The Best Movies Starring Bill Murray

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7. Stripes (1981)
> Fellow leads: John Candy, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates
> Director: Ivan Reitman
> Domestic box office: $85.30 million

Murray stars in this war comedy as John Winger, a former cabbie who enlists in the army, barely graduates from boot camp, and becomes an unlikely hero.

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6. The Jungle Book (2016)
> Fellow leads: Neel Sethi, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba
> Director: Jon Favreau
> Domestic box office: $364.00 million

In the 2016 animated version of this Rudyard Kipling tale, Murray provides the voice of Baloo, a fun-loving bear who rescues and befriends Mowgli, a human child living in the jungle.

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5. Lost in Translation (2003)
> Fellow leads: Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi, Anna Faris
> Director: Sofia Coppola
> Domestic box office: $44.59 million

Murray stars in this unconventional romantic comedy as Bob Harris, an American film star confronting his midlife crisis while in Tokyo.

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4. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
> Fellow leads: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis
> Director: Wes Anderson
> Domestic box office: $45.51 million

In this coming of age comedy, Murray plays Walt Bishop, a lawyer and father of an eccentric teenager who runs away with her Boy Scout boyfriend.

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3. Rushmore (1998)
> Fellow leads: Jason Schwartzman, Olivia Williams, Seymour Cassel
> Director: Wes Anderson
> Domestic box office: $17.11 million

In Wes Anderson’s first major Hollywood movie, Murray plays Herman Blume, a dour businessman who befriends a struggling private school student and falls for a woman with whom the teen is obsessed.