Ocean’s Twelve (2004, Movie) – 3/10

Director: Steven Soderbergh
Writer: George Nolfi
Producer: Jerry Weintraub
Writer (Original Characters): George Clayton Johnson
Writer (Original Characters): Jack Golden Russell
George Clooney: Danny Ocean
Brad Pitt: Rusty Ryan
Matt Damon: Linus Caldwell
Catherine Zeta-Jones: Isabel Lahiri
Andy Garcia: Terry Benedict
Don Cheadle: Basher Tarr
Bernie Mac: Frank Catton
Carl Reiner: Saul Bloom
Elliott Gould: Reuben Tishkoff
Robbie Coltrane: Matsui
Eddie Izzard: Roman Nagel
Cherry Jones: "Molly Star"/ Mrs. Caldwell
Jeroen Krabbe: van der Woude
Julia Roberts: Tess Ocean

Ocean’s Twelve (2004)

When Terry Benedict catches up with Ocean’s Eleven he demands repayment plus interest within two weeks or he’ll have them all killed. The team get back together to start stealing more stuff to pay Benedict off but a third party has yet to reveal himself.

3/10

Fully bad sequel to the original better-than-expected remake of the rose-tinted remembrance of a 60’s original. A line or two are nice, the cast seem to be enjoying themselves (except Julia Roberts) and Catherine Zeta Jones looks impossibly lovely but it’s difficult to pull out anything positive of importance. The heists are spectacularly unconvincing and the plot is transparent and / or breathtakingly stupid.

Classified 12A by BBFC. Persons under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

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