13 Must-See Heist Movies

In the mood for a caper? Rent one of these.
By Kate Rockwood,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 13, 2008 11:11 AM CDT

(Newser) – Did The Bank Job leave you itching for more scheme-heavy heist films? Entertainment Weekly names 13 greats:

  1. Ocean's Eleven: Ex-con George Clooney gathers a gang to filch $150 million and get back his girl, Julia Roberts.
  2. A Fish Called Wanda: John Cleese and Jamie Lee Curtis are among the double-crossers vying for stolen jewels.
  3. How to Steal a Million: An art forger's daughter (Audrey Hepburn) joins forces with suave cat burglar Peter O'Toole.

  1. Inside Man: Clive Owen and his gang of thieves pull off an impossible bank heist.
  2. The Italian Job: Skip the 2003 version in favor of the 1969 classic, starring Michael Caine.
  3. The Thomas Crown Affair: Pierce Brosnan is a billionaire pilfering pricey art in this steamy remake.
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