While You Were Sleeping

Synopsis: Lucy's life consists of constant loneliness that is until she saves Peter's life. Now she is a part of his family, and with a strong heart and fate on her side, others begin to realize what a terrific person she is, especially Jack, Peter's brother. An extraordinarily true-to-life sequence of events begin to take place as Lucy and Jack become closer and learn more about each other and themselves than one would ever expect from such coincidental, yet believable events.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Jon Turteltaub
Production: Buena Vista Pictures
  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
103 min

Bermuda?|Oh, thats good.

l am recommending you|for Employee of the Month.

The usual.

- Really? l didnt know there|was an employee of the month.|- Oh, yeah.

Supervisor Jerry Wallace|nominates Lucy Moderatz...

for Employee of the Month.

Lucy is never tardy,|always works holidays...

even if she has worked|the previous holiday.

Just because she worked Thanksgiving,|Lucy is willing to work Christmas too?

Jerry, lm not|working Christmas.

- Ah, youll get a nice plaque|with the mayors stamp on it.|- l didnt vote.

- You get to ride on a float|St. Paddys day.|- l hate parades.

- Did l mention extra holiday pay?|- l hate you.


Look, Violet is sick|and Celeste cant switch...

because shes got some|big family thing.

And l promised my kids|ld be there for them this year.

- lt stinks, Jerry.|- l know it isnt fair,|and l cant make you do it.

But, Lucy, youre the only one--

Without family.

Merry Merry Christmas

Christmas everywhere

Merry Merry Christmas

Christmas in the air

Christmas in Chicago

New York too

Way down in New Orleans

And right here with you

Merry Merry Christmas

- Santa Claus is comin to town|- Come on, Richie.

Jingle bells are ringin

- Hi. Merry Christmas.|- Mistletoes all around

Ye-- Uh--

Nice coat.|Merry Christmas to you too.

Youre beautiful.|Will you marry me?

l love you.

- Yo!|- Hey!

- Nice coat.|- lts Christmas.

- Look, l dont want any trouble. Oh!|- Shit!

Lets go! Lets go!|Lets go!

Somebody help me, please!|Sir? Sir? Sir? Are you okay?

Can, can you get up?|God, sir, this is not good.

Oh, god, mister, um,|can you--

Are you breathing?|Oh, god, you smell good!

Please wake up. Please.|Please. Oh, god.

Can you wake up?|Can you hear me? Um--

Oh, god!|Wake up!

Somebody help me please!

Mister? Mister! Theres a train|coming and its fast.

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Daniel G. Sullivan

Daniel G. Sullivan is an American screenwriter. He co-wrote the screenplay for While You Were Sleeping (1995) with Frederic Lebow, but while it was acclaimed by many it did not receive any awards. He is currently still screenwriting and lives in a small Massachusetts town with two children and wife Patty. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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