The plot of this Raymond Chandler-esque comedy crime caper from the Coen Brothers (Joel Coen and Ethan Coen) pivots around a case of mistaken identity complicated by extortion, double-crosses, decepti... read more
Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Asia Carrera, Ben Gazzara, Christian Clemenson, David Huddleston, David Thewlis, Flea, Jack Kehler, James G. Hoosier, Jeff Bridges, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, John Goodman, John Turturro, Jon Polito, Julianne Moore
Release Date: March 6, 1998
DVD Release Date: October 27, 1998
Stats: 31,823 reviews
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August 27, 2011
The Dude abides. Not much else I can say but what a great movie this is. One of the all time great cult films.
April 27, 2013
A cult phenomenon that seems to only get better with age, the Coen Brothers' absolutely hilarious comedy The Big Lebowski should keep winning fans over as it gets seen and rewatched by newbies and fans all over the world. Jeff Bridges' iconic performance as "The Dude" is one of h...
October 1, 2012
The Coen Bros. hot off their mega hit Fargo, created this off beat, yet off times brilliant piece where the actual storyline, while interesting enough on its own, is a mere backdrop to a much more meaningful dialog about.... Well, just about everything. That the Coen Bros. can p...
September 1, 2012
Sometimes great minds do think alike. Brothers Joel and Ethan Coen can be defined by absolutely nothing but pure brilliance. By just scratching the surface in an analysis of their creative methods, we discover that the two of them are responsible for Fargo, a film that disproved ...
August 21, 2012
A truely clever and very funny movie. Featuring superb performances from Jeff Bridges, John Goodman and Julianne Moore. With plenty of one liners, they are superb for quoting while playing bowling. Once you have watch this, you may not be able to stop quoting lines or remembering...
August 16, 2012
"The Big Lebowski" is hilarious. I'm not a diehard fan of the film (besides owning a couple of t-shirts) but I do understand why it's so popular. The characters are great and the situations they end up in are memorable. With that said, I think the plot is a little hectic and coul...
August 8, 2012
After multiple viewings, the film feels like a well aged wine. The deadpan comedy is great and the acting from Bridges and Goodman are a riot. It truly is a film about nothing and the faster a viewer realizes this, the faster he/she will appreciate this gem.
May 23, 2012
This film has such a massive cult following that it has even spawned a traveling, annual festival called "The Lebowski Fest", at which fans congregate dressed as their favourite characters. It has also amassed a new belief system called "Dudeism" of which you can be ordained as a...
May 21, 2012
When thugs urinate on his carpet in a case of mistaken identity, 60s burnout "the Dude" is drawn into a complicated caper involving a millionaire's kidnapped porn-star wife---in the middle of his bowling league playoffs! This quirky Coen brothers gem is, almost without a doubt, t...
May 12, 2012
A perfect 10. That's a bowling joke. And a double meaning. This movie is a perfect 10. If this movie was a woman, I'd be kind of grossed out.... But a little attracted. But this movie is a movie, not a woman.
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