Parents' Guide to

Ocean's Eleven

By Nell Minow, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Fun heist movie for older kids and their families.

Movie PG-13 2001 116 minutes
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age 12+

Based on 10 parent reviews

age 18+

Conservative mom review

I'm very picky about what I let my kids watch and always check reviews online first. I appreciated the heads up about the language, nightclub scene, and woman in the see through dress. We were able to fast forward through all of those scenes. However we were unprepared for the close up of the Vegas girl cards that have naked women on them. This really is not an appropriate kids movie. I regret letting mine watch it.
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age 8+

Ocean's Eleven review

I think that this is a very family-friendly movie. Apart from the start of the movie, I think it is totally kid-appropriate. We teach our kids not to say any bad language or they get in trouble. Perfect for a family movie night!

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Is It Any Good?

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With enough genuine Hollywood star power to light all the neon signs in Nevada, this is a good old-fashioned, Hollywood heist film fun. Part of the pleasure of Ocean's Eleven is that we feel that we're listening in on real conversations, and find ourselves leaning forward as though each of us is in on the deal with them.

One problem, though, is that there are just too many goodies on screen. It's hard for us to adjust our expectations for star turns by the high-wattage cast (which includes Matt Damon, Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle, and Julia Roberts, to name just a few). There are so many stars that we don't get to spend enough time with any of them. Old-timers Elliott Gould and Carl Reiner are magnificent in small roles, and a couple of young TV stars drop by for a slyly hilarious cameo. And Brad Pitt turns in a performance of effortless charm, subtle and witty, completely in service to the character and the movie and yet completely movie star mesmerizing.

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