Criterion collection volume 847
A heist is being set up to be pulled off by Doc, who has recruited a small gang to help him carry it out. Everything he could possibly think of was taken care of, down to the very last detail. It's the night of the heist and suddenly Doc's luck turns sour when betrayal strikes and the gangsters need to flee from the police.
London's gambling world is the setting where aspiring writer Jack Manfred, suffering from writer's block, takes a job as a croupier to support his art. Knowing the dangers of the cards, Jack is adamant about remaining a professional outsider, but the temptations of the game inevitably swallow him deeper than he could have ever anticipated.
A recreation of the dramatic 19th century train robbery masterminded by Edward Pierce. He was the first man in history to rob a moving train, and he and his accomplices got away with a fortune in gold.
4) The heat
"Uptight FBI agent Sarah Ashburn ... and foul-mouthed Boston cop Shannon Mullins ... couldn't be more incompatible. But when they join forces to bring down a ruthless drug lord, they become the last thing anyone expected-- buddies"--Container.
A divorced West Texas dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate money making scheme in order to save their family's farm from foreclosure.
6) Inside man
NYPD Detective Keith Frazier struggles to outsmart Dalton, a high-stakes bank robber who, along with a well-trained crew of accomplices, has seized control of a Wall Street bank. The robbers turn what initially looks like a hostage crisis into a personal crusade to expose some mysterious evil secrets. As the dangerous cat-and-mouse game unfolds, Madaline, a power broker with her own agenda, emerges and injects even more instability into an already...
Criterion collection volume 115
A twisting, turning tale of four ex-cons who hatch one last glorious robbery in the City of Light. Considered the ultimate heist movie; a melange of suspense, brutality, and dark humor that was an international hit, earned the best director prize at the Cannes Film Festival, and has proven wildly influential on decades of heist thrillers in its wake.
They were strangers, together to pull off the perfect jewel heist. Their simple robbery turns into a bloody ambush when they realize one of them is a police informant.
One hundred and fifty thousand dollars, ready for the taking. It's too much to resist for Earl Slater, a bigoted ex-con slumming through life with a patronizing girlfriend, an obliging neighbor and zero expectations. He agrees to be part of a bank job planned by former cop Burke. Until, that is, he finds out one of his partners will be a black man. Earl's desperate need for cash, however, leads him to reconsider. For the job only, he'll put his racism...
Police investigating an exploded boat on a San Pedro pier discover 27 bodies and $91 million worth of drug money. The only survivors are a severely burned Hungarian terrorist and Roger Kint, a crippled con-man. Reluctantly, Kint is pressured into explaining what happened on the boat. His story begins six weeks earlier with five criminals being dragged in by New York police desperate for suspects in a truck highjacking, and ends with the possible identification...
Criterion collection volume 691
Frank is a professional safecracker. He wants to quit to start a new life, but the mobsters disagree.
13) Seven thieves
When Paul Mason is recruited into a group of thieves looking for a big score, he has no idea their target is the famed Monte Carlo casino. Taking the reins of the operation, Mason guides the band in their carefully organized plan to life $4 million from the heavily guarded vault. But even the best plans can hit snags, and the team quickly find out that getting into a vault is only hald the game.
14) The score
Persuaded to help a desperate friend for a $6 million payday, an expert safecracker postpones his retirement to pull off one last heist with a novice thief. Their foolproof plan turns into a high risk gamble when a clash of egos threatens to bring them both down.