Sleepless in Seattle (1993)



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It's Christmas Eve and radio talk show psychologist Marcia Fieldstone has asked her listening audience what they are wishing and dreaming of during this season of hope. A little boy, who is tuned in from Seattle calls in his wish, a new wife for his father who has been widowed for a year and a half. Meanwhile, all the way across the country, punching buttons on her car radio as she drives from Baltimore to Washington, D.C., Annie Reed hears Jonah and is immediately captivated by him and his … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Nora Ephron, David S. Ward, Jeff Arch, Larry Atlas
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 26, 1997
TriStar Pictures


as Sam Baldwin

as Annie Reed

as Walter Jackson

as Jonah Baldwin

as Maggie Baldwin

as Barbara Reed

as Cliff Reed

as Barbara Reed

as Dennis Reed

as Claire

as Uncle Milton

as Irene Reed

as Betsy Reed

as Harold Reed

as Dr. Marcia Fieldston...

as Loretta

as Keith

as Baltimore Waitress

as Jessica's Mother

as Seattle Maitre D'

as Jessica's Father

as Seattle Detective

as Tiffany Saleswoman

as New York Taxi Dispat...

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as Taxi Driver

as Cynthia

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Critic Reviews for Sleepless in Seattle

All Critics (46) | Top Critics (12)

Mostly, Sleepless in Seattle leaves you feeling restless in the audience.

Full Review… | February 2, 2009
TIME Magazine
Top Critic

If one can ignore all the straining for lightness here, this is watchable enough, though hardly anything resembling a tearjerker.

Full Review… | February 2, 2009
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Ephron and fellow writers Jeff Arch and David S. Ward have conspired to make Sleepless in Seattle as purposefully schmaltzy as one can imagine, in a manner that's almost cynical.

Full Review… | July 22, 2008
Top Critic

It's easily the hippest, frankest and funniest date movie around.

August 26, 2006
Rolling Stone
Top Critic

The schmaltzy soundtrack is overdone, but cameraman Sven Nykvist wraps it all up in an appropriately warm glow.

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Nora Ephron's Sleepless in Seattle is a feather-light romantic comedy about two lovers who meet for the first time in the last reel. It's a stunt, but it's a stunt that works far more effectively than anybody in his right mind has reason to expect.

Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Sleepless in Seattle

Classic rom-com.

Wildaly M

Super Reviewer

Sleepless in Seattle is one of the most fantastic movies i've ever watched.It really hit me somewhere in my heart.We may fall in love all of a sudden.There is no reason for this.And neither do we need.Love is just like magic.Love has it all.

Chandler Xiong
Chandler Xiong

Super Reviewer


Cheesy rom com, I dont understand how its so popular, still some funny momest though and not all that bad.

Jim Careter

Super Reviewer

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