Paramount at the Movies Presents: The Big Lebowski [R]

Paramount at the Movies Presents: The Big Lebowski [R]

Movies | 02/24/2023 | 8:30PM

1998 | R | Runtime: 1 hour, 57 minutes

Wearing a mask while inside the Theater is optional.

Don your best bowling shirt or other Big Lebowski gear for the costume contest that begins at 8:30PM before the movie! The movie will begin around 8:50PM.

From the Academy Award®-winning Coen Brothers comes The Big Lebowski – the hilariously quirky comedy-thriller about bowling, avant-garde art, nihilistic Austrians, and a guy named… The Dude. Jeff “The Dude” Lebowski doesn’t want any drama in his life… heck, he can’t even be bothered with a job. But, in a case of mistaken identity, a couple of thugs break into his place and steal his rug (you gotta understand, that rug really tied the room together). Now, The Dude must embark on a quest with his crazy friends to make things right and get that rug back! Starring Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore, John Goodman, John Turturro, and Steve Buscemi, The Big Lebowski has become a cultural phenomenon.

The Big Lebowski, beloved for its eccentric characters, unique dialogue, and eclectic soundtrack, is loosely based on the work of Raymond Chandler, which Joel Coen admired for the way it “moves episodically, and deals with the characters trying to unravel a mystery, as well as having a hopelessly complex plot that’s ultimately unimportant.” The film was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress in 2014 for its cultural significance.

Photo Credit: ©2018 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Did you know?

  • A lot of The Dude’s clothes in the movie were Jeff Bridges’ own clothes, including his Jellies sandals, which he still owns and uses to this day.
  • With the exception of The Dude helping Maude bowl in a fantasy, The Dude is never seen bowling.
  • Of all of the different personalized bowling shirts Donny wears throughout the film, none of them bear his name.

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Ticket Prices

  • $ 8.00

Schedule of Events

  • February 24, 2023 | 8:30PM
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  • Jeff Bridges as "The Dude"
  • John Goodman as "Walter"
  • Julianne Moore as "Maude"
  • Steve Buscemi as "Donny"

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