Carmen Sandiego It is among the most kid-friendly shows available on Netflix today, though the show also appeals to adults thanks to its heist-themed storylines and hilarious action sequences. Perhaps what many do not know Carmen Sandiego is that it started as a simple computer game. It has since become a show, and very soon, it would also have a live action movie on Netflix.
As for the series, Carmen Sandiego finished streaming its final episodes in January, and for fans who are waiting for the next movie, here are similar shows and movies to check out first:
Like Carmen, the main character of this CW series has a grim and grim past. In Nikita’s case, she was led to believe that an agency known as the Division rescued her from execution to serve her country. However, she soon learns that she was being trained to become their spy assassin. After hiding, Nikita decides to take down the Division by exposing their secrets.
The series stars Maggie Q as Nikita and although Nikita aired its last episode in 2013, the show is still available to stream on CW Seed.
9 Three Kings
In this 1999 film, four soldiers hatch a daring plan to steal the gold from Saddam Hussein’s hidden hideout at the end of the Gulf War. Written and directed by David O. Russell, the soldiers (George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Spike Jonze) conspire to carry out a heist after seizing a gold map.
However, while stealing the gold, the men are faced with a moral dilemma after witnessing the brutality experienced by the locals. Despite several successful films, Three Kings It remains one of Clooney’s most critically acclaimed films to date.
8 Italian work
In this case, we will refer to the most recent italian work movie, which is the remake that was released in 2003. This one features a pretty impressive cast that includes Charlize Theron, Mark Wahlberg, Donald Sutherland, Edward Norton, and Jason Statham.
Like in Carmen Sandiego, the objective of the protagonists (Theron, Wahlberg and Statham) here is to rob the main villain of the story (Norton). To do this, the group carries out a heist involving a large number of Mini Cooper stunt scenes.
7 Ant Man
The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) introduced Ant-Man to its sprawling film franchise in 2015. Although multiple actors were considered, the lead role ultimately went to actor Paul Rudd, and with good reason.
In the first film, Rudd’s Scott Lang decides to work with Hank Pym in an attempt to get away from a life of crime forever. Soon, however, he learns that his first task is to steal something. Today, Ant Man It’s considered one of the best Rudd movies of all time, and we couldn’t agree more!
6 Fast and furious spy runners
This Netflix series is the latest spinoff from the ever-growing Fast and Furious franchise. This time, the focus of the story is Tony, Dominic Toretto’s cousin. In the series, Tony and his team of street racers undertake missions around the world under the direction of their link, secret agent Ms. Nowhere.
The show’s voice cast includes Tyler Posey, Charlet Takahashi Chung, Luke Youngblood, Jorge Diaz, and Camille Ramsey. The show recently aired its third season, though it is not yet known whether Netflix has renewed the series for a fourth round.
5 Ocean movies
When it comes to movie thefts, nobody likes it. From the ocean franchise. In fact, the first film in the franchise, Ocean’s Eleven, is one of the most lauded heist films in movie history. Plus, the franchise is not only notable for its daring heist sequences and moments of comic relief; Nor can it be forgotten that its cast includes some of the biggest stars in Hollywood. These include Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Andy Garcia, Matt Damon, Bernie Mac, Scott Caan, and many more. Meanwhile, their recent spin-off, Ocean’s 8, starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett and Anne Hathaway.
By all accounts, Start it’s a brilliant movie. It is also quite cerebral, so you may need to see it again to fully understand it. Nonetheless, it’s a true heist-movie masterpiece, and it’s easily one of director Christopher Nolan’s best films.
In the movie, Leonard DiCaprio plays a career thief who steals information from his targets while invading their dreams. The cast is completed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tom Hardy, Ken Watanabe and Elliot Page. Upon launch, Start scored eight Oscar nods and four wins.
3 Money robbery
Money robbery is a successful Netflix series that originates from Spain. The series revolves around a group of thieves who are determined to carry out the perfect robbery in Spain that would bring them 2,400 million euros. Today, it’s easily the best non-English show on Netflix right now, which would explain why the streaming service decided to renew the show for a fifth and final season.
That said, Netflix has yet to announce a release date for the show’s fifth season. Meanwhile, the show has also become a cultural phenomenon in the US and the rest of the world.
2 Avengers Endgame
In this 2019 box office record MCU movie, the Avengers are determined to reverse the damage Thanos has caused in hopes of getting his friends back. However, to achieve this, what was left of the team had to travel back in time to perform a kind of heist like no other.
However, instead of winning money or gold, the Avengers search for Infinity Stones. While this team of superheroes managed to bring them all together, the ‘heist’ also had a deadly consequence.
In this series from director JJ Abrams, Jennifer Garner plays Sydney Bristow, an international spy who was recruited out of college. Throughout the show’s run, we see Garner transform into various undercover roles – maid, geisha, and even goth, just to carry out a mission.
Like Carmen, Sydney also specializes in stealth, allowing them to carry out plans without a hitch, well, most of the time. In addition to Garner, the cast also includes Ron Rifkin, Victor Garber, Michael Vartan, and even Bradley Cooper, at one point.
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