A ticket-collecting romantic pretends to be engaged to an unconscious man but can't fool his brother.

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Jack
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Peter
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Ox
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Elsie
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Jason Bernard ...
Jerry
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Joe Jr.
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Ashley Bacon
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Mary
Ruth Rudnick ...
Wanda
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Celeste
Dick Cusack ...
Dr. Rubin
Thomas Q. Morris ...
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG for some language | See all certifications »

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21 April 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mientras dormías  »

Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£4,534,913 (UK) (15 September 1995)
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When Jack and Peter are 'playing' 7 card stud poker (Peter is still in a coma .. Jack is dealing cards for both of them), Jack's winning cards are the 'dead man's hand' .. aces over eights. See more »

Goofs

When Jack and Lucy are slipping on the ice, you can see the knee pads underneath Jack's jeans. See more »

Quotes

Lucy: You give up your seat every day in the train.
Peter: Well... But that's not heroic.
Lucy: It is to the person who sits in it.
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Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: 3 Ninjas (2008) See more »

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Auld Lang Syne
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Traditional
Lyrics by Robert Burns
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Good for a lot of laughs
23 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was an extremely underrated movie. There were so many funny little segments and happenings in this movie. Like when the newspaper boy was delivering papers, and when they had the dinner conversation. If you just watch the movie for some good laughs and don't try to expect some big, deep storyline you will find that it is a VERY enjoyable movie. It had us all laughing till we......well you know what I mean. Sit back, get some popcorn and enjoy the show. There's nothing wrong with silly, senseless humor, is there? Even my husband enjoyed it. I've seen this movie more times than I probably should admit. But I laugh every time I see it. Another good choice...How to meet a guy in 10 days.


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