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Murray, Bill 1950 September 21-

Overview
Works: 232 works in 1,296 publications in 8 languages and 68,659 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Coming-of-age films  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Film and video adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Singer, Artist, Author of screenplay, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Bill Murray
 
Most widely held works by Bill Murray
Lost in translation by Sofia Coppola( Visual )

97 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,302 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 2013 in English and German and held by 3,134 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 )

68 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ghosts go on a rampage, only three men can save the world. It's ghostbusters, a maniacal band of parapsychologists specializing in psychic phenomena. Fired from university research jobs, Drs. Venkman (Murray), Stanz (Aykroyd) and Spengler (Ramis) set up shop as "Ghostbusters," ridding Manhattan of bizarre apparitions. But even the spirit exterminators are severely tested when beautiful Dana Barrett (Sigourney Weaver) and her nerdy neighbor (Rick Moranis) become possessed by demons living in the building
Tootsie by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

22 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Dorsey is an out-of-work actor who makes himself up as a woman to get a job. When his girlfriend, Sandy, fails an audition for a soap opera, Michael dresses up as "Dorothy Michaels" and lands the part. All goes well until "Dorothy" falls in love with beautiful co-star, Julie, and Julie's father, Les, falls for "Dorothy."
The Monuments Men by George Clooney( Visual )

33 editions published in 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,505 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
Moonrise kingdom by Wes Anderson( Visual )

35 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,400 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 )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,322 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 Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson( Visual )

14 editions published in 2014 in English and German and held by 2,310 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
The Royal Tenenbaums by Wes Anderson( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The family of three former child prodigies reunite after learning that their father, Royal Tenenbaum, has a terminal illness
Rushmore by Wes Anderson( Visual )

36 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,958 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 )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,949 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
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Wes Anderson( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. and Mrs. Fox live an idyllic home life with their son Ash and visiting young nephew Kristofferson. But after twelve years of quiet domesticity, the bucolic existence proves too much for Mr. Fox's wild animal instincts. Soon he slips back into his old ways as a sneaky chicken thief and in doing so, endangers not only his beloved family, but the whole animal community. Trapped underground without enough food to go around, the animals band together to fight against the evil Farmers--Boggis, Bunce and Bean--who are determined to capture the audacious, fantastic Mr. Fox at any cost. In the end, he uses his natural instincts to save his family and friends
What about Bob? by Frank Oz( Visual )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,756 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
The Darjeeling Limited by Wes Anderson( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,727 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
Little shop of horrors by Frank Oz( Visual )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 1,708 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
Broken flowers by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

74 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,628 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 )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,572 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 )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,566 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
St. Vincent by Bill Murray( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Maggie, a single mother, moves into a new home in Brooklyn with her twelve-year old son, Oliver. Forced to work long hours, she has no choice but to leave Oliver in the care of their new neighbor, Vincent, a retired curmudgeon with a desire for alcohol and gambling. An odd friendship soon blossoms between the improbable pair. Together with a pregnant stripper, named Daka, Vincent brings Oliver along on all the stops that make up his daily routine, race track, strip club, and a dive bar. Vincent helps Oliver grow to become a man, while Oliver begins to see in Vincent something that no one else is able to: a misunderstood man with a good heart." -- Back of container
Hyde Park on Hudson by Bill Murray( Visual )

28 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Great Britain faces an imminent war with Germany, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor, invited the King and Queen of England for a weekend at their home in upstate New York. But during the first-ever visit of a reigning British monarch to America, international affairs must be juggled with the complexities of FDR's domestic establishment, as wife, mother, and mistresses all conspire to make the royal trip an unforgettable one
 
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Lost in translation
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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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