Best Romantic Movies

Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

PG105 Minutes25 Jun, 1993

Plot - On Christmas eve the son of a widowed man's calls a radio show from Seattle and wishes for a new wife for his father.

Nora Ephron

Gary Foster

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Romance, Comedy, Drama,


Rotten Tomatoes72%

"Sleepless in Seattle Movie" Story

After his significant other Maggie passes away, Sam Baldwin and his 8-year-old child Jonah move from Chicago to Seattle to get away from the melancholy connected with Maggie’s demise. After eighteen months Sam is as yet lamenting and can’t rest. In spite of the fact that Jonah misses his mom, he needs his dad to get another spouse regardless of Sam having not mulled over dating once more. On Christmas Eve, Sam winds up spilling his heart out on a national radio syndicated program about his mystical and flawless marriage to Maggie, and about how much he misses her. Among the numerous ladies who hear Sam’s story and become hopelessly enamored with him exclusively due to it is Annie Reed, a Baltimore-based daily paper writer. Annie’s infatuation with Sam’s story and by association Sam himself is despite being already engaged. Her relation with her fiancee Walter is not what she dreamt of about the love life. She even keeps in touch with Sam proposing they meet on the Empire State Building .

"Sleepless in Seattle Movie" Trailer & Video

Movie Details



Bill Pullman, Rob Reiner

Marc Shaiman

TriStar Pictures

Sven Nykvist

Seattle, USA

Awards & Nominations Won by "Sleepless in Seattle Movie"

Academy Awards, USA 1994

Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Nora Ephron (screenplay) 
David S. Ward (screenplay) 
Jeff Arch (screenplay/story) 
Best Music, Original Song
Marc Shaiman (music) 
Ramsey McLean (lyrics)

Golden Globes, USA 1994

Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Meg Ryan 
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Tom Hanks 

BAFTA Awards 1994

BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Original
Nora Ephron 
David S. Ward 
Jeff Arch 
Best Score
Marc Shaiman 

American Comedy Awards, USA 1994

American Comedy Award
Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Meg Ryan 

Brit Awards 1994

Best Soundtrack

Casting Society of America, USA 1994

Best Casting for Feature Film, Comedy
Juliet Taylor 

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 1994

Best Picture

MTV Movie Awards 1994

MTV Movie Award
Best Female Performance
Meg Ryan 
Best Breakthrough Performance
Ross Malinger 
Best On-Screen Duo
Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan 
Best Movie Song
Céline Dion 
Clive Griffin 

Writers Guild of America, USA 1994

WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Nora Ephron 
David S. Ward 
Jeff Arch 

Young Artist Awards 1994

Young Artist Award
Outstanding Family Motion Picture - Comedy
Best Actor Under Ten in a Motion Picture
Ross Malinger 

Box Office Earning of "Sleepless in Seattle"

Budget : $21,000,000
Opening Weekend : $17,200,000 (USA)

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