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Murray, Bill 1950 September 21-

Works: 460 works in 1,466 publications in 9 languages and 60,895 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Humor  Biography  Fiction  Anecdotes  Christmas stories  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Illustrator, Author of dialog, Artist, Other, Singer, Author of screenplay, Creator, Vocalist, Scenarist, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Bill Murray
Lost in translation by Sofia Coppola ( Visual )
93 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 3,205 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 )
65 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,069 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 )
60 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When ghosts go on a rampage, only these 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
Tootsie by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and German and held by 2,507 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
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Wes Anderson ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,412 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
Caddyshack by Harold Ramis ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,222 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 greenkeeper who is about to start World War III - against a gopher
Moonrise kingdom by Wes Anderson ( Visual )
30 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,144 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
The Royal Tenenbaums by Wes Anderson ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The family of three former child prodigies reunite after learning that their father, Royal Tenenbaum, has a terminal illness
Rushmore ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,860 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 )
25 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,786 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
What about Bob? by Frank Oz ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,694 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 Frank Oz ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,620 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 )
65 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,605 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
The Darjeeling Limited by Wes Anderson ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,588 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
Get low by Robert Duvall ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,559 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 )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,526 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 )
28 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,450 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
Scrooged by Richard Donner ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Modern version of Dickens' A Christmas Carol, with Bill Murray portraying a nasty, uncaring, unforgiving TV network president. On Christmas Eve he is visited by three ghosts who show him the error of his ways
Ed Wood by Tim Burton ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stranger-than-fiction true story of the early career of Edward D. Wood, Jr., the once voted worst movie director of all time. Wood was the auteur behind Glen or Glenda? and Plan 9 from outer space, and it is during the making of these two no-budget flicks that Wood is profiled
Hyde Park on Hudson by Bill Murray ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,349 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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Doyle-Murray, William, 1950-
Murray, Bill, 1950 Sept. 21-
Murray, Billy 1950-
Murray, William James.
Murray, William James 1950-
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