Former Bank Robber Breaks Down 11 Bank Heists In Movies | How Real Is It?

Former bank robber Cain Vincent Dyer looks at 11 bank-robbery scenes from popular TV shows and movies and rates them based on realism.
Dyer breaks down "Heat" (1995), "The Place Beyond the Pines" (2012), "The Dark Knight" (2008), "Cherry" (2021), "Den of Thieves" (2018), "Dog Day Afternoon" (1975), "Baby Driver" (2017), "Out of Sight" (1998), "Money Heist" (2017), "The Town" (2010), and "Inside Man" (2006).

Dyer served in the United States Marine Corps. He turned to bank robbery after threats to his family by a Mexican cartel. He was nicknamed the "kangaroo bandit," having been captured on CCTV stuffing cash into a backpack worn on his chest. He says he robbed over 100 banks across California between 1999 and 2001. He eventually turned himself in and served nine years in prison after pleading guilty to six robberies. He now works as a life coach and motivational speaker, helping newly released prisoners reintegrate into society. He's also a partner in two production companies.

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Former Bank Robber Breaks Down 11 Bank Heists in Movies | How Real Is It?


  1. LtKedobu


    3 саат мурун

    If I was a hostage in a bank robbery I'd be more scared of someone who actually knows what they're doing, they're calm, collected and talking normally than some guy doubting himself, screaming and being erratic, I mean yeah I would be kinda scared of that because he probably won't hesitate to shoot someone but more scared of someone who actually knows what they're doing.

  2. Lewis


    3 саат мурун

    This is basically a guide on how to commit the perfect bank robbery

  3. Gabzgaming370


    3 саат мурун

    Next video:Afghanistan terrorist breaks down soldier movie

  4. Hawk


    5 саат мурун

    17:57 I just noticed the Marine sticker on his truck still has the applicator part attached

  5. Damien Mc near

    Damien Mc near

    8 саат мурун

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  6. Mahavailo Gaming

    Mahavailo Gaming

    10 саат мурун

    Is this just me thinking that hiring some ex idiots talking about something they “have experience” , and compare it to virtual game or movie , is actually stupidest thing this new stupid generation could come up with?

  7. Don Hollaway

    Don Hollaway

    11 саат мурун

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  8. Martin Parker

    Martin Parker

    11 саат мурун

    Way too many 10/10s.

  9. ouly7


    13 саат мурун

    three ads to watch before video starts is too much!

  10. Nyran Stanton

    Nyran Stanton

    16 саат мурун

    Next up for ratings :>:> Former Serial killer breaks down 10 murders in movies............:>

  11. Jian Guan

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    17 саат мурун

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  13. Who Me?

    Who Me?

    20 саат мурун

    Is anyone else taking notes 🤣

  14. Minihova


    Күн мурун

    I call BS on this guy

  15. Keval Patel

    Keval Patel

    Күн мурун

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  16. galyyy


    Күн мурун

    I though he was gonna say "I formed a coaching company to teach people how to rob banks"

    • oskk age

      oskk age

      Саат мурун


  17. Peppita Chips

    Peppita Chips

    Күн мурун

    How about the north LA bank robbery

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    Neysa Roam

    Күн мурун

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  19. Classy Chassey Car Hop Trays

    Classy Chassey Car Hop Trays

    Күн мурун

    Your story sounds like a hollywood film, have you written a book or tried to contact producers. Producers are not easy to contact. I would watch your movie. From amazon car hop trays.

  20. Chris Wright

    Chris Wright

    Күн мурун

    So the cameras and alarms were already disabled twenty minutes before they entered the bank in Heat. They cut in the night before, made some modifications to the computer board.

  21. Aneesh Froome

    Aneesh Froome

    Күн мурун

    Wait he did all those bank robberies and didn't end up imprisoned for life or shot dead and was able to start a coaching company? I guess black people don't have it so bad after all

  22. kingstonsd


    Күн мурун

    Do the bank robber scene from the Woody Allen movie, 'Take the Money and Run'. LOL

  23. Eric Rosenthal

    Eric Rosenthal

    2 күн мурун

    Are you going to invite Hitler next time?

  24. korean05dec90


    2 күн мурун

    The town

  25. Adapt Or Perish

    Adapt Or Perish

    2 күн мурун

    19:16 This guy knows! Joe Navarro would probably approve that statement.

  26. A


    2 күн мурун

    Anybody can find a career.

  27. SkootDiggity


    2 күн мурун

    How exactly do you rob over 100 banks and get out of prison at such a relatively young age?

  28. Eugen B

    Eugen B

    2 күн мурун

    He committed over 100 bank robberies and he's free. Am I the only one who is confused?

  29. Lefty Nugget

    Lefty Nugget

    2 күн мурун

    Well he transitioned from 100 heists to 100 people legally stolen by the "coaching fever"

  30. Jason P

    Jason P

    2 күн мурун

    If I could remember correctly, in Heat they were able to disable the cameras before they went into the bank and the silent alarm was never triggered because they were snitched on.

  31. LPS InAction

    LPS InAction

    2 күн мурун

    He is just correcting everything the joker did

  32. naggiecash


    2 күн мурун

    In the batman one joker killed.all of those guys btw

  33. Nina Nowicka

    Nina Nowicka

    3 күн мурун

    "...daddy was a bank robber But he never hurt nobody He just loved to live that way And he loved to steal your money..."

  34. Evan Steinberg

    Evan Steinberg

    3 күн мурун

    No point break huh

  35. Jordan W

    Jordan W

    3 күн мурун

    Glad he got his life together but how on earth is he not still in jail for all of those robberies?!

  36. Luna Impact

    Luna Impact

    3 күн мурун

    he doesn't have that bank robber voice lol

  37. Austin Duke

    Austin Duke

    3 күн мурун

    I'm disappointed he didn't review the bank heist from the Mask.

  38. Lukas YT

    Lukas YT

    3 күн мурун

    He looks like a microwaved Charles Barkley

  39. williamgatesenson


    3 күн мурун

    4:25 the only reason the guy had a shotgun was because it was a bank run by criminals

  40. Kirara Kurokawa

    Kirara Kurokawa

    3 күн мурун

    Did you get to keep the money?

  41. Rodriguez_ Ramirez

    Rodriguez_ Ramirez

    3 күн мурун

    Me taking notes even though I am unable to even declare to my crush

  42. Captaincory1


    3 күн мурун

    A possible reason William Fichner had a shotgun in a bank is because the bank was run by the local mob

  43. Zeyu Liu

    Zeyu Liu

    3 күн мурун

    Next time: a person who successfully committed suicide breaks down suicidal behaviors in movies.

  44. RBA White

    RBA White

    3 күн мурун

    Dark knight is one of the best movies made

  45. Nick


    3 күн мурун

    How did they forget to include Good Time? I feel like that was really realistic.

  46. Aaron Hepler

    Aaron Hepler

    3 күн мурун

    Thanks for the tips!!

  47. NormanStansfeld


    3 күн мурун

    In ‘Heat’ the robbers had already hacked the bank’s security systems to turn the CCTV and alarms off before they walked in, so they were right to wear masks. The silent alarm wasn’t tripped - the cops got a tip off from a criminal informant.

  48. GamerPoets


    3 күн мурун

    KGkey comments... Watching an actual robbery:1 I'd kill that guy. 2. I would of have shot that scum bag. 3. God bless that clerk who killed him. 4. Low life's need to get real jobs. 5. We should kill them all. Watching a robber break down robberies: 1.This guy needs his own movie! 2. I love this guy! 3. He looks like such a good guy! .... lol

  49. Vezerai


    3 күн мурун

    "After robbing banks for 2 years i decided to start a company that robs people directly instead..."

    • With Your Shield Or On It

      With Your Shield Or On It

      Күн мурун

      Genius status

    • Jordan Manalu

      Jordan Manalu

      3 күн мурун

      because I'm tired of robbing violently by being a bank robber, I chose a more convenient and ethical way of robbing by starting my own bank instead.

  50. Jermbot15


    3 күн мурун

    Was hoping for the SNL bank robbers skit.

  51. Yashan Singh

    Yashan Singh

    3 күн мурун

    He should watch money heist.

  52. Poop NOODLE

    Poop NOODLE

    4 күн мурун

    The idea of this man blows my mind

  53. Edward Johnson

    Edward Johnson

    4 күн мурун

    Robbing banks is moral and ethical, actually.

  54. nero1273


    4 күн мурун

    Next up - Former serial killer breaks down Hannibal Lecter !!!

  55. Ahmad Maco

    Ahmad Maco

    4 күн мурун

    The detail that was given by him is concerning ,i mean he admit that the reason why many people start bank robbery is because they are so desperate ,and with this pandemic everyone already become desperate to survive, Insider do us a favor . you can keep interviewing these type of person but make sure to ask them not to give any technical detail ,just ask them whether the scene in the movie or game is accurate or not , i know i sound like a party pooper but atleast please consider my little request



    4 күн мурун

    Dog Day Afternoon is just a 10/10 movie

  57. Itsurboydan


    4 күн мурун

    I can see a few bank robbers in here

  58. Boris


    4 күн мурун

    Strange thing that today you are not allowed to enter a bank unless you wear a mask

  59. Fearless Investors

    Fearless Investors

    4 күн мурун

    You know why I'm here.. 1 step is to follow the Pros.

  60. Aagii Altangerel

    Aagii Altangerel

    4 күн мурун

    dude haven’t even watched money heist , and still knows about the bank security system of the bank they’re robbing in the movie lmao. his knowledge is damn good 😂. pretty sure he gave it 1/10 cuz he doesnt know how good plan they had

  61. Cat Oliver

    Cat Oliver

    4 күн мурун

    One of the only people I know who tried to rob a store used a note lol

  62. royisabau5


    4 күн мурун

    He butchered the dark knight scenes...

  63. Superboologan1


    4 күн мурун

    He seems like a swell fellow

  64. Victor Ha

    Victor Ha

    4 күн мурун

    I like how this guy incorporates the mistakes. Nothing is perfect

    • Jordan Manalu

      Jordan Manalu

      3 күн мурун

      after 100 bank heists, certainly not all is smooth at plain sight. Good movies must aware that those robbers are human after all

  65. Ave Lacrymaria

    Ave Lacrymaria

    4 күн мурун

    "Former Nazi Soldier Reviews Holocaust Movies"

  66. NetAndyCz


    4 күн мурун

    The Dark Knight bank robbery is kind of fun to watch, but also unrealistic on so many levels.

  67. Sunny LikhitPalle

    Sunny LikhitPalle

    4 күн мурун

    Holup ! Former bank robber?

  68. Diana Davis

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    4 күн мурун

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  69. Kyle K

    Kyle K

    5 күн мурун

    I get why you do what you do but damn you’re sus my guy

  70. Juan Carlos Rincón Gallardo

    Juan Carlos Rincón Gallardo

    5 күн мурун

    Wow he knows his stuff, the flooding bank is Spain's National Bank (the fed) and is flooded by the water from a landmark fountain. I wonder how he got his Intel on Banks though.

  71. Specialisized


    5 күн мурун

    A. H U N D R E D. B A N K R O B B E R I E S.

  72. River Cheney-Holub

    River Cheney-Holub

    5 күн мурун

    This dude lives in a weird world

  73. James Wyndham Stirling

    James Wyndham Stirling

    5 күн мурун

    4:21; hey look, it's Ken- oh, he has a shotgun.

  74. Simon Kálmán

    Simon Kálmán

    5 күн мурун

    Imagine being one of those victims. And he is smiling of what he did. Nice

  75. MyNameJeff


    5 күн мурун

    He pooped on ze dark knight ;-;

  76. Gmail Farmer

    Gmail Farmer

    5 күн мурун

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  77. iamamish


    5 күн мурун

    6:05 - the alarm is not going off as they're coming out of the building - or more accurately, it is going off, but not going anywhere. The thieves tricked the alarm systems ("2 telco, and a cellular") to turn themselves off 20 minutes before they robbed the bank. That was a really important plot point too, as otherwise it 'sounded like a ticket to a cowboy score'. The police were alerted to the bank robbery by a snitch, not an alarm.

  78. Caucasian60 1

    Caucasian60 1

    5 күн мурун

    I don’t know why these videos give these kinds of people attention. If this man had an opportunity to take money from you then he would, so let’s give him views and attention so he gets famous and wealthy shall we?

    • Flynn Mccann

      Flynn Mccann

      4 күн мурун

      Because it makes a fun video a former bank robber watches bank robbery scenes and he isn’t a bad guy

  79. mastyer0fReality


    5 күн мурун

    Girl from saved by the bell breaks down showgirls.

  80. Shane Farrar

    Shane Farrar

    5 күн мурун

    He was desparate because he couldn't get anyone to buy an extended car warranty.

  81. Jacki Person

    Jacki Person

    5 күн мурун

    As someone who has worked in a bank and have heard stories from coworkers about their experiences with hold ups, it's a bit surreal to hear from a bank robber his experiences. I know people who had guns put in their faces over money, and one who knew someone shot because the girl was so hysterical trying to explain that she couldn't open the vault by herself. It's a real fear for not terribly high paying work.

    • With Your Shield Or On It

      With Your Shield Or On It

      15 саат мурун

      @Jacki Person you misunderstood and thats my fault..could be worse is so normalized that its sometimes used inappropriately keep it simple I just meant you're not alone..alot of us live lives of overwhelming anxiety, its ok to be prepared for worst case scenario but not let the thought of it consume you..I apologize

    • Lex McDufflePants

      Lex McDufflePants

      17 саат мурун

      @Jacki Person exactly. "Could be worse" tends to diminish the pain of that individual. "Could be worse", excuse me? A coworker watched a girl get murdered over some money and that isn't enough PAIN to be recognized? It's a scary job. It's a life threatening job. Not that common, but it's enough to be reasonably scared.

    • Jacki Person

      Jacki Person

      23 саат мурун

      @With Your Shield Or On It Let's not go into who has it worse. They're both bad and I don't wish those experiences or fear on anyone.

    • With Your Shield Or On It

      With Your Shield Or On It

      Күн мурун

      Could be worse..could be a convenience store cashier killed for 5 bucks

  82. TheGod Ofwar

    TheGod Ofwar

    5 күн мурун

    I think you need to watch the movie heat again they don't have their faces on camera they cut the system off the day before

  83. Michael Oberg

    Michael Oberg

    5 күн мурун

    Next week: Golden retriever breaks down the Air bud series

  84. Tom Lis

    Tom Lis

    5 күн мурун

    Guy went from an illegal scam to a legal scam.

  85. Jack RoyalTea

    Jack RoyalTea

    5 күн мурун

    Intelligent police officer? What’s that? Never heard of one.

  86. jizzaymz


    5 күн мурун

    Robs 100 banks... becomes a life coach. I thought robbing just 1 bank could get you a life sentence. Laws are obviously very lenient wherever he is

  87. Armando Gibson

    Armando Gibson

    5 күн мурун

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  88. __


    5 күн мурун

    Oh god... just realized this man resembles a black Jack Black

  89. Carlos Reyes

    Carlos Reyes

    5 күн мурун

    Everybody take notes: they leave some vaults open, not everybody had a silent alarm, back pack in front of u, know layout, leave fast to escape police, put mask on before entering

  90. Berengier817


    5 күн мурун

    This dude is unbelievably charismatic and nice.

  91. Some Buddy

    Some Buddy

    5 күн мурун

    Next vid: we got a zombie review a zombie movie.

  92. Shahen


    6 күн мурун

    Damn where we are heading to the society, next to the list ‘former serial killer breaks down murder scenes in the movies’.

  93. seeji sings

    seeji sings

    6 күн мурун

    such a nice guy.

  94. Wilma Dupont

    Wilma Dupont

    6 күн мурун

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  95. htennek1


    6 күн мурун

    fun fact: the town is based on a real life bank robbery.

  96. FORMULAtheprod


    6 күн мурун

    You can tell this guy loves playing gta online.

  97. Hannah Williams

    Hannah Williams

    6 күн мурун

    Is this like??? Legal?

    • Hannah Williams

      Hannah Williams

      4 күн мурун

      @Flynn Mccann nothingggg

    • Flynn Mccann

      Flynn Mccann

      4 күн мурун

      What do you mean?

  98. Nia..


    6 күн мурун

    where is his movie? A Marine turned drug addict turned notorious Bank Robber? Take my money. Here's my pitch: *He once spent his days defending his country but now he's defending his family from a criminal organization out to get them. A hero torn apart by addiction and desperation. He is... the Kangaroo Bandit.*

  99. Dante D

    Dante D

    6 күн мурун

    I guess when you're desperate to pull a bank heist 100 times everything is a 10/10

  100. Dante D

    Dante D

    6 күн мурун

    This robber stole my time while watching the video