The Big Lebowski
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Goon: What the fuck is this?
[Picks up a bowling ball hesitatingly.]
The Dude: Obviously you're not a golfer.

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Walter Sobchak: Shut the fuck up, Donny.

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Walter Sobchak: Nihilists! Fuck me. I mean, say what you like about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos.

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The Dude: Where's the fucking money, Lebowski?

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Walter Sobchak: This is what happens when you fuck a stranger in the ass!

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Walter Sobchak: Smokey, this is not 'Nam. This is bowling. There are rules.

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The Dude: At least I'm housebroken.

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Jackie Treehorn: Refill?
The Dude: Does the Pope shit in the woods?

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The Dude: Hey, careful, man, there's a beverage here!

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Walter Sobchak: You want a toe? I can get you a toe, believe me. There are ways, Dude. You don't wanna know about it, believe me.
The Dude: Yeah, but Walter...
Walter Sobchak: Hell, I can get you a toe by 3 o'clock this afternoon... With nail polish. These fucking amateurs.

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The Dude: So, if you could just uh, write me a check for my ten percent of half a million, five grand.

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The Dude: Walter, I love you, but sooner or later, you're going to have to face the fact you're a goddamn moron.

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The Dude: My only hope is that the big Lebowski kills me before the Germans can cut my dick off.

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Jackie Treehorn: People forget that the brain is the biggest erogenous zone.
The Dude: On you maybe.

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The Dude: Yeah, well. The Dude abides.
The Stranger: The Dude abides. I don't know about you but I take comfort in that. It's good knowin' he's out there. The Dude. Takin' 'er easy for all us sinners. Shoosh. I sure hope he makes the finals.

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The Dude: Walter, the Chinaman who peed on my rug, I can't go give him a bill! So what the fuck are you talking about!
Walter: What the fuck are you talking about! The Chinaman is not the issue here, Dude. I'm talking about drawing a line in the sand, Dude. Across this line you do not...also, Dude, Chinaman is not the preferred nomenclature. Asian American, please.

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The Dude: I only said I THOUGHT she kidnapped herself. You're the one who's so fucking certain!
Walter Sobchak: That's right, Dude. 100% certain.

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The Dude: This is the fuckin' guy! I can find this fuckin' Lebowski guy!
Donny: His name's Lebowski? That's your name, Dude!

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Maude Lebowski: Do you like sex, Mr. Lebowski?
The Dude: 'Scuse me?
Maude Lebowski: Sex. The physical act of love. Coitus. Do you like it?
The Dude: I was talking about my rug.
Maude Lebowski: You're not interested in sex?
The Dude: You mean coitus?

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Jackie Treehorn: Interactive erotic software. The wave of the future, Dude. One hundred percent electronic!
The Dude: Yeah well, I still jerk off manually.

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Continuity mistake: When the Dude is in Jackie Treehorn's estate, he pencils over a pad of paper to see what Jackie wrote down while he was on the phone. He then hurriedly crumples up the piece of paper and shoves it in his wallet. Then, when we see the Chief of Police of Malibu looking through the contents of The Dude's wallet, the paper is there, neatly folded in fourths.

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Trivia: At the beginning of the movie, when The Dude is writing a check for the cream at the grocery, look at the date on the check. Sept 11, 1991. A few seconds later we see George Bush Sr. talking about Iraq. So here we have a scene containing Sept. 11th, George Bush and references to the Middle East in a movie that takes place in 1991. (00:03:00)

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Question: What role does Paris Themmen play in this movie? (IMDB.com only lists him as "uncredited".).

Answer: Themmen plays a background bowler in pretty much all of the bowling scenes. I don't know if this is necessarily worth a credit, but I guess his agent disagrees with me.

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