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In early 1997, a coworker suggested that I watch the movie 'Sleepless In Seattle' as a remedy to my frumpiness over Denver's lack of rainy days. I had never been to Seattle, but was told its rainy weather would be perfect for me, considering my love for rain. So, thinking it could be a "quick fix" of sorts -- a temporary elixir for my frumpy "I've got to have some rain" ailment --I decided to rent the movie.

After renting 'Sleepless In Seattle' and watching it about 12 times, I put Seattle at the top of my "must visit" list. I just had to witness this beautiful, rainy city first-hand. I loved everything about the movie -- the scenery, the marketplaces, the characters and, yes, even the rain-soaked streets.

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Sleepless in Seattle
PG1993
Based on 17 critics

After the death of his wife, Sam Baldwin (Tom Hanks) moves to Seattle with his son, Jonah (Ross Mallinger).... Read More

February 7, 2017
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