The heist film or caper film is a subgenre of crime film. One of the early defining heist films was The Asphalt Jungle , which Film Genre 2000 wrote "almost single-handedly popularized the genre for mainstream cinema".
"Hoist with his own petard" is a phrase from a speech in William Shakespeare's play Hamlet that has become proverbial. The phrase's meaning is literally that a bomb-maker is blown up by his own bomb (a "petard" is a small explosive device), and indicates an ironic reversal, or poetic justice.The phrase occurs in a central speech in the play in which Hamlet has discovered a plot on his life by Claudius and resolves to respond to it by letting the plotter be "Hoist with his own petard".
Heist-op-den-Berg is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises Heist-op-den-Berg proper (including the hamlets: Heist-Goor, Heist-Station, Zonderschot, Heist-Centrum and Bruggeneinde), the villages of Booischot (including the hamlet Pijpelheide), Hallaar, Itegem, Schriek and Wiekevorst.
Heist is a 2001 American crime thriller film written and directed by David Mamet and starring Gene Hackman, Danny DeVito, and Delroy Lindo, with Rebecca Pidgeon, Ricky Jay, and Sam Rockwell in supporting roles. The film became the highest-grossing David Mamet-directed film in the United States, and then went on to become a popular hit in the home video market.
Heist of the Century is the debut solo studio album by American rapper and Wu-Tang Clan affiliate La the Darkman from Grand Rapids, Michigan. It was released on November 17, 1998 through Supreme Team Entertainment.
Heist is an American crime drama television series that premiered on NBC on March 22, 2006, but was almost immediately canceled on April 19, 2006, due to low ratings. The series was from director Doug Liman and revolved around professional thief Mickey O' Neil , who created a team of experts to try to pull off the biggest heist in history — to simultaneously rob three jewelry stores on Rodeo Drive during Academy Awards week.
Heist is a one-off 2008 television comedy-drama, written by Peter Harness and directed by Justin Hardy. It was completed at the end of 2006 and first broadcast on 23 April 2008 on BBC Four as part of its Medieval season.
Heist Society is the sixth novel by author Ally Carter, and was published on February 9, 2010. This is her fourth novel for young adults, and her first young adult novel outside of her The New York Times bestselling Gallagher Girls series.
Heist: Who Stole the American Dream? is a 2011 documentary film, which argues that government deregulation led to the Great Recession.
Heist, , is a 2015 American heist action thriller film directed by Scott Mann and written by Stephen Cyrus Sepher and Max Adams, based on the original story by Sepher. The film stars Robert De Niro, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kate Bosworth, Morris Chestnut, Dave Bautista, Sepher and Gina Carano.