INFOGRAPHIC: Criminally Good Movie Heists

The crime genre has always been a favorite of Hollywood filmmakers and cinemagoers. The juxtaposition of a glitzy, glamorous lifestyle with the ill-gotten gains that fund it makes for compelling stories. Within this niche, there are few things more thrilling than a well-executed heist. Regardless of whether you’re backing law enforcement or a charming crew of thieves, the excitement of the event itself is often worth building an entire film towards. Following the twists and turns of a complicated robbery has proved popular enough with audiences to churn out countless variations on the theme with heists taking place everywhere from banks and jewelers to high-roller casinos and sports stadiums. Even if the attempt is ultimately unsuccessful, it’s great to be along for the ride. Courtesy of MoneyGuru, here is an infographic of five of the most criminally good heists in modern movies.  Enjoy

Criminally Good Movie Heists

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