19. The Dude
played by Jeff Bridges in The Big Lebowski
Jeffrey Lebowski, whose preferred name is “The Dude,” drifts through life, not feeling too passionately about anything in particular. He smokes weed, listens to Bob Dylan, and goes bowling. How would a man like this function in the middle of a film noir story? Finding out is one of the most enjoyable experiences a filmgoer can have.