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Sleepwalk with Me (2012)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 4 April 2013 (Australia)
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A burgeoning stand-up comedian struggles with the stress of a stalled career, a stale relationship, and the wild spurts of severe sleepwalking he is desperate to ignore.

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Matt Pandamiglio
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Abby
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Frank
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Linda
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Janet
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Hannah
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Aunt Lucille
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A burgeoning stand-up comedian struggles with the stress of a stalled career, a stale relationship, and the wild spurts of severe sleepwalking he is desperate to ignore.

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When your subconscious has to do the work for you. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual content and brief language | See all certifications »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

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$322,677 (USA) (31 August 2012)

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$2,263,436 (USA) (16 November 2012)
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Ira Glass of This American Life helped write and produce the film. See more »

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When Mike enters the elevator at the La Quinta Inn, he doesn't push a button for the floor in which he intends to exit. Yet, the elevator stops at his desired floor. See more »

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Matt Pandamiglio: I really feel like our whole lives, no matter how low our self esteem gets, there's a part of us that thinks, 'I have a secret, special skill that no one knows about.' And, eventually, we meet someone who's like, "You have a secret, special skill." And you're like, "I know! So do you!" And that's love.
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Photographs of Mike Birbiglia undergoing sleep assessment and of the real-life incidents portrayed in the film accompany the initial credits. See more »


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If you just want jokes, don't bother, otherwise enjoy!
22 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie because I heard about it from Joss Whedon's "boycott." Before I sat down to watch it I glanced at the IMDb rate of 6.7, so I figured take it in on my day off while at home on netflix with nothing else to do. It turned out I loved it. The film follows Matt as he attempts to break into stand up comedy and juggle a relationship with his girlfriend of 8 years, as well as cope with some extreme bouts of sleepwalking. Now this is listed as a comedy, but it's not like comedies that other comedians put out, like Will Ferrell, and I wonder if that's part of the reason for the low ranking. Really the story is a serious one but told in a lighthearted but honest way.

If there were some downsides they would be first that, visually it's nothing special, it looks good but not great. Second, is not so much a downside for me as it would be for what I assume it was for some of the people who gave it negative reviews, (indeed I did see people cite this very reason in their reviews) and that is the ending. The film follows the typical film plot structure up to a point and then it strays from what most people would see as typical. I won't spoil anything but I will say this, I was surprised but then again it makes you think. And that is where it really knocked it out of the park for me. I was a little miffed at first but, the film then leaves you with a thought, which made me re-think the movie and it all came together.

I don't think the average movie goer wants to have a revelation at the end of a movie unless that revelation was "It was all a dream(or was it?)" or "He was dead the whole time."

All in all, the movie is an honest, lighthearted look at an event from Mike Birbiglia's life. A movie that will make you laugh at least a little bit, and you might even take something away from it. If you JUST want to laugh, well go watch the latest Will Ferrell movie.


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