The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski (1998)

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

  • Genre: Comedy, Crime
  • Release Date: 1998-03-06
  • User Rating: 7.8/10 from 10828 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 57min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: PolyGram Filmed Entertainment
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen.
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Jeffrey 'The Dude' Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink White Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events involving nihilists, adult film producers, ferrets, errant toes, and large sums of money.

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  • Jeff Bridges

    as The Dude
  • John Goodman

    as Walter Sobchak
  • Steve Buscemi

    as Donny
  • Julianne Moore

    as Maude Lebowski
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman

    as Brandt
  • David Huddleston

    as The Big Lebowski
  • Sam Elliott

    as The Stranger
  • Peter Stormare

    as Nihilist
  • Ben Gazzara

    as Jackie Treehorn
  • John Turturro

    as Jesus Quintana
  • Flea

    as Nihilist
  • David Thewlis

    as Knox Harrington
  • Leon Russom

    as Malibu Police Chief
  • Tara Reid

    as Bunny Lebowski
  • Philip Moon

    as Treehorn Thug
  • Mark Pellegrino

    as Treehorn Thug
  • Torsten Voges

    as Nihilist
  • Jimmie Dale Gilmore

    as Smokey
  • Jack Kehler

    as Dude's Landlord
  • James G. Hoosier

    as Quintana's Partner
  • Carlos Leon

    as Maude's Thug
  • Terrence Burton

    as Maude's Thug
  • Richard Gant

    as Older Cop
  • Christian Clemenson

    as Younger Cop
  • Dom Irrera

    as Tony the Chauffeur
  • Gérard L'Heureux

    as Lebowski's Chauffeur
  • Lu Elrod

    as Coffee Shop Waitress
  • Mike Gomez

    as Auto Circus Cop
  • Peter Siragusa

    as Gary the Bartender
  • Marshall Manesh

    as Doctor
  • Harry Bugin

    as Arthur Digby Sellers
  • Jesse Flanagan

    as Little Larry Sellers
  • Irene Olga López

    as Pilar
  • Luis Colina

    as Corvette Owner
  • Ajgie Kirkland

    as Cab Driver
  • Jon Polito

    as Private Snoop
  • Aimee Mann

    as Nihilist Woman
  • Jerry Haleva

    as Saddam
  • Jennifer Lamb

    as Pancake Waitress
  • Warren Keith

    as Funeral Director
  • Wendy Braun

    as Chorine Dancer (uncredited)
  • Asia Carrera

    as Sherry in 'Logjammin' (uncredited)
  • Kiva Dawson

    as Dancer (uncredited)
Directing Joel Coen Director
Production Ethan Coen Producer
Camera Roger Deakins Director of Photography
Sound Carter Burwell Original Music Composer
Art Rick Heinrichs Production Design
Production John S. Lyons Casting
Editing Ethan Coen Editor
Editing Joel Coen Editor
Editing Tricia Cooke Editor
Production Tim Bevan Executive Producer
Production Eric Fellner Executive Producer
Writing Ethan Coen Writer
Writing Joel Coen Writer
Camera Merrick Morton Still Photographer
Production John Cameron Co-Producer
Costume & Make-Up Mary Zophres Costume Design
Art Chris L. Spellman Set Decoration
Art John Dexter Art Direction
Production Gilly Ruben Production Supervisor
Directing T. Kukovinski Script Supervisor
Sound Happy Walters Music Supervisor
Sound Todd Kasow Music Editor
Sound Allan Byer Production Sound Mixer
Sound Skip Lievsay Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Skip Lievsay Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Michael Barry Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Lewis Goldstein Sound Effects Editor
Costume & Make-Up Pamela Withers Costume Supervisor
Production Wendy Weidman Casting Associate
Editing Lisa Mozden Assistant Editor
Editing Alex Belth Assistant Editor
Camera Ted Morris Camera Operator
Crew Jery Hewitt Stunt Coordinator
Lighting Martin Bosworth Rigging Gaffer
Crew Thomas Vilardo Transportation Captain
Crew Timothy P. Ryan Transportation Captain
Crew Don Tardino Transportation Coordinator
Production Gregg Edler Production Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Daniel Curet Key Hair Stylist
Costume & Make-Up Edouard F. Henriques Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Selina Jayne Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Lori McCoy-Bell Hairstylist
Crew Myke Michaels Makeup Effects
Production John Cameron Unit Production Manager
Production Jane Frazer Executive In Charge Of Production
Costume & Make-Up Virginia Burton Set Costumer
Crew Liz Young Thanks
Camera Andy Harris First Assistant Camera
Art Sydney Ann Lunn Art Department Assistant
Art Lori Ashcraft Art Department Coordinator
Art Tim R. Lafferty Construction Coordinator
Art Philip C. Hurst Greensman
Art Tim Snowber Leadman
Art Wayne Nycz Painter
Art Mariko Braswell Set Designer
Art John Railton Standby Painter
Camera Charles Schner Additional Camera
Camera Tony Boura Grip
Camera Ron Goodman Aerial Camera
Costume & Make-Up Sonya Ooten Assistant Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Beth Emerson Set Dressing Artist
Crew Bill Landrum Choreographer
Crew Gary Kramer Craft Service
Crew Elizabeth Himelstein Dialect Coach
Crew Michael Cain Driver
Crew Charlie Vogel Post Production Supervisor
Crew Lauren Lapham Production Intern
Crew David Boucher Propmaker
Art Ritchie Kremer Property Master
Crew Rita Lisa Danao Set Production Assistant
Crew Loyd Catlett Stunts
Crew Martin Weight Video Assist Operator
Lighting Roman Jakobi Electrician
Lighting Mike Gerzevitz Lighting Technician
Lighting Philippe Aubry Rigging Grip
Production Robert Graf Location Manager
Production Larry Kaplan Publicist
Sound Peter F. Kurland Boom Operator
Sound Kimberly R. McCord-Wilson Assistant Sound Editor
Visual Effects Robert Chapin 3D Artist
Visual Effects Johnathan R. Banta Digital Compositors
Visual Effects Janet Yale Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Janek Sirrs Visual Effects Supervisor
Sound Bradford L. Hohle Dolby Consultant
Editing David Orr Color Timer
Sound Rick Freeman Dialogue Editor
Sound Magdaline Volaitis Dialogue Editor
Sound Kenton Jakub ADR Editor
Directing Jeff Rafner First Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Cookie Lopez Key Set Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Jean Ann Black Makeup Supervisor
Directing Donald Murphy Second Second Assistant Director
Art Ron Patterson Assistant Property Master
Art Bradford Richardson Graphic Designer
Art J. Todd Anderson Storyboard Artist
Art Randall Balsmeyer Title Designer
Sound Igor Nicholich Apprentice Sound Editor
Sound Marko Costanzo Foley Artist
Sound Bruce Pross Foley Mixer
Sound Benjamin Cheah Foley Supervisor
Sound Sam Sarkar Utility Sound
Crew Jan Beran Special Effects Technician
Crew Cinda-Lin James Stunt Double
Crew Jennifer Badger Stunt Driver
Camera Ed Dally Camera Loader
Camera Bruce Hamme Dolly Grip
Camera Les Percy First Company Grip
Camera Adam Gilmore Second Assistant Camera
Camera Wayne Kosky Second Company Grip
Production Jenna Dupree Casting Assistant
Editing David Diliberto Associate Editor
Editing George Carlston Colorist
Editing Mo Henry Negative Cutter
Production Kim Jordan Assistant Location Manager
Production Val Burnley Location Assistant
Sound Spring Aspers Music Coordinator
Production Mindy Sheldon Accountant
Production Kristina Soderquist Assistant Accountant
Lighting Alan Colbert Assistant Chief Lighting Technician
Production Tom Elkins Assistant Production Coordinator
Visual Effects Travis Baumann Compositing Artist
Production Cecily Jordan Extras Casting Coordinator
Lighting Jerry Day Key Rigging Grip
Production Jerry Legget Payroll Accountant
Production Kimberly Rach Production Secretary
Production Fonda Anita Extras Casting Assistant
Directing Ethan Coen Director
Crew Joni Avery Stunts
Crew Jennifer Lamb Stunts
Crew Ken Kells Stand In