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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45. 'The Open Road' (2009)

Bridges has some touching moments playing a baseball legend and deadbeat dad on a road trip with his estranged son (Justin Timberlake) to go see his ailing ex-wife (Mary Steenburgen). It's a role totally in the actor's wheelhouse – a charismatic hotshot wasting away, shirking his responsibilities. But there's not much Bridges can do with a predictable script that gives him nothing surprising or interesting to do. It's hard to believe that the actor and Timberlake are in any way related, or that they even care about one another. Close it down.

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