Ocean's Thirteen - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Ocean's Thirteen Reviews

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Stephen Himes
Flak Magazine
June 28, 2007
If This Pays For Another Darfur Benefit, Then So Be It.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
June 7, 2007
I know full well I'm expected to Suspend My Disbelief. Unfortunately, my disbelief is very heavy, and during Ocean's Thirteen, the suspension cable snapped.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
June 7, 2007
Thirteen is all about maintaining a barely perceptible smirk behind an impassive pose. The line between cool and cold is a thin one, however. Cool isn't the word for Thirteen; it's just smug.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
June 7, 2007
Fernando F. Croce
August 27, 2009
Now there's just self-fondling fizz -- no, not even that, just a kind of quasi-Zen petulance palmed off as 'cool'
Edward Douglas
June 6, 2007
Most of the formula from the first movie has been rehashed without recapturing much of the magic or pizzazz, making this sequel more like 'Ocean by Numbers.'
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
June 22, 2007
Another spectacle of celebrity narcissism and goofing off which can only be commended for not being quite as unbearable as its thoroughly self-satisfied predecessor.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Victoria Alexander
Movie Reviews in Croatian
June 10, 2007
Ugly. Filmed through dirt. Danny's Dead End Kids infiltrate bin Laden's camp and hold him ransom for some old dude who rescued them from an orphanage.
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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
June 7, 2007
The details, the plots, the stratagems, the counter-stratagems mount and mount and mount until the thing reaches a point of such overplotted density it can't be penetrated.
Beth Accomando
June 11, 2007
If Ocean's 13 could treat theaters like clubs then they'd place bouncers at the doors so that only the cool people would be let in. That would definitely cut into profits but it would be in keeping with how the film would like to brand itself...
Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)
June 14, 2007
If Ocean's Thirteen often seems as budget-bloated and hollow as a Vegas hotel, it still manages to coast on its surface charms. . . . you may not have hit the jackpot, but you didn't get cleaned out, either.
Kyle Smith
July 31, 2007
The "Ocean's" series started out popping like the Bellagio. With "Ocean's Thirteen" it has gone as dead as CircusCircus. On a Tuesday afternoon. During a Shriners convention.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Cole Smithey
June 1, 2007
Personality is noticeably lacking in director Steven Soderbergh's cotton candy caper confection that should, but will not, end his superfluous "Ocean's" franchise.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star
June 8, 2007
An exercise in stylish bravado that is as substantial as a catfight between supermodels.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Chris Kaltenbach
Baltimore Sun
June 9, 2007
Whereas previous Ocean's films have delighted in crossing their audiences, Thirteen barely tries. And when the clever turns predictable ... well, it's no longer clever.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Rob Humanick
Projection Booth
July 3, 2007
A cocky and condescending indulgence test for anyone who hasn't automatically bought into its faux-cool suave.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Brandon Fibbs
Colorado Springs Gazette
February 28, 2008
Ocean's Thirteen is one long set-up for a wholly unsatisfying and impotent climax.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Mike Ward
June 8, 2007
You know it's one sequel too many, well, actually two sequels too many, when Brad Pitt and George Clooney start finishing each other's sentences while strolling down the Vegas strip and reminiscing on the good ole days.
Anthony Quinn
Independent (UK)
June 8, 2007
There is one small bit of good news about Ocean's Thirteen: it's not as bad as Ocean's Twelve. But when you consider just how dismal the latter was, this nugget will hardly be cause for rejoicing.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Eric Melin
June 8, 2007
It's not very funny. Like everything in the third Ocean's movie, these scenes have a great set-up and no payoff. The casual charm that was displayed so easily in Ocean's Eleven has turned downright lackadaisical.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Laura Kern
New York Times
January 22, 2013

Film Ireland Magazine
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January 22, 2013
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