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.
The Dude's gait in the opening shot to the "Gutterballs" sequence resembles the gait used by the characters in Robert Crumb's famous "Keep on Truckin'" cartoon.
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...
The nihilist girl's German pronunciation is far from authentic when she orders her pancakes.
Left Behind ... Margareth Hayes
English, German, Hebrew, Spanish
$5,533,844 (USA) (8 March 1998)