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Quotations from Sleepless in Seattle

Sleepless in Seattle is a romantic comedy-drama film about a recently widowed man and his son as the man looks for new love and his son looks for a new love and his father's happiness. Directed by Nora Ephron. Starring Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, and Ross Malinger. Based on the story by Jeff Arch. Inspired by "An Affair to Remember".

Sleepless in Seattle is seen as one of the greatest romance films every created. The film saw both critical and financial success. Actually, it saw enormous financial success, making over ten times the amount of its budget. The movie was nominated for the Best Music, Original Song and Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Oscar awards. Read on for some great quotes from the film Sleepless in Seattle.


Becky: Verbal ability is a highly overrated thing in a guy, and it's our pathetic need for it that gets us into so much trouble.
Annie Reed: Destiny is something we've invented because we can't stand the fact that everything that happens is accidental.
Annie Reed: When a man is a widower why do we say he was widowed? Why don't we say he was widowered?
Jay: Gunga Din is not a, a swatch kind of movie.
Sam Baldwin: What is "tiramisu"?
Jay: You'll find out.
Sam Baldwin: Well, what is it?
Jay: You'll see!
Sam Baldwin: Some woman is gonna want me to do it to her and I'm not gonna know what it is!
Walter: Marriage is hard enough without bringing such low expectations into it.
Doctor Marcia Fieldstone: People who truly loved once are far more likely to love again. Sam, do you think there's someone out there you could love as much as your wife?
Sam Baldwin: Well, Dr. Marcia Fieldstone, that's hard to imagine.
Doctor Marcia Fieldstone: What are you going to do?
Sam Baldwin: Well, I'm gonna get out of bed every morning... breath in and out all day long. Then, after a while I won't have to remind myself to get out of bed every morning and breath in and out... and, then after a while, I won't have to think about how I had it great and perfect for a while.
Doctor Marcia Fieldstone: Tell me what was so special about your wife?
Sam Baldwin: Well, how long is your program? Well, it was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were suppose to be together... and I knew it. I knew it the very first time I touched her. It was like coming home... only to no home I'd ever known... I was just taking her hand to help her out of a car and I knew. It was like... magic.
Sam Baldwin: So, how's my butt?
Jonah Baldwin: Thanks for dinner. I've never seen potatoes cooked like that before.
Taxi Driver: There it is. What are you gonna do when you get up there? Spit off the top?
Jonah Baldwin: No, I'm gonna meet my new mother.
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