Who doesn’t love a good heist? They aren’t your typical “crime” movie. In a well-done heist flick, you get to root for a brilliant (if illegal) plot hatched by a smooth professional.
Over the years, we’ve seen many truly gripping entries to the genre. From classics—and subsequent remakes—like Ocean’s Eleven to the sci-fi heist mashup Inception, it’s a genre with a surprising amount of range.
Without further ado, here’s our ranking of the 40 best heist movies of all time!