Ocean's 11 is plain sailing. Ocean's 11 is a remake of the 1960 classic. By BBC News Online's Ian Youngs. Just look at the cast - with Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Julia Roberts and Matt Damon on the same screen at the same time, how can a film go wrong? Or maybe that should be - when last year's Oscar darling Steven Soderbergh chooses to remake one of the most famous Rat Pack movies for his.
Robbing casinos is a familiar movie plot. In 1955, five years before Frank Sinatra as Danny Ocean and his obsequious clan of former wartime buddies shook down five Las Vegas casinos in one night.Ocean's Eleven AMC Remake of the 1960 Rat Pack caper about a daring heist involving an underground vault that serves three of Las Vegas' biggest casinos, and the ragtag squad of criminal.Imagine my delight when an absolute classic did indeed receive that sort of attention and I had to pick up it and review it. Yes this is my Ocean’s 11 movie review fully restored on Blu-ray. So to be clear this is a review of the original classic 1960s film, not the George Clooney remake. Ocean’s 11 Movie Review (1960 Crime, Comedy).
Original Warner Brothers Italian 39x55 for the Lewis Milestone crime comedy, OCEAN'S 11 (1960) starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Peter Lawford, Joey Bishop, Angie Dickinson and Sammy Davis, Jr. The plot of this film revolves around eleven friends who know each other from World War II service and plan to rob five of the biggest casinos in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve. This film is an.
Ocean’s Eleven, American heist film, released in 1960, that featured the legendary 1960s “Rat Pack” of Las Vegas entertainers, including Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Dean Martin. In the film, Danny Ocean (played by Sinatra) recruits a gang of his old army buddies to simultaneously rob five.
A rag-tag group of con artists and ex-cons team up for the heist to end all heists in this high-profile remake of the 1960 Rat Pack favorite. As with its predecessor, Ocean's Eleven opens with its.
The Rat Pack classic Ocean's 11 is a fun heist film, but puts style over substance. The story follows a group of former Army buddies who come together to pull off a daring New Year's Eve robbery.
The similarities to the original end there, as Ocean conspires with his old pal Rusty Ryan (Brad Pitt) to rob 150 million dollars from an underground vault that serves three of Las Vegas' biggest casinos. Between the two of them, they recruit nine other men, each with his own criminal specialty, to assist in the mission: moneyman Reuben Tishkoff (Elliot Gould), card dealer Frank (Bernie Mac.
Ocean's 11 is a 1960 heist film which brought five members of the Rat Pack together as well as a mess of other popular actors for a romp around Las Vegas. Danny Ocean and Jimmy Foster bring together a group of World War II 82nd Airborne veterans for the purposes of robbing five Las Vegas Casinos at midnight on New Year's Eve. They plan to knock out the city electricity towers, and rewire the.
The original Ocean's Eleven was shot in the 60s by the Rat Pack but it is generally regarded as a pretty lousy and self indulgent vehicle for Ol' Blue Eyes and his groupies. Despite this, director Steven Soderbergh ( Traffic, Erin Brockovich) and George Clooney took the bare bones of the original and went back to Las Vegas to film one of the most eagerly awaited movies of recent years.
Ocean's 8 and the modern Ocean's trilogy wouldn't have been possible without the original 1960 film.A vehicle to profile members of the legendary Rat Pack, Ocean's Eleven is a mixture of musical, comedy, caper, and drama.What makes the movie a classic is its cavalcade of stars. Danny Ocean, is played by Frank Sinatra, is the man behind the scheme to steal tens of thousands of dollars from the.
The original Rat Pack--Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop--star with Angie Dickenson in the original Ocean's 11. Eleven pals prepare to carry out a--theoretically--foolproof plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos at midnight on New Year's Eve. The plan depends on split-second timing, and everything goes like clockwork. at first. But even in this almost.
Here are 21 Wild Details Behind the Making of the Ocean's Movies. 21 The Big Stars Took A Pay Cut. In the same vein as the original Ocean’s 11 movie, the remake hoped to bring together some of the biggest names in Hollywood. Although working with an ensemble cast can be challenging, working with a group of the biggest names in showbiz definitely added to the challenge. In terms of the film.
A group of 11 heist experts plan to rip off three Las Vegas casinos owned by Terry Benedict (Garcia), in one evening. Headed by Danny Ocean (Clooney), with the assorted talents of Brad Pitt, Matt.
Ocean's Eleven (204). It is often the case that film sequels never stack up to the original, and it is certainly true with Oceans 11. So, for such a small price, obtain a real cool film gem, and sit back in the comfort of your own home and watch how these cool guys pull off such a wonderful robbery. This is entertainment at its best. I enjoyed Oceans 11 immensely, and hope that you do too.
With Clooney, Pitt and Damon currently causing all sorts of havoc in Ocean’s 13, it’s worth taking a look at the team that started it all in the original Ocean’s 11. Frank Sinatra and his so-called Rat Pack were all in Las Vegas doing gigs along the strip when they decided to make a movie about stealing from the very mouths that were feeding them. After performing at The Sands in the.
In the original Ocean’s 11, released in 1960, tough guys still wore suits and sang accompanied by xylophones, derided emotional depth and cracked wise at even their lowest moments. And both films have an undercurrent of melancholy and nostalgia that gives them a historical poignancy often lacking in Hollywood fare. Lewis Milestone’s Ocean’s 11 was the Rat Pack’s biggest hit, and it.