While You Were Sleeping Reviews

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September 11, 2020
Like most American romantic comedies, this is all heart and no head, but it does have a habit of sneaking in some intriguing twists and turns when you least expect it.
May 5, 2020
Bullock gives Lucy just the right amount of edge. Pullman's performance as Peter's down-to-earth younger brother is also a deft mix of moxie and frustration.
June 18, 2019
The script is actually really solid and the performances are so likable.
December 12, 2014
It's practically certain to lull moviegoers into a pleasant state of dreamy bliss.
December 12, 2014
The heart of the film's charm is Sandra Bullock.
December 4, 2013
[Bullock] knows one of the secrets of doing romantic comedy: treating the romance as a good joke.
December 4, 2013
While You Were Sleeping may not be a film for the ages. It likely won't even rank among the presummer season's biggest hits. But it is worth noting, for it may mark the birth of a star.
December 4, 2013
It's Bullock's first shot at a role in which she plays second fiddle neither to males nor special effects. And she turns out to be every bit as delightful as anyone might have expected.
December 4, 2013
It's a long and frustrating wait, but While You Were Sleeping delivers all you can ask of a romantic comedy: the deluxe payoff.
December 4, 2013
What the movie does offer is a delectable performance by Bullock, who is funny and vulnerable and almost makes you buy her character's diving into this charade.
December 4, 2013
This smartly scripted Cinderella love story is crammed with charm and the expert direction of Jon Turteltaub hits all the right emotional buttons.
December 5, 2012
This year's Sleepless In Seattle. Only better.
September 7, 2011
Bullock just about knocks herself exhausted being winsome and lovable.
January 1, 2011
Appealing family comedy with old-fashioned feel.
December 23, 2010
This appealing romantic comedy catapulted the ever-likeable sandra Bullock into major stardom
February 9, 2009
The film's casual warmth may make you tolerate some of the shortcomings -- especially since Bullock seems to be having such a fine time with her first starring role.
December 10, 2008
A mild romantic comedy rooted in class anxiety, but it's nice to see perennial loser-in-love Pullman get some. Respect, that is.
December 10, 2008
Director Jon Turteltaub has a smooth style suited to classic farce and knows just how to pace the material to accentuate the positive.
December 10, 2008
Fortunately, it's smart enough not to outstay its welcome.
May 26, 2006
This is the first romantic comedy I've seen in a long time that, by the third act, doesn't forget about being funny.
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