Comedy

Comedy Cinema – This Week – The Big Lebowski

Welcome to the sister article to Comedy Clicks! Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best comedy films that the world of cinema can offer! Today we will be looking at The Big Lebowski


About the Film

Summary of Plot

Ultimate L.A. slacker Jeff “The Dude” Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire of the same name, seeks restitution for a rug ruined by debt collectors, enlisting his bowling buddies for help while trying to find the millionaire’s missing wife.. iMDB

Year Of Release

1998

Running Time

1 Hour 57 Minutes

Director

Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Box Office

$26,916


Trailer


Starring

Jeff Bridges – The Dude
John Goodman – Walter Sobchak
Julianne Moore – Maude Lebowski
Steve Buscemi – Theodore
David Huddleston – The Big Lebowski
Phillip Seymour Hoffman – Brandt
Tara Reid – Bunny Lebowski


Song From the OST


Trivia

  • A lot of the Dude’s clothes in the movie were Jeff Bridges’s own clothes, including his Jellies sandals, which he still owns and uses to this day.
  • The Dude says “man” 147 times in the movie, nearly one and a half times a minute.
  • With the exception of The Dude helping Maude bowl in a fantasy, The Dude is never seen bowling.
  • John Goodman has stated that he’s never had more fun acting in a movie than this one.
  • According to Julianne Moore, the character of Maude was based on artist Carolee Schneemann “who worked naked from a swing”, and on Yoko Ono.

Clips

The best of Big Lebowski


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