The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski

  • R
  • 1998
  • 117 min
  • USA, UK
  • comedy, crime

Two goons mistake "the Dude" Lebowski for a millionaire Lebowski and urinate on his rug. Trying to recompense his rug from the wealthy Lebowski, he gets entwined in an intricate kidnapping case.

Director: Joel Coen

Screenwriters: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore

Typically stunning visuals and sharp dialogue from the Coen Brothers, brought to life with strong performances from Goodman and Bridges.


  • Joel Coen
    Joel Coen

    American filmmaker Joel David Coen is known for writing, directing and producing films jointly with his brother Ethan Jesse Coen professionally they are known as the Coen brothers. In 1984, the brothers wrote and directed Blood Simple, their first film together. The film received was well received and won awards for Joel's direction...

Main Cast


Producer: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Editor: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Tricia Cooke

Casting: John S. Lyons

Director Of Photography: Roger Deakins

Original Music Composer: Carter Burwell

Costume Design: Mary Zophres

Executive Producer: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner

Production Design: Rick Heinrichs, Chris L. Spellman

Sound: Skip Lievsay, Michael Barry, Lewis Goldstein

Visual Effects: Janek Sirrs, Janet Yale

Make Up / Hair: Lori McCoy-Bell, Daniel Curet, Virginia Burton


Year: 1998

Runtime: 117 min

Country: USA, UK

Language: English, Hebrew, Spanish, German

Color: Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1

Sound Mix: DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS

Also Known As

  • Il grande Lebowski (IT)
  • El gran Lebowski (ES)


  • Peter Bradshaw (Guardian)

    One of a kind. Full Review ...

  • Mike Clark (USA Today)

    The Big Lebowski is a noir send-up, so call it L.A. Inconsequential.

  • Joe Holleman (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

    I'll just say this: The Big Lebowksi is an excellent movie - and damn funny.