You actually know a film is a basic and has change into a popular culture touchstone when it’s endlessly referenced and quoted and, in the end, finally ends up turning into the go-to time period for a universally acknowledged life expertise.

And such is the case with the ever-delightful 1993 comedy Groundhog Day, starring Invoice Murray as jaded, chauvinist and pretty misanthropic weatherman Phil Connors, who’s compelled to relive the identical day again and again till he lastly will get it proper.

The movie was a modest success on the field workplace, incomes about $71 million, however the embarrassment of cultural riches got here later when folks caught on to its rewatchable whimsy and began adopting Phil’s existential conundrum as their very own.

Saying one thing is “like Groundhog Day“—which is right now, Feb. 2, cheers!—has change into a much-used phrase, used to explain any repetitive expertise, whether or not it bears any resemblance to the goings-on of the movie or not.