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R| 1 hr. 57 min.

Plot Summary
Jeff Bridges plays Jeff Lebowski who insists on being called "the Dude," a laid-back, easygoing burnout who happens to have the same name as a millionaire whose wife owes a lot of dangerous people a whole bunch of money -- resulting in the Dude having his rug soiled, sending him spiraling into the Los Angeles underworld.

Cast: Jeff Bridges , John Goodman , Julianne Moore , Steve Buscemi , Peter Stormare , David Huddleston , Philip Seymour Hoffman , Flea

Director: Joel Coen

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Gramercy Pictures

The Big Lebowski (1998)

Release Date: March 6th, 1998|1 hr. 57 min.

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  • 50
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Although some of its parts are brilliantly executed and played by a terrific cast, the result is scattered, overamplified and unsatisfying. show more

  • 100
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    It put a smile on my face that never left for 117 minutes. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Some may complain The Big Lebowski rushes in all directions and never ends up anywhere. That isn't the film's flaw, but its style. show more

  • February 13, 2014 moviefanmark
    Report This User

    One Of The Worst Commercial Movies With Explicit Language and Without Any Comedy. The Boring Thing In It Is The Excessive Use Of Vulgar Language without any story. If You wanna waste your time and you love bad language like: I suck your c...k for 1000$,then see this Bad Movie!.

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The Dude Abides: Jeff Bridges Will Headline Lebowski Fest

Posted by
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Good news, "Big Lebowski" fans: The Dude still abides, and he's bringing his show on the road. Lebowski Fest, the traveling festival that celebrates all things "Big Lebowski," announced that the...

See 'The Big Lebowski' as an Old-School Video Game You'll Desperately Wish Was Real (VIDEO)

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Drew Taylor on Jan 24th, 2014 4:00PM

Anyone old enough to play "Maniac Mansion" on the original Nintendo console will get a kick out of this -- the demented geniuses over at 8 Bit Cinema (via Live for Films) have created an immersive,...

'The Big Lebowski' Cast Reunion: Giant Bowling Pins, Drunken Fans and the Real-Life Dude

Posted by
Alex Suskind on Aug 17th, 2011 11:55AM

The Dude fanatic is a recognizable type in movie-geek circles: skilled in the art of mixing "Caucasians," attired in shorts, sandals and a robe (though, on special occasions, he has been known to...

'The Big Lebowski' Cast Reunion Photos

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Moviefone Staff on Aug 17th, 2011 12:50AM

Bowling! Nihilists! Robes! They were all on display at the ninth annual Lebowski Fest in New York City tonight. And while past events celebrating the cult comedy have attracted hundreds of...

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