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During a Los Angeles Christmas, a group of 82nd Airborne vets assembles under the leadership of gamblin' man Danny Ocean (Frank Sinatra) to rip off five Las Vegas casinos just after the stroke of midnight on New Year's Day. Playboy Jimmy Foster (Peter Lawford) joins in the scheme because he's sick of needing his oft-married mother's money, especially now that she's about to wed Duke Santos (Cesar Romero), a self-made man with all sorts of underworld ties. After he receives the news that he could die at any time, newly released convict Anthony Bergdorf (Richard Conte) reluctantly agrees to participate so he can leave some money to his estranged wife and young son. Ocean's own wife, Beatrice (Angie Dickinson), doesn't think much of her husband's promise of a big score to come, but her quiet protests don't dissuade him. With Las Vegas garbage man and fellow vet Josh Howard (Sammy Davis Jr.) and several casino employees among their number, the titular band of thieves have just a few days to get ready for their caper. When Duke Santos, Jimmy's mother, and one of Ocean's discarded paramours all show up in Sin City at the same time as the veterans, the crew's perfect plans face some serious hurdles. ~ Brian J. Dillard, Rovi

  • Release date:August 10, 1960

Cast

Frank Sinatra
as Danny Ocean
Dean Martin
as Sam Harmon
Sammy Davis, Jr.
as Josh Howard
Peter Lawford
as Jimmy Foster
Angie Dickinson
as Beatrice Ocean
Richard Conte
as Anthony Bergdorf
Cesar Romero
as Duke Santos
Patrice Wymore
as Adele Ekstrom
Joey Bishop
as Mushy O'Connors
Akim Tamiroff
as Spyros Acebos
Henry Silva
as Roger Corneal
Ilka Chase
as Mrs. Restes
Buddy Lester
as Vincent Massler
Richard Benedict
as Curly Stephans
Nicky Blair
as Usher
Jay Gerard
as Cab Driver
Dick Hudkins
as Drunk
Mike Jordan
as Bartender
David Landfield
as Flamingo MC
Ted Otis
Myrna Ross
as Passenger
Jack Santoro
Richard Sinatra
as Attendant
Norman Fell
as Peter Rheimer
Jean Willes
as Mrs. Bergdorf
Clem Harvey
as Louis Jackson
Hank Henry
as Mr. Kelly
Lew Gallo
as Jealous young man
Robert Foulk
George Raft
as Jack Strager
Red Skelton
as Client
Shirley MacLaine
as Motel drunk
Murray Alper
as Deputy
Don "Red" Barry
as McCoy
Marjorie Bennett
as Customer
Rummy Bishop
as Castleman
Paul Bryar
as Cop
Ronnie Dapo
as Timmy
Gregory Gaye
as Freeman
Hoot Gibson
as Road Block Deputy
John Holland
as Man
John Indrisano
as Texan
William Justine
as Parelli
Charles Meredith
as Mr. Cohen
Anne Neyland
as Dolores
Carmen Phillips
as Hungry girl
Louis Quinn
as De Wolfe
Barbara Sterling
as Second Girl
George E. Stone
as Proprietor
Red Norvo
as Vibraphonist (uncredited)
Don "Red" Barry
as McCoy
Red Norvo
as Vibraphonist (uncredited)
Mike Jordan
as Bartender
Louis Quinn
as De Wolfe
Dick Hudkins
as Drunk
Rummy Bishop
as Castleman
Ronnie Dapo
as Timmy
Red Skelton
as Client
Clem Harvey
as Louis Jackson
Richard Sinatra
as Attendant
Marjorie Bennett
as Customer
Carmen Phillips
as Hungry girl
Hank Henry
as Mr. Kelly
John Holland
as Man
Myrna Ross
as Passenger
Lew Gallo
as Jealous young man
George Raft
as Jack Strager
David Landfield
as Flamingo MC
Jay Gerard
as Cab Driver
Shirley MacLaine
as Motel drunk
Paul Bryar
as Cop
Anne Neyland
as Dolores
Gregory Gaye
as Freeman
George E. Stone
as Proprietor
Norman Fell
as Peter Rheimer
John Indrisano
as Texan
Murray Alper
as Deputy
Hoot Gibson
as Road Block Deputy
Barbara Sterling
as Second Girl
William Justine
as Parelli
Charles Meredith
as Mr. Cohen
Nicky Blair
as Usher
Jean Willes
as Mrs. Bergdorf

Crew

Lewis Milestone
Director
Lewis Milestone
Producer
Charles Lederer
Screenwriter
William H. Daniels
Cinematographer
Nelson Riddle
Composer (Music Score)
Nelson Riddle
Musical Direction/Supervision
Nicolai Remisoff
Art Director
Howard Bristol
Set Designer
Howard Shoup
Costume Designer
Gordon Bau
Makeup
Nelson Riddle
Conductor
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