The Dude Abides

Submitted by: rumham 2 weeks ago in Entertainment


There are two types of people: Those who like 'The Big Lebowski' and those who don't. Which one are you?
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Male 584
Everyone's argument for why they don't like this movie is always, "Because it's just bad." But then again, when asked why I like it so much I say, "Because it's just good."
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Male 970
Good film, I remember being shocked at John Goodman's character as I'd just seen him in Roseanne at that point. 
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Male 5,637
things like this are amazing, either you love it or hate it, kinda reminds me of Twin Peaks or any David Lynch Film at all, you either love or loathe. Monty Python is another one that kind of fits into this thinking
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Male 2,279
rumham Eraser Head! Now that should be the definition of strange in Websters.
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Male 733
I don't like the BIG Lebowski, but maybe  that's because we only know Jeffrey "Dude" Lebowski. Maybe BL would turn out to be OK? :-)
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Male 172
BEST MOVIE EVER!!!!!!! COHEN brother masterpiece...im a Spike LEE FAN TOO SO IT SAYS ALOT....BEST LINE goes like this

DUDE- What the hell is this?

WALTER- My dirty undies. Laundry, Dude. The whites.

DUDE- Walter, I'm sure there's a reason you brought your dirty undies.

Walter- That's right, Dude. The weight. The ringer can't look empty
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Male 575
Ah, fuck it, dude...let's go bowling
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Male 109
It's actually been a decent while since I've seen The Big Lebowski, but this post has me eager to reminisce.
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Male 9,725
You mean there are people that DON'T love this movie?

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Male 11,553
i saw it, but didn't hate it or like it.. so meh
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Male 5,637
monkwarrior totally shocked by your opinion
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Male 11,553
rumham well at the very least it shows you how there's more than the binary options you presented.
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Male 12,258
rumham lol. No shit.
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Male 5,149
I Abide...



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Male 2,039
kalron Nobody fucks with the Jesus.  He was a pederass.  
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Male 7,960
kalron I would ask for an explanation, but I don't think I wanna go there.
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Male 5,149
squrlz4ever No explanation needed...it's all explained in the film ;)
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Male 7,960
kalron I've been trying to remember if I've watched the whole movie or not (I am cursed with a Dory-esque memory when it comes to movies and books). I think I started to watch it once and stopped because I wasn't enjoying it. Maybe it's time for me to give it another go.
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kalron Jesus, stop playing with your balls...and dont fuck with the Jesus. 
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Male 1,043
I have never seen the movie, and now I know why. This scene looks like a first rehearsal, or an improv that didn't gel. Considering who the actors are, that has to be the way the director wanted the whole movie to look. I would not have thought that Bridges or Elliot could do sloppy work, even on command.
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Male 264
Obviously, you're not a golfer.
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Male 5,637
david-morris nice marmot
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Male 2,279
One of the worst movies ever.
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Male 43,787
                 HATED IT !



     And this time I really mean it.
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Male 21,615
Gerry1of1 booooooo
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Male 7,960
skypirate This GIF makes me like Taylor Swift a whole lot more.
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squrlz4ever That gif Tay Tay makes me like Tay Tay even more. 
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Male 7,960
skypirate Whoosh! ~Squrlz ducks to avoid comment flying over his head~

See, when you live in an oak tree and forage for much of the day, you tend to fall behind on your pop culture knowledge. Throw a squirrel a nut here. "Tay Tay GIF"?
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squrlz4ever A gif of Taylor Swift. Tay Tay! 
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Male 7,960
skypirate Oh! I had never heard her referred to as Tay Tay before, thus the confusion. Thanks! Clearly, I need to get out more.
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Male 43,787
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Gerry1of1 I can't not say this, so I have to say this. What does a gay horse eat? 
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Male 43,787
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Male 12,258
I don't think I could be friends with anyone who doesn't like this movie.
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Male 5,149
holygod I concur...
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Male 5,637
kalron beyond the Big Lebowski... the Coen Bros rule
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Male 7,960
holygod I'm pretty sure you already are. They're just keeping mum.
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3,377
Donny, you're out of your element! 
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Male 2,283
The only part I enjoyed was when they were spreading 
that guy's ashes and buddy got it all in the face.
Other than that, I hated every minute of it.
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Male 21,615
I finally saw this movie for the first time this year. I'm not sure why I never saw it sooner, but I loved it, and have seen it at least 10 times since when it's on HBO or Showtime, or whatever it happens to be on when I'm channel surfing. Great character study. Everyone shines, even Tara Reid, the weakest link of the movie.
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Male 5,149
fancylad Don't worry, I first saw it about 5 years ago...WAY longer than it should of taken me.  Went on a bend of White Russians for about a week afterward...
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Male 21,615
kalron same here. I learned I think I’m lactose intolerant. 
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Male 5,637
kalron i saw it when it first came out on video, and i was baffled.  but as i got older it became apparent this movie was perfect.
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