Ocean's Eleven
Ocean's Eleven (1960)

During a Los Angeles Christmas, a group of 82nd Airborne vets assembles under the leadership of gamblin' man Danny Ocean (Frank Sinatra) to rip off five Las Vegas casinos just after the stroke of midnight on New Year's Day. Playboy… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 10, 1960
DVD Release Date: May 13, 2008
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Critic Score: 48% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Easygoing but lazy, Ocean's Eleven blithely coasts on the well-established rapport of the Rat Pack royalty.

Variety Staff

Laboring under the handicaps of a contrived script, an uncertain approach and personalities in essence playing themselves, the production never quite makes its point, but romps along merrily unconcerned that it doesn't.

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Bosley Crowther
New York Times

Young people are likely to find this more appropriate and bewitching than do their elders. The latter are likely to feel less gleeful in the presence of heroes who rob and steal.

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Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media

Chummy caper comedy, mainly for Rat Pack fanciers.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Terminally boring.

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Karen Croft

The original Ocean's is fun, fun, fun.

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Colin Kennedy
Empire Magazine

There are many incidental pleasures to be had.

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Time Out

The heist itself, though, is a superb piece of movie-making.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

a classic film with plenty of spunk

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Considering the iconic status of all involved, the result is disappointing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Careter
Oceans 11 always is a fun thing to watch, its one of those movies that make us love going to the cinema.
Thomas Bowler
this movie is the original heist movie, and one of the rat pack's best
Lady D'arbanville
Whilst I did watch this the wrong way around, ie. The remake before the original, I was pleasantly surprised with the differences between the two. Whilst the… More
danny d
a fun and energetic heist flick. this is one of those rare instances where the remake is probably a bit better than the original, but this rat pack film is… More
Tim Salmons
One of the few cases when the remake is much better.
Aaron Neuwirth
Danny Ocean: Why waste those cute little tricks that the Army taught us just because it's sort of peaceful now. The first big movie to feature the… More