Money Heist, the much-loved Spanish crime drama, is coming to an end with part 2 of season 5 airing on December 3. But while it is curtains for the show that introduced us to the Professor and his far-from-ordinary group of robbers, there is no reason why you as a fan of the drama should stop revelling in a world of heights, thrills and some good old spine-chilling twists and turns. Thankfully for fans of the genre, Money Heist is not the only sleek heist drama available on the several OTT platforms available for streaming in the country. From movies to shows, comedy to the fast-paced action, stories of heists have been told across formats and genres.
And, to make the streaming experience easy for you, we have compiled a list of some fun movies and series that are perfect for the weekend.
- Heist - Netflix
There is no doubt that Money Heist is one the most impressive shows that traces the journey of a crew of robbers, but what if we told you that there is a show that chronicles some of the suavest real-life heists. This is exactly what you get on Heist, a true-crime series that follows ordinary people engaged in some extraordinary crimes.
- Lupin - Netflix
Who doesn't love mystery and a gentleman thief? Lupin is a sleek and stylish take on the classic French story that follows the adventures and crimes of Arsene Lupin, the charming thief, who is also a master of disguise. In the series, Assane Diop played by Omar Sy sets out to avenge his father by pulling off a heist inspired by Arsene Lupin.
- Red Notice - Netflix
If you want to add a dollop of humour and glamour to your regular heist story, we recommend that you take a look at the recently released movie, Red Notice, starring Ryan Reynolds, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, and Gal Gadot. With action, romance and some hilarious one-liners, this is one heist film that will leave you chuckling all day long.
- Ocean's 8 - Prime Video
A spin-off cum continuation of Soderbergh's Ocean's trilogy, Ocean's 8 features an ensemble cast including Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Rihanna, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Mindy Kaling, and Helena Bonham Carter. The powerful crew put their heads and talents together to pull off a sophisticated heist during the annual Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
- The Italian Job - Prime Video
Another cool heist film that is a fun ride is The Italian Job starring Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Edward Norton, Jason Statham, Seth Green, Mos Def and Donald Sutherland. The film, which is available for streaming on Prime Video, is a remake of the 1969 British film of the same name. If you are in for some fun, you can even watch the far from perfect Hindi remake, Players, on Jio Cinema.
Tell us your favourite heist drama or show in the comments below.