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Murray, Bill 1950 September 21-

Overview
Works: 284 works in 1,036 publications in 8 languages and 64,021 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist, Other, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bill Murray
Lost in translation by Sofia Coppola ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged actor and the wife of a photographer meet while on business in Tokyo. They strike up an unusual friendship in the hotel bar that helps them both overcome boredom and loneliness
Groundhog Day by Harold Ramis ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and German and held by 3,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy about a weatherman caught in a personal time warp where it is Groundhog Day again, and again, and again. First he uses this to his advantage, but then he realizes that he might be doomed to spend the rest of eternity in the same place, seeing the same people, and doing the same thing every day
Ghostbusters by Ivan Reitman ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When ghosts go on a rampage, only three men can save the world. Soon every spook in the city is loose and our heroes face the supreme challenge. If you want your spirits raised, who you gonna call? Ghostbusters!
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Wes Anderson ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. and Mrs. Fox live a happy home life underground with their eccentric son Ash. Mr. Fox works as a journalist, but against the advice of Badger, his attorney, he moves his family into a larger and finer home inside a tree on a hill. The treehouse has an excellent view of the nearby farms of Boggis, Bunce, and Bean. Ash becomes hostile when his cousin, Kristofferson, joins the family for an extended stay. Mr. Fox decides to raid the farms, but this leads the farmers to stakeout the treehouse. The farmers try to dig the Fox family out, but they dig even faster. Mr. Fox organizes a tunneling project to burrow under all three farms and steal all the chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys
Tootsie by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and German and held by 2,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Michael Dorsey is a talented actor, but his demanding nature and stubborn temperament have antagonized every producer in New York. Now his agent insists no one will hire him. But Michael needs money - eight thousand dollars to be exact - and to earn it, he's willing to play the role of a lifetime"--Container
Moonrise kingdom by Wes Anderson ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, 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
Caddyshack by Harold Ramis ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story centers around Danny Noonan, who is desperate to win the college scholarship awarded to the best caddy at Bushwood Country Club. Also involved are a millionaire who wants to turn the golf course into a a new property development and a greenskeeper who is about to start World War III--against a gopher
The Royal Tenenbaums by Wes Anderson ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three grown prodigies, all with a unique genius of some kind, and their mother are staying at the family household. Their father, Royal, had left them long ago, but now returns to make things right with his family
The monuments men by George Clooney ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unlikely World War II platoon has been tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. With the art trapped behind enemy lines, and with the German army under orders to destroy everything as the Reich fell, how could they possibly succeed? But as the Monuments Men, as they were called, found themselves in a race against time, they would risk their lives to protect mankind's greatest achievements
Rushmore ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gifted, rebellious teenager finds himself in competition with a wealthy older man for a favorite teacher's affections
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou by Wes Anderson ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Internationally renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew - Team Zissou - set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, always elusive, possibly non-existent Jaguar Shark that supposedly killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. On this journey, Steve's crew are joined by a young airline co-pilot, who may or may not be Zissou's son, a beautiful journalist who has been assigned to write a profile of Zissou, and Eleanor, Zissou's estranged wife and co-producer. They face overwhelming complications including pirates, kidnapping, and bankruptcy
Charlie's angels by McG ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three women, detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal
What about Bob? by Frank Oz ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob Wiley, a troubled but lovable therapy patient, seeks help from noted psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin. When the doctor leaves town to go on a quiet family vacation, Bob, afraid of being alone, follows--showing up unexpectedly at the therapist's lakeside retreat. Bob becomes the houseguest that just won't leave
Little shop of horrors by Alan Menken ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this musical, business booms at Mushnik's Flower Shop when an exotic potted plant called Audrey II arrives. People are rushing in to see it--and disappearing
The Darjeeling Limited by Wes Anderson ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having not spoken to each other in a year, three American brothers set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other. The brothers wanted to regain their friendship of each other. Their "spiritual quest," however, veers rapidly off-course -- thanks in part to over-the-counter pain killers, Indian cough syrup, and pepper spray. Eventually the three find themselves stranded alone in the middle of the desert with eleven suitcases, a printer, and a laminating machine. From this point forward, an unplanned journey begins
Broken flowers by Jim Jarmusch ( Visual )
74 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Confirmed bachelor Don has just been dumped by his latest lover, Sherry. Don begins to resign himself to being alone and left to his own devices. However, he becomes compelled to reflect on his past when he receives a mysterious pink letter by mail. It is from an anonymous former lover and informs him that he has a 19-year-old son who may be looking for his father. Don is urged to investigate the contents of the letter by his closest friend and neighbor, Winston. Hesitant to travel at all, Don nonetheless embarks on a cross-country trip in search of clues from four former loves. Unannounced, he visits each of these women and finds that they hold new surprises for Don as he confronts his past
Get low by Robert Duvall ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For the past 40 years, Felix Bush has been a hermit, living alone on the outskirts of town. He's the stuff of legend--a frightening eccentric whose secluded home is where little boys test their courage by throwing rocks through the dangerous man's windows. When he hears an old friend has died, he makes a rare visit to town to meet with undertaker Frank Quinn to explain how he wants to "get low." He plans his burial plot, his stone, his farewell sendoff, and even the designated speaker. He intends this all to happen now, while he's still alive and can enjoy getting the value for his money. Quinn's young assistant Buddy isn't so sure about all this. Felix's past is a bit mysterious, but his desire for the party may have something to do with a long-ago romance with Mattie Darrow, who is now a widow, and has returned home. Is Mattie the reason Felix has been punishing himself all these years?
City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For centuries, the residents of the underground City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights and quiet contentment. But when the City's massive power generator begins to fail, the streetlamps fade - along with the hopes of the townspeople. Now it will be up to two courageous teenagers to follow a trail of clues left by the ancient builders to find the way out of Ember before their world is plunged into complete darkness
Stripes ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When John Winger loses his apartment, girlfriend and job all in one day, he does what any red-blooded American would do: he joins the army and nearly starts WWIII
The Grand Budapest Hotel ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune
 
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Doyle-Murray, William 1950-
Murray, Bill 1950 Sept. 21-
Murray, Billy 1950-
Murray, William James.
Murray, William James 1950-
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