Overall Rank: 3973
Average Rating: 2.7/4
# of Ratings: 130
Theatrical Release Date: 04/21/1995
Genre: Comedy, Romance
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Jon Turteltaub
Actors: Sandra Bullock, Bill Pullman, Peter Gallagher, Peter Boyle, Jack Warden, Glynis Johns
Plot: A lonely subway token collector at a railway station falls for a handsome commuter. One day she witnesses him being mugged and while he is lying unconscious she alerts the emergency services and is assumed by his family to be the fiancée they never met. -- MovieAddict
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/18/2019
No surprises here. "While You Were Sleeping" is heartfelt and funny, but also predictable.
Snoogans - wrote on 03/31/2012
I should hate a rom-com of this nature, but I liked parts of this one.
Ikkinbot - wrote on 07/15/2010
I know I gave this movie a relatively low rating, but I seem to watch it whenever I come across it on TV . . .
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JLFM - wrote on 07/01/2012
You should never judge a movie by it's title. This is exactly the case with While Your Were Sleeping. Despite the rather awful title, While Your Were Sleeping is a surprisingly charming movie.
Lucy has no family. Few friends. And virtually nothing to look forward to in life except that cute guy (named Peter) who always comes down to the train station, where Lucy works, and buys a ticket for the train, every day. Then one day, Lucy sees Peter mugged and beaten and thrown onto the train tracks. Lucy ends up saving his life, but through a massive miscommunication, Peter's family thinks that Lucy is Peter's fiancee. But instead of explaining things to Peter's family, she begins to enjoy having a family. But things only get more complex as time passes.
While You Were Sleeping is …
MovieAddict - wrote on 01/26/2012
Sandra Bullock plays a single subway attendant Lucy whose job isn't very interesting as she spends all day long sitting in a small booth. Her only wish is to see the world... and to catch the attention of a handsome man (Peter Gallagher) she takes a subway token from each every morning. One day he is pushed to the tracks by some teens and knocked unconscious. Fortunately Lucy sees that and jumps to the tracks and saves him. The man goes to a hospital but when his family gets there they mistakenly think that she is his fiancée.
Lucy doesn't have the heart to tell them she isn't, especially because they are so nice and provide her with the family affection that she has been missing. It gets real interesting when Lucy slowly starts falling for the Peter's attractive brother (Bill …
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