It’s possible to enjoy a high-stakes, suspenseful film about federal crimes occasionally. Proof of that can be seen in the tenseness and exhilaration as a prized gem is taken or a high-speed pursuit comes to an abrupt end.
Even though they have been around since the beginning of feature films, heist movies never fail to excite. They lay out the characters, the conflict, the enemies, and how they were able to carry out their plan in the end. The top heist films are listed below for your viewing pleasure.
A spin-off of the Ocean’s trilogy, Ocean’s 8 is a heist comedy with a stellar ensemble cast that includes Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, and even Rihanna. A group of women, led by Debbie Ocean (Danny Ocean’s sister), have a plan to steal 150 million dollars’ worth of diamonds from the MET Museum. This is the plot of the movie.
Now You See Me
In the heist movie Now You See Me, Jesse Eisenburg plays a magician who is the leader of the Four Horsemen, a group of illusionists. The group of magicians hypnotises audiences with magic performances while stealing money from the crooked rich and giving it to spectators. They seek assistance from a different friend to help them avert a terrible fate when federal agents become involved. Now You See Me is truly amazing and has such a novel idea for a heist movie.
In the heist comedy Tower Heist, Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Casey Affleck, and others are featured. A group of employees from a posh apartment complex lose their pensions in the plot due to a Wall Street businessman’s Ponzi scheme. In order to avenge themselves, they decide to break into his apartment, steal their money back, and flee from the FBI.
The role of Nicolas Cage in the Disney heist movie National Treasure is arguably his most well-known. In National Treasure, Nicolas Cage plays historian and code-breaker Ben Gates, who sets out to locate a priceless artefact associated with the Declaration of Independence.
The Mask Of Zorro
One of the most well-known movies is The Mask of Zorro, and its protagonist is now widely recognised. The story centres on Zorro, a man who was just released from prison and learns that his former adversary has returned.
He battles his adversary, who is hatching a scheme to steal all the gold from California, and trains a man to be his successor. In this movie, lives, family, and glory are on the line. One of those timeless classic movies, The Mask of Zorro has established itself as a mainstay in the film industry.