7 Of Bill Murray’s Best Movies

Bill Murray is a comedic legend, so do we really need an excuse to write about one of the funniest men in cinema? Here are the career-best from the man who basically turned “irascible” into an art form.

1
Columbia
No other film has so clearly demonstrated the dangers of trusting weather forecasting to rodents, or how quickly you can get fed up of "I Got You Babe".
2
Columbia

Do I really need to say anything? It’s Ghostbusters. Come on.

3
Focus Features
The film that earned Murray his only (!) Oscar nomination so far and made all of us want to go away and buy a bottle of Suntory whisky.
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4
Touchstone

You could pretty much swap this for any of the many films Murray’s made with Wes Anderson since Rushmore in 1998, but The Life Aquatic has the important advantage of giving us Murray really rocking that red beanie.

5
Orion Pictures

Good golf comedies may be thin on the ground (there’s this and… maybe Happy Gilmore?), but that may be because most of them don’t have Murray as a greenskeeper waging war on a gopher infestation, which is an obvious omission.

6
Columbia

Murray may only have a few minutes of screentime here, but he really makes them count, delivering one of cinema’s finest cameo appearances.

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7
Disney

Remaking The Jungle Book in live-action was, on the surface at least, a terrible idea. But somehow this film pulled it off, and it’s in no small part thanks to Murray’s bumbling, mumbling, melodic Baloo.

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