Watch clips from “The Big Lebowski” :
Part 1 (Links to an external site.),
Part 2 (Links to an external site.)
- Jeff Bridges (Links to an external site.) as Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski.
- David Huddleston (Links to an external site.) as Jeffrey “The Big” Lebowski; a millionaire philanthropist for whom “The Dude” is mistaken.
- Philip Seymour Hoffman (Links to an external site.) as Brandt; The Big Lebowski’s executive assistant
In 1991 Los Angeles (Links to an external site.), Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski, a middle-aged bachelor (Links to an external site.) with a penchant for cannabis (Links to an external site.) and bowling (Links to an external site.), is assaulted by two goons hired by pornographer Jackie Treehorn, demanding money owed by the wife of another Jeffrey Lebowski (the eponymous “Big Lebowski”). Realizing they have the wrong man; they leave after one of them urinates on the Dude’s rug.
The Dude seeks compensation from the other Lebowski, a wealthy philanthropist who refuses his request. Leaving Lebowski’s mansion, the Dude takes a valuable rug.
Scenes in this clip:
- The Dude gets roughed up
- The Dude meets with The Big Lebowski
Submit your answers to these questions as a file (DOC) attachment below:
On a scale of 1-5, rate “The Dude” and “The Big Lebowski” on the following personality characteristics, then briefly explain why you chose that number:
Dependable, organized, reliable, ambitious, hardworking, persevering
Kind, cooperative, sympathetic, helpful, courteous, warm
Talkative, sociable, passionate, assertive, bold, dominant
Nervous, moody, emotional, insecure, jealous, unstable