Talk:Ocean's 11

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Should these two movie entries be split into separate articles, Ocean's Eleven (1960 movie) and Ocean's Eleven (2001 movie)? --Diberri 15:48, 24 Mar 2004 (UTC)

If they were both sufficiently long, I would agree with you. As it stands, I see little point. Just my £0.02.
Boffy b 14:53, 2004 Sep 18 (UTC)

I agree. These two movies should be split into two separate articles. So who will make this? If nobody, then I will make it. --ThomasK 18:37, Dec 15, 2004 (UTC)

I've reverted a set of edits about the 1960 movie. The edits removed the information that the heist occurred on New Year's Eve, and added a reference to an affair between the Sinatra and Davis characters. I haven't seen the movie but I've never heard of any other reference to this, so it smells fishy. Can anyone verify it? JamesMLane 16:56, 20 May 2005 (UTC)

Shouldn't the names of the articles be Ocean's Eleven (referring to the 2001 film) and Ocean's 11 (referring to this film, which has posters with the numerals)? --AEMoreira042281 02:24, 11 May 2007 (UTC)

What does "He wants the heist to have his own stake" mean?[edit]

Not having seen the movie, my guess is that the author intended to convey that the Lawford character wants to sabotage his mother's upcoming wedding to the Cesar Romero character. Am I right? If not, could someone set me straight? Thanks. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Gwross (talkcontribs) 21:10, 6 February 2007 (UTC).

This article seems quite weighed against the movie. Also the author has done nothing to introduce the characters, one does not learn who plays the main character Ocean is played by untill a brief reference half way through the text. It is very poorly set out with few headins, just one long set of prose. I am quite sure someone could do a better job of this article. Thomas Roberts 9 May 2007

• Peter Lawford's character is dependent on his monther for money. The author is saying that Lawford's character is going along with the heist in order to get his own money and not have to request it from his mother. C Pearce, 05/27/07

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Plot summary[edit]

The plot summary, at nearly 1300 words, was overlong and had been marked as such. I have replaced it with a shorter version from an older revision [1]. --Tony Sidaway 00:53, 24 January 2008 (UTC) The plot summary details the ending of the movie. This is not acceptable and this sentence should be deleted. should be deleted. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 04:04, 14 February 2009 (UTC)

popular culture[edit]

I removed "Featured on the list at No. 7 was the James Bond movie, Diamonds are Forever, a film that references the climax of Ocean's 11 by hiding in a coffin about to be cremated, a stash of stolen diamonds." from under the heading "popular culture" because it is untrue. James bond is in the coffin, about to be cremated, and the diamonds are hidden else ware. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 03:01, 6 May 2008 (UTC)

Error in Movie Section[edit]

Someone put some kind of weird section called "Error in Movie" That mentions some stupid mistake that was made in dialougue, where a timer was set for 1:38 (98 seconds) but instead a character says that it is set for "138 seconds." Not really a huge enough error to garner it's own section, and it's terribly worded to boot. Also, it seems they made it out of a reception section, as under the Error headline, it has it listed as one of the best heist movies of all time.

So what I'm gonna do is delete all of the info about the mistake, rename the section "Reception" and leave it at that. If anyone wants to undo this, or salvage that error section, that's fine. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 23:53, 19 November 2008 (UTC)

Crime film?[edit]

This quote: "During the crime film's iconic closing shot, the Sands marquee can be seen in the background featuring the performers' names." This is not a crime-film, this is a caper-film/heist-film. That's not the same thing as a crime film. IGG8998 —Preceding undated comment added 15:24, 25 September 2010 (UTC).

Unsourced Material[edit]

Tagged for needing sources since 2010. Please feel free to reincorporate with appropriate sourcing. Doniago (talk) 14:17, 11 April 2011 (UTC)


this image shows the whole gang. it appears to be a production photo, or publicity photo. I dont know if we need more than one image here, and fair use may say we dont. its nice to have the whole gang in it.(mercurywoodrose) (talk) 06:56, 3 February 2012 (UTC)

Move discussion in progress[edit]

There is a move discussion in progress on Talk:Ocean's Eleven (2001 film) which affects this page. Please participate on that page and not in this talk page section. Thank you. —RMCD bot 16:43, 7 July 2013 (UTC)

Move request[edit]

I made a move request at Talk:Ocean's_Eleven_(2001_film)#Requested_move that would affect this page's title too. Hot Stop talk-contribs 16:49, 7 July 2013 (UTC)

Post credit sequence[edit]

Notable ref MMetro (talk) 06:14, 13 April 2014 (UTC)

"5 Against the House"[edit]

"Ocean's 11" bears a remarkable resemblance to the 1955 movie "5 Against the House" with Kim Novak and Guy Madison. (talk) 07:19, 30 May 2014 (UTC)