It's Rat Pack heaven as Sinatra plays a character named Danny Ocean who, along with his 10 pals, enact a simultaneous robbery of five Vegas casinos. George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh have teamed up for a soon-to-be-released remake.
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Decades before U.S. intelligence got hip to the notion of "sleeper agents" in our midst, The Manchurian Candidate successfully tried out the idea in this post-Korean War setting. (Last year it was re-made in a post-gulf war setting.) The result is a chilling story about brainwashing, secret political agendas, power-hungry moms, and psychically ravaged veterans.