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


Running Time

1 Hour 57 Minutes


Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Box Office




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


  • 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.


The best of Big Lebowski

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