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While You Were Sleeping (1995)

A hopeless romantic Chicago Transit Authority token collector is mistaken for the fiancée of a coma patient.

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Lucy's life consists of constant loneliness that is until she saves Peter's life. Now she is a part of his family, and with a strong heart and fate on her side, others begin to realize what a terrific person she is, especially Jack, Peter's brother. An extraordinarily true-to-life sequence of events begin to take place as Lucy and Jack become closer and learn more about each other and themselves than one would ever expect from such coincidental, yet believable events. Written by Michael Lee Pollock <gt4250a@prism.gatech.edu>

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A story about love at second sight.

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Rated PG for some language | See all certifications »

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21 April 1995 (USA)  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)

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$81,057,016 (USA)
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Sandra Bullock and Bill Pullman have both played a parent to actress Mae Whitman in other movies, Hope Floats (1998) and Independence Day (1996), respectively. See more »

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While Jack is playing cards with Peter in his hospital room, and Peter is still in a coma, Peter's left hand resting on the bed tray visibly moves. See more »

Quotes

[Joe Jr. knocks on door]
Lucy: Who is it?
Joe Jr.: Joe Jr.
Lucy: I'm not here.
Joe Jr.: I know that trick!
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HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS
Music by Hugh Martin
Lyrics by Ralph Blane
Performed by Ella Fitzgerald
Courtesy of Verve Records
by arrangement with PolyGram Special Markets
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25 January 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Next time you are depressed, this is the perfect pick me up. If you like watching the same movies over and over, this is great for that also. The chemistry between the two main characters is outstanding, much better than in this year's Two Weeks' Notice. Laugh out loud and cry out loud.


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