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A heist film is a film that has an intricate plot woven around a group of people trying to steal something. Versions with dominant or prominent comic elements are often called caper movies. They could be described as the analogues of caper stories in film history. Typically, there are many plot twists, and film focuses on the characters' attempts to formulate a plan, carry it out, and escape with the goods. There is often a nemesis who must be thwarted: either a figure of authority or a former partner who turned on the group or one of its members.

 

Usually a heist film will contain a three-act plot. The first act usually consists of the preparations for the heist: gathering conspirators, learning about the layout of the location to be robbed, learning about the alarm system, revealing innovative technologies to be used, and ...

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The Maiden Heist

The Maiden Heist

It was a stroke of genius. But now the perfect crime is turning into a perfect disaster ...

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Heist

Heist

Gene Hackman plays the veteran ringleader of a gang of theives (Delroy Lindo, Ricky Jay ...

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The Heist (1989)

The Heist (1989)

Neal was framed by his partner and put in jail for four years. He lost his business and ...

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Tower Heist

Tower Heist

Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy lead an all-star cast in this hilarious comedy caper about a ...

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Tower Heist - Special Edition (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy + UltraViolet)

Tower Heist - Special Edition (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy + UltraViolet)

Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy lead an all-star cast in this hilarious comedy caper about a ...

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Ultimate Heist

Ultimate Heist

The Malakian clan, a family of ruthless gangsters, controls the underworld of Southern ...

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Art Heist

Art Heist

A New York-based art expert returns to her old stomping grounds, and into the arms of an ...

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Victoria No. 203: Diamonds Are Forever -(2007) (DvD/Bollywood/Hindi Film/Indian Cinema/Heist/Jimmy Shergill)

Victoria No. 203: Diamonds Are Forever -(2007) (DvD/Bollywood/Hindi Film/Indian Cinema/Heist/Jimmy Shergill)

A remake of the original 70s blockbuster hit, Victoria No. 203 is about a diamond heist ...

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