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CTHV Press Release: GroundHog Day SE

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#1 of 3 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted November 20 2001 - 02:16 AM



DVD on January 29, 2002

Bill Murray Heads an All-Star Cast Which Also Features

Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky and Brian


Culver City, Ca (11/19/01) - On January 29, 2002 Columbia TriStar Home


will release a special edition DVD version of GROUNDHOG DAY. Written


directed by Harold Ramis (Bedazzled), this hilarious comedy about a

weatherman trapped in his own personal time warp on the worst day of his


stars Bill Murray (Charlie's Angels), Andie MacDowell (Town & Country),


Elliott (Osmosis Jones), Stephen Tobolowsky (Freddy Got Fingered) and


Doyle-Murray (Bedazzled).


Bill Murray is at his wry, wisecracking best in this riotous romantic

comedy about

a weatherman caught in a personal time warp on the worst day of his


Teamed with a relentlessly cheerful producer (Andie MacDowell) and a


aleck cameraman (Chris Elliott), TV weatherman Phil Connors (Bill

Murray) is

sent to Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, to cover the annual Groundhog Day

festivities. But on his way out of town, Phil is caught in a giant

blizzard that he

failed to predict and finds himself stuck in small-town hell. Just when


couldn't get worse, they do; Phil wakes the next morning to find it


Day all over again... and again... and again.


* Audio Commentary by Director Harold Ramis

* Documentary: "The Weight of Time"

* Digitally Mastered Audio & Anamorphic Video

* Widescreen Presentation

* Audio: English DTS and 5.1 Dolby Digital, French, Spanish, Portuguese

* Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and


* Theatrical Trailers

* Talent Files (Harold Ramis, Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell and Chris


* Interactive Menus

* Production Notes

* Scene Selections

Rated PG



101 Minutes

DVD #05816

UPC: 0-43396-05816-3

DVD Order Date: 12/27/01

DVD SLP: $24.95 SLP

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#2 of 3 OFFLINE   Graeme Clark

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Posted November 20 2001 - 03:35 AM

Harold Ramis (Bedazzled) Bill Murray (Charlie's Angels) Andie MacDowell (Town & Country) Chris Elliott (Osmosis Jones) Stephen Tobolowsky (Freddy Got Fingered) Brian Doyle-Murray (Bedazzled) This is the best they could come up with?? I assume they just use their latest movie, but in this case it might not have been so wise. Can't wait for this disc though!

#3 of 3 OFFLINE   Peter Kim

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Posted November 20 2001 - 04:10 AM

Graeme, those credits are there to further enhance the quality of this movie.Posted Image The actors just happened to reach their zenith in this film.

Although I already have the initial dvd release, I am looking forward to picking up this version as well. One of my all-time favorite comedies. I casually purchased a ticket for this movie during its theatrical release and was surprised to find this hidden gem. While I was never a fan of any of the actors in their previous work, somehow everything coalesced wonderfully in this movie.
my girls rock Balenciaga & smoke mad marijuana - M.O.B.

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