• Groundhog Day (1993)

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Groundhog Day

Release Date: February 12th, 1993

DVD Release Date: January 20th, 1998

PG |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

Phil (Bill Murray), a weatherman, is out to cover the annual emergence of the groundhog from its hole. He gets caught in a blizzard that he didn't predict and finds himself trapped in a time warp. He is doomed to relive the same day over and over again until he gets it right.

Cast: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky, Brian Doyle-Murray, Marita Geraghty, Angela Paton, Rick Ducommun

Director: Harold Ramis

Genres: Romantic comedy , Romance

Production Co: Columbia Pictures

Distributors: Columbia Pictures

Keywords: Love interest , Hotel , Amusing , 1990s , Transformation , Hilarious ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    This movie has all the qualities necessary to be a crowd-pleaser: likable characters, charismatic performers, a strong, capably-executed premise, and lots of laughs. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    A demonstration of the way time can sometimes give us a break. show more

  • 63
    Rick GroenThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Dial your expectations to moderate, burrow in for the duration, and you won't be disappointed - it ain't exactly springtime, but there are worse things than an amiable outing on a winter's night. show more

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Awards

Winner Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1994)