Ocean's Thirteen

  • PG
  • Steven Soderbergh (2007)
  • US (SUB)
  • 117 min
Ocean's Thirteen
Film Review
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2 out of 5

Despite returning to Las Vegas where the series began, Steven Soderbergh's second sequel to 2001's Ocean's Eleven fails to rediscover the sheer insouciance of the original. George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and the rest of the cast reprise their roles as the charming conmen, who this time target the hi-tech casino of ruthless Vegas businessman Willy Bank (Al Pacino). The strength of the series was always its breezy enthusiasm, but here there's a chronic lack of fun: Pacino barely gets out of first gear, while Clooney seems to have his mind on other things. Only Ellen Barkin appears to be enjoying herself, shining in a comic role that sees her dosed with potent pheromones and seduced by a heavily disguised Matt Damon. Apparently there won't be an "Ocean's Fourteen"; clearly, Soderbergh's under no illusions that Ocean's winning streak has dried up at last.

Plot Summary

Crime comedy caper sequel starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Al Pacino. When legendary Las Vegas entrepreneur Reuben Tishkoff is cheated out of his latest casino venture by dishonest partner Willy Bank, Tishkoff's friend Danny Ocean assembles his old crew for a spot of revenge.

Cast and crew

Cast

Danny Ocean
George Clooney
Rusty Ryan
Brad Pitt
Linus Caldwell / Lenny Pepperidge
Matt Damon
Terry Benedict
Andy Garcia
Basher Tarr
Don Cheadle
Frank Catton
Bernie Mac
Abigail Sponder
Ellen Barkin
Willy Bank
Al Pacino
Virgil Malloy
Casey Affleck
Turk Malloy
Scott Caan
Livingston Dell
Eddie Jemison
Yen
Qin Shaobo
Saul Bloom
Carl Reiner
Reuben Tishkoff
Elliott Gould
Roman Nagel
Eddie Izzard
The VUP
David Paymer
Greco Montgomery
Julian Sands
Fran├žois Toulour
Vincent Cassel

Crew

Director
Steven Soderbergh

Other Information

Language: 
English, Spanish +subtitles
Colour
Theatrical distributor: 
Warner Bros
Available on DVD and BluRay
Released 8 Jun 2007
Certificate PG
Categories
Comedy
Drama