The Big Lebowski is my favorite movie of all time, hands down. I'm a Film major and, as you can probably imagine, I watch a lot of movies. However, I've still yet to find a movie that compares to The Big Lebowski's originality, beautiful direction, and great acting — not to mention its killer soundtrack. So, here are some of my favorite quotes to celebrate this wonderful film. Please feel free to comment and tell me some you favorites down below!
20. 'Obviously you're not a golfer.'
Nihilists seldom are, Dude.
19. 'That rug really tied the room together, did it not?'
It fucking did, Walter. It fucking did.
18. 'Donny, you're out of your element.'
But he is the Walrus.
17. 'You're not wrong, Walter, you're just an asshole.'
He's into the whole brevity thing.
16. 'The chinaman is not this issue here.'
"Also, Dude, 'chinaman' is not the preferred nomenclature. Asian-American, please."
15. 'Nobody fucks with da Jesus.'
He'll pull the fucking trigger 'til it goes "click."
14. 'Mr. Treehorn treats objects like women, man.'
Although the Malibu Police Chief didn't like the Dude's jerk-off name, his jerk-off face, his jerk-off behavior, or him — jerk-off.
13. 'You are entering a world of pain.'
"This isn't 'Nam, this is bowling. There are rules!"
12. 'Careful, man, there's a beverage here.'
11. 'Mind if I do a J?'
Only if we get a toke, Duderino.
10. 'Sometimes you eat the bear, and sometimes the bear eats you.'
Shit happens, does it not?
9. 'Stay away from my special lady friend, man.'
He's just helping her to conceive, man.
8. 'This is what happens when you fuck a stranger in the ass, Larry!'
Larry was probably a fucking nihilist.
7. 'Fuckin' amateurs!'
Not even housebroken.
6. 'I don't roll on Shabbos!'
5. 'Nothing is fucked here, Dude. Nothing is fucked.'
So put on the Creedence and light a J.
4. Fuck it, Dude, let's go bowling.
Far out, man.
3. 'Yeah, well that's just, like, your opinion, man.'
"This is a very complicated case. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-yous."
2. 'This aggression will not stand, man.'
As George Bush, Sr. said.
1. 'The Dude abides.'
And I take some comfort in that.
I could go all day. Comment with your favorite The Big Lebowski quote!