Ocean's Eleven

Corrected entry: After the robbery is completed, Danny followed the SWAT team out presumably in the uniform. There is no way he can change out of the uniform fast enough and get back to the room where Bruiser (the man who's supposed to beat up Danny) is and continue the act of being beaten up.

Correction: Danny probably climbed back up the elevator shaft and went through the same ventilation system that he did to break in, while they were packing up as the swat team.

Corrected entry: An electromagnetic pulse fries any electrical circuits that are in the blast radius, which means that electricity would not come back on at all; the bomb would not just shut it off then back on.

Correction: The pulse was only supposed to disrupt the electricity for a time, which it did. Now how they "scientifically" effected this reaction is the real mystery.

Corrected entry: After discovering the thieves in his vault, Terry Bennedict (Garcia) turns to Mr. Walsh and whispers "Make the call" [to the police.] Near the end of the movie, when a flashback is shown of the same scene, Bennedict says "Make the call" in a much louder voice and Mr. Walsh brings the phone to his ear much more quickly than before.

Correction: It's not a mistake. It's a flashback, it is how he is remembering it in his own head.

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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)

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Trivia: Rusty Ryan is eating in nearly every scene he is in - on the DVD, there is a commentary by Brad Pitt (Rusty), where he says that during filming, he realized that since his character is so busy, he would have to eat whenever he got a chance, so he and the director decided to have him eating in every scene.

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Question: Does anyone know what Rusty is referencing with his "A Boskie, a Jim Brown..." speech when he and Danny are getting the blue prints for the vault?

Answer: The implication, from the context of the full conversation, is that these are all names for specific types of cons. The Boesky, for example, may refer to Ivan Boesky, a Wall Street trader who served a prison sentence for an insider dealing scam. A Boesky is therefore an inside man claiming to be a wealthy bankroller. A Jim Brown is the confrontation between Linus and Frank, Miss Daisy is the getaway vehicle, two Jethros are the Malloy twins, a Leon Spinks is the disrupted boxing match, and an Ella Fitzgerald refers to the looped tape.

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