Based on the book of the same name, ‘The Italian Job’ tells the story of a crew that falls prey to the betrayal of one of its members. A safecracker puts together a team to steal gold worth millions of dollars from a bank in Venice. However, their insider man betrays them and after shooting the safecracker, leaves the rest of the crew for dead. Years later, the safecracker’s trusted partner brings the team together again, along with the safecracker’s daughter to exact revenge on the man who betrayed them.
There are a lot of things in the film that appeals to the viewer. Be it the high-octane action sequences, or elaborately planned robberies, the catching of the mole or the subtle humour, ‘The Italian Job’ is all the elements of entertainment packed into one. If you liked this film, then, understandably, heist movies are what appeal to you. In that case, here’s the list of movies similar to The Italian job that are our recommendation. You can find many of these movies like The Italian Job on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime.
15. Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
Lightfoot still hasn’t made it any big and is still a small-time drifter. One day, he, unintentionally, runs over a man. Turns out, that man was sent to kill Thunderbolt, a famous thief. By saving his life, Lightfoot earns his trust and discovers his story. Years ago, Thunderbolt had carried out a robbery with his crew, but due to some misunderstanding, everyone was led to believe that Thunderbolt has double-crossed them. They are the ones who sent a man to kill him. Lightfoot helps him gain back the trust of his crew that allows them to reunite. Lightfoot decides to use this opportunity to carry out a bank robbery of his own.
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14. The Grifters (1990)