Starring Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, and Chris Elliot, it follows an arrogant Pittsburgh TV weatherman (Murray) who, during a plum assignment covering the annual Groundhog Day event in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, finds himself caught in a time loop, repeating the same day again and again. First he tries out hedonism. Next he takes up suicide as a sort of hobby. Finally, he begins to re-examine his life and priorities, and therein finds the true meaning of life and love.
In 2006, the film was added to the United States National Film Registry as being deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.