The Dude Abides: Every Jeff Bridges Movie, Ranked Worst to Best

From charming rascals to old coots, 'The Last Picture Show' to 'The Big Lebowski' – the iconic actor's greatest hits (and misses)

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28. '8 Million Ways to Die' (1986)

The late, great director Hal Ashby ended his career on this occasionally fascinating crime flick, in which Bridges plays a disgraced ex-cop struggling with alcoholism who gets involved with a deadly prostitution ring. The plot doesn't make much sense, but the film is filled with lovely little moments courtesy of Bridges, who brings a casualness to this character that feels right. So much of the story turns on a dime that his devil-may-care energy helps sell us on the tale's weirder elements.

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