Starring: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, Damian Lewis, Richard Armitage, James Corden, Matt Damon, Dakota Fanning, Katie Holmes
Heist comedy spin-off to the Ocean’s Trilogy directed and co-written by Gary Ross. The story centers on Danny Ocean’s estranged sister, Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock), as she attempts to pull off the heist of the century at New York City’s star-studded annual Met Gala. Her first stop is to assemble the perfect crew, starting with her partner-in-crime Lou Miller (Cate Blanchett).
Together, they recruit a crew of specialists: jeweler Amita (Mindy Kaling); street con Constance (Awkwafina); expert fence Tammy (Sarah Paulson); hacker Nine Ball (Rihanna); and fashion designer Rose (Helena Bonham Carter). The target is diamonds that will be around the neck of world-famous actress Daphne Kluger (Anne Hathaway), who will be center stage at the event of the year, the Met Gala.
Kluger’s Associate: Do you know this woman?
[shows her a photo]
Daphne Kluger: No.
Kluger’s Associate: Debbie Ocean. Convicted felon. Her brother, Danny Ocean, more convicted felon. She was present on the night of the incident.
Daphne Kluger: Ooh. So…
Parole Officer: Good afternoon, Miss Ocean. As you know parole is a privilege.
Debbie Ocean: It’s a mistake. Uh, but it happened, and, um, if I were to be released, I would, um, I would just want a simple life. I just want to hold down a job, make some friends, and pay my bills.
Lou: So you want to hit a jewelry store.
Debbie Ocean: Not exactly.
Lou: A diamond mine.
Debbie Ocean: Yes, exactly right. Or…
[they stand opposite the Met.
Lou: The Met.
Lou: Even if this was possible you’d need twenty people.
Debbie Ocean: Seven people.
Lou: Why do you need to do this?
Debbie Ocean: Because it’s what I’m good at.
Lou: [to Debbie] That was spectacular.
Debbie Ocean: How long would it take you to make seven pieces of jewelry?
Amita: Five or six hours.
Debbie Ocean: How long if I told you you didn’t have to live with your mother anymore?
Amita’s Mother: [to Amita] This is why you have no husband.
Debbie Ocean: What’s your name?
Nine Ball: Nine Ball.
Debbie Ocean: What’s your real name?
Nine Ball: Eight Ball.
Rose: I’m going to be really poor.
Lou: What if we could make all this go away?
Debbie Ocean: Can I get my watch back please?
[referring to Lou]
Debbie Ocean: And hers as well?
Debbie Ocean: It’s okay.
[Tammy gets a call from Debbie]
Tammy: I am with my family, I told you not to…
Debbie Ocean: I’m in your garage.
Debbie Ocean: Do you want me to tell you how big a job it is?
Tammy: No, I’m out.
Debbie Ocean: I’m going to tell you how big the job is.
[she goes to whisper it to Tammy]
[we see Tammy leaving]
Tammy: I’ll be back before you know it.
Derek: Can I come with you?
Tammy: This is mommy’s very special work trip.
Debbie Ocean: In three and a half weeks the Met will be hosting its annual ball and we are going to rob it. Not the ball itself…
Lou: On the neck of Daphne Kluger.
Debbie Ocean: In three and a half weeks the Met will be hosting its annual ball and we are going to rob it. Sixteen point five million dollars in each of your bank accounts, five weeks from now.
Constance: That’s a lot.
[referring to Daphne’s necklace]
Cartier President: Valued at over a hundred…
Lou: Million dollars.
[referring to her necklace]
Daphne Kluger: It’s a hundred and fifty million actually.
Insurance Investigator: [to Debbie] Revenge, it’s a twofer.
Insurance Investigator: Is it genetic? Are the whole family like this?
Debbie Ocean: Literally.
Lou: [to Debbie] Do not run a job in a job.
Amita: Taylor Swift? Can’t we just go to this? Do we have to steal stuff?
Debbie, Lou, Nine Ball, Rose: Yes.
Lou: And they’ve got every inch of this place covered.
Kyle McCallister: This is the most sophisticated security in the world.
Amita: How long did it take you to figure all this out?
Debbie Ocean: Five years, eight months, and twelve days.
Lou: Okay, everybody, let’s get started.
Tammy: Here we go.
Nine Ball: Counting down. Three, two, one. Game on.
Lou: She’s in.
Debbie Ocean: We prepare for this.
Debbie Ocean: We will not be the prime suspects.
Tammy: Wait, wait, wait, wait, wait, wait, wait! Every time you move it we have to start from scratch.
Debbie Ocean: What would you do…
[Nine ball flicks the turns a switch on]
Debbie and Tammy: What did you do?
Nine Ball: I turned it on.
Debbie and Tammy: Oh.
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