The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski is a 1998 American black comedy crime film, written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It stars Jeff Bridges as Jeffrey The Dude Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker and avid bowler. After he is assaulted as a result of mistaken identity, The Dude learns of a millionaire also named Jeffrey Lebowski who was the intended victim. When the millionaire Lebowskis trophy wife is kidnapped, he commissions The Dude to deliver the ransom to secure her release. The plan goes awry when the Dudes friend Walter Sobchak John Goodman schemes to keep the full ransom. Julianne Moore and Steve Buscemi also star, with David Huddleston, John Turturro, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Sam Elliott and Tara Reid appearing in supporting roles.

In 1991 Los Angeles, slacker Jeff the Dude Lebowski Jeff Bridges is assaulted in his home by two thugs Mark Pellegrino and Philip Moon who demand money that the wife of a Jeffrey Lebowski owes to a man named Jackie Treehorn Ben Gazzara. The two soon realize they have attacked the wrong Jeffrey Lebowski and leave, but not before one of them urinates on the Dudes rug.The Dude meets his bowling friends, the timid Donny Steve Buscemi and the temperamental Vietnam veteran Walter Sobchak John Goodman. Encouraged by Walter, the Dude approaches the other Jeffrey Lebowski David Huddleston, the eponymous Big Lebowski, a cantankerous elderly millionaire in a wheelchair, to seek compensation for his ruined rug. This request is promptly refused. He craftily steals one of Lebowskis rugs by telling Brandt Philip Seymour Hoffman, Lebowskis sycophantic assistant, that his boss told him to take any rug in the house. The Dude subsequently meets Bunny Tara Reid, Lebowskis young nymphomaniacal trophy wife. ........

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