When it comes to pulling heists, Nick Atwater is a master. But when it comes to his family life he is not as successful. But there are far bigger problems ahead, will he and his team be able to make a clean getaway?


Norman Morrill




2006   Unknown  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »


Learn more

More Like This 

Gideon's Crossing (2000–2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Ben Gideon is a doctor of great skill, he also has a great bedside manner. He heads the experimental oncology ward at a fictional teaching hospital in New England. Based on the work of Dr. ... See full summary »

Stars: Andre Braugher, Rubén Blades, Rhona Mitra
Convergence I (2015)
Action | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A detective must fight for the redemption of his soul when he finds himself trapped in a mysterious hospital that serves as a gateway between heaven and hell.

Director: Drew Hall
Stars: Clayne Crawford, Ethan Embry, Mykelti Williamson
N.Y.C. Underground (Video 2013)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Four people run for their lives in the Brooklyn subway tunnels after a botched drug deal.

Director: Jessy Terrero
Stars: Arielle Kebbel, Sean Faris, Dania Ramirez
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A police homicide investigation unit investigates violent crimes in the city of Baltimore.

Stars: Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto
In Your Dreams II (2008)
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Albert Ross was the most ambitious little boy in the world until an 11 year old girl broke his heart. Now he's grown up to be an embittered dentist, he's done nothing, gone nowhere AND he ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Sinyor
Stars: Dexter Fletcher, Elize du Toit, Parminder Nagra
The Line I (TV Series 2009)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Being police officers has stripped Max and Donny bare, to the point where they're about as morally ambiguous as the criminals they chase. Max has developed his own methods for dealing with ... See full summary »

Stars: Ron White, Daniel Kash, Clé Bennett
Passing Glory (TV Movie 1999)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A talented all-black high school basketball team challenges the top all-white team in civil-rights-era New Orleans.

Director: Steve James
Stars: Andre Braugher, Rip Torn, Sean Squire
Men of a Certain Age (2009–2011)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A group of college buddies in the throes of middle age keep their friendship going long after they've graduated.

Stars: Ray Romano, Scott Bakula, Andre Braugher
Sex & Mrs. X (TV Movie 2000)
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A woman regains her sense of self through a sexual reawakening after her husband leaves her for another woman.

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman
Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Linda Hamilton, Paolo Seganti
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Union activist Asa Philip Randolph's efforts to organize the black porters of the Pullman Rail Company in 1920s America.

Director: Robert Townsend
Stars: Andre Braugher, Charles S. Dutton, Mario Van Peebles
Wholey Moses (2003)
Short | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

It's Valentines Day, sweets are currency, and New Yorkers can't seem to get enough of their favorite Moses Donuts. Unfortunately, Stan Moses, the donut creator extraordinaire, is having a ... See full summary »

Director: Todd Heyman
Stars: Stephan Paternot, Shannyn Sossamon, Linda Hamilton
Hard Times (2009)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The town of Kilcoulins Leap will never be the same after a down-on-his-luck mailman botches a get-rich-quick scheme.

Director: Tom Reeve
Stars: John Lynch, Cornelius Clarke, Lochlann O'Mearáin


Series cast summary:
Andre Braugher ...  Nick Atwater 6 episodes, 2006
Mae Whitman ...  Tammi Deveraux 6 episodes, 2006
Yancey Arias ...  Gabriel "Gabo" Williams 6 episodes, 2006
Clifton Collins Jr. ...  Jack "Bump" Hill 6 episodes, 2006
Malik Yoba ...  Elmo "Mo" Jones 6 episodes, 2006
Will Yun Lee ...  Vincent Chan 6 episodes, 2006
Mike Coe Mike Coe ...  Party Guy with Girl / ... 6 episodes, 2006
Michael Rooker ...  Det. John Hayes 5 episodes, 2006
Ashley-Anne Parker Ashley-Anne Parker ...  Airport Patron / ... 5 episodes, 2006
Albert Hall ...  Riley 4 episodes, 2006
Michael Mitchell Michael Mitchell ...  Keith 4 episodes, 2006
Fiona Dourif ...  Alice 4 episodes, 2006
Andrea Powell ...  Kim Hayes 4 episodes, 2006
Randall Duk Kim ...  Uncle Lau 3 episodes, 2006
Parry Shen ...  Billy 'Shrimp Boy' Kwan 3 episodes, 2006
Bernard Hocke ...  Martin Armitage 3 episodes, 2006
Gary Basaraba 2 episodes, 2006
Lanei Chapman ...  Sheronda Jones 2 episodes, 2006
Linda Hamilton ...  Roselyn Moore 3 episodes, 2006
Bitty Schram ...  Lila Granville 2 episodes, 2006
Stuart Greer Stuart Greer ...  Billy Ray 2 episodes, 2006
Louis Dupuy ...  Homicide Detective 2 episodes, 2006
Douglas M. Griffin ...  Ron 2 episodes, 2006
Rick Herod Rick Herod ...  Dr. Hahn 2 episodes, 2006
Rodney Hill Jr. ...  Officer 2 episodes, 2006
Wallace Merck ...  Plumgreen 2 episodes, 2006
Steven Miramontz ...  Hector 2 episodes, 2006
Derek Morgan ...  Jesse Lee / ... 2 episodes, 2006
Kalah Roberts Kalah Roberts ...  Airport patron / ... 2 episodes, 2006
Marcus Sexton Marcus Sexton ...  DJ / ... 2 episodes, 2006
Dina Meyer ...  Wanda Atwater 3 episodes, 2006


When it comes to pulling heists, Nick Atwater is a master. But when it comes to his family life he is not as successful. But there are far bigger problems ahead, will he and his team be able to make a clean getaway?

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Everybody steals.


Crime | Drama | Thriller



Official Sites:

FX Network





Release Date:

28 March 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Thief See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs


(6 episodes)

Sound Mix:




Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See full technical specs »

Did You Know?


Featured in The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2007) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

4 May 2006 | by anasamasSee all my reviews

Just how good is Andre Braugher? When you give this actor a meaty role, he never disappoints. He didn't have much to do in "Hack", his previous series that starred David Morse, but in "Homicide" and now in "Thief", he has created a character that fascinates.

"Thief" is the latest entry in a string of fine dramas that FX has brought to the small screen. It took the entire first episode to flesh out the characters and subplots but by the second installment, I couldn't wait to see what would happen next.

A grand supporting cast backs Braugher and after just six eps the season is already over. FX is one of the best cock teasers in the business. As "The Shield" was getting better than ever, its season ended its 13 episode run. Same with "Rescue Me". I want MORE, dammit!

They talk about the 50's being the "golden age of television" but with excellent fare like the aforementioned programs, along with "24" on Fox, HBO's "The Sopranos", "Deadwood", and "The Wire", I believe that we're experiencing a second "golden age". Even many of the Bruckenheimer procedurals are well-written, and "er" still finds moments of its former brilliance. Fox's "House" is a bit over the top, but it is witty and solid each week.

That brings us back to "Thief". The show has the big heist as its center point but is really more a character study of the people involved in the crime and all who are affected. This show could go in so many different directions in the future and I hope that FX has plans to bring it back. An excellent piece of work and all who are involved in putting it together should be very proud of their achievement.

11 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 16 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed