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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48. 'The Muse' (1999)

As the tanned, confident and successful screenwriter-producer pal who introduces Albert Brooks's anxious protagonist to his secret muse (Sharon Stone), Bridges effectively plays a variation on his usual nice-guy self. This episodic, cameo-driven showbiz satire is largely toothless and flat (not nearly as ingenious as this meta-trailer; good luck spotting our man of the hour in the 15 seconds of sped-up footage), though Bridges injects a slight dose of Hollywood smarminess in this laid-back comedy.

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