Internationally famous oceanographer Steve Zissou (Bill Murray) and his crew, Team Zissou Read More »
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Larry Darrell returns from the battlefields of World War I to America a different person. Read More »
Summer Camp highjinks centered around a camp counselor with a wacky sense of humor. Read More »
Hard-luck cabbie John Winger (Bill Murray) – directionless after being fired from his job and dumped by his girlfriend Read More »
The resolutely single Don Johnston has just been dumped by his latest lover, Sherry. Don resigns himself to being alone yet again and left to his own devices. Read More »
Groundhog Day (1993) Harold Ramis, Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A weather man is reluctantly sent to cover a story about a weather forecasting “rat” (as he calls it). Read More »
Larger Than Life (1996) Howard Franklin, Bill Murray, Matthew McConaughey, Jerry Adler, Comedy, Family
Motovational Speaker Jack Corcoran is determined to get his career off the ground, but the biggest gigs he can get are the ones nobody wants. Then one day, he receives a telegram that his circus clown father has passed away, and has left a “huge” inheritance.
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Comical goings on at an exclusive golf club. All the members are wealthy and eccentric, and all the staff are poor and slightly less eccentric. The main character is ‘Danny’; he’s a caddy who will do almost anything to raise money to go to college. There are many subplots, including the assistant green keeper’s pursuit of a cute (obviously stuffed) gopher.
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Coffee and Cigarettes (2003) Jim Jarmusch, Bill Murray, Tom Waits, Roberto Benigni, Comedy, Drama, Music
Eleven separate vignettes are presented. In each, celebrities, playing semi-fictionalized versions of themselves (with the exception of the characters of various wait staff, and one actor playing a lookalike cousin of herself), meet in a food service establishment with coffee/tea and cigarettes involved. Beyond the topic of discussion that brought them together, they often talk directly about coffee and cigarettes, more often that coffee and cigarettes, and by association caffeine and nicotine, are not healthy, especially if they are the only things constituting lunch. Other recurring themes include the Lee family, cousinhood, celebrity worship, the connection between the medical and musical careers, and Nikola Tesla’s belief that the Earth is a conductor of acoustic resonance. In all cases, the coming together for coffee/tea and smokes acts as a bridge to overcome disagreements, and/or makes uncomfortable situations less uncomfortable.
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