Groundhog Day details
|Formats:||PG DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Robin Duke, Brian Doyle Murray, Angela Paton, Marita Geraghty, Andie MacDowell, Bill Murray, Stephen Tobolowsky, Chris Elliott, Harold Ramis, Rick Ducommun|
|Studio:||SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||Back to the 90s, Best of HD, Half Term Hits, Halloween Antidotes, Happy New Year!, Haven't Seen That in Ages!, IMDb Highest Rated, It's About Time|
|Run time:||1 hour 46 minutes|
|Rental release:||18 Feb 2002|
|Subtitles:||Arabic, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish|
Most helpful review
Funny, sweet, unexpectedly profound!By Hazel from London SE5 , 27 Mar 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]This is a great film to watch with friends so you can discuss the questions it raises over a beer afterwards ... Groundhog day is a gentle romantic comedy but deals with unexpectedly big issues such as confronting eternity, finding meaning in daily drudgery and how to take control of your own destiny.
Bill Murray finds himself in a wierd timewarp situation (using a device that is surprisingly convincing), that means he relives one day over and over again. The scope of his activities throughout the day is quite astonishing and very imaginative. It makes you think of the infinite aspects that make up a single experience and particularly draws attention to the many different stories imminent within a single situation.
I felt Bill Murray's situation is analagous to a general modern feeling that you are stuck in the same place, day after day, with no hope of escape. The movie explores how to identify and achieve meaning and progression from a dead-end situation.
I found the acting ocassionally rather suspect, but that did not detract from my overall enjoyment of a delightful and unexpectedly thought-provoking story.
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Classic Bill Murrey GeniusBy Julie555 (1 review) , 05 Mar 2013Classic Bill Murray, at his best. Sarcastic, witty and unique. Highly recommend it for those of you that like subtle humour in a gentle storyline. Enjoy!
A great classic comedyBy a customer , 03 Mar 2013Thoroughly enjoyed seeing 'Groundhog Day' again, this time with friends who had not seen it before. It's a cleverly crafted film telling the story with subtlety and humour. However, the sound level on the disc almost disappeared towards the end.
Haven't seen this calibre of comedy in a very long timeBy Alexd23 (3 reviews) , 20 Feb 2013First time watching this last night all the way through and I was very impressed. It managed to be funny, entertaining, interesting, charming and is one of those films with genuine real heart that you never seem to see anymore. A huge majority of comedies over the last 15 or so years have reeked of being cynical cash grabs, it's so refreshing to see something like this for a change.
A ClassicBy a customer , 26 Jan 2013A feel good classic in fact. It holds massive re-watch potential with Bill Murray giving a fine, comic performance throughout. This element is also boosted by a great storyline that hooks you from beginning to end.
oh so drollBy us7 (1 review) , 25 Jan 2013mature romance with droll bill murray. fun one liners with a serious undertone message. keep it real,do it with heart and life will zing for you