History YMMV / GroundhogDay

25th Jun '16 6:59:57 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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** One ''Washington Post'' critic deemed it a good movie but opined that it would "never be designated a national treasure by the Library of Congress". [[HilariousInHindsight Guess what title was added to the LoC's National Film Registry in 2006?]]

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** One ''Washington Post'' critic deemed it a good movie but opined that it would "never "[[ItWillNeverCatchOn never be designated a national treasure by the Library of Congress".Congress]]". [[HilariousInHindsight Guess what title was added to the LoC's National Film Registry in 2006?]]
27th May '16 12:08:57 PM Ramona122003
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27th May '16 12:08:22 PM Ramona122003
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* DoubleStandard: It's arguably present in the unspoken backstory of the film, which explains that Phil was cursed by a woman he'd dated and [[WomanScorned parted with on bad terms]], so she deliberately trapped him in a day he'd complained bitterly about before. Apparently being a jerk in a relationship is a bigger crime than trying to condemn someone ''to their own personal Hell''. (According to the commentary, this backstory was not considered canon to the finished film.)
** On a more mundane level, a lengthy montage of Rita slapping Phil across the face is [[DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale played for laughs]].
27th May '16 12:06:04 PM Ramona122003
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* BrokenAesop: Intellectual and cynical Phil has to go through the hellish GroundhogDayLoop because he (and only he) has to become a better person. However [[DesignatedHero Ned]] is much worse than him, he's self-centered, ditzy, nerving, gloating and is only interested in his insurance sales without having any positive quality and should be in the dock instead. The movie makes it clear that Ned is fine the way he is and there's no indication that he has to change too. This is based on opinion, as it depends on the viewer's interpretation of what exactly started the time loop (voodoo spell, the universe itself, a metaphor for reincarnation etc.) and if the rules of the time loop might apply to someone else than Phil offscreen.
3rd May '16 6:52:30 AM AnotherGuy
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** Larry the cameraman is [[Film/SnowDay the Snowplow man]].
14th Mar '16 10:46:17 PM marbehraglaim
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** While the specifics of the scene seem kind of random, the basic situation is fairly clear: this scene appears right after the one where he seduces Nancy, and the implication is that he's going around town using his time-loop abilities to trick women into going to bed with him. The connection with Nancy is even referenced in the scene, where we see Nancy walking down the street, Phil calls out to her, she walks away quickly, then he says "My fiancée don't even remember me."
1st Mar '16 6:57:36 AM Gemser
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* BrokenAesop: Intellectual and cynical Phil has to go through the hellish GroundhogDayLoop because he (and only he) has to become a better person. However [[DesignatedHero Ned]] is much worse than him, he's self-centered, ditzy, nerving, gloating and is only interested in his insurance sales without having any positive quality and should be in the dock instead. The movie makes it clear that Ned is fine the way he is and there's no indication that he has to change too. This is based on opinion, as it depends on the viewer's interpretation of what exactly started the time loop (voodoo spell, the universe itself, a metaphor for reincarnation etc.) and if the rules of the time loop might apply to someone else than Phil offscreen.
23rd Nov '15 7:40:27 PM bwburke94
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* HilariousInHindsight: [[Film/ManOfSteel General Zod]] is getting married to [[WesternAnimation/TeenTitans Starfire!]]



** The mayor is [[SpongeBobSquarePants The Flying Dutchman]]/[[WesternAnimation/TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack Captain K'nuckles]].

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** The mayor is [[SpongeBobSquarePants [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants The Flying Dutchman]]/[[WesternAnimation/TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack Captain K'nuckles]].
7th Oct '15 12:55:33 AM Tuckerscreator
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* BrokenAesop: Phil has to go through the hellish GroundhogDayLoop because, although being intellectual and still being a deadpan jerkass, he has to become a better person. However Ned is much worse than him, he's self-centered, ditzy, nerving, gloating and is only interested in his insurance sales without having any positive quality and should be in the dock instead. This of course depends on you believing the "Phil was cursed" theory and how you see Phil and Ned.
5th Sep '15 5:44:51 PM maxwellsilver
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* FunnyAneurysmMoment / HarsherInHindsight: For a story about self-discovery that involves healing old wounds between colleagues and friends, it's pretty tragic that the friendship between Creator/BillMurray and Creator/HaroldRamis got shattered during filming. The fact that they reconciled shortly before Ramis' passing makes it slightly better.
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