R | | Comedy, Crime
"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.
5 February 1999 | Stephen G. Wilson (email@example.com)
A celebration of the ultimate man, nay, the ultimate dude
I'd heard a lot of bad press about this movie. Not as good as Fargo, was a much used phrase. I wasn't overly impressed...
To achieve the point-of-view of a rolling bowling ball the Coen brothers mounted a camera "on something like a barbecue spit", according to Ethan Coen, and then dollied it along the lane. The challenge for them was figuring out the relative speeds of the ... ...
Way out west there was this fella... fella I wanna tell ya about. Fella by the name of Jeff Lebowski. At least that was the handle his loving parents gave him, but he never had much use for it himself. Mr. Lebowski, he called himself "The Dude". Now...
When the Dude is on the phone with the kidnappers, a dial tone is heard each time they hang up. However, he's not on a cellphone as some may think, rather he is on a portable car-phone. Unlike a cellphone, the car-phone would indeed have a dial tone.
Left Behind ... Margareth Hayes
English, German, Hebrew, Spanish
$5,533,844 (USA) (6 March 1998)
$17,439,163 (USA) (29 May 1998)
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