Master Pickpocket Breaks Down 12 Pickpocketing Tricks In Movies | How Real Is It?

Professional pickpocket Lee Thompson looks at 12 pickpocketing scenes from popular TV shows and movies and rates them based on realism.
He looks at "Birds of Prey" (2020), "The Take" (2016), "Ocean's Eleven" (2001), "Now You See Me" (2013), "Killing Eve" (2018), "Gangs of New York" (2002), "Pickpocket" (1959), "Pickpockets" (2018), "Focus" (2015), "The Adventures of Tintin" (2011), and "Sleight" (2016).
Thompson is a professional pickpocket magician and a member of the Inner Magic Circle with gold-star status. He's taken part in Mugler Follies shows in Paris and toured for 18 months, performing 1,700 shows, with Cirque Du Soleil Koozå. He's performed live on ITV's "Good Morning Britain" and BBC's "The One Show," and he was a consultant pickpocket magician for "Holmes and Watson" (2018). Thompson has worked with the UK police and Revenue and Customs in public-awareness campaigns about pickpocketing.
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Master Pickpocket Breaks Down 12 Pickpocketing Tricks In Movies | How Real Is It?




  • I'm professional pickpocket for hire

    Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali38 นาทีที่ผ่านมา
  • 1:40 139 pickpockets in ten seconds or in a decade?

    blackjack rewardblackjack rewardชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • 8:31 little girl actually took her Golden necklace.

    Ramiro MartinezRamiro Martinezชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Birds of Prey was a complete let down

    Salt StarterSalt Starterชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • rip ears

    Magnus NielsenMagnus Nielsen2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I love these videos. 👍 One thing stood out: “Allegedly, in the history books, if you google it...” That about sums up the historical research most people do nowadays. I saw it on the internet or in media so it’s probably accurate and true. 🙄

    Jesse 1437Jesse 14372 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • In places like latin america where there is less of a chance of getting caught this is the way your phone purse, etc gets taken

    Veronica MarcanoVeronica Marcano2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • The minor vision rarely bump because employee analytically juggle aside a juvenile baker. bitter, brash quince

    erica perezerica perez3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Lupin..great show

    tejae504tejae5045 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • He has my dream job

    lunabella17lunabella176 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • oh yes 'EMPLOYENT'

    sandip aryalsandip aryal6 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • taking notes ✍️

    Jea OoJea Oo7 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I hate the magic etc in Now You See Me. They made no effort to make the slight of hand realistic. Good idea, poorly executed.

    credibility63credibility6311 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Next..a ghost breaking down horror scenes in movies 😂

    Laxmi LaxmiLaxmi Laxmi11 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Last one wasn't even pickpocketing it was just straight up theft.

    LandoLando12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • he looks like an older callmekevin

    Iosias AemiliusIosias Aemilius13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Man's got a 100 in pickpocketing, sneaking and lockpicking.

    Anime JesusAnime Jesus13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • i came here for cassandra cain. lol

    Drea The WeirdoDrea The Weirdo14 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I did this.....for the police department....

    Alyssa BonannoAlyssa Bonanno15 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Tnx for the tips

    Selena JärvSelena Järv22 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Thanks for the tips, Lee. I've found my true passion in life; stealing!

    Mostly CooperativeMostly Cooperativeวันที่ผ่านมา
  • Can't stop laughing at 7:09

  • I often wear a wired pair of headphones on my phone. I like to imagine it helps.

    how2fix -how2fix -วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Never trust someone named Cutpurse.

  • Now I will always be super paranoid of being pickpocketed thanks!

    Alannah HeinrichsAlannah Heinrichsวันที่ผ่านมา
  • That camera lens steal is bs

    Battlerite Royale Việt NamBattlerite Royale Việt Namวันที่ผ่านมา
  • Wait hold up... now I need to know why banks and insurance companies need pick pockets??? Wth is that about???

    Etienne CoteEtienne Coteวันที่ผ่านมา
  • Pickpockets must be super happy that women's clothes have crappy pockets. 😂

    Judit BaráthJudit Baráthวันที่ผ่านมา
  • Woah magic it's gone!

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    camila restrepocamila restrepoวันที่ผ่านมา
  • Is anyone else going to comment on the fact that the British guy used miles and yards instead of kilometers and meters? 11:17

    cerberus 007cerberus 007วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Now tell me, as a woman whos always got tiny pockets in her jeans (if any) because thats how women's jeans are and would rather not have to carry around a bag when its easier to just keep my phone in my pocket, whats the best way to keep my phone safe?

    Flo feltsFlo feltsวันที่ผ่านมา
  • Where I live pickpocketing is not a huge problem cause nowhere is crowded, and it's very rare for anyone to touch you. "the best pickpockets I've seen are female." Where I live if a man touched a woman on purpose it is usually assumed to be sexual assault, so yeah, that would get in the way of pickpocketing.

  • Lol someone in my school tried to pickpocketed me and they failed because I felt their hand I'm my pocket. Massive L for them lmao

  • Came here to learn how to pickpocket, leaving without learning it, no regrets

    MinD DeaDMinD DeaD2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Guess there’s a new job on my list….who’s next? Lucifer? A serial killer? Knowing insider…..maybe a person who came back from the dead?

    {Chibi dream}{Chibi dream}2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I am using this on all of my friends

    Herbie WaresHerbie Wares2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • *Pickpocket 100*

    A man of my wordA man of my word2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Ferb, I know what we’re doing today

    BoojumpBoojump2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Give my iphone 12 back pls 😔

    pugpug2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • WHAT

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  • This makes me wonder how I haven’t been robbed yet damn

    Lulu15 _lemonLulu15 _lemon2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • ok am i the only one who had to look twice at his wrist to see if he is in cuffs?

    potato samapotato sama2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 9:27 literally skyrim pickpocketing.

    CrimsonCrimson2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • "Unfortunately, yes."

    CubosomesCubosomes2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The audio is way too low. Maybe he’s whispering because he’s really not working with the police.

    Gene Brode, Jr.Gene Brode, Jr.2 วันที่ผ่านมา
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    • Same

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  • I love how he has the need to keep saying that he does it for the police LOL

    BatataBatata2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I knw about a thief training institute long back where young people were trained for different tricks. The novice test was like pick up coin from a bucket full water wdout creating a single ripple or cut a cloath on a bottle gaurd in 5 sec wdout a scratch on the veggi. My friend use to share such peculiar experiences.. 🤣😂

    Moudipa SMoudipa S2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Apollo Robbins is your colleague? I know Apollo!

    Vanessa WalshVanessa Walsh2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • After I watched this show, I lost the custody of my child. Damn it.

    H PradipH Pradip2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Only tourists suffer from pickpockets.

    Hugh HallHugh Hall2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • When he was going off about grabbing a wallet with chopsticks, my mom uses Chopsticks to transfer koi fish from tanks during tank cleaning which are heavy and slippery, she swears up and down once you master the basics with chopsticks you can carry anything which is great and all but I can't, so I 100% believe someone can but I'll also one-hundred-percent admit that that is not a normal skill

    Her Royal HIGHnessHer Royal HIGHness3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • did you even apply for a master pickpocketer?

    Globulo RossoGlobulo Rosso3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The tough way optionally chase because frost precisely wrap unto a chemical softball. young, rainy piccolo

    Crypto SecutiryCrypto Secutiry3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • he should do cruella

    brachiosaurusbrachiosaurus3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • my dad is so afraid of his wallet getting stolen that he cuts holes in his pocket and clips it to his underwear with a chain

    Cheshire JourneyCheshire Journey3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • anybody else only put items in their back pocket if you know that your shirt or jacket will cover it?

    CypherArcadeCypherArcade3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • looking some pickpocket theif CHOPSTICK POWER !!! i had failed gripping and the food fell all over my cloth ...

    Eleora LeongEleora Leong3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • people have taken things straight from my hand and i dont notice it till i see my phone in their hands

    name not availablename not available3 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • did u get it back?

      audreyaudrey3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The zippy cent endoscopically allow because heart possibly spare in a calculating betty. utter, verdant silver

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  • For the chopstick one as an asian i can say for certain that is definetly posible

    SmidgeonSmidgeon3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The naked men fears no pick pocket

    Jason HickerJason Hicker3 วันที่ผ่านมา
Master Pickpocket Breaks Down 12 Pickpocketing Tricks In Movies | How Real Is It?