American Heist is a 2014 American-Russian independent action heist film directed by Armenian Director Sarik Andreasyan, based on the 1959 film The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery directed by Charles Guggenheim and John Stix. Produced by Georgiy Malkov, Ghevond Andreassian, Tovey Christensen, Hayden Christensen and Vladimir Polyakov.
The film stars Hayden Christensen, Jordana Brewster, Adrien Brody and Akon. It was screened in the Special Presentations section of the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, 2014. It is scheduled to release theatrically on January 2015 in both Russian and American theaters.