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Summary: The Dude, Jeff Lebowski is unemployed and as laid-back as they come. That is until he becomes a victim of mistaken identity, and two thugs break into his apartment with the errant belief that they're strong-arming Jeff Lebowski - the Pasadena millionaire. In the hope of getting a replacement for his soiled carpet, 'the Dude' pays a visit...

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Awards & Rankings

Winner Russian Guild of Film Critics, 1998 Best Foreign Film
Winner Online Film Critics Society Awards, 1999 Top Ten Films of the Year - 9th Place
Nominee Berlin International Film Festival, 1998 Best Film
Nominee Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards, 1999 Best Picture
Metacritic's #35 Best Movie of 1998 See More Rankings
Metacritic's #2 Most Discussed Movie of 1998 See More Rankings
Metacritic's #7 Most Shared Movie of 1998 See More Rankings

FAQs

Who plays The Dude in The Big Lebowski? Jeff Bridges plays The Dude in The Big Lebowski.

Who plays Jesus Quintana in The Big Lebowski? John Turturro plays Jesus Quintana in The Big Lebowski.

Who plays Brandt in The Big Lebowski? Philip Seymour Hoffman plays Brandt in The Big Lebowski.

Who plays Maude Lebowski in The Big Lebowski? Julianne Moore plays as Maude Lebowski in The Big Lebowski.

Who plays Jackie Treehorn in The Big Lebowski? Ben Gazzara plays as Jackie Treehorn in The Big Lebowski.

Where was The Big Lebowski filmed? The Big Lebowski was filmed in the following locations: Los Angeles, California, USA

Where can I watch The Big Lebowski? You can watch The Big Lebowski for free with a subscription to Netflix, or you can buy/rent it on Amazon, iTunes, Google Play or Vudu.

When was The Big Lebowski released? The Big Lebowski was released on March 6, 1998.

What is the MPAA rating for The Big Lebowski? The Big Lebowski is rated R.

What is The Big Lebowski about? The Dude, Jeff Lebowski is unemployed and as laid-back as they come. That is until he becomes a victim of mistaken identity, and two thugs break into his apartment with the errant belief that they're strong-arming Jeff Lebowski - the Pasadena millionaire. In the hope of getting a replacement for his soiled carpet, 'the Dude' pays a visit to his wealthy namesake...

How long is The Big Lebowski? The Big Lebowski is 117 minutes long.

Box Office

Domestic $18,034,458
Worldwide $46,748,721

Details

Tags
  • the dude
  • bowling
  • creedance
  • rug
  • white russian
  • the jesus
  • ringer
  • toe
Release Date March 06, 1998
Country
  • USA
Languages
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Hebrew
Filming Locations
  • Los Angeles, California, USA
Production Company
  • Working Title Films