Big Lebowski, The

Lists: Comedy, Drama, Crime / Heist, Stoner Flicks

Brief Synopsis: "Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski is the ultimate LA slacker, until one day his house is broken into and his rug is peed on by two angry gangsters who have mistaken him for Jeffrey Lebowski, the LA millionaire, whose wife owes some bad people some big money. The Dude becomes entangled in the plot when he goes to visit the real Lebowski in order to get some retribution for his soiled rug, and is recruited to be the liason between Lebowski and the captors of his now "kidnapped" wife."

Overall Ranking: 314 (Rank from 1998: # 5)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 70%
Regular 20%
Half-Popped 10%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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J Collins100
Steve Habrat100(full review)
Dan Fogarty - Fogs Movie Reviews100(full review)
Patrick Devitt100
David Baruffi97(full review)
Josh B95
Cassidy Haynes95
3Guys Adam95(full review)
J Patterson90
Jay of Life Vs Film90(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik90
Cut The Crap Movie Reviews by Aiden R90(full review)
Jordan K85
Rob from GuysFilmQuest80 - Great until the final portion, then it was the worst ending I have seen in a long time.
Bryan Lienesch77 - One thing's for sure: this comedy is much sharper than 'The Dude'
Carrie B75
MandF Reviews70(full review)
Thomas Pollock60
Dave Examines Movies40(full review)

People Involved

  • Jeff Bridges (Jeffrey Lebowski)
  • John Goodman (Walter Sobchak)
  • Steve Buscemi (Theodore Donald Kerabatsos)
  • Julianne Moore (Maude Lebowski)
  • David Huddleston (Jeffrey Lebowski - The Big Lebowski)
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman (Brandt)
  • Tara Reid (Bunny Lebowski)
  • Philip Moon (Woo, Treehorn Thug)
  • Mark Pellegrino (Blond Treehorn Thug)
  • Peter Stormare (Nihilist #1, Uli Kunkel/Karl Hungus)
  • Flea (Nihilist #2, Kieffer)
  • Torsten Voges (Nihilist #3, Franz)
  • Jimmie Dale Gilmore (Smokey)
  • Jack Kehler (Marty)
  • John Turturro (Jesus Quintana)
  • James G. Hoosier (Liam OBrien, Quintanas Partner)
  • Ben Gazzara (Jackie Treehorn)
  • Sam Elliott (The Stranger)
  • Ethan Coen (Director)
  • Joel Coen (Director)
  • Roger Deakins (Director)