Best Romantic Movies

Before Sunrise (1995)

R101 Minutes27 Jan, 1995

Plot - A young fellow and lady meet on a train in Europe, and end up on spending an evening together in Vienna. Lamentably, both realize that this will presumably be their only evening together.

Richard Linklater

Anne Walker-McBay


Romance, Drama,


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"Before Sunrise Movie" Story

Jess , an American going through Europe, meets a beautiful French lady on a train. Jesse is going to Vienna, where he is flying back to America the following morning. While Celine is taking off to Paris, where she is beginning classes at the Sorbonne. From the minute they get each other’s attention they are quickly attracted to each other. They have a meal in the lounge car and appreciate each other’s discussion so much that when they touch base in Vienna, Jesse persuades Celine to go with him and meander the Vienna avenues until the time for his plane to depart. What’s more, as they talk and stroll through Vienna, they begin to fall in love with each other.

"Before Sunrise Movie" Trailer & Video

Movie Details



Fred Frith

Castle Rock Entertainment

Lee Daniel

Vienna, Austria

Awards & Nominations Won by "Before Sunrise Movie"

Awards Circuit Community Awards 1995

Best Director
Richard Linklater
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Ethan Hawke
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Julie Delpy
Best Original Screenplay
Kim Krizan
Richard Linklater

Berlin International Film Festival 1995

Silver Berlin Bear
Best Director
Richard Linklater
Golden Berlin Bear
Richard Linklater

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1996

CFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Richard Linklater

MTV Movie Awards 1995

MTV Movie Award
Best Kiss
Julie Delpy
Ethan Hawke

Box Office Earning of "Before Sunrise"

Budget : $2,500,000
Opening Weekend : $1,423,537

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