I'm the guy who's gonna kick your phony goldbricking ass, that's who I am! : Dios mio, man. The Supreme Court has roundly rejected prior restraint! : : Huh? And, you know, he's got emotional problems, man. Are you happy, you crazy fuck? And, we know that this is your homework. : [12]:195, The film's overall structure was influenced by the detective fiction of Raymond Chandler. The Dude I mean, he knows we never handed off the briefcase, but he never asked for it back. "[61] Empire magazine ranked Walter Sobchak No. : : [78] The Coen brothers, although having granted Turturro the right to use the character, were not involved, and no other character from The Big Lebowski was featured in the film. In The Big Lebowski, when a bowler named Smokey "crosses the line"—literally—Walter asks him to abide by the rules and accept his foul. Nihilist The Dude No you're not wrong. : "[12]:188 The actor went into his own closet with the film's wardrobe person and picked out clothes that he had thought the Dude might wear. [10]:93, PolyGram and Working Title Films, who had funded Fargo, backed The Big Lebowski with a budget of $15 million. Walter Sobchak : "[12]:195 Julianne Moore was sent the script while working on The Lost World: Jurassic Park. One of the best scenes in a film. When you get a divorce you get a new license? Smokey Walter, what is the point? Donny, you're out of your element! : Nihilist #2 Me and, uh, the driver. : The Dude Walter Sobchak [18]:77 Bill and Jacqui Landrum did all of the choreography for the film. They're gonna kill that poor woman, man! : He no longer digs her, it's all a show! Does he still write? While competing in a … Walter Sobchak : So, slip into a comfy robe, pour yourself a White Russian and get ready to share these quotes with your bowling-loving friends. Ve don't care. Walter Sobchak : So there's a musical signature for each of them", remarked Ethan in an interview. Walter Sobchak : Donny Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. Nobody is going to cut your dick off. : : : No, without a hostage, there is no ransom. : Walter Sobchak Er... Walter Sobchak He's not taking your fucking turn, Dude. : Is this your homework, Larry? "[4] The original score was composed by Carter Burwell, a longtime collaborator of the Coen brothers. No, Donny, these men are nihilists, there's nothing to be afraid of. What's wrong with Walter, Dude? Yeah, the beauty of this is its simplicity. Just ask him about the car. Nihilist Nobody fucks with the Jesus. Where's the fucking money, Lebowski? The Big Lebowski received mixed reviews at the time of its release. : What exactly is the problem? I'm not... Walter Sobchak I told that fuck down at the league office... who's in charge of scheduling? : : [10]:130, An annual festival, Lebowski Fest, began in Louisville, Kentucky, United States in 2002 with 150 fans showing up, and has since expanded to several other cities. Walter Sobchak [10]:32, For the film's look, the Coens wanted to avoid the usual retro 1960s clichés like lava lamps, Day-Glo posters, and Grateful Dead music[18]:95 and for it to be "consistent with the whole bowling thing, we wanted to keep the movie pretty bright and poppy", Joel said in an interview. : To his horror, the Dude watches as Walter gives the kidnappers the fake briefcase. During the scuffle, Donny suffers a heart attack and dies. Whereas what we have here? Walter Sobchak : [18]:82, 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, and then dollied it along the lane. That's not her toe, Dude. However, with the Dude's apartment, Deakins said, "it's kind of seedy and the light's pretty nasty" with a grittier look. With a record. The Dude The Dude There's a large amount of profanity in the movie, which seems a weak attempt to paper over dialogue gaps. Who the hell is he? The screaming "yin" to The Dude's docile "yang," re-live all of John Goodman's best moments from 'The Big Lebowski.' A spin-off based on John Turturro's character, titled The Jesus Rolls, was released in 2019, with Turturro also acting as writer and director. : Instead of adopting the usual blue moonlight or blue street lamp look, he used an orange sodium-light effect. I lived in a little place like that and did drugs, although I think I was a little more creative than the Dude. : I can get you a toe, believe me. Walter Sobchak A million bucks from fucking needy Little Urban Achievers! The Dude : The best GIFs are on GIPHY. Saturday, Donny, is Shabbos, the Jewish day of rest. Walter, how am I going to... Walter Sobchak : Walter Sobchak Walter then tells Dude about a millionaire who shares Dude's name and must be the one the thugs were after. In addition, a limited-edition "Achiever's Edition Gift Set" also included The Big Lebowski Bowling Shammy Towel, four Collectible Coasters that included photographs and quotable lines from the film, and eight Exclusive Photo Cards from Jeff Bridges' personal collection. : Walter Sobchak While unconscious, the Dude dreams about starring with Maude in a Treehorn film about bowling. The Dude Brandt And whadda they got? The kidnappers arrange a meeting to collect the ransom. All you needed was a sap to pin it on. Am I wrong? We know that you stole a car. From his outrageous outfit to his habit of licking his bowling ball, Jesus just comes off as a real creep. No, I'm saying, if he knows I'm a fuck-up, why does he leave me in charge of getting his wife back? The Dude [10]:64, Actual filming took place over an eleven-week period with location shooting in and around Los Angeles, including all of the bowling sequences at the Hollywood Star Lanes (for three weeks)[22] and the Dude's Busby Berkeley dream sequences in a converted airplane hangar. You brought the fuckin' Pomeranian bowling? : When the Coen brothers wanted to make it, John Goodman was filming episodes for the Roseanne television program and Jeff Bridges was making the Walter Hill film Wild Bill. Lebowski's daughter Maude calls the Dude, explaining that her people took the replacement rug and inviting him to visit her. Going to her fucking synagogue. : I don't see any connection to Vietnam, Walter. Fuckin' A. Donny : The film is loosely inspired by the work of Raymond Chandler. Hell, I can get you a toe by 3 o'clock this afternoon... with nail polish. Well, I did not know that. They killed my fucking car. You have your story, I have mine. : I told that kraut a fucking thousand times that I don't roll on Shabbos! We got help choppering in. Hey, cool it Walter. Oh! Januar 1998 auf dem Sundance Film Festival statt. What's in the fuckin' carrier? : Walter Sobchak Dude speculates to Walter and Donny that Bunny staged her own kidnapping to steal the ransom money and pay off her debts. Look, we all know who is at fault here, what the fuck are you talking about? We know you never did! Fucking dipshit with a nine toed woman. Walter Sobchak The Dude Lebowski, who hates his trophy wife, withdrew the ransom from the family trust but kept the money for himself, giving the Dude a briefcase containing phone books. Fucking BABY... Walter Sobchak Walter... what am I going to tell Lebowski? Walter Sobchak : There are ways, Dude. When we make the handoff, I double back, grab one of 'em and beat it out of him! Also known as The Church of the Latter-Day Dude, the organization has ordained over 220,000 "Dudeist Priests" all over the world via its website. : : : GOD DAMN IT! Mark it zero. Walter, would you just shut the fuck... don't say a peep while I'm doing business here, man! On leaving, the Dude craftily steals a replacement rug from Lebowski's mansion. : : : I was bowling. As if we would ever dream of taking your bullshit money! V.I. : : Days later, the Dude learns that Bunny has been kidnapped. The portable phone starts ringing]. [58] In addition, the magazine also ranked The Dude No. Well they can *fucking unpost it*! Donny So what are you saying? Walter Sobchak The Dude : : | : drink # the big lebowski # you dont say # white russian # the big lebowski C'mon Dude, eventually she'll get sick of her little game and, you know, wander on back. What the fuck are you...? 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