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Director:
Writers:
Harry Brown (screenplay) &
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Release Date:
10 August 1960 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Nobody else would have dared it because nobody else would have the nerve! Just Danny Ocean and his 11 pals - the crazy night they blew all the lights in Las Vegas!... See more »
Plot:
Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
2 nominations See more »
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fun snapshot of the Rat Pack See more (119 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Frank Sinatra ... Danny Ocean

Dean Martin ... Sam Harmon

Sammy Davis Jr. ... Josh Howard

Peter Lawford ... Jimmy Foster

Angie Dickinson ... Beatrice Ocean

Richard Conte ... Anthony Bergdorf

Cesar Romero ... Duke Santos

Patrice Wymore ... Adele Ekstrom

Joey Bishop ... 'Mushy' O'Connors

Akim Tamiroff ... Spyros Acebos

Henry Silva ... Roger Corneal

Ilka Chase ... Mrs. Restes

Buddy Lester ... Vince Massler

Richard Benedict ... 'Curly' Steffans

Jean Willes ... Mrs. Bergdorf

Norman Fell ... Peter Rheimer
Clem Harvey ... Louis Jackson
Hank Henry ... Mr. Kelly - Mortician

Lew Gallo ... Adele's Date

Robert Foulk ... Sheriff Wimmer

Red Skelton ... Gambler

George Raft ... Jack Strager
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Robert Bice ... Deputy (scenes deleted)
John Holland ... Undetermined Minor Role (scenes deleted)

Murray Alper ... Deputy (uncredited)

Don Anderson ... Bar Patron (uncredited)

Don 'Red' Barry ... McCoy (uncredited)

Marjorie Bennett ... Mrs. Allenby (uncredited)
Rummy Bishop ... Castleman (uncredited)
Nicky Blair ... Mourner at Cremation (uncredited)

Richard Boone ... Voice of Minister (voice) (uncredited)
Norman Brooks ... Norman Brooks (uncredited)

Paul Bryar ... Cop (uncredited)
David Carlile ... Attendant (uncredited)
Laura Cornell ... Honeyface - Massler's Wife (uncredited)

John Craven ... Cashier (uncredited)
Ronnie Dapo ... Timmy Bergdorf (uncredited)
Jerry Dodgion ... Saxophone Player (uncredited)
George Fenneman ... On Phone Talking to Sheriff Wimmer (voice) (uncredited)
Wesley Gale ... Red Cap (uncredited)

Gregory Gaye ... Freeman - Casino Owner (uncredited)
Chief Leonard George ... Police Operator (uncredited)

John George ... Midget (uncredited)
Jay Gerard ... Cab Driver (uncredited)

Hoot Gibson ... Roadblock Deputy (uncredited)
Bob Gilbreath ... Helicopter Pilot (uncredited)

Joe Gray ... Pit Boss (uncredited)

Brad Harris ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Dick Hudkins ... Drunk (uncredited)
John Indrisano ... Texan (uncredited)
Jessica James ... Go-Go Dancer (uncredited)
Helen Jay ... Girl (uncredited)

Michael Jeffers ... Casino Patron (uncredited)
William Justine ... Parelli (uncredited)
Sparky Kaye ... Riviera Manager (uncredited)
Mike Lally ... American Legionnaire at Funeral Service (uncredited)
David Landfield ... Flamingo MC (uncredited)
Forrest Lederer ... Sands Manager (uncredited)
Pinky Lee ... Riviera Employee (uncredited)

Nelson Leigh ... Doctor / Specialist (uncredited)

David Leonard ... Rabbi (uncredited)

Shirley MacLaine ... Tipsy Girl (uncredited)
Maurice Marks ... Gambler (uncredited)
William Meader ... Casino Patron (uncredited)
Charles Meredith ... Mr. Cohen - Mortician (uncredited)
Tom Middleton ... Don Murphy - TV Newscaster (uncredited)
Anne Neyland ... Dolores (uncredited)

William H. O'Brien ... Waiter at Burlesque Club (uncredited)
Ted Otis ... Cashier (uncredited)

Steve Pendleton ... Major Taylor (uncredited)

Jack Perrin ... American Legionnaire at Funeral Service (uncredited)
Jack Perry ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)

Carmen Phillips ... Hungry Girl (uncredited)
Louis Quinn ... DeWolfe (uncredited)
Fred Rapport ... Casino Patron (uncredited)
Red Norvo Quintet ... Red Norvo Quintet (uncredited)
Tony Regan ... Casino Patron / Croupier (uncredited)
Victor Romito ... Hairdresser (uncredited)
Myrna Ross ... Passenger (uncredited)
Jack Santoro ... Cashier (uncredited)

Cosmo Sardo ... Barber (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre ... Customer at Drucker's (uncredited)
Bernard Sell ... Casino Patron (uncredited)
Robert 'Buddy' Shaw ... Cashier (uncredited)
Shiva ... Snake Dancer (uncredited)
Al Silvani ... Burlesque Club Manager (uncredited)
Richard Sinatra ... Attendant (uncredited)
John Slosser ... Squad Leader (uncredited)

Joan Staley ... Helen (uncredited)
Barbara Sterling ... Girl (uncredited)

George E. Stone ... Proprietor (uncredited)
H.T. Tsiang ... Houseboy (uncredited)
Jerry Velasco ... Harmonica-Playing Garbageman (uncredited)
James Waters ... Disposal Attendant (uncredited)
Dave White ... Burlesque Club Stagehand (uncredited)
Bob Whitney ... Casino Worker (uncredited)
Norma Yost ... Airline Hostess (uncredited)

Directed by
Lewis Milestone 
 
Writing credits
Harry Brown (screenplay) &
Charles Lederer (screenplay)

George Clayton Johnson (story) &
Jack Golden Russell (story)

Billy Wilder  uncredited

Produced by
Lewis Milestone .... producer
Henry W. Sanicola .... associate producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Nelson Riddle 
 
Cinematography by
William H. Daniels (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Philip W. Anderson 
 
Art Direction by
Nicolai Remisoff 
 
Set Decoration by
Howard Bristol 
 
Costume Design by
Howard Shoup 
 
Makeup Department
Gordon Bau .... makeup supervisor
Robert J. Schiffer .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Jack R. Berne .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ray Gosnell Jr. .... assistant director
Richard Lang .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
M.A. Merrick .... sound
William Lambert .... recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Franklyn Soldo .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Franklyn Soldo .... visual effects coordinator (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Bob Gilbreath .... aerial stunt pilot (uncredited)
Joe Gray .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bernie Abramson .... still photographer (uncredited)
Richard Doran .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Carl Gibson .... key grip (uncredited)
Lloyd Hill .... gaffer (uncredited)
Bill Johnson .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
A. Lindsley Lane .... camera operator (uncredited)
Floyd McCarty .... still photographer (uncredited)
Burdell C. Schwiebert .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Robert Willoughby .... special still photographer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Florence Albert .... wardrobe: women (uncredited)
Morris Brown .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Bob Richards .... wardrobe: men (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Arthur Morton .... orchestrator
Nelson Riddle .... conductor
Gil Grau .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Jimmy Wyble .... musician: guitarist (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Saul Bass .... title designer
Richard Benedict .... assistant to producer (as Dick Benedict)
William T. Hurtz .... director: title sequence (uncredited)
Bob Irving .... production coordinator (uncredited)
Lois Kerst .... production secretary (uncredited)
Eddie O'Carroll .... production accountant: Las Vegas (uncredited)
George Reynolds .... production assistant (uncredited)
Stanley Scheuer .... script supervisor (uncredited)
R.K. Sheffer .... technical advisor (uncredited)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Ocean's Eleven" - USA (original title)
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Runtime:
127 min
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Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:PG | Australia:A (original rating) | Brazil:12 | Canada:PG | Canada:G (Quebec) (VHS/DVD rating) | Finland:K-16 | France:Tous publics | Iceland:L | Italy:T | Netherlands:AL | Spain:13 | Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:PG (video) | USA:Approved (certificate #19613) | West Germany:6

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Shirley MacLaine's tipsy uncredited cameo was ad-libbed by the actress, for which she reportedly received a brand new car from Warner Bros. as compensation. Her line, "I'm so drunk I don't think I could lie down without holding on," was a rehash of a classic Dean Martin line.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: The men of Ocean's Eleven are supposed to be war buddies from the 82nd Airborne during WWII. However, during WWII the US Army was segregated by race. Josh Howard talks about his experiences during the war while on patrol; since he's black, he would have been assigned to the 555th Parachute Infantry Regiment, which was never sent overseas but instead became smoke jumpers in the Pacific Northwest. Therefore, Josh Howard should never have met the others, at least, not during the war.See more »
Quotes:
'Curly' Steffens:You're not gonna make yourself popular, knocking Danny.
Spyros Acebos:Who's knocking him? I love him. I respect talent. All I'm asking is he should me a little.
'Curly' Steffens:Too tough. Don' ask.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Nudist Colony of the Dead (1991)See more »
Soundtrack:
I'm Gonna Live Until I DieSee more »

FAQ

Who are the eleven?
Is 'Ocean's Eleven' based on a book?
Are any of the five casinos still there?
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31 out of 43 people found the following review useful.
fun snapshot of the Rat Pack, 18 June 2004
Author: didi-5 from United Kingdom

This version of 'Ocean's 11' hardly needed a plot, did it? Just an extended ad for the Rat Pack's Vegas shows and the enormous ego of Frank Sinatra, here strutting his stuff as Danny Ocean, leading his war chums in a plan to rob numerous casinos in one night.

So we get Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Peter Lawford, and Joey Bishop (did they play characters in this? can anybody remember who?) and a fun romp to the pay off - still getting referenced in films being made today. George Clooney's remake was nowhere near as much fun. There's music in this movie, of course (with that cast you'd be disappointed if not), plus appearances from Angie Dickinson, Shirley MacLaine (uncredited but noticeable), Cesar Romero, and Errol Flynn's widow Patrice Wymore.

This really is a lightweight lark if you're in the mood. Is it a good film? Probably not. Is it good entertainment? Absolutely.



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