A comedy about kidnapping, nihilism, the Gulf War, and bowling, courtesy of Joel and Ethan Coen. Jeff Bridges plays Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski, a middle-aged slacker whose gutterball existence is disturbed when crooks mistake him for a millionaire industrialist, also named Lebowski, whose wife owes them money. Soon the Dude and his bowling buddy (John Goodman) are mixed up in a complicated abduction scheme and a convoluted mystery. Julianne Moore, David Huddleston, Steve Buscemi, and John Turturroalso star. 118 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Spanish; "making of" documentary; photo gallery.