Bill Murray is one of Hollywood’s most notable actors, with a career that has run decades. He has appeared in a wealth of movies, sometimes in major roles, often in bit parts, with titles including Scrooged (1988), Charlie’s Angels (2000) and The Jungle Book (2016), amongst many others.

In this post I am taking a look back at Murray’s movie portfolio, via a rundown of all his films. I will be going through his movie career, decade-by-decade, to showcase all of the pictures he has featured in over the years.

Ever wondered what all of the Bill Murray movies are? Sure you have – so keep reading!




Bill Murray kick-started his big screen movie career during the mid-1970s, making his film debut with a small English-language voice role in the 1975 picture, Jungle Burger. From here he moved forward with an uncredited role in Next Stop, Greenwich Village, before cropping up in TV movies The TVTV Show and The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash, and big screen films Loose Shoes, Meatballs, and Mr. Mike’s Mondo Video.

Bill Murray’s 1970s movies include:

  • Jungle Burger (1975)
  • Next Stop, Greenwich Village (1976)
  • The TVTV Show (1977)
  • The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)
  • Loose Shoes (1978)
  • Meatballs (1979)
  • Mr. Mike’s Mondo Video (1979)

In addition to the above, Murray also appeared in the following shorts: The Hat Act (1973), Pass the Buck: Expo ’74 (1974), A Bird for All Seasons (1979), and The Dogs (1979).



The 1980s

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Moving into the 1980s now, and this is the decade where Murray began to really make his mark in Hollywood, appearing in a number of high-profile movies including Caddyshack, Stripes, Little Shop of Horrors, and Scrooged. His biggest hit of the ‘80s was Ghostbusters, and it was the first movie to give him a sequel in the shape of Ghostbusters II.

Bill Murray’s movies during the 1980s include:

  • Where the Buffalo Roam (1980)
  • B.C. Rock (1980)
  • Caddyshack (1980)
  • Stripes (1981)
  • Twilight Theater (1982)
  • Tootsie (1982)
  • Ghostbusters (1984)
  • Nothing Lasts Forever (1984)
  • The Razor’s Edge (1984)
  • Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
  • She’s Having a Baby (1988)
  • Scrooged (1988)
  • Ghostbusters II (1989)



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Moving into the ‘90s now, and with Murray a household name thanks to the multiple hits he experienced during the 1980s, the actor continued to appear in a succession of big titles. Notable films in this decade include Quick Change, Groundhog Day, Kingpin, Ed Wood, and Rushmore.

Bill Murray’s movies during the 1990s include:

  • Quick Change (1990)
  • What About Bob? (1991)
  • Groundhog Day (1993)
  • Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
  • Ed Wood (1994)
  • Kingpin (1996)
  • Larger Than Life (1996)
  • Space Jam (1996)
  • The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)
  • Wild Things (1998)
  • With Friends Like These (1998)
  • Rushmore (1998)
  • Cradle Will Rock (1999)

In addition to the above, Murray also appeared in the short, Scout’s Honor (1999).




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Into the 2000s, and Murray’s career showed no signs of slowing down, with the actor kicking off the new millennium with parts in Hamlet and Charlie’s Angels. Films that followed included The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, and Lost in Translation.

It was during the ‘00s that Murray also lent his voice to two part live-action/part-CGI Garfield movies, as well as the stop-motion animated movie, Fantastic Mr. Fox. The actor also cropped up in the horror-comedy, Zombieland, taking a very memorable cameo role.

Bill Murray’s films throughout the 2000s include:

  • Hamlet (2000)
  • Charlie’s Angels (2000)
  • Osmosis Jones (2001)
  • The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
  • Speaking of Sex (2001)
  • Lost in Translation (2003)
  • Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)
  • Garfield (2004)
  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
  • Broken Flowers (2005)
  • The Lost City (2005)
  • Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)
  • The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
  • Get Smart (2008)
  • City of Ember (2008)
  • The Limits of Control (2009)
  • Get Low (2009)
  • Zombieland (2009)
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

In addition to the above, Bill Murray appeared in the short: FCU: Fact Checkers Unit (2007).




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Heading into the 2010s and Bill Murray continued to appear in a string of movies, some big, some small, with films including The Monuments Men and The Grand Budapest Hotel. The actor also returned to the Ghostbusters franchise, for a brief cameo in the 2016 reboot, and popped up in 2019’s Zombieland: Double Tap.

Bill Murray’s movies throughout the 2010s include:

  • Passion Play (2010)
  • Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
  • Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)
  • A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III (2012)
  • The Monuments Men (2014)
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
  • St. Vincent (2014)
  • Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
  • Aloha (2015)
  • Rock the Kasbah (2015)
  • The Jungle Book (2016)
  • Ghostbusters (2016)
  • Isle of Dogs (2018)
  • The Dead Don’t Die (2019)
  • Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)



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And finally, moving into the 2020s, Murray continues to appear in a run of movies, including high-profile features Ghostbusters: Afterlife, and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.

  • On the Rocks (2020)
  • The French Dispatch (2021)
  • Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021)
  • Asteroid City (2022)
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2023)

So, those are all the Murray movies – what are your favourites? Are you a fan of Scrooged or is Stripes your go-to film?

Perhaps Groundhog Day is the movie for you, or maybe Groundhog Day is the movie for you? And perhaps Groundhog Day is the movie for you, or what about Groundhog Day?

And of course, what about What About Bob?

Well, whatever your favourite Murray movie, be sure to drop a comment below and show some Murray love.



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