Groundhog Day is a 1993 American comedy-drama fantasy film directed by Harold Ramis. The film stars Bill Murray as Phil Connors, a cynical television weatherman stuck in a time loop, reliving the same day repeatedly. Throughout the movie, Phil learns important life lessons and ultimately transforms into a better person as he struggles to escape the time loop. Groundhog Day is considered a classic and praised for its humor, heart, and philosophical themes. It has since become a cultural phenomenon and is often cited as one of the greatest comedies of all time.