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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30. 'The Only Living Boy in New York' (2017)

This recent coming-of-age comedy-drama has Bridges playing a mysterious, alcoholic writer-sage who gives the jaded young protagonist advice about life and love. We're not entirely sure the kid – a spoiled rich brat who laments the passing of the old New York like any good hipster-in-training – is worth all that effort, but veteran actor's sincere take on the mentor role resonates. And there's a reason for that, too: As the film proceeds, Bridges's character begins to take center-stage, and we get to see just what the star can do. It's a lovely performance drifting in a wildly uneven movie.

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