Caper story
The caper story is a subgenre of crime fiction. The typical caper story involves one or more crimes (especially thefts, swindles, or occasionally kidnappings) perpetrated by the main characters in fu...
Heist film
A heist film is a subgenre to a Crime film it focuses on the planning, execution, and aftermath of a theft. Versions with dominant or prominent comic elements are often called caper movies. They coul...
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Bank Shot
Bank Shot is a 1974 film directed by Gower Champion and written by Wendell Mayes. It was loosely based upon Donald E. Westlake's novel of the same name, and was the second book of his Dortmunder seri...
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Take the Money and Run
Take the Money and Run is a 1969 American comedic mockumentary directed by Woody Allen and starring Allen and Janet Margolin (with Louise Lasser in a small role). Written by Allen and Mickey Rose, th...
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Assigned to Danger
Assigned to Danger is a 1948 American crime film noir directed by Budd Boetticher. The drama features Gene Raymond, Noreen Nash and Robert Bice.
A group of former prisoners pull off a heist. An...
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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1998 film)
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three is a 1998 American/Canadian television movie directed by Félix Enríquez Alcalá and starring Edward James Olmos. It is a television adaptation of the novel of the s...
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Diamonds (film)
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L.A. Takedown
L.A. Takedown, also called L.A. Crimewave and Made in L.A., is a 1989 crime thriller. Originally filmed as an unsuccessful pilot for an NBC television series, it was reworked and aired as a stand-alon...
The Thieves
The Thieves (Hangul: 도둑들; RR: Dodukdeul; MR: Todukdŭl) is a 2012 South Korean heist film directed by Choi Dong-hoon with an all-star ensemble cast.Splashy action in overseas locat...
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The Real McCoy (film)
The Real McCoy is a 1993 crime film, directed by Russell Mulcahy. It stars Kim Basinger and Val Kilmer.
Karen McCoy (Kim Basinger) is released from prison with nothing but the clothes on her back...
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Butch and Sundance: The Early Days
Butch and Sundance: The Early Days is a 1979 Western film and prequel of sorts to the 1969 film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. It starred Tom Berenger as Butch Cassidy and William Katt as the Su...
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Out Of Sight
Out of Sight is a 1998 American crime comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard and directed by Steven Soderbergh. The first of several collaborations between Soderbergh and s...
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Mitahat La'af
Mitahat La'af (also known as Under The Nose) is a 1982 Israeli cult crime film. The film was directed by Jacob Goldwasser based on a true events. The film is about two "fresh" and full-of-ego criminal...
Raffles (1930 film)
Raffles (1930) is a comedy-mystery film produced by Samuel Goldwyn. It stars Ronald Colman as the titular character, a proper English gentleman who moonlights as a notorious jewel thief, and Kay Fran...
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The Split
The Split is a 1968 film directed by Gordon Flemyng and written by Robert Sabaroff based upon the Parker novel The Seventh by Richard Stark (a pseudonym of Donald E. Westlake).
Thieves fall out w...
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Bob le flambeur
Bob le flambeur ("Bob the Gambler" or "Bob the High Roller") is a 1956 French gangster film directed by Jean-Pierre Melville. The film stars Roger Duchesne as Bob. It is often considered a film noir ...
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The Pope of Greenwich Village
The Pope of Greenwich Village is a 1984 American crime black comedy film directed by Stuart Rosenberg and starring Mickey Rourke, Eric Roberts, Daryl Hannah, Geraldine Page, Kenneth McMillan and Burt ...
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Palookaville (film)
Palookaville is a 1995 motion picture about a trio of burglars and their dysfunctional family of origin. Prominent actors featured in the film include William Forsythe, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Vincent Gal...
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Why Me? (1990 film)
Why Me? (1990) is an American caper comedy directed by Gene Quintano. The screenplay is credited to Donald E. Westlake and Leonard Maas, Jr. (a pseudonym of David Koepp), and is based on the fifth bo...
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What Doesn't Kill You
What Doesn't Kill You is a 2008 American crime drama based on the true life story of the film's director Brian Goodman, detailing his own exploits involved with South Boston's Irish Mob. Starring Eth...
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Sexy Beast
Sexy Beast is a 2000 British-Spanish crime film and the directorial debut of Jonathan Glazer. Glazer had previously directed music videos and commercials for companies such as Guinness and Levi's. Th...
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Die Hard with a Vengeance
Die Hard with a Vengeance is a 1995 American action film and the third in the Die Hard film series. It was produced and directed by John McTiernan (who directed Die Hard), written by Jonathan Henslei...
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Olsen Gang
The Olsen Gang (Danish: Olsen-banden, Norwegian: Olsenbanden, German: Die Olsenbande) is a fictional Danish criminal gang in the eponymous film series. The gang's leader is the criminal ge...
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Grand Slam (1967 film)
Grand Slam (Ad ogni costo) is a 1967 Italian crime film directed by Giuliano Montaldo and stars Edward G Robinson, Klaus Kinski and Janet Leigh.
A seemingly mild-mannered teacher, Professor James...
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Tuesday (film)
Tuesday (rendered as Tu£sday) is a low-budget 2008 British heist film set in the 1980s. It stars John Simm, Philip Glenister, Ashley Walters and Kevin McNally as jewel thieves. The film was released ...
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Who's Minding the Mint?
Who's Minding the Mint? is a comedy movie from 1967 with elements of a caper film. Howard Morris directed an ensemble cast that included Jim Hutton, Dorothy Provine, Walter Brennan and Milton Berle. ...
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Cops and Robbers (1973 film)
Cops and Robbers is a 1973 film directed by Aram Avakian and written by Donald E. Westlake based upon his own novel. The film stars Cliff Gorman as Tom and Joseph Bologna as Joe.Tagline: They make $ ...
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Odds Against Tomorrow
Odds Against Tomorrow is a 1959 film noir produced and directed by Robert Wise for HarBel Productions, a company founded by the film's star, Harry Belafonte. Belafonte selected Abraham Polonsky to wr...
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The Big Swindle
The Big Swindle is a 2004 heist film written and directed by Choi Dong-hoon. It follows a group of four con men, one con woman, and one forger in a complex set of plots and counterplots against indiv...
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The Great Riviera Bank Robbery
The Great Riviera Bank Robbery (1979), also known as Dirty Money, is a motion picture written and directed by Francis Megahy. Main actors Ian McShane, Warren Clarke, Stephen Greif, and Christopher Ma...
Short Circuit 2
Short Circuit 2 is an American 1988 comic science fiction film, the sequel to 1986's film Short Circuit. It was directed by Kenneth Johnson, and starred Fisher Stevens as Ben Jahveri, Michael McKean ...