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Dream for an Insomniac (1996)

 -  Romance | Comedy | Drama  -  18 April 1996 (USA)
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Girl leads a lonely life until she meets the boy of her dreams. The boy, however, has a live-in girlfriend.

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David Shrader
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Rob
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Uncle Leo
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Juice (as Sean San Jose Blackman)
Michael Sterk ...
B.J.
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Molly Monday
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Trent (as Robert Kelker Kelly)
Robert Ernst ...
Homeless Man
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Dick in Sushi Bar
Fred Gualco ...
Policeman #1
Roger Craig ...
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Louis Velez ...
Sammy Davis
Mai Huynh ...
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Storyline

A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to L.A. with a friend sure that he will dump the girlfriend and follow her. She puts all her faith in fate and hopes for the best. Written by Ed Lorusso

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A dreamer who couldn't sleep. An author who couldn't write. A friend who couldn't help but help.

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Romance | Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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18 April 1996 (USA)  »

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Dream for an Insomniac  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

David (Mackenzie Astin) says that 'cazique' is the highest scoring word in Scrabble. 'Quartzy' is the highest scoring word (162 points), with 'cazique' and 'bezique' running in second at a 161 points. See more »

Quotes

David Schrader: I love you Frankie.
Frankie: You do?
David Schrader: Yeah I do.
Frankie: I loved you first.
David Schrader: I love you more.
Frankie: Only because you're bigger.
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References Raising Arizona (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Keeping Awake
Written by Don Peris (as Don) and Karen Peris
Performed by Innocence Mission
Courtesy of A&M Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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Wonderful film.
3 August 2003 | by (SF Bay, CA) – See all my reviews

Unlike the other review for this film, I completely enjoyed this movie. From it's wonderful dialog to it's wonderful storyline. It's very rare to find an Indie Romantic Comedy that is this good, and I'd consider myself a pro on romantic comedies. It's my favorite genre, and Dream For An Insomniac is easily in my top 10 favorite Romantic Comedies of all time.


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