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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

  • Yet, when it all clicks, Ephron is able to make the familiar sparkle anew. [25 Jun 1993 Pg. 01.D] 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

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