Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Top Ten List: #7 of 2001 (U.S. releases)
Top Ten List: #6 of 2001 (world premieres)
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Director: Steven Soderbergh. Cast: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Carl Reiner, Andy Garcia, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, Eddie Jemison, Bernie Mac, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Shaobo Qin, Elliott Gould, Julia Roberts, Scott L. Schwartz. Screenplay: Ted Griffin (based on an earlier screenplay by Harry Brown and Charles Lederer, itself based on a story by George Clayton Johnson and Jack Golden Russell).
No review provided, but please see my review of the Coen Brothers' The Ladykillers for some
thoughts about the right and wrong way to film a caper-comedy remake. (Hint: Soderbergh comes out smelling like a rose.) A