Larceny, Inc. (1942)
Three bumbling crooks buy a store
so that they can rob the bank next door.
When they soon discover the money they can make as legitimate businessmen,
they abandon their plan.
Trouble is, one of their cohorts, who's escaped from jail, won't let them
Edward G. Robinson ... 'Pressure' Maxwell
Broderick Crawford ... Jug Martin
Jackie Gleason ... Hobart
Woody Allen loved this film so much he remade it in 2000,
he called it "small time crooks".
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Charley Varrick (1973)
A man, his wife, and their friend, stage a bloody bank robbery,
unaware they are stealing money from the Mob.
Walter Matthau ... Charley Varrick
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The Brink's Job (1978)
Crime story based on the real armed robbery
of the Brink's Building in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 17th, 1950
Peter Falk ... Tony Pino
Peter Boyle ... Joe McGinnis
In August 1978, fifteen unedited reels of the film were stolen at gunpoint
from a Boston studio in a bizarre movie heist ironic to the film's heist plot
Based on an actual 1950 Brink's robbery in Boston where US $ 2,700,000 was stolen.
A few of the actual robbers worked as advisers on the film.
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The Ladykillers (1955)
Five diverse oddball criminal types planning a bank robbery
rent rooms on a cul-de-sac
from an octogenarian widow
under the pretext that they are classical musicians
Alec Guinness ... Professor Marcus
Peter Sellers ... Harry (a.k.a. 'Mr. Robinson')
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Not a bank:
The Ladykillers (2004)
An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew
pose as a classical ensemble in order to rob a casino,
all under the nose of his unsuspecting but sharp old landlady.
Tom Hanks ... Professor G.H. Dorr
J.K. Simmons ... Garth Pancake
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Titles with Plot Matching "bank heist" : 12,847 titles.
For your consideration:
The St. Louis Bank Robbery (1959)
This is based on a real bank robbery in St. Louis.
Your Favorite Bank Robbery Movie?
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