While You Were Sleeping

While You Were Sleeping

DVD - 1995
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A lonely young woman saves the life of a handsome stranger she has fallen in love with from afar. His family mistakes her for his fiancee, and she goes along because she likes his offbeat family so much. Matters take a hilarious turn when she meets and falls in love with her make-believe lover's brother.
Publisher: [California] : Hollywood Pictures Home Entertainment ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, c1995.
ISBN: 9781558907928
Branch Call Number: DVD WHILE Y
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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Jun 05, 2019

An early entry in Sandra Bullock's long-lasting career that showcases her wit and sweetness.

May 24, 2019

In a word... wonderful! This is the first movie I'd ever seen Sandra Bullock in, and it remains a favorite to this day. Her portrayal of Lucy Eleanor Moderatz is perfect and Lucy has truly become one of my all-time favorite movie characters. The storyline is very original and the first time I saw it, it was different than I had expected. Happily this turned out to be a VERY good thing. A warm and funny romantic comedy that will bring a few tears as well, "Sleeping" has amazing acting and some big-name stars. This is one of my all-time favorite movies!

Feb 21, 2019

A must for any fan of romance, Sandra Bullock, or this era

Feb 20, 2019

Sandra Bullock is perfect and this film is a classic. It is a must watch every Christmas season for me.

Dec 20, 2018

A series of well-meaning misunderstanding - RULE the day in this romantic comedy. One of Sandra Bullocks early-career movies - it's a delight to see her get swept away by this cute kooky family. You're rooting for the love story in this movie and that's a joyous thing.

Jul 08, 2018

A little cheesy, but funny. If you are just looking for a light film to pass the time, give it a watch.

Oct 03, 2017

In this movie, Sandra Bullock takes on the role of Lucy, a recently single transit worker. Lucy’s life is turned upside down when she saves her crush, Peter, after he falls onto train tracks, rendering him unconscious. After this horrific accident, Peter is in a coma. While visiting Peter in the hospital, Lucy inadvertently convinces Peter’s family that she is his fiance. To make matters worse, as Lucy spends more time with Peter’s family, she finds herself falling head over heels in love with Jack, Peter’s younger brother. After Peter wakes up, Lucy must now deal with the consequences of her actions. Although While You Were Sleeping has many positive reviews, I absolutely hated this movie. Lucy and Peter’s relationship felt too forced and rushed. This is definitely not one of Sandra Bullock's greatest works. 
- @Vaseline of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Feb 18, 2017

just enjoyed this with my pre-teen and teen granddaughters - who want watch it again at Christmas.

A very romantic comedy. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Dec 20, 2015

I could watch this movie a million times in a row

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Cristalc89 Jan 11, 2014

" Peter, once asked me when it was that I fell in love Jack. And I told him it was while you were sleeping."

Sunnchilde Aug 19, 2011

"Kitty? ...Kitty?....rich Kitty?"


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