Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day (1993)

25 corrected entries

(6 votes)

Corrected entry: The movie was shot in Woodstock Illinois, not Punxsutawney Pennsylvania. In the scene where Phil meets Ned on the street, you can clearly see in the background a sign on a jewellery store that says "Woodstock Jewellers".

Correction: While this is a very interesting note, it is not necessarily a mistake. A jewelry store in Punxutawney could still be named Woodstock Jewellers. The founder's name could be Woodstock, for example.

Corrected entry: The first time Bill Murray leaves the hotel he opens the door which has the shades pulled down. In the next shot we see him standing outside with the door behind him and the shades are up.

Correction: The Hotel's entrance has two doors, the inner one with shades and the other one without shades.

Corrected entry: Near the end of the film, Bill Murray's character's piano teacher refers to him as one of her pupils - which is true, but as far as she is concerned she would only have remembered the very last lesson - which would have started with him as a very accomplished performer.

Correction: She's just boasting.

Corrected entry: Bill Murray is supposed to be stuck in Punxsatawny due to a snow storm. In all the night scenes through out the movie there is no shortage of snow, except the night he is out at the bowling alley. When he decides to give his two new friends a ride home, there is no snow anywhere in town.

Correction: He can't go into Pittsburgh because of the snow on the road leading OUT of town-only the part of the town near this road is affected by the blizzard.

Corrected entry: The first time Phil meets Ned, his scarf is not knotted. The second time, it is. This is supposed to be the same scene repeated. (00:11:00 - 00:28:00)


Correction: It's not the same scene repeated, it's the second day, Phil is doing things differently. Everyone else stays the same, he can do whatever he wants.

Correction: Phil just tied it the second time.


Deliberate mistake: When Phil wakes up at 6 AM, it's already bright outside. At 6 AM in February, it would still be pitch-dark.

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Phil: You wanna throw up here, or you wanna throw up in the car?
Ralph: I think... Both.

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Question: When Phil and the two locals are driving on the railroad tracks, they are closely followed by a police unit. Phil drives off the tracks at a crossing where the tracks became level with the street surface. How did the police car get out from in front of the train?


Answer: We know the police car survived because unit 2 is the car that followed them onto the tracks, and unit 2 is also one of the cars present when they are stopped (though it came from the wrong direction). The movie doesn't explain how the car survived so it is left to the viewer's imagination.


Chosen answer: It was never explained in the film but there could be two possible explanations. One is the police car never got off the tracks in time and was hit by the train. Another is the car managed to get off the tracks in time despite the difficulty of getting off a railroad track so quickly. Up to the viewer to decide.

Gavin Jackson

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