Groundhog Day (1993)
Director: Harold Ramis
Writers: Harold Ramis, Danny Rubin
Cast: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowski, Brian Doyle, Rick Overton, Willie Garson, Angie La Payton / Rick Ducommon / Robin Duke / Ken Hudson Campbell / Les Pordwell
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Romance / Fantasy
Region: United States
Released: 1993-02-12 (USA)
Length: 101 minutes
Also known as: Temporary Stop Today (Taiwan) / Stealing Love / Groundhog Day / Candlemas Day / Candlemas Day on February 2
Rating: IMDB 8.1 / Rotten Tomatoes 94%
Phil (Bill Murray) is a weather reporter. In addition to making witty and humorous weather forecasts to the audience in front of the camera every day, he also goes to a border town called Psutani on February 2 every year to report A local Groundhog Day celebration.
In fact, Phil scoffed at the holiday and was starting to get bored with work, and when he finished his routine reporting this year, he couldn’t wait to get back home, only to be delayed by a sudden snowstorm.
After waking up on the second day, Phil unexpectedly found that the time was still stuck on the previous day’s Groundhog Day, and everything yesterday was re-enacted. Surprised, not letter, stimulation, ecstasy, boredom, various emotions such as anxiety, restlessness, despair, and burnout take turns to encroach on phil ? repeated life.
“Groundhog Day” is a 1993 comedy film directed by Harold Ramis and starring Bill Murray as a cynical weatherman named Phil Connors who is sent to cover the annual Groundhog Day celebration in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. After getting stuck in a time loop, Phil is forced to relive the same day over and over again until he learns to become a better person.
The film was both a critical and commercial success, and has since become a beloved classic. It is often cited as one of the greatest comedy films of all time and has been praised for its inventive premise, sharp writing, and Murray’s performance. The film’s popularity has also led to the creation of the term “Groundhog Day” being used to describe situations where someone is stuck repeating the same thing over and over again.