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Sleepless in Seattle (1993)  link to Sleepless in Seattle on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1240

poster Sleepless in Seattle

IMDb Rating:
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6.8/10 (146366 votes)

Country: USA, 105 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director(s): Nora Ephron

Video Codec: Unknown

After his wife Maggie passes away, Sam Baldwin and his 8-year-old son Jonah relocate from Chicago to Seattle to escape the grief associated with Maggie's death. Eighteen months later Sam is still grieving and can't sleep. Although Jonah misses his mother, he wants his father to get a new wife despite Sam having not even contemplated dating again. On Christmas Eve, Sam (on Jonah's initiative) ends up pouring his heart out on a national radio talk show about his magical and perfect marriage to Maggie, and how much he still misses her. Among the many women who hear Sam's story and fall in love with him solely because of it is Annie Reed, a Baltimore-based newspaper writer. Annie's infatuation with Sam's story and by association Sam himself is despite being already engaged. But Annie's relationship with her straight-laced fiancé Walter is unlike her dream love life in the movie An Affair to Remember (1957). She even writes to Sam proposing they meet atop the Empire State Building on ...



photo Tom Hanks Tom Hanks Sam Baldwin
photo Ross Malinger Ross Malinger Jonah Baldwin
photo Rita Wilson Rita Wilson Suzy
photo Victor Garber Victor Garber Greg
photo Tom Riis Farrell Tom Riis Farrell Rob

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 4:3