Get past the stilted drama and clichéd set-up, and you are rewarded with a really fun film. The two protagonists play off each other so well and you actually care about them - so it works. Recommend if you're a fan of silly high school flicks.
It's taken me a long time to figure out why The Big Lebowski is such a cult movie and isn't more popular. The Coen Brothers have made some huge films, so why don't more people know this? Especially since this film stars Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Julianne Moore and others. Surely people would know this movie? Well. No.
The simple reason I think this is a cult movie is because it is a character movie. A lot of…