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Sleepless In Seattle

PG| 1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
After the death of his wife, Sam Baldwin (Tom Hanks) moves to Seattle with his son, Jonah (Ross Mallinger). When Jonah calls in to a talk-radio program to find a new wife for his father, Sam grudgingly gets on the line to discuss his feelings. Annie Reed (Meg Ryan), a reporter in Baltimore, hears Sam speak and falls for him, even though she is engaged. Unsure where it will lead, she writes Sam a letter asking him to meet her at the Empire State Building on Valentine's Day.

Cast: Tom Hanks , Meg Ryan , Bill Pullman , Ross Mallinger , Rosie O'Donnell , Rob Reiner , Gaby Hoffman , Victor Garber

Director: Nora Ephron

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Columbia Tristar

Sleepless In Seattle (1993)

Release Date: June 25th, 1993|1 hr. 44 min.

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  • Ephron homes in on what's been missing in movies and in life: ardor, longing and smart talk about the screwed-up notions that pass for love. show more

  • Consequently, Ephron is forced to shape and integrate the twin halves of the picture, and she does a splendid job - the intercutting is always fluid and never mechanical. Better yet, the script keeps surprising us, setting up stock situations and then pulling away from a stock treatment. show more

  • Ephron develops this story with all of the heartfelt sincerity of a 1950s tearjerker (indeed, the movie's characters spend a lot of time watching "An Affair to Remember" and using it as their romantic compass). show more

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The Movie That Changed My Life: 'Sleepless In Seattle'

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Carmen Santos Monteiro on September 16, 2010

In honor of our 20th birthday, we'll be celebrating movies and their impact on individual people. If there is a movie that has changed or inspired you, let us know by emailing moviefone-editorial@team...

Famous Movie Locations: Houseboat From 'Sleepless in Seattle' (Seattle, WA)

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Long before online dating had become de rigueur in America, Nora Ephron boosted romantic morale nationwide with her 1993 film, 'Sleepless In Seattle.' Tom Hanks stars as Sam Baldwin, a widower whos...

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