Top 12 Ocean's 13 Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Ocean's 13 facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Ocean's 13 film message.

When Basher (Don Cheadle) pretends to be stunt performer Fender Roads, he completes his patriotic outfit with an American flag painted on his front teeth.
When Basher (Don Cheadle) pretends to be stunt performer Fender Roads, he completes his patriotic outfit with an American flag painted on his front teeth.

In the movie Ocean's 13, the health inspector gets put through hell as part of the plot to ruin the casino & ends up winning $11 million at a slot machine. Earlier, two of Ocean's partners agreed they wouldn't go through that for $10 million, but they would for $11 million!

Ocean's 13 Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • Subtle nod to The Godfather (1972) in Ocean's 13 (2007).

Ocean's 13 Hidden Details

When Danny Ocean talks with Willie Bank near the beginning of the film, the protagonist wears a white hat, and the antagonist wears a black hat, a common trope and symbol of Good vs Bad

Danny subtly hints to who is going to be bribing the pit boss early in the movie

1 - Matt Damon wears a fake nose for a con know as the Brody, most likely a reference to actor Adrien Brody.
Matt Damon wears a fake nose for a con know as the Brody, most likely a reference to actor Adrien Brody.

Danny and Rusty can be seen walking in perfect syncrony, while completing each other's sentences. They're indeed the Morecambe and Wise of the thievery world.

1 - A scene where Linus (Matt Damon) is on the phone in London explaining the team's problem with security, the camera tracks him in shaky cam/handheld, similar to the Bourne series, a staple by Paul Greengrass in those movies.
A scene where Linus (Matt Damon) is on the phone in London explaining the team's problem with security, the camera tracks him in shaky cam/handheld, similar to the Bourne series, a staple by Paul Greengrass in those movies.

Danny uses Pacino's words from The Godfather "What I want..." against Bank for the Billy Martin. Website discovered trying to confirm

1 - Brad Pitt tells George Clooney to 'try keeping the weight off in between'- a reference to Clooney putting on weight for Syriana.Clooney replies-'You ought to settle down, have a couple of kids'- a nod to Pitt's first child with Jolie and adopting 2 more in between films.
Brad Pitt tells George Clooney to 'try keeping the weight off in between'- a reference to Clooney putting on weight for Syriana.Clooney replies-'You ought to settle down, have a couple of kids'- a nod to Pitt's first child with Jolie and adopting 2 more in between films.
1 - The light through Rusty's cloths makes a reversed "play" symbol for a few frames.
The light through Rusty's cloths makes a reversed "play" symbol for a few frames.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Ocean's 13. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.