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Groundhog Day (1993) is a BAFTA Award-winning American romantic comedy film directed by Harold Ramis. It stars Bill Murray as Phil and Andie MacDowell as Rita. Weatherman Phil is in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, to report on the yearly Groundhog Day. He gets caught in a time loop and has to relive that day over and over again.

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What is the meaning of the "Tall Trees" joke in Groundhog Day?

Here's some context from the movie Groundhog Day (1993): Somebody asked me today: “Phil, if you could be anywhere in the world, where would you like to be?” I said to ‘im, “Probably right here... ...
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In Groundhog Day, why don't they have hot water?

Towards the beginning of Groundhog Day, Phil Connors gets into the shower. The water is freezing. He jumps out. A minute later, he encounters the innkeeper in the hallway. Phil: Yo, ma'am. Isn't ...
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When does the day reset?

In the movie Groundhog Day (1993), the scene where Phil commits suicide (jumps from a building, a church or something like that), but later in a hospital (probably a morgue) somehow his body is ...
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Why did Groundhog Day take place on Groundhog Day?

Groundhog Day is of course an ingenious premise: a jerk is stuck in a time loop forced to relive the same day over and over and over until he becomes a kind, generous man and finally understands love....
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For how long is Phil stuck in the Groundhog Day's loop?

I've several times wondered for how long was Phil Connors stuck in that loop. There are the on-screen shown days which I estimate around 40. But then, Phil learns lot of stuff about the people of the ...
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What caused and ended the time loop in Groundhog Day?

I've always wondered what caused the Time Loop experienced by Phil Connors in Groundhog Day, as well as what ended it, but I don't recall it being discussed in the movie. What was the cause for the ...
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