Sleepless in Seattle

Sleepless in Seattle

DVD - 1993
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A wonderfully romantic comedy about two people drawn together by Destiny.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Columbia Tristar Home Video, c1993.
ISBN: 9780767837965
0767837967
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (105 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm.

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iloveseaotters
May 26, 2019

From the moment I first saw "Sleepless In Seattle" I fell in love with it. Absolutely perfect movie. I love the fact that it's intertwined with another classic, "Affair to Remember" and it's fun to see how they parallel each other. However, , this is NOT a remake of that Cary Grant movie. There are aspects that are the same, but otherwise this is a completely sweet and original (to me anyway) romantic comedy. Meg Ryan is her usual sweet and adorable self as Annie, the woman who, by chance, hears Jonah pleading on the radio for a new wife for his widowed father. Sleepless will make you laugh and cry, and the scenes of Seattle are breathtaking and very well done. Nora Ephron has done a wonderful job with this romantic film, which is why it's one of my all-time favorite movies!

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SAPL454
Mar 28, 2019

A great classic! I love it!

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MrsNikki
Mar 02, 2019

most beloved movies of it's time.

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kmobuckeye
Feb 21, 2019

Classic rom com

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LaNomada01
Dec 20, 2018

I really do not understand why this movie is as popular as it is - outside of the general appeal of Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. It honestly baffles me - let's set aside the fact that Meg Ryan's character is some type of stalker in this movie - more importantly they barely even speak or communicate at all. It's strange and awkward and not in the funny or this is so entertaining we'll go with it way. I just don't get it, but it is one of the most beloved movies of it's time.

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ljohnsonabcde
May 29, 2017

An enjoyable film for a quiet night. It is a popcorn movie that does not require deep thought; sometimes, that's what you want. I thought all the actors were appealing --l liked the kid. It was a shock to see Tom Hanks looking so young.

To the May 10th comment--There are at least four shots of the Twin Towers in the background (the kid on top of the Empire State Building, Tom Hanks entering Manhattan, a night shot before the dinner break-up scene, and behind the Empire State Building with hearts). You would see the towers if you were watching the wide-screen version.

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klimekk
May 10, 2017

if you think about - the movie is so dump, like those characters are on IQ 80 - there is no deep sense in their actions - looks like it's parody
Meg - you should really be careful and stay away from Mr Hanks
in next movie he will rob you from your bookstore

BTW interesting that I can't see Twin Towers on any of the scenes from NY
I believe one of the scene was shot INSIDE of it, but otherwise - NONE

Library_Jill Apr 18, 2017

A light, unique romance laced with lots of recognizable snippets of songs. My favorite moment was when Tom Hanks sees Meg Ryan near the end of the movie, and he has this great, subtle change of facial expression as he tries to piece things together--in the entirety of the movie, that stuck out to me as a particularly great instant of acting.

oatmeal_crispy Apr 08, 2017

A decent film with some excellent bits tempered by an annoying kid character. Would it be wrong for me to type that the trailer's a classic (*****)? No. No, I wouldn't. Boat houses are awesome.

2018-12-24: Still love this trailer! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Lj2U-cmyek

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ThomasJWhiting
Jul 21, 2016

VERY GOOD 1993 romantic comedy with lots of great film shots of Seattle, some at Pike Place Market and Alki Beach in West Seattle.
I was a bit surprised when this film's flavor of 'movie love' gradually drew me in, but it did. The actors were excellent; don't think I've ever seen enticing Meg Ryan before. Rosie O'Donnell as Becky was fun, too.
I've been spending most of my film time watching 30's, 40's and other films from before I was born (or had been too young to be interested when they came out) - glad I watched this more contemporary film.

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britprincess1
Sep 19, 2012

"That's your problem. You don't want to be in love. You want to be in love in a movie."

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britprincess1
Sep 19, 2012

"It was like coming home, only to no home I'd ever known."

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phyllis49
Mar 19, 2012

After hearing a man confess his love for his dearly departed wife on a call-in radio show, a woman falls deeply, inexplicably in love with him. Deciding he is her destiny, she treks across country on a wildly romantic impulse to meet him
Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Ross Malinger, Rosie O'Donnell, Bill Pullman, Rob Reiner.

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