Top 9 Ocean's Eleven Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Ocean's Eleven 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 Eleven film message.

In the closing shot of Ocean's Eleven (1960) you can see the cast members names on a billboard.
In the closing shot of Ocean's Eleven (1960) you can see the cast members names on a billboard.
As Rusty re-enters the room to teach poker, Danny Ocean can be heard talking to Topher Grace. Ocean is congratulating Topher saying "That can be hard to do, crossing over from television to film?" Clooney famously transitioned from a successful television program to a film career
As Rusty re-enters the room to teach poker, Danny Ocean can be heard talking to Topher Grace. Ocean is congratulating Topher saying "That can be hard to do, crossing over from television to film?" Clooney famously transitioned from a successful television program to a film career

Ocean's Eleven Trivia

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  1. In nearly every scene Rusty is in, he is eating. Brad Pitt suggested this after having worked all day without a break for lunch and it was decided he'd eat all the time. In the scene where he's waiting for Julia Roberts (Tess), due to several takes, he ate 40 shrimp.

Ocean's Eleven Easter Eggs

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

  • When Reuben is listing the failed casino robberies, the song playing in the background when the cops shoot the last robber is "Take My Breath Away" (literally taking his breath away).

Ocean's Eleven Hidden Details

1 - Linus Caldwell played by Matt Damon wears a Red Cap, with a Red Cap on it, that has a Red Cap itself, ...
Linus Caldwell played by Matt Damon wears a Red Cap, with a Red Cap on it, that has a Red Cap itself, ...

Danny actually raises his hand asking for the check, allowing Linus to swipe the ticket, and buying him into the crew.

1 - Reuben says you can't rob a Las Vegas casino and Danny and Rusty are both "nuts" to think they can. But by the end of the scene, Reuben says to pull off robbing Terry Benedict's three Las Vegas casinos they have to be "nuts, and you're gonna need a crew as nuts as you are."
Reuben says you can't rob a Las Vegas casino and Danny and Rusty are both "nuts" to think they can. But by the end of the scene, Reuben says to pull off robbing Terry Benedict's three Las Vegas casinos they have to be "nuts, and you're gonna need a crew as nuts as you are."
1 - Danny Ocean explains they need an exact working replica of the vault at the Belaggio, and when asked if its for practice, he responds "something like that", alluding to an element of the heist that is pulled off at the end of the movie.
Danny Ocean explains they need an exact working replica of the vault at the Belaggio, and when asked if its for practice, he responds "something like that", alluding to an element of the heist that is pulled off at the end of the movie.
Ocean's Eleven poster
Ocean's Eleven poster

Ocean's Eleven Plot

Danny Ocean and his ten accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Ocean's Eleven. 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.

Genre Crime, Thriller
Director Steven Soderbergh
Stars George Clooney, Cecelia Ann Birt, Paul L. Nolan, Carol Florence
IMDB score 7.7