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The Big Lebowski

148 Ratings: 3.9
A comedy movie directed by Ethan and Joel Coen

The Coen brothers have done it again. Mixing in Leninist philosophy, mistaken identity, crazy characters, a kidnapping plot, and a deep love of bowling, they have unleashed upon an unsuspecting world the many glories of THE BIG LEBOWSKI. Jeff Bridges … see full wiki

Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: 6 March 1998 (USA)
MPAA Rating: R
27 reviews about The Big Lebowski
review by . January 15, 2005
Jeff Bridges as the Dude Lebowski and John Goodman as his shaken Vietnam-vet-friend make this movie my all time favorite. Two freaks on the search for a kidnapped porn starlet and a very worn rug. Sometimes close to slapstick, then again almost realistic; simply fantastic!!! To me it has the best of all the Coen films combined into one. It's less violent than f.e. "Fargo" and less floating and innocent than "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" The script is a masterpiece, combining great dialogue while …
review by . July 29, 2003
posted in Movie Hype
Why do so few films develop a cult following which increases in number and intensity each year? For example, The Big Lebowski. Can you think of another film which has an annual festival in its sole honor? (It was held this year in Louisville.) I was mulling about this as I recently saw it again. Much funnier this time. For me, the same is true of Young Frankenstein. Films never change but we do. So how have I changed? If The Big Lebowski is even funnier the next time, what does that reveal about …
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