The Best 8 Groundhog-Themed Movies of All Time

Groundhog Day is a beloved American holiday that’s been around for 134 years. With such a long-lasting tradition comes great cultural impact. Over the course of the last few decades, the world has become more and more enamored with the unique holiday and of course, America’s groundhog sweetheart, Punxsutawney Phil. Groundhog Day has taken the world, and Hollywood, by storm. Trust us when we say this wasn’t an easy list to create, but here are our picks for the best films that celebrate this strange, yet charming holiday.

1. Groundhog Day (1993)

This movie is an automatic classic and #1 when it comes to paying tribute to Groundhog Day. Bill Murray plays a reporter who begrudgingly goes to Punxsutawney, PA to cover the quirky holiday traditions all over the small town. However, he gets stuck in a loop repeating February 2nd over and over again and has to figure out a way to break the curse.

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2. Groundhog Day (1993)

This movie is an automatic classic and #1 when it comes to paying tribute to Groundhog Day. A local news reporter (Bill Murray) is sent to the heart of Groundhog Day, Punxsutawney, PA, on February 2nd. He resents the town for their enthusiasm for the holiday and is thrown into his worst nightmare- living Groundhog Day over and over again.

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3. Groundhog Day (1993)

This movie is an automatic classic and #1 when it comes to paying tribute to Groundhog Day. Hold on, I’m getting déjà vu. Anyone else feel like they’ve heard this before?

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4. Groundhog Day (1993)

This movie is an automatic classic and #1 when it comes to paying tribute to…. Yep, definitely heard this before.

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5. Groundhog Day (1993)

Are we stuck in our own variation of Groundhog Day where this post will keep repeating itself over and over??

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6. Groundhog Day (1993)

Are we stuck in our own variation of Groundhog Day where this post will keep repeating… Oh no.

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7. Groundhog Day (1993)

Bill Murray says winter will never end but the real question is will THIS ever end???

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8. Groundhog Day (1993)

HELP.

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There you have it, folks. Happy movie watching!

Check out The Weather Channel’s live Groundhog Day coverage from Punxsutawney, PA on Sunday, February 2nd!


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