There are many ordinary people around us who seem to have a normal life. But they may secretly lead a life with a very different climax mixed with the horrors of the crime zone. Sometimes a very big phenomenon reveals their identity to the world. Some people go unnoticed forever. Heist movies often portray such incidences. Today this feature will cover some of the best heist movies made in 2021. Stay with us to pick the most exciting film for your movie night.
Top-rated 10 Heist Films Released in 2021
Army of Thieves | British, German
IMDb: 6.4 | Released: October 29, 2021
Although an ordinary bank teller by profession, Sebastian is a safecracker in his mind. After winning an underground safe-cracking contest, his life began to turn around, albeit dangerously.
The story is written by the famous Hollywood movie maker Jack Snyder. The movie is directed by Matthias Schweifer with a screenplay by Shay Hatten. Schweifer himself played the lead role in the movie. Apart from him, Nathalie Emanuel and Ruby O'Fee have also acted in the movie. The film has already made its way into the list of popular Netflix movies.
Red Notice | American
IMDb: 6.4 | Released: November 4, 2021
Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, and Gal Gadot! This casting is enough to pick a great movie over the weekend. Even then, the story of the movie is not simple. A muscular Interpol agent is constantly trying to catch the world's most wanted art thief, along with another art thief. This is the story of a movie scripted and directed by Rosen Marshall Thurber. It ranks among the most expensive movies in Netflix's movie history.
The Vault | Spanish, English
IMDb: 6.4 | Released: November 12, 2021
This movie is about stealing a legendary treasure from a bank safe surrounded by an impenetrable security system.
Rowan Athale, Michelle Gaztambide, Borja Glaz Santaullah, Andres Coppel, and Rafa Martinez have jointly contributed to the script of the movie. The commercially successful thriller film was directed by Jaume Balaguero. The film stars Freddie Highmore, Astrid Berges-Frisbey, and Sam Riley.
This year the movie won the Goa Award for Best Special Effects.
No Sudden Move | American
IMDb: 6.5 | Released: June 18, 2021
When every plan to steal a common document failed, a group of inexperienced criminals began to discover that the document was not ordinary at all. There is a mystery surrounding their employer.
The movie is scripted by Ed Solomon and directed by Steven Soderbergh. The star-studded movie stars Benicio del Toro, Don Cheadle, Brendon Fraser, David Harbor, John Ham, Amy Semetz, and Ray Leota.
Here Soderbergh's direction and the work of the actors are widely acclaimed by movie critics.
Tiger Robbers | Chinese
IMDb: 5.4 | Released: May 1, 2021
The movie tells a great story about how a gang of four rescued a 5-year-old Royal Bengal Tiger Nana. It is mainly an adaptation of Isaka Kotaro's novel- ‘A Cheerful Gang Turns the Earth’.
The film's director Yu Lee has contributed to the screenplay of the movie. The casts of the movie are Sui-Man Chim, Li Fang, and Li Ma. Serving the light humor along with the bank robbery chase-counter chase scenes, the movie has become engaging to Chinese movie lovers.
The Knower | Arabic
IMDb: 6.5 | Released: July 14, 2021
Younis, who lives a normal life, after committing a bank robbery through the internet, realizes that he has not only committed a cybercrime but is also going to be pursued by a horrible gang. Based on this background, the screenplay of the film is written by Mohammad Saeed Bisheer and directed by Ahmad Ala El-Dib.
Ahmed Iz, Ahmed Fahmi, and Mostafa Khater star in this Egyptian movie. It has given some good twists to the audience towards the end of the movie.
Raktha Gulabi | Kannada
IMDb: 8.7 | Released: March 5, 2021
Sathy and Ganesh thought that a bank robbery was the best way for them to start their new life. But when things start to go wrong, it becomes difficult for them to survive.
Vikramaditya and Shivani have played the lead roles in the movie, which is scripted and directed by Rabi Machines.
The entire movie is made in two hours and eight minutes without any cuts in a single shot. For this reason, the movie has been included in Limca Book of Records and Asia Book of Records.
Tenement 66 | Philipino
IMDb: 7.4 | Released: July 23, 2021
Due to the severe financial crisis, some teenagers decided to rob a unit of their tenement. But they did not understand at all what terrible danger they were going to fall into.
The film is scripted by Jericho Aguado, Kenneth Lim Dagatan, and directed by Ray Red. The cast includes Francis Magundao, Francis Diaz, Noel Comia Jr. Several suspenseful scenes from the movie have made it into a regular horror genre. The performers' performances have already been widely acclaimed by Filipino movie viewers and critics alike.
Operation Olipporu | Malayalam
IMDb: 8.7 | Released: January 23, 2021
Two friends who went bankrupt went to rob a finance firm and came across another group who came to rob. They soon realize that the team members are professional hitmen.
Sonny Matthew and the movie's director Akshay Ajay Kumar have jointly participated in the script of the movie.
The cast of the Malayalam film is Akhil S., Arjun R. S., Ananthan G.T. Although it is a low-budget movie, it has gained a good reputation in South India as a robbery movie.
Lupin's Daughter | Japanese
IMDb: 4.6 | Released: October 15, 2021
Lupine's daughter, a 2015 novel by Japanese novelist Dai Yokozeki, has gained worldwide acclaim. Movies and TV series have been made by adapting this story. This particular Japanese movie shows the Mikumo family setting foot outside the country for their biggest heist attempt.
Yuichi Tokunaga wrote the screenplay for the movie under the direction of Hideki Takeuchi. The film stars Hiroshi Fujioka, Kyoko Fukada and Tatsuya Gashuin in the lead roles.
In a nutshell
These best heist cinemas released in 2021 portray the revolutionary change in the lives of the characters through diverse crime scenes and witty tricks. These films show that in some cases the risky heist attempts can turn the miserable lives to fotunate ones; while in other cases, it may lead to boomerang situations and destroy the future of people. The ratings of these films may change with the advancement of time. Enjoy these heist movies to make your leisure hours more thrilling and exciting.