Special Report

The Best Movies Starring Bill Murray

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12. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
> Fellow leads: Owen Wilson, Anjelica Huston, Cate Blanchett
> Director: Wes Anderson
> Domestic box office: $24.01 million

In this comedic revenge story and homage to Jacques Cousteau, Murray plays oceanographer Steve Zissou, who is intent on destroying the shark that ate his diving partner.

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11. St. Vincent (2014)
> Fellow leads: Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Jaeden Martell
> Director: Theodore Melfi
> Domestic box office: $44.14 million

In this comedy drama, Murray plays misanthrope Vincent MacKenna, whose dubious attempts at babysitting his 11-year-old neighbor develop into an unlikely friendship.

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10. Broken Flowers (2005)
> Fellow leads: Jessica Lange, Sharon Stone, Julie Delpy
> Director: Jim Jarmusch
> Domestic box office: $13.75 million

In this French-American film, Murray portrays a rich retiree, Don Johnston, who wants nothing more than to live in peace. However, after receiving a mysterious letter, Don ends up on a quest to find out if he has a long-lost son.

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9. What About Bob? (1991)
> Fellow leads: Richard Dreyfuss, Julie Hagerty, Charlie Korsmo
> Director: Frank Oz
> Domestic box office: $63.71 million

Murray stars in this comedy as Bob Wiley, a well-intentioned man with extreme phobias who follows his therapist on vacation and proceeds to drive him mad.

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8. Caddyshack (1980)
> Fellow leads: Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight
> Director: Harold Ramis
> Domestic box office: $39.85 million

In one of his earliest big films, Murray plays Carl Spackler, a deranged groundskeeper at a country club who goes to extremes attempting to kill a gopher that has been damaging the golf course.

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