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The Big Lebowski


The Numbers Rating: 6.81 (16 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 80% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $17,498,804
International Box Office$28,690,764
Worldwide Box Office$46,189,568
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Production Budget:$15,000,000
Theatrical Release: March 6th, 1998 (Wide) by Gramercy
August 16th, 2011 (Special Engagement) by Universal
Video Release: October 27th, 1998 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for pervasive strong language, drug content, sexuality and brief violence
Keywords: Dream Sequence, Cult Movie, Step-Family, Bowling, Surprise Twist, Mistaken Identity, Relationships Gone Wrong, Kidnap, Voiceover/Narration, Film Noir
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Running Time:127 minutes

Cast

Jeff Bridges    The Dude
John Goodman    Walter Sobchak
Julianne Moore    Maude Lebowski
Steve Buscemi    Donny
John Turturro    Jesus Quintana
Christian Clemenson   
Harry Bugin   
Ben Gazzara    Jackie Treehorn
David Thewlis    Know Harrington
Sam Elliott    The Stranger
Leon Russom    Malibu Police Chief
Flea    Nihilist
Philip Seymour Hoffman    Brandt
Tara Reid    Bunny Lebowski
Jimmie Dale Gilmore   
David Huddleston    The Big Lebowski
Peter Stormare    Nihilist
Mark Pellegrino    Blond Treehorn Thug
Jon Polito    Da Fino, the Private Snoop
Jack Kehler    Marty

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Joel Coen
Producer    Ethan Coen
Screenwriter    Ethan Coen
Screenwriter    Joel Coen
Composer    Carter Burwell

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/03/06 6 $5,533,844   1,207 $4,585   $5,533,844 3
1998/03/13 6 $3,497,794 -37% 1,235 $2,832   $10,719,123 10
1998/03/20 10 $1,830,629 -48% 1,123 $1,630   $13,771,141 17
1998/03/27 15 $833,871 -54% 643 $1,297   $15,213,448 24
1998/04/03 20 $485,749 -42% 356 $1,364   $16,018,437 31
1998/04/10 24 $269,129 -45% 201 $1,339   $16,486,452 38
1998/04/17 29 $197,480 -27% 158 $1,250   $16,802,360 45
1998/04/24 36 $151,200 -23% 197 $768   $17,021,543 52
1998/05/01 38 $99,108 -34% 208 $476   $17,177,661 59
1998/05/08 40 $70,121 -29% 140 $501   $17,293,682 66
1998/05/15 49 $42,968 -39% 66 $651   $17,370,747 73
1998/05/22 51 $45,144 +5% 64 $705   $17,439,163 80

Daily Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/03/06 5 $1,670,000   1,207 $1,384   $1,670,000 1
1998/03/07 7 $2,340,000 +40% 1,207 $1,939   $4,010,000 2
1998/03/08 4 $1,484,000 -37% 1,207 $1,229   $5,533,844 3
1998/03/09 4 $454,963 -69% 1,207 $377   $5,988,807 4
1998/03/10 3 $475,000 +4% 1,207 $394   $6,464,000 5
1998/03/11 5 $385,221 -19% 1,207 $319   $6,848,892 6
1998/03/12 5 $372,437 -3% 1,207 $309   $7,221,329 7
1998/03/13 7 $980,000 +163% 1,235 $794   $8,201,000 8
1998/03/14 7 $1,595,000 +63% 1,235 $1,291   $9,796,000 9
1998/03/15 6 $951,000 -40% 1,235 $770   $10,719,123 10
1998/03/16 6 $313,429 -67% 1,235 $254   $11,032,552 11
1998/03/17 6 $306,309 -2% 1,235 $248   $11,338,861 12
1998/03/18 6 $318,916 +4% 1,235 $258   $11,657,777 13
1998/03/19 7 $282,736 -11% 1,235 $229   $11,940,513 14
1998/03/20 10 $505,000 +79% 1,123 $450   $12,446,000 15
1998/03/21 10 $815,000 +61% 1,123 $726   $13,261,000 16
1998/03/22 10 $493,000 -40% 1,123 $439   $13,771,141 17
1998/03/23 10 $125,335 -75% 1,123 $112   $13,896,476 18