Best Bill Murray movies

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Best Bill Murray movies

TOP 25:
What About Bob?
What About Bob?
Character: Bob Wiley
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1991
Before going on vacation, self-involved psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin has the misfortune of taking on a new patient: Bob Wiley. An exemplar of neediness and a compendium of phobias, Bob follows Marvin to his family's country house. Dr. Marvin tries to get him to leave; the trouble is, everyone loves Bob. As his oblivious patient makes himself at home, Dr. Marvin loses his professional composure and, before long, may be ready for the loony bin himself.

TOP 24:
The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book
Character: Baloo (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2016
A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.


TOP 23:
Scrooged
Scrooged
Character: Francis Xavier Cross
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Release: 1988
In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips (Karen Allen). But after firing a staff member, Eliot Loudermilk (Bobcat Goldthwait), on Christmas Eve, Frank is visited by a series of ghosts who give him a chance to re-evaluate his actions and right the wrongs of his past.

TOP 22:
Broken Flowers
Broken Flowers
Character: Don Johnston
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Release: 2005
As the devoutly single Don Johnston is dumped by his latest girlfriend, he receives an anonymous pink letter informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him.

TOP 21:
The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash
The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash
Character: Bill Murray the K.
Genre: Comedy, Music
Release: 1978
The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.


TOP 20:
Little Shop of Horrors
Little Shop of Horrors
Character: Arthur Denton
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Release: 1986
Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik's, a flower shop in urban Skid Row. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. Mushnik daily. One day as Seymour is seeking a new mysterious plant, he finds a very mysterious unidentified plant which he calls Audrey II. The plant seems to have a craving for blood and soon begins to sing for his supper.

TOP 19:
Zombieland: Double Tap
Zombieland: Double Tap
Character: Bill Murray
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Release: 2019
Columbus, Tallahassee, Wichita, and Little Rock move to the American heartland as they face off against evolved zombies, fellow survivors, and the growing pains of the snarky makeshift family.

TOP 18:
St. Vincent
St. Vincent
Character: Vincent MacKenna
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2014
A young boy whose parents just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic, war veteran who lives next door.


TOP 17:
Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special
Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special
Character: Himself
Genre: Comedy, TV Movie
Release: 2015
A three-hour prime-time special celebrating SNL '​s fortieth year on the air.

TOP 16:
Coffee and Cigarettes
Coffee and Cigarettes
Character: Bill Murray
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2003
Coffee And Cigarettes is a collection of eleven films from cult director Jim Jarmusch. Each film hosts star studded cast of extremely unique individuals who all share the common activities of conversing while drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes.

TOP 15:

The Darjeeling Limited

The Darjeeling Limited
Character: The Businessman
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Comedy
Release: 2007
Three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other -- to become brothers again like they used to be. Their "spiritual quest", however, veers rapidly off-course (due to events involving over-the-counter pain killers, Indian cough syrup, and pepper spray).


TOP 14:

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Character: Steve Zissou
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Release: 2004
Renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou has sworn vengeance upon the rare shark that devoured a member of his crew. In addition to his regular team, he is joined on his boat by Ned, a man who believes Zissou to be his father, and Jane, a journalist pregnant by a married man. They travel the sea, all too often running into pirates and, perhaps more traumatically, various figures from Zissou's past, including his estranged wife, Eleanor.

TOP 13:

Tootsie

Tootsie
Character: Jeff Slater
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1982
When struggling, out of work actor Michael Dorsey secretly adopts a female alter ego - Dorothy Michaels - in order to land a part in a daytime drama, he unwittingly becomes a feminist icon and ends up in a romantic pickle.

TOP 12:

Zombieland

Zombieland
Character: Bill Murray
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Release: 2009
Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to stare down the most terrifying prospect of all: each other.

TOP 11:

Love, Gilda

Love, Gilda
Character: Himself (archive footage)
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2018
Diaries, audiotapes, videotapes and testimonies from friends and colleagues offer insight into the life and career of Gilda Radner -- the beloved comic and actress who became an icon on Saturday Night Live.


TOP 10:

Rushmore

Rushmore
Character: Herman Blume
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1998
When a beautiful first-grade teacher arrives at a prep school, she soon attracts the attention of an ambitious teenager named Max, who quickly falls in love with her. Max turns to the father of two of his schoolmates for advice on how to woo the teacher. However, the situation soon gets complicated when Max's new friend becomes involved with her, setting the two pals against one another in a war for her attention.

TOP 9:

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters
Character: Dr. Peter Venkman
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 1984
After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign pays off when a knockout cellist hires the squad to purge her swanky digs of demons that appear to be living in her refrigerator.

TOP 8:

Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation
Character: Bob Harris
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Release: 2003
Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.

TOP 7:

The Royal Tenenbaums

The Royal Tenenbaums
Character: Raleigh St. Clair
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2001
Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of betrayal, failure, and disaster. Most of this was generally considered to be their father's fault. "The Royal Tenenbaums" is the story of the family's sudden, unexpected reunion one recent winter.

TOP 6:

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day
Character: Phil Connors
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Release: 1993
A narcissistic T.V. weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.


TOP 5:

Ed Wood

Ed Wood
Character: Bunny Breckinridge
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Release: 1994
The mostly true story of the legendary "worst director of all time", who, with the help of his strange friends, filmed countless B-movies without ever becoming famous or successful.

TOP 4:

Moonrise Kingdom

Moonrise Kingdom
Character: Mr. Bishop
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2012
Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore – and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle.

TOP 3:

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Fantastic Mr. Fox
Character: Clive Badger (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2009
The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge against him and his family.

TOP 2:

Isle of Dogs

Isle of Dogs
Character: Boss (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Animation
Release: 2018
In the future, an outbreak of canine flu leads the mayor of a Japanese city to banish all dogs to an island that's a garbage dump. The outcasts must soon embark on an epic journey when a 12-year-old boy arrives on the island to find his beloved pet.

TOP 1:

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Character: Monsieur Ivan
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2014
The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, the battle for an enormous family fortune and the slow and then sudden upheavals that transformed Europe during the first half of the 20th century.