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While You Were Sleeping (1995)

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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Lucy
... Jack
... Peter
... Ox
... Saul
... Elsie
... Midge
... Jerry
... Joe Jr.
... Ashley Bacon
... Mary
Ruth Rudnick ... Wanda
... Celeste
Dick Cusack ... Dr. Rubin
... Man in Peter's Room
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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 begins 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  »

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Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$81,057,016

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$101,000,000
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the Netflix series LOVE, the guys that compose songs for movies sing about this movie. See more »

Goofs

When Jack offers to drive Lucy to New Year's Party and they leave, it is snowy, when they arrive at Celeste's house, the grass is green. Lucy assured him it was not far and she could walk, but the snow was all gone, when they got there. See more »

Quotes

Jack: When did you start seeing Peter?
Lucy: September 17th.
Jack: Three months, that's fast.
Lucy: You have no idea.
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Connections

Referenced in Frasier: She's the Boss (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

THIS WILL BE (AN EVERLASTING LOVE)
Written by Chuck Jackson (as Charles Jackson) and Marvin Yancy
Performed by Natalie Cole
Courtesy of Capitol Records
under license from CEMA Special Markets
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Adopt this family...
25 January 2003 | by 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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