The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski

DVD - 2008
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Jeff 'The Dude' Lebowski doesn't want any complications in his life. He can't even be bothered with a job. But, in a case of mistaken identity, a couple of thugs break into his place and steal his rug. Now, The Dude must embark on a quest with his crazy bowling buddies to make things right and get that rug back. Their journey blends unforgettable characters, kidnapping, and White Russians.

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Ba_kuPlanet
Sep 28, 2017

I don't understand the attraction to this film. It has a bit of a cult following but it didn't keep my attention. But I recommend viewing it at least once because you are bound to meet someone in your life time who enjoyed it. A conversation piece. Google "Big Lebowski trivia" & find the answers from the film to make the experience more entertaining if needed.

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Pgalbert
Jul 24, 2017

A crazy but well done movie with excellent dialogue and situations that will make your head spin. Definitely worth the watch.

JCLBeckyC Mar 30, 2017

My favorite movie of all time. I'm not usually the type of person who likes to watch movies over and over again, but this one is different. I never grow tired of the brilliant hilarity.

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singasong70
Mar 21, 2017

Thanks to alert on profanity, saved me trouble of ordering it when I wouldn't have watched it anyway.

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isaachar
Dec 17, 2016

This movie never gets old. I think this was the second DVD I ever purchased, and I remember begging my friends to give it a chance trying to show it off. Of course, once they saw it they loved it. Everyone does. The comedy. The weirdness. The mystery. The catch phrases. And of course, the dude.

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ThomasJWhiting
Sep 20, 2016

VERY GOOD 1998 Coen Bros. film. Might be first one of theirs I've seen and It was so cleverly written etc. I'll have to be checking out more of their stuff.
I particularly enjoyed John Goodman's acting performance, but everyone did a fine job.
Lots of clever film wrinkles kept me engaged - and I can see how many people enjoy watching it multiple times.

TSCPL_KyleM Jun 01, 2016

One of those rare films that you can watch repeatedly (I can't say how many times I've seen this film... but it's a lot) and find new things to enjoy each time. Also probably one of the most highly quotable films ever made. Coen Bros at their best.

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Jayroc
Apr 02, 2016

It doesn't get any better than this. I consider it to be the best Cohen brothers movie ever made. I've probably seen it 30 times now.

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66healey
Jan 07, 2016

A cult classic for a good reason. But like Quentin Tarantino movies, it helps if you're a Coen Brothers fan, to fully appreciate it. Outrageous personalities and situations, some very creative cinematography, and dark quirky humour. Watch it twice. Did you ever see "Fargo"? If you liked that, this is in the same groove.

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smichal
Jan 05, 2016

why is this a cult classic? It seems ad-libbed. The characters played by John Goodman and Steve Buscemi are so annoying.

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godaddyo
Dec 28, 2013

"The Dude abides" - The Dude

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"New sh*t has come to light"

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Monolith
May 30, 2012

The Big Lebowski: "What makes a man, Mr. Lebowski?" The Dude: "...'Dude'." The Big Lebowski: "Huh?" The Dude (picking his teeth): "...Uh, I, I don't know, sir." The Big Lebowski: "Is it being prepared to do the right thing... whatever the cost... Isn't that what makes a man?" The Dude: "Mmmmm, sure. That and a pair of testicles."

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Monolith
May 30, 2012

The Big Lebowski: "Did I urinate on your rug?" The Dude: "You mean, did you personally come and pee on my rug?" The Big Lebowski: "Hello? Do you speak English sir? Parla usted Inglese? I'll ask you again. Did I urinate on your rug?" The Dude: "No, like I said - 'Woo' peed on my rug." The Big Lebowski: "I just want to understand this, sir. Every time a rug is micturated upon in this fair city, I have to compensate the person?" The Dude: "C'mon... man! I'm not tryin' to scam anybody here, uh, y'know, I'm, I'm just uh-" The Big Lebowski: "You're just looking for a handout like every other - Are you employed, Mr. Lebowski?" The Dude: "Wait. Wait. Let me, let me explain something to you. Um, I am not 'Mr. Lebowski'. You're 'Mr. Lebowski'. I'm 'The Dude'. So that's what you call me... You know, uh, that, or uh, 'His Dudeness', or uh, 'Duder', or 'El Duderino', if you're not into the whole brevity thing, uh..."

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Monolith
May 30, 2012

The Big Lebowski: "Are you employed, sir?" The Dude: "Employed? ...ah-ha..." The Big Lebowski: "You don't go out looking for a job dressed like that, do ya? On a weekday?" The Dude: "Is this a... what day is this?" The Big Lebowski: "Well, I do work sir. So if you don't mind..." The Dude: "I DO mind... uh, the Dude minds! This will not stand, ya know, this aggression will not stand, man..."

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Monolith
May 30, 2012

The Big Lebowski: "...I cannot solve your problem, sir. Only you can." The Dude: "Ah, f*ck it." The Big Lebowski: "Oh, f*ck it. Yes! That's your answer! That's your answer to everything! Tattoo it on your forehead! Your revolution is over, Mr. Lebowski! Condolences! The bums lost! My advice to you is to do what your parents did! Get a job, sir! The bums will always lose! (The Dude walks out and shuts the door) Do you hear me, Lebowski? The bums will always lose!" Brandt: "How was your meeting, Mr. Lebowski?" The Dude: Okay! The old man told me to take any rug in the house."

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Monolith
May 30, 2012

Maude Lebowski: "What do you do for, for recreation?" The Dude: "Oh, the usual... mmm, bowl, uh... drive around, uh... the occasional acid flashback."

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Lisa_B
Oct 12, 2010

"That rug really tied the room together, did it not?" -Walter

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Emily38
Sep 04, 2010

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chpl2
Apr 21, 2016

Coarse Language: As The Stranger says "I like your style Dude, but do you have to cuss so much?"

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