Jews, Losers, Orphans
PlotSurvival, Superpowers, Death, Supernatural, Mental disorders
PlaceGhetto, Forest, Ireland
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric, Fancy, Touching, Serious

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.

Bablo (2011)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:28
CharactersMafia, Thieves, Businessmen
PlotMoney, Weapon
PlaceUkraine
StyleFor men

Москва. Наши дни. В центре города из машины двое воришек крадут сумку с миллионом евро, думая, что им, наконец, повезло, и даже не представляя, во что, на самом деле, они ввязались. За деньгами начинается настоящая охота. Перед искушением не может устоять никто. Сумма в виде двух пачек денег по полмиллиона евро делает абсолютно разных людей одинаковыми в своих поступках и желаниях: А началось все с того, что "миллионщик" Григорий не захотел честно платить налоги.

Shoplifters (2018)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama
CountryJapan
Duration01:48
CharactersThieves, Family, Criminals, Orphans, Poor
PlotLove, Passion, Money, Loneliness, Death
PlacePrison, Trains, Ocean, Japan, Kitchen
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife agrees to take care of her after learning of the hardships she faces. Although the family is poor, barely making enough money to survive through petty crime, they seem to live happily together until an unforeseen incident reveals hidden secrets, testing the bonds that unite them.

The Bling Ring (2013)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Japan
Duration01:27
CharactersTeens, Thieves, Celebrities
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Passion, Money, Obsession
PlaceMansions, Los Angeles
StyleFascinating, Serious

Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the Internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.

Miss Julie (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryNorway, United Kingdom, France, Republic of Ireland
CharactersDogs, Thieves
PlotLove, Money, Dolls, Love triangle, Seduction
PlaceIreland, Kitchen, Estate
Time19th century
StyleAction, Serious

Over the course of a midsummer night in Fermanagh in 1890, an unsettled daughter of the Anglo-Irish aristocracy encourages her father's valet to seduce her.

Keep Watching (2017)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersSerial killers, Thieves, Family
PlotSurvival, Mystery, Blackmail
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted viewers all over the world, who are compelled to KEEP WATCHING... not knowing if what they're seeing is real, or staged.

Proud Mary (2018)
Markimdb: 5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Strong women, Thieves, Bodyguards
PlotFight, Money, Death, Birthday
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

Mary is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.

Home Invasion (2016)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersThieves, Family
PlotRobbery
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Disturbing

Terror arrives at the one place we all feel safest in this taut psychological thriller starring Natasha Henstridge, Jason Patric and Scott Adkins. When a wealthy woman and her stepson are targeted by a trio of expert thieves in their remote mansion, her only form of help comes from a call with a security systems specialist. But as the intruders become increasingly hostile and the connection wavers, will she trust him to be her eyes and navigate her to safety?

Dragged Across Concrete (2019)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryCanada, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:39
CharactersBlonde girls, Thieves, Police, Scammers, Criminals
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Skirmishes, Revenge, Hostage
StyleExciting, Fascinating, For men

Two policemen, one an old-timer, the other his volatile younger partner, find themselves suspended when a video of their strong-arm tactics becomes the media's cause du jour. Low on cash and with no other options, these two embittered soldiers descend into the criminal underworld to gain their just due, but instead find far more than they wanted awaiting them in the shadows.

Dragon (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration01:56
CharactersThieves, Heroes
PlotMartial Arts, Investigation, Mystery
PlaceVillage, Nature, China, Asia
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Epic

A sinful martial arts expert wants to start a new tranquil life, only to be hunted by a determined detective and his former master.

The Saint (2017)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:42
CharactersHackers, Spy, Terrorists, Hired assassins, Thieves
PlotRobbery, Adventure, Martial Arts, Abduction, Fight
PlaceMoscow, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

International master thief, Simon Templar, also known as The Saint, is asked by a desperate rich man to find his kidnapped daughter. However, in addition to evading the authorities, Simon must face a dangerous adversary from his past.

Smoke & Mirrors (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, biography
CountrySpain
Duration01:30
CharactersSpy, Terrorists, Thieves, Scammers, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Wedding, Money, Weapon, Political
PlacePrison, Aircraft, France
StyleAction, Heavy, Touching

A tale of cheats and impostors, taking its inspiration from true facts and from one of the most intriguing characters of recent decades: the spy Francisco Paesa.

Hold Up (2010)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryNorway
Duration01:27
CharactersThieves
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Bank robbery, Money, Hostage
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious, For men

In the morning of April 5, 2004, the greatest bank robbery in Norwegian history was carried out in Stavanger. The robbery itself is the main character of the story, and it is illuminated from several angles in the course of the film, from the perspective of the police, the robbers, the central cash service personnel, and ordinary people




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