Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Writers: Brian Kopelman, David Levien, George Clayton Johnson, Jack Gordon Russell
Starring: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Michael Mantel, Elliott Gould, Ray Shaffer, Al Pacino, Adam Lazar – White / Eddie Jamieson / Don Cheadle / Qin Shaobo / Casey Affleck / Scott Kane / Bernie Mac / Carl Reiner
Genre: Thriller / Crime
Region: United States
Release: 2007-05-24 (Cannes Film Festival) / 2007-06-08 (USA)
series: Thirteen Arhats
Runtime: 122 minutes
Also known as: Pirates of the Sea 13 Aces (Hong Kong) / Concealed: 13 Aces (Taiwan) / 13 Arhats / Pirates of the Sea 13 Heroes
Rating: IMDB 6.9 / Rotten Tomatoes 70%
The aged-hearted Ruben Tishkov (Elliott Gould) gives away all his belongings to run a casino hotel in partnership with Willy Bank (Al Pacino). But he forgot that in Las Vegas, a place full of eccentricity and fraud, precaution is the most indispensable. Bank has been in the casino for many years, and his treacherous methods have made him a duck to water here. He defrauded Ruben of all his money and took the casino for himself. Old Ruben couldn’t bear such a heavy blow, and he never got sick again.
Ruben’s encounter angered his friend Danny Orson (George Clooney), and when Willie’s persuasion was ineffective, he reunited with Rosty Lane (Brad Peter). Brad Pitt), Linus Cadwell (Matt Damon), and thirteen arhats are preparing to invade the Bank Casino. At midnight on July 3rd, Bank Casino opened, and it was destined to be an extraordinary night…
“Ocean’s Thirteen” is a 2007 heist film and the third installment in the “Ocean’s” film series, directed by Steven Soderbergh. The film features an ensemble cast including George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, Bernie Mac, and Al Pacino.
In the film, Danny Ocean (Clooney) and his team plan to pull off a series of sophisticated heists in order to ruin the reputation of a ruthless casino owner, Willy Bank (Pacino), who double-crossed their friend Reuben Tishkoff (Elliott Gould). The team faces various challenges and obstacles as they execute their plan, including navigating the complex casino security system and dealing with personal issues and rivalries among themselves.
“Ocean’s Thirteen” received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising its stylish direction and witty dialogue, while others criticized it for its lack of originality and excessive focus on style over substance. Despite the mixed reception, the film was a box office success, grossing over $311 million worldwide.