The Best Bill Murray Movies

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The best Bill Murray movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Bill Murray got his start at Second City in Chicago before joining the cast of Saturday Night Live and going on to star in classic comedies. Bill Murray's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world.

The order of this list of top Bill Murray movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Bill Murray movies will be at the top of the list. Bill Murray has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Bill Murray movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Bill Murray films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Bill Murray role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Bill Murray performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

With films ranging from Caddyshack to Lost in Translation, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

What are the best Bill Murray movies? What are the greatest Bill Murray roles of all time? If you are a fan of Murray's sense of humor, you might also enjoy our list of best Dan Aykroyd movies and best John Candy movies.

Tim Burton and Joseph McGinty Nichol are among those who have directed Bill Murray at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Movie fans who love Bill Murray have also been known to enjoy films starring Seth Rogen and Alan Arkin.

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    Groundhog Day is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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    Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies

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    Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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    Caddyshack is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield

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    Stripes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid

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    What About Bob? is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss, Charlie Korsmo

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    Scrooged is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Bill Murray, Robert Mitchum, Miles Davis

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    Lost in Translation is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies

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    Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Anna Faris

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    Meatballs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Bill Murray, Kristine DeBell, Matt Craven

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    Kingpin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Bill Murray, Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid

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    The Royal Tenenbaums is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin, Bill Murray

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    Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray

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    Rushmore is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Bill Murray, Alexis Bledel, Brian Cox

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    Ghostbusters II is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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    The Life Aquatic with Steve Zi... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe

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    Tootsie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Bill Murray, Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis

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    Moonrise Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Edward Norton

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    Ed Wood is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Johnny Depp, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bill Murray

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    St. Vincent is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies

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    Naomi Watts, Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy

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    Bill Murray, Steve Martin, John Candy

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    The Man Who Knew Too Little is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Bill Murray, Alfred Molina, Joanne Whalley

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    Space Jam is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Michael Jordan, Bill Murray, Larry Bird

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    Broken Flowers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Sharon Stone, Bill Murray, Jessica Lange

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    Where the Buffalo Roam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Bill Murray, Craig T. Nelson, Peter Boyle

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    The Monuments Men is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    The Monuments Men

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    Quick Change is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Bill Murray, Geena Davis, Phil Hartman

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    Mad Dog and Glory is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Bill Murray

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    Fantastic Mr. Fox is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray

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    The Darjeeling Limited is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies

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    Natalie Portman, Bill Murray, Owen Wilson

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    Wild Things is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Bill Murray, Denise Richards, Kevin Bacon

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    Charlie's Angels is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu

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    Get Smart is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson, Bill Murray

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    The Razor's Edge is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies

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    Bill Murray, Catherine Hicks, Denholm Elliott

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    Osmosis Jones is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Kirsten Dunst, Bill Murray, Chris Rock

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    Aloha is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Aloha

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    Garfield: The Movie is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies

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    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Bill Murray, Debra Messing

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    Coffee and Cigarettes is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, Steve Buscemi

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    Get Low is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Bill Murray, Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek

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    City of Ember is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, Tim Robbins

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    Larger than Life is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Matthew McConaughey, Bill Murray, Janeane Garofalo

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    Speaking of Sex is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Bill Murray, James Spader, Megan Mullally

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    Passion Play is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Bill Murray Movies


    Megan Fox, Mickey Rourke, Bill Murray

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