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Ocean's 11 (1960)

Ocean's Eleven (original title)
Approved | | Comedy, Crime, Music | 10 August 1960 (USA)
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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Danny Ocean
... Sam Harmon
... Josh Howard
... Jimmy Foster
... Beatrice Ocean
... Anthony Bergdorf
... Duke Santos
... Adele Ekstrom
... 'Mushy' O'Connors
... Spyros Acebos
... Roger Corneal
... Mrs. Restes
... Vince Massler
... 'Curly' Steffans
... Mrs. Bergdorf
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A band of soldier friends from the 82nd airborne regroup 15 years later to rob millions of dollars from five Las Vegas casinos. When one of the eleven's future step-father learns who pulled the job, the crew must find a way to smuggle the loot out of town before their payoff is cut in half. Written by FMJ_Joker

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10 August 1960 (USA)  »

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$2,800,000 (estimated)

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$12,317,000
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The original story for the screenplay was brought to Frank Sinatra's attention by Peter Lawford. See more »

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When Sam first greets Bea, he calls her "Mrs. Oceans". Her last name (and her husband's) is "Ocean" - singular, not plural. See more »

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Anthony Bergdorf: Give it to me straight Doc. Is this the big casino?
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Edited into La classe américaine (1993) See more »

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I'm Gonna Live Until I Die
(1954)
Words by Al Hoffman
Music by Walter Kent and Husband Curtis
Performed by Louis Prima and Keely Smith
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The Rat Pack in a pretty amusing heist romp movie
12 October 2005 | by See all my reviews

The picture talks about the biggest robbery of all . Spyros Acebos (Akim Tamiroff) pulls off a scheme introducing the plans for a new business venture : simultaneously burgle five casinos in Las Vegas as Sahara , Flamingo , Golden Nugget , Riveira and Desert Inn . He agrees with Danny Ocean (Frank Sinatra) backed by a motley and eclectic gang to execute it , formed by 11 pals ( Dean Martin, Peter Lawford, Sammy Davis, Richard Conte , Norman Fell, Richard Benedict..). The crew back in action , now veterans , after fighting in Second World War at 82nd Airbone division as paratroopers . We wouldn't call it a special group just Danny Ocean and his buddies , the night they blew up all the light , shutting off the electricity in Las Vegas . Millions dollars are taken from the casinos . But the elaborated plan itself goes wrong . They encounter complications when an investigator (Cesar Romero) discovers the tracks . This adaptation achieves one of the greatest entertainments of the history of motion pictures . We never met a band like Ocean's eleven .

From the beginning until the end the comedy and giggles along with moderated action are continuous . Besides , it has got an intelligent script and an extraordinary final surprise . Significant portions of the movie interactions between major characters were ad-libbed . The actors playing the leading roles all knew each other well and improvised dialogue as well as or better than the script . For comic relief in charge of the various relationships among several characters and their numerous jokes . Splendid songs by Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr and sensitive ending song by Frank Sinatra . Appears uncredited Shirley McLayne in an agreeable comic performance , Red Skelton and George Raft as invited actors . Superb and stunning musical score by Nelson Riddle (author of Batman TV music). Enjoyable and glossy cinematography by William H. Daniels (Greta Garbo's usual photographer). Director Lewis Milestone's masterpiece of the amusement and entertainment . The movie was remade by a funny and stylish remake with George Clooney and director Steven Soderbergh and several sequels . Rating : Good and nice . Worthwhile watching.


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