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

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

Movies | 03/4/2022 | 8:00PM

1998 | R | Runtime: 1 hour, 57 minutes

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The Paramount will be serving White Russians in addition to our full concession options in honor of “The Dude!” And don’t forget to don your best bowling shirt or other Big Lebowski paraphernalia for our pre-show costume contest!

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

Please note, The Big Lebowski Trailer is for mature audiences.

Did you know?

  • Though The Big Lebowski was a disappointment in the box office, bringing in just over $5.5 million domestically and receiving mixed reviews, the film has achieved cult favorite status since its release.
  • The Dude says “man” almost 150 times in the movie (nearly 1.5 times per minute!).
  • Much of The Dude’s wardrobe was made up of Jeff Bridge’s own clothes, including his Jellies sandals which he still uses.

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Showtimes: 8:00PM
215 East Main Street, Charlottesville, Virginia, 22902 The Paramount Theater of Charlottesville MM/DD/YYYY ayRsfxAFczszDfJQlmHe23157

Ticket Prices

  • $ 8.00 Adult

Schedule of Events

  • March 4, 2022 | 8:00PM
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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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