Hands Off the Loot! (1950's Heist films)by osloj | created - 17 Feb 2017 | updated - 17 Feb 2017 | Public
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6. Fiasco in Milan (1959)
105 min | Comedy, Crime
The usual gang of robbers in engaged by a thief from Milan to steal a suitcase full of money, but troubles will menace the success of the operation.
7. Touchez Pas au Grisbi (1954)
Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Drama
An aging, world-weary gangster is double-crossed and forced out of retirement when his best friend is kidnapped and their stash of eight stolen gold bars demanded as ransom.
Votes: 6,028 | Gross: $0.13M
8. The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Crime
A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eiffel Towers.
10. The Ladykillers (1955)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Crime
Five oddball criminals planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians.
11. Radio Cab Murder (1954)
70 min | Crime, Drama
Fred Martin, a taxi driver who is a reformed convict, is used by the police to go undercover in order to help catch a gang of safe robbers. However things start to go wrong when the police ... See full summary »
13. The League of Gentlemen (1960)
Unrated | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
A disgruntled veteran recruits a group of disgraced colleagues to perform a bank robbery with military precision.
14. Kansas City Confidential (1952)
Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An ex-con trying to go straight is framed for a million dollar armored car robbery and must go to Mexico in order to unmask the real culprits.
15. Plunder Road (1957)
Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Five men rob a train in Utah of 10 million dollars in gold and head to Los Angeles in 3 trucks hoping to meet up with their beautiful accomplice, and leave the country.
17. Operation Amsterdam (1959)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, History, War
When Germany invades Holland in 1940, a British intelligence officer and two Dutch diamond merchants go to Amsterdam to persuade the Dutch diamond merchants to evacuate their diamond supplies to England.
Perry Mason (1957–1966)
The Case of the Pint-Sized Client
TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Nicky Renzi, a fourteen-year-old, finds the loot from a robbery and consults Perry about the legality of keeping it. His grandfather, Gramp Renzi, is adamant about reporting it to the police, but then charged with grand theft and murder.
20. Hell Bound (1957)
Approved | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After WW2, a Los Angeles crime ring uses a complex scheme, involving freight ships and corrupt health officers, to smuggle drugs into the USA.
21. The Badlanders (1958)
Approved | 85 min | Romance, Western
Released from the Yuma Prison in 1898, ex-killer John McBain wants to go straight while ex-robber Peter Van Hoek seeks revenge but their destinies eventually converge in the mining town of Prescott.
22. White Heat (1949)
Not Rated | 114 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist.
23. Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)
Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Dave Burke hires two very different debt-burdened men for a bank robbery. Suspicion and prejudice threaten to end their partnership.
24. Gun Crazy (1950)
Passed | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A well meaning crack shot husband is pressured by his beautiful marksman wife to go on an interstate robbery spree, where he finds out just how depraved and deadly she really is.
25. Guns Girls and Gangsters (1959)
Not Rated | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In Las Vegas, a group of assorted criminals plans the robbery of an armored truck hauling casino money to the bank.
26. The Mailbag Robbery (1957)
70 min | Crime, Drama
Ronnie, earning very little from his own exploits, gathers together a band of villains to carry out a robbery on 'The Flying Scotsman' passenger train. The train is carrying withdrawn bank notes from Scotland to London to be destroyed.
27. The St. Louis Bank Robbery (1959)
Not Rated | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A gang's plans for a St. Louis bank robbery are complicated when the sister of one of the thieves starts voicing her well-founded suspicions.
28. Classe Tous Risques (1960)
Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Abel Davos is a criminal, hunted in Italy. The police are closing in, so he and his pal Raymond arrange to flee back to France with Abel's wife, Thérèse, and their two young sons. Abel and ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,795 | Gross: $0.09M
29. Beast from Haunted Cave (1959)
Approved | 72 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
A group of gold thieves pull of a heist and flee into the snowy wilderness, only to be pursued by a horrible, spider-like monster.
31. The Good Die Young (1954)
Approved | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In London, three otherwise law-abiding good men and their unscrupulous leader are about to commit a serious crime, but for different reasons.
Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957–1960)
The Mickey Farmer Case
30 min | Action, Crime, Drama
No good killer Mickey Farmer is on the run. Shot and betrayed by his partner and trapped inside a building by police, Mickey has a dying request. Always loyal to a client, Diamond accepts much to the frustration of Lieutenant McGough.
33. Appointment with Danger (1950)
Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When ruthlessly dedicated postal inspector investigates the murder of a co-worker, he finds that the sole witness, a nun, has been targeted by the killers.
34. Drive a Crooked Road (1954)
Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An upright car mechanic falls in love with the girlfriend of a gangster. This forces him to participate in the criminal underworld.
35. Highway 301 (1950)
Passed | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Led by a psychotic killer, a vicious gang of armed robbers terrorizes Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina, robbing banks and payrolls and murdering anyone who might identify them
36. No Road Back (1957)
83 min | Crime
A blind and deaf woman dedicates her life and sacrifices all she has for her son, a good-for-nothing troublemaker who gets mixed up with a criminal gang that tries to frame him for a robbery.
37. Too Many Crooks (1959)
Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Crime
Accident-prone Fingers runs a pretty unsuccessful gang. They try and rob wealthy but tricky Billy Gordon - who distrusts banks and fears the Inland Revenue - but he sees Fingers and the ... See full summary »
38. The Steel Trap (1952)
Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A Los Angeles bank assistant-manager devises a plan to steal money from the bank's vault and to flee to Brazil with his unsuspecting wife.
39. The Day They Robbed the Bank of England (1960)
Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In 1901, a group of IRA members decides to rob the Bank of England in order to finance their movement and to embarrass the British government.
40. Riff Raff Girls (1959)
Unrated | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Vicky de Berlin, a female gangster, haunted by wartime memories , runs a floating night-club in Brussel. Marcel, her partner and lover, is in charge of the banknotes forgery manufacture ... See full summary »
41. A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed (1958)
87 min | Comedy, Crime
Three horse-racing lovers turn to robbery to appease their gambling appetites. Max is the nice, easygoing, vitamin-gulping guy with an out-sized swallow tube; Gus is his penniless, ... See full summary »
42. Radio tekee murron (1951)
91 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Eager young radio reporter Teräsvuori stages a one-man burglary into the Helsinki Art Museum, recorded on tape for a later broadcast by his friend Laakso. Things go awry when a gang of real... See full summary »
Mr. Lucky (1959–1960)
The Two Million Dollar Window
30 min | Comedy, Thriller
A horse racetrack is robbed and some of the money with known serial numbers ends up on the Fortuna II.When Mr. Lucky and Andamo are jailed for suspicion of being part of the heist team,the ... See full summary »
Mr. Lucky (1959–1960)
30 min | Comedy, Thriller
Armed juvenile delinquents rob the Fortuna II's Cash Room and Dining Room customers. Their efficient heist even included knocking out the Ship-to-Shore radio. Mr. Lucky and Andamo suspect an awkward young waiter may be involved.
45. Ocean's 11 (1960)
Approved | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night.
Votes: 18,654 | Gross: $12.32M
46. To Catch a Thief (1955)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance
A retired jewel thief sets out to prove his innocence after being suspected of returning to his former occupation.
Votes: 58,281 | Gross: $8.75M
49. I Confess (1953)
Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller