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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54. 'Somebody Killed Her Husband' (1978)

Every once in a while, Jeff Bridges does one of these murder-mystery-romance romps and one wonders if it's a personal favorite genre of his – because the results never seem to pan out. In this comedy, he plays a Macy's clerk who falls for unhappy wife/mother Farrah Fawcett. They get together in her apartment; then her husband comes home and suddenly winds up dead. As they try to hide the body, get to the bottom of the crime and evade the cops, all hell breaks loose. Well, sort of. Bridges and Fawcett actually have some nice chemistry – whenever the story veers into understated, soft-focus romance territory, things start to gel. But neither the star nor the rest of the actors seem to know exactly what kind of movie they're in. Neither do we.

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