Sleepless in Seattle quotes

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After his wife Maggie passes away, Sam Baldwin and his 8-year-old son Jonah relocate from Chicago to Seattle to escape the grief associated with Maggie's death. Eighteen months later Sam is still grieving and can't sleep. Although Jonah misses his mother, he wants his father to get a new wife despite Sam having not even contemplated dating again. On Christmas Eve, Sam (on Jonah's initiative) ends up pouring his heart out on a national radio talk show about his magical and perfect marriage to Maggie, and how much he still misses her. Among the many women who hear Sam's story and fall in love with him solely because of it is Annie Reed, a Baltimore-based newspaper writer. Annie's infatuation with Sam's story and by association Sam himself is despite being already engaged. But Annie's relationship with her straight-laced fiancé Walter is unlike her dream love life in the movie An Affair to Remember (1957). She even writes to Sam proposing they meet atop the Empire State Building on ...

Director: Nora Ephron
Writer: Jeff Arch (story), Nora Ephron (screenplay), David S. Ward (screenplay), Jeff Arch (screenplay)
Production: TriStar Pictures
Year: 1993
MetaScore: 72/100
ImdbRating: 6.8
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 25 Jun 1993
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 17 nominations.

37 Clips & Quotes


Sam Baldwin - Tom Hanks
Jonah Baldwin - Ross Malinger
Maggie Baldwin - Carey Lowell
Annie Reed - Meg Ryan
Walter - Bill Pullman
Barbara Reed - Le Clanché du Rand
Cliff Reed - Kevin O'Morrison
Dennis Reed - David Hyde Pierce
Betsy Reed - Valerie Wright
Irene Reed - Frances Conroy
Harold Reed - Tom Tammi
Uncle Milton - Calvin Trillin
Dr. Marcia Fieldstone - Caroline Aaron
Loretta - Linda Wallem
Harriet (as LaTanya Richardson) - LaTanya Richardson Jackson
Keith - Tom McGowan
Wyatt (as Stephen Mellor) - Steve Mellor
Baltimore Waitress - Marguerite Schertle
Claire - Dana Ivey
Jessica - Gaby Hoffmann
Mailman - Matt Smith
Clarise - Amanda Maher
Victoria - Barbara Garrick
Seattle Maitre D' - Victor Morris
Seattle Waiter - Philip Mihalski
Seattle Detective - Donald J. Lee Jr.
Nervous Woman on Airplane - Mary A. Kelly
Tiffany Saleswoman - Diane Sokolow
Jessica's Mother - Hannah Cox
Jessica's Father - Rich Hawkins
Stewardess (as Tamera Plank) - Tamara Plank
New York Taxi Dispatcher (as Mike Badalucco) - Michael Badalucco
New York Taxi Dispatcher - Jeff Mazzola
Taxi Driver - Philip Levy
Cynthia - Julie Janney
Maitre D' - Tony Zazula
Elevator Man - John Boylan
Elevator Man - Robert Livingston
Information Booth Man - Sidney Armus
Car Driver - Philip Anagnos
Baltimore Mail Clerk - Jason Bortz
Tourist - Scott Duthie
Baltimore Kid - Phil Mallon
Seattle Airport passenger - Roger Petan
Bartender - Nick Taylor