While You Were Sleeping | Full Movie

While You Were Sleeping
  • PG
  • 1h 43m
  • 1995
Certified Fresh80%
Common Sense Media Iconage 11+
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You'll fall in love with While You Were Sleeping, The hit romantic comedy that woke eveyone up to adorable Sandra Bullock. As Lucy, a lonely subway worker, she becomes smitten with a handsome stranger (Peter Gallager). But when she saves his life after he's been mugged and fallen into a coma, his hilariously offbeat family mistakes her for his fiancé! Soon, the mix ups escalate as Lucy fabricates a life between herself and a man she;s never met! And When Lucy falls for his charming brother (Bill Pullman) the situation really gets uproarious - as she's for to make a choice between the two!

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Certified Fresh80%
Critics Consensus: While You Were Sleeping is built wholly from familiar ingredients, but assembled with such skill -- and with such a charming performance from Sandra Bullock -- that it gives formula a good name.
New Yorker
Anthony Lane

[Bullock] knows one of the secrets of doing romantic comedy: treating the romance as a good joke.

June 22, 2017
Philadelphia Inquirer
Steven Rea

Compared to While You Were Sleeping, even the half-baked scenario of the Marisa Tomei-Robert Downe...

June 22, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Appealing family comedy with old-fashioned feel.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that While You Were Sleeping is basically a charming, old-fashioned comedy with a bit of cursing and some selfish behavior. There's also a bit of sexual innuendo.

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The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy
  • Release Date:April 21, 1995
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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