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triple 9

Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anthony Mackie, Aaron Paul, Woody Harrelson, Kate Winslet, Norman Reedus.  With a cast like that in a heist movie, what could go wrong?

Triple 9 is about a team of bank robbers working for the Russian mob.  They are forced to pull one last heist.  In order to do so, they decide to kill a cop so a “triple 9” (officer down) call goes out and every available cop rushes to that location, leaving them free to do their work.  There’s plenty of bad guys and dirty cops to go around.

In honor of the unfortunately very paint by numbers, average looking (despite an amazing cast) Triple 9 coming out this week, I’m taking a look at the best heist movies of all time.  The reason this is coming so late in the week is I was trying to give myself time to watch a few I had never seen.  Unfortunately I was too busy so there will be a few notable movies missing.  With that said, let’s get to it: