This Friday sees the release of the dramatic thriller, "Arbitrage." The film follows a Bernie Madoff-ish hedge-fund magnate (Richard Gere) who struggles to conceal his floundering financial state from his wife (Susan Sarandon) and daughter (Brit Marling) as well as his infidelity with a French art dealer.

While the Nicholas Jarecki-flick has been garnering its fair share of buzz, it's certainly not the first movie tale featuring an accomplished crook. So, in honor of "Arbitrage" below is a list of the best bank robberies, heists and jewel smugglers ever set to film.

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