A disenchanted weatherman covering the Groundhog Day festivities in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania gets caught in a cycle where he relives the same day over and over. At first a maddening situation, he... View more >
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Starring Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell
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It's hard to say that this is Bill Murray's best movie because he's great in so many, but since he carries it completely on his shoulders (with some help from Andie MacDowell), its success hinges upon his performance. Fortunately, he does an excellent job at portraying a cynical, self-centered man who learns that there is more to life than thinking of himself, even if it does take several years' worth of the same day to figure it out.
Well worth watching!
One of Biull Murray's best roles as a weatherman who is truck in town and had the repeat Groundhofg day over and over again. Every time I heard the song "I got you Babe!" by Sonny anbd Cher it would remind me of that movie. That's is where Murray heard that song as he wakes up on that day. A smart movie.
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