The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski


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Film description

In a nutshell:

Jeff Bridges seeks compensation for his urine-stained rug. 



They figured he was a lazy, time-wasting slacker. They were right.


Jesus Quintana: 'Nobody fucks with the Jesus!'

Walter Shobchak: 'Fuck it, Dude, Let’s go bowling.' 

Maude Lebowski: 'What do you do for recreation?'
The Dude: 'Oh, the usual. I bowl. Drive around. The occasional acid flashback.'

‘The Dude’, real name Jeffrey Lebowski, is a bowler, a stoner and a pretty laid back guy.

In a case of mistaken identity regarding his millionaire namesake, a couple of hired goons use his rug as a urinal, causing Dude great distress as it really “tied the room together, man”.

With the help of angry friend, Vietnam vet and Jewish convert Walter Shobchak (John Goodman) the two of them go in search of compensation, only to be met with shady deals, kidnap, porn aficionados and a trio of Nihilists – oh, and plenty of White Russians, The Dude’s favourite.

Written by: NickTheory

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Release Dates

UK Cinema release
May 1st 1998
UK DVD release
April 3rd 2006
UK Blu-ray release
August 22nd 2011

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