R | | Comedy, Crime
Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire of the same name, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.
The word "dude" is used 161 times in the movie. It is spoken 160 times, and seen once in text in the credits for "Gutterballs," the second dream sequence.
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...
In the dream sequence where the Dude flies in pursuit of a flying carpet, the square edge of the mount holding him up is visible under his shirt.
Big Associate Editor.... Big Dave Diliberto
When Comedy Central, in removing the 200+ "fucks" from the movie, was attempting to edit the scene where Walter is smashing the car, they didn't know how to cut Walter saying "do you see what happens when you fuck a stranger in the ass" without having to do severe, overly obvious editing which would look fake. To solve this they decided just to re-dub it, and the phrase they chose? "Do you see what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps?".
English, German, Hebrew, Spanish
$5,533,844 (USA) (8 March 1998)
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