20 of the best heist movies you can watch at home right now 1 month ago

20 of the best heist movies you can watch at home right now

From some old-school bank robberies to potentially world-saving capers, these are the very best heist movies you can watch from the comfort of your couch right now.

Heist movies are great.

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From the more simplistic approach - which usually involves guns and everyone being told to get their hands in the air - to the more clockwork-timing, precision-based robberies, they end up being some of the most entertainingly tense movies around.

So if you're looking for the very best of them, here are 20 examples that you can check out at home right this very second.

These titles and platforms are accurate at the time of the publication.

Ant-Man

Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

Available to watch on Disney+.

Baby Driver

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After being coerced into working for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey), a young getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

Available to watch on NOW.

Die Hard

An NYPD officer (Bruce Willis) tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists and bank robbers during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

Available to watch on NOW.

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Fast Five

Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his crew of street racers plan a massive heist to buy their freedom while in the sights of a powerful Brazilian drug lord (Joaquim de Almeda) and a dangerous federal agent (Dwayne Johnson).

Available to watch on NOW.

Heat

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A group of professional bank robbers (headed by Robert De Niro) start to feel the heat from police (headed by Al Pacino) when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist.

Available to watch on Prime Video.

Hell or High Water

A divorced father (Chris Pine) and his ex-con older brother (Ben Foster) resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's ranch in West Texas.

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Available to watch on Google Play, Rakuten TV, Apple TV and Sky Store.

Clip via CBS

Inception

A thief (Leonardo DiCaprio) who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO (Cillian Murphy).

Available to watch on Netflix and Prime Video.

Inside Man

A police detective (Denzel Washington), a bank robber (Clive Owen) and a high-power broker (Jodie Foster) enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.

Available to watch on Netflix.

Jackie Brown

A middle-aged woman (Pam Grier) finds herself in the middle of a huge conflict that will either make her a profit or cost her her life.

Available to watch on NOW.

Logan Lucky

Two brothers (Channing Tatum and Adam Driver) attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina.

Available to watch on Prime Video.

Mission: Impossible

An American agent (Tom Cruise), under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organisation.

Available to watch on NOW.

Ocean's Eleven

Danny Ocean (George Clooney) and his 10 accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.

Available to watch on NOW.

Out of Sight

A career bank robber (George Clooney) breaks out of jail and shares a moment of mutual attraction with a US Marshal (Jennifer Lopez) he has kidnapped.

Available to watch on Apple TV, Google Play, and Sky Store.

Point Break

An FBI agent (Keanu Reeves) goes undercover to catch a gang of surfers (headed by Patrick Swayze) who may be bank robbers.

Available to watch on Rakuten TV.

Reservoir Dogs

When a simple jewellery heist goes horribly wrong, the surviving criminals (including Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Steve Buscemi and Harvey Keitel) begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.

Available to watch on NOW.

Ronin

A freelancing former US Intelligence Agent (Robert De Niro) tries to track down a mysterious package that is wanted by the Irish and the Russians.

Available to watch on Netflix.

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Sneakers

A security pro (Robert Redford) finds his past coming back to haunt him when he and his unique team are tasked with retrieving a particularly important item.

Available to watch on Prime Video.

The Thomas Crown Affair

A very rich and successful playboy (Pierce Brosnan) amuses himself by stealing artwork, but may have met his match in a seductive detective (Rene Russo).

Available to watch on Microsoft, Apple TV, and Google Play.

The Town

A longtime thief (Ben Affleck), planning his next job, tries to work out his feelings for a bank manager (Rebecca Hall) connected to an earlier heist, while a hell-bent F.B.I Agent (Jon Hamm) looking to bring him and his crew down.

Available to watch on Netflix and Prime Video.

Widows

Four women (Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo) with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities take fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

Available to watch on Prime Video.

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