Sleepless in Seattle

"What if someone you never met, someone you never saw, someone you never knew was the only someone for you?"

Sleepless in Seattle is a 1993 romantic comedy starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. This movie follows the lives of Sam Baldwin, a father and widower, and Annie Reed, a reporter. Annie lives in New York and Sam in Seattle. Sam, played by Tom Hanks, is still grieving his wife years after her passing. His son Jonah maneuvers his father into going on a radio talk show and discuss his loneliness. This gets the attention from women all over America, including Annie Reed.

Annie, played by Meg Ryan, hears Sam on the radio and decides to write a letter to him but never mailed it. Her best friend took matters into her own hands and mailed the letter for Annie. Something about the lonely widower catches her attention and won't turn loose.

With help from Jonah and Annie's best friend, letters are exchanged between Sam and Annie. After several change meetings, Jonah takes matters into his own hands to unite Annie and his father with an iconic meeting on top of the Empire State Building on Valentine's Day.

| 1993 | 1 hr 46 min | 6.8/10
Nora Ephron
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