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A 2001 American heist film and a remake of the 1960 movie with the same name. Starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, Andy García, and Julia Roberts.

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What happened with Frank at the van dealership?

I'm a big fan of Ocean's 11, but during the planning phase of the heist, Frank makes an unusual deal with the car salesman and I did not quite exactly understand his method of winning the deal. Was it ...
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How did Danny's gang carry the bags with the real money out of the casino?

To put it simply, one million dollars weighs 10 kilograms. Ocean's 11 were stealing 150 million aproximately so that adds up to 1500 kilograms or a ton and a half of money! How did they carry it ...
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Why would Yen suffocate if the crew ran out of time?

In Ocean's 11, the characters are worried that they'll run out of time and Yen will suffocate. But when he eventually leaves the cart he's hiding in, he opens it himself without any trouble. If Yen ...
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Why blow Frank's cover in Ocean's Eleven (2001)?

In Ocean's Eleven (2001), the character Frank Catton is a blackjack dealer. According to him, his true identity "can't get past the gaming board", so he invents a fake identity to use (Ramón Escalante)...
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Why does Benedict's pit boss think Lyman Zerga is legit because he hasn't heard of him?

In Ocean's Eleven (2001), a casino employee named Eddie is talking to Terry Benedict about Lyman Zerga (actually Saul Bloom in disguise): EDDIE: Mr. Zerga. Lyman Zerga, in the 3rd position. Wishes ...
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How did Rusty know that Basher's bank heist would fail?

In Ocean's Eleven (2001), Rusty and Danny are discussing possible crew members: DANNY: Basher's in town. RUSTY: There might be an issue with availability. In the next scene, we see Basher's ...
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Accurate Translations of Yen's Cantonese dialogue from Ocean's Eleven?

I've always been curious what Yen is saying when he speaks Cantonese in the movie Ocean's Eleven. I'm going to post some rough translations I managed to get from Google Translate, but I'm sure they'...
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Why does Terry Benedict refuse to kiss Tess in the art gallery?

Benedict refuses to kiss Tess in the art gallery, dodging her to look up at the cameras, and noting that in his hotel, someone is always watching. We later see that the two routinely meet for dinner, ...
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What was the purpose of asking to store diamonds for only 24 hours in Benedict's vault?

In Ocean's 11, an accomplice of the robbery requests to store "diamonds" inside Mr. Benedict's vault. But for some reason he only asks to store them for 24 hours. What could possibly have been the ...
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Danny Ocean using Guns

I recently re-watched Oceans Eleven today, and one scene I don't fully understand is when Ocean and Rusty are in a diner at the beginning talking. The exchange goes like this: Danny: It's tricky. ...
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In Oceans Eleven are the con names real?

In the 2001 version of Oceans Eleven and the subsequent films, Twelve and Thirteen, a lot of references are made to cons with names. For example: Aretha Franklin Looky Lou Bundle of joy Lost in ...
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Ground sensors in Ocean's Eleven vault

In the Bellagio vault, there were ground sensors, shown as green lasers. It's because of the that Glenn needs to jump around without being on the ground. However, the gang explodes the vault doors and ...
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Lyman Zerga's taste of steel touching his skin

In Ocean's Eleven, Saul (portraying Lyman Zerga) is going into the casino with Benedict and the twins (as Zerga's bodyguards) when some random guy recognizes him. Zerga tells his bodyguards to take ...
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What was the purpose of mentioning the soft hands in Ocean's Eleven?

When Frank was talking to the car dealer in Ocean's Eleven, he specifically mentions his soft hands, resulting in a better price for them for the car. Why? What is the background?
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Las Vegas power outage shown in Ocean's Eleven

Is the power outage in L as Vegas using the "pinch" shown in Ocean's Eleven realistic? Or is it one of those instances where the writers took some creative leeway in the script? Since a majority of ...
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How did Linus know the answer to Benedict's question?

In Ocean's Eleven there's the following conversation between Linus and Benedict: Benedict: You new at the commission? Linus: Been there about two years. Benedict: I know Hal Lindley over ...
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Rusty describes his needs for an 11 man crew [duplicate]

In Ocean's Eleven, Rusty (Brad Pitt) and Danny Ocean (Gorge Clooney) are in the architect firm's building that designed the vault of the Ballagio Casino, Las Vegas at night going over the blueprints. ...
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Who are Linus' mom and dad really?

In all the Ocean Movies - Linus' (Matt Damon's) mom (in 12) and dad (in 13) get the gang out of sticky situations. They say they are part of the law enforcement agencies - but I have never been sure. ...
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Which characters played the parts of the lineup discussed by Rusty and Daniel?

In planning the heist, Rusty names a number of roles that are going to be needed to pull off the job. Off the top of my head, I'd say you're looking at a Boesky, a Jim Brown, a Miss Daisy, two ...
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Why couldn't Ocean's team show Benedict the live feed? Why was the recording needed?

In Ocean's Eleven, during the vault robbery, Terry Benedict is shown a recording of a copy of his vault with the robbery in progress. The way I understand the time line, when this was happening Ocean, ...
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How did they fill the bags with paper in Ocean's Eleven?

It is shown that the bags of money are in fact bags full of some paper. How did the Oceans gang manage to achieve this?