Ocean's Eleven
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Continuity mistake: Linus and Rusty are standing in the Botanical Garden at the Bellagio going over Linus' observations. Rusty has a cocktail glass of shrimp in hand. When they change angles he has a plate in his hand, then change back, it's a glass. Full screen version. (00:43:40)

Continuity mistake: When Rusty is talking to Linus, giving him instructions, he is constantly eating an ice cream with a spoon. When he sets the ice cream down and leaves the room the entire ice cream is still there, two untouched scoops of ice cream. Obviously the cup was refilled during a cut.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Rusty and Linus are talking about Benedict, (the same scene where the glass turns into a plate and back) the napkin also changes positions on his arm and the way it is laying. (00:43:35)


Continuity mistake: According to Everett at the end of the movie, the word Bellagio on the vault floor was made a few days ago. Now, go back and look at the scene which features a tilt shot of Danny and Linus entering the vault - one can see that there is no Bellagio on the vault floor. (01:25:30)

Continuity mistake: When Basher is driving the white van in to set up the pinch, it has some kind of logo on the side, then in the next shot it's gone. (01:16:00)

Continuity mistake: When Danny and Rusty try to convince Reuben to join the team, the first shot from behind Reuben shows him picking up a fork, but in the next shot, his hands are gesturing in front of him.

Continuity mistake: Note the bad cut as the Chinese man is first knelt down looking at the briefcase on top of the mobile safe then a camera angle change shows him stood and looking behind him before positioning himself to jump. Then note how his body angle changes when falling off the top of the cabinet between cuts. Look carefully to the right of the screen and you can see a Perspex sheet wobbling. (01:23:05)

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Continuity mistake: In the race between the big truck and the radio controlled little truck, the position of the tires relative to the start line changes between scene cuts.

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Continuity mistake: When Danny leaves prison after his probation violation and meets Rusty, he is wearing the tuxedo he was arrested in and has an untied bow tie. The location of the untied bow tie changes several times.

Continuity mistake: In the scene in the middle of the film where Livingston is telling Danny that he has been red-flagged, Reuben is sitting on a couch smoking. In one shot we see him from the front taking a puff with his cigarette in his right hand, then in the following shot from behind Reuben the cigarette is now in his left hand. (00:59:35)


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Continuity mistake: When Linus is on the train with Danny watching him, his pen changes from being in his right hand in one shot, to being in his mouth in the next shot. (00:25:20)


Continuity mistake: When Tess is first coming down the stairs, if you look closely you can see she is not wearing any shoes. But when it cuts to her coming down the last few steps she has on some high heels. Which would have very noticeable while she was walking down the previous steps. (00:44:30)

Continuity mistake: Near the beginning, when Danny raises $2,000 in the poker game, there is a water bottle in front of Topher Grace. When Joshua Jackson calls, it's gone. When Rusty calls, it's back again. Gone when Topher calls, and back when Danny shows his cards. (00:10:15)

Continuity mistake: At the start of the film when we first see Rusty at a card table with the actors & actresses, Rusty leans over to give the deck of cards to Josh. In this shot Rusty lays the deck on the table with his left hand, Josh reaches over for them but doesn't pick them up, yet in the following shot the deck of cards are suddenly in Josh's left hand. (00:06:05)


Continuity mistake: Danny's face changes quite a bit between being beaten up and being put in the police car. Stubble and bruises vanish suddenly.

Continuity mistake: Close to the end when Linus and Danny are on top of the elevator shaft, they stand up and start to take off the white jackets. If you watch closely, Linus takes his off twice between shots. (01:17:50)


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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Danny is sliding the device to knock out the guards with uzis at the bottom of the elevator, the device slides on an angle to the line on the floor, but in the next shot it is sliding along the line. [On the DVD commentary, Soderbergh said that the filming crew had to slide the device many times, because it wouldn't slide far enough. There's the reason, but still a mistake.] (01:25:30)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene just after the group have discussed the plan in Reuben's house, it cuts to Frank listening to a conversation about crazy horse. When we see Frank noting information down on a crossword his left hand is writing and his right index finger is pointing out and the other fingers are folded like a fist, but in the following shot all his fingers on his right hand are stretched out. (00:32:40)


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Continuity mistake: When the Malloy twins are first seen at the race track, both of the cars roll up before the white line on the track, yet in all other shots they are on the white line. (00:17:45)


Continuity mistake: When Basher is first seen, he is blowing up the vault door, and the charges go off. There are 3 charges after the main bar in the middle of the vault door that blow. In the close up its still only on the second one yet in the previous shot we see 3 explode after the bar in the vault door. (00:19:50)


Deliberate mistake: Walsh, the casino manager, is with Saul Bloom, watching the briefcase being put into the vault. However, at the exact same time, Walsh is seen escorting Frank Catton from the building. (01:13:15)

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Trivia: The order in which people left the fountain was completely improvised - Steven Soderbergh just told the actors to leave in whatever order they felt was right.

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Question: What is the name of the soundtrack being played when Benedict is watching the tape and rusty is explaining him the escape plan?

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