The Big Lebowski

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The Big Lebowski is a 1998 crime comedy film written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen.wikipedia
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John Turturro

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Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi, David Huddleston, and John Turturro also appear, in supporting roles.
John Michael Turturro (born February 28, 1957) is an Italian American character actor, writer and filmmaker known for his roles in the films Do the Right Thing (1989), Miller's Crossing (1990), Barton Fink (1991), Quiz Show (1994), The Big Lebowski (1998), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) and Transformers film series.

Carter Burwell

The original score was composed by Carter Burwell, a longtime collaborator of the Coen brothers.
He has consistently collaborated with the Coen brothers, having scored 16 of their films, including Blood Simple, Fargo, The Big Lebowski, No Country For Old Men, and, most recently, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.

National Film Registry

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In 2014, the film was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress, being deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

John Goodman

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The millionaire Lebowski's trophy wife is kidnapped, and he commissions The Dude to deliver the ransom to secure her release; the plan goes awry when the Dude's friend Walter Sobchak (John Goodman) schemes to keep the ransom money.
He is a regular collaborator with the Coen brothers on such films as Raising Arizona (1987), Barton Fink (1991), The Big Lebowski (1998), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), and Inside Llewyn Davis (2013).

Philip Seymour Hoffman

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He gained recognition for his supporting work, notably in Scent of a Woman (1992), Boogie Nights (1997), Happiness (1998), Patch Adams (1998), The Big Lebowski (1998), Magnolia (1999), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Almost Famous (2000), Punch-Drunk Love (2002), and Along Came Polly (2004).

David Huddleston

Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi, David Huddleston, and John Turturro also appear, in supporting roles.
An Emmy Award nominee, Huddleston had a prolific television career, and appeared in many films including Blazing Saddles, Crime Busters, Santa Claus: The Movie and The Big Lebowski.

Jeff Bridges

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It stars Jeff Bridges as Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker and avid bowler.
His other films include Tron (1982), Jagged Edge (1985), The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989), The Fisher King (1991), Fearless (1993), The Big Lebowski (1998), Seabiscuit (2003), Iron Man (2008), Tron: Legacy (2010), and The Giver (2014).

Julianne Moore

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Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi, David Huddleston, and John Turturro also appear, in supporting roles.
She also had success with the films The Big Lebowski (1998), Magnolia (1999), Hannibal (2001), Children of Men (2006), A Single Man (2009), The Kids Are All Right (2010), and Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), and won an Emmy Award for her portrayal of Sarah Palin in the television film Game Change (2012).

Tara Reid

She played Vicky in the films American Pie (1999), American Pie 2 (2001) and American Reunion (2012), and Bunny Lebowski in The Big Lebowski (1998).

Cult film

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Over time, reviews have become largely positive, and the film has become a cult favorite, noted for its eccentric characters, comedic dream sequences, idiosyncratic dialogue, and eclectic soundtrack.
Releases from major studios – such as The Big Lebowski (1998), which was distributed by Universal Studios – can become cult films when they fail at the box office and develop a cult following through reissues, such as midnight movies, festivals, and home video.

Steve Buscemi

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Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi, David Huddleston, and John Turturro also appear, in supporting roles.
He is also known for his supporting roles in the Coen brothers films Miller's Crossing, Barton Fink, The Hudsucker Proxy, Fargo and The Big Lebowski.

Peter Stormare

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He also appeared in the films The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), Playing God (1997), The Big Lebowski (1998), Armageddon (1998), Dancer in the Dark (2000), Minority Report (2002), Bad Boys II (2003), Constantine (2005), 22 Jump Street (2014) and the video game Until Dawn (2015).

The Jesus Rolls

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A spin-off based on John Turturro's character, titled The Jesus Rolls, is scheduled for a 2020 release, with Turturro also acting as writer and director.
The Jesus Rolls is an American crime comedy film written by, directed by and starring John Turturro, acting as both a remake of the 1974 French film Going Places by Bertrand Blier, and a spin-off to the 1998 cult film The Big Lebowski by the Coen brothers, from which Turturro reprises his role as Jesus Quintana.

Flea (musician)

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Since 1984, Flea has acted in over 20 films and television series such as Suburbia, Back to the Future Part II and Part III, My Own Private Idaho, The Chase, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Dudes, Son in Law, The Big Lebowski, Low Down, Baby Driver and Boy Erased, in addition to voicing the character Donnie Thornberry in The Wild Thornberrys animated television series and films.

Ben Gazzara

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His best known films include Anatomy of a Murder (1959), Voyage of the Damned (1976), Inchon (1981), Road House (1989), The Big Lebowski (1998), Buffalo '66 (1998), Happiness (1998), The Thomas Crown Affair (1999), Summer of Sam (1999), Dogville (2003) and Paris, je t'aime (2006).

Torsten Voges

Torsten Voges is a German actor who appeared in The Big Lebowski, Funny People and two Rob Zombie films: The Lords of Salem as Count Gorgann and Death-Head in 31.

Jon Polito

He appeared in five of their films, including Miller's Crossing, Barton Fink and The Big Lebowski.

Philip Moon (actor)

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He is best known for playing Keemo Volien Abbott in the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless from 1994 to 1996, Mr. Lee in the TV series Deadwood (2005), and the thug Woo in the 1998 Coen brothers film The Big Lebowski.

Mark Pellegrino

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He played the "Blond Thug" who stuffs The Dude's head down the toilet and drops his bowling ball, breaking the floor tile, in the cult film The Big Lebowski.

Leon Russom

Russom has also worked with the Coen brothers twice, playing smaller parts in The Big Lebowski (1998) and True Grit (2010).

PolyGram Filmed Entertainment

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PolyGram and Working Title Films, who had funded Fargo, backed The Big Lebowski with a budget of $15 million.
Among its most successful and well known films were An American Werewolf in London (1981), Flashdance (1983), Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), Dead Man Walking (1995), The Big Lebowski (1998), Fargo (1996), The Usual Suspects (1995), and Notting Hill (1999).

White Russian (cocktail)

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Treehorn drugs the Dude's white Russian cocktail, causing him to dream about starring in a Treehorn film about bowling with Maude.
Though long regarded as a boring and unsophisticated drink, the White Russian saw a surge in popularity after the 1998 release of the film The Big Lebowski.

Jeff Dowd

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The Dude is mostly inspired by Jeff Dowd, an American film producer and political activist the Coen brothers met while they were trying to find distribution for their first feature, Blood Simple.
He is the basis for one of their most popular characters, Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski from The Big Lebowski.

Jimmie Dale Gilmore

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He also had a small but memorable acting role in the 1998 movie The Big Lebowski.

Sam Elliott

Elliott played The Stranger, a character narrating the story of The Big Lebowski (1998).