While You Were Sleeping

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Plot – Lucy works in the Chicago subway and dreams about a guy she sees everyday,even if he doesn’t worth the girl a look. One day he’s attacked by thugs and falls on the railways. Lucy rescues him and at the hospital everyone thinks she’s his girlfriend.

Movie Info

Title While You Were Sleeping

Year 1995

Director Jon Turteltaub

GenreDrama, Comedy, Romance

Top 18 Quotes of “While You Were Sleeping” Movie

You remember back in high school? I was starting to get really good at poker, went home with lots of lunch money? I got to know the principal’s office really well. He always used to say to me “why can’t you be more like your brother Peter”. I was ok with that, I was proud of you and I was never jealous of anything that you had.
[pause]
Until… Bill Pullman – Jack

“- Elsie: I could never make a good pot roast.
– Saul: You need good beef. Argentina has great beef: beef, and Nazis.”

Glynis Johns – Elsie
Jack Warden – Saul

“- Jack: Lucy? I have to ask you a question.
– Elsie: Get down on one knee, it’s more romantic.
– Saul: Elsie, if he’s proposing let him do it!
– Elsie: I am letting him do it.” Bill Pullman – Jack
Glynis Johns – Elsie
Jack Warden – Saul

“I don’t drink anymore… I don’t drink any less, either!”

Glynis Johns – Elsie

“- Jack: I guess I don’t remember meeting you.
– Lucy: Well, that’s probably because we’ve never met.
– Jack: That could have something to do with it.”

Bill Pullman – Jack
Sandra Bullock – Lucy

Peter once asked me when I fell in love with Jack. And I told him, “It was while you were sleeping”.

Sandra Bullock – Lucy

“- Lucy: Who is it?
– Joe Jr.: Joe Jr..
– Lucy: I’m not here.
– Joe Jr.: I know that trick!” Sandra Bullock – Lucy
Michael Rispoli – Joe Jr.

“- Peter: Remember the squirrels?
– Jack: Don’t even say it.
– Peter: First I knocked them out of their nest with a rock.
– Jack: Peter!
– Peter: Then I saved them.”

Peter Gallagher – Peter
Bill Pullman – Jack

“Do you believe in love at first sight? Nah, I betcha don’t, you’re probably too sensible for that. Or have you ever, like, seen somebody? And you knew that, if only that person really knew you, they would, well, they would of course dump the perfect model that they were with, and realize that you were the one that they wanted to, just, grow old…”

Sandra Bullock – Lucy

“You were born into a family. You do not join them like you do the Marines.”

Jason Bernard – Jerry

“I have a house, and family, and things like that… not like I’m complaining or anything, because I have a cat, I have an apartment, sole possession of the remote control. That’s very important. It’s just, I never met anyone I could laugh with.”

Sandra Bullock – Lucy

“- Saul: So, do you have any family?
– Lucy: My mom died when I was really little and a couple of years ago my dad got sick so we moved from Indiana so he could go to research hospital.
– Saul: Research. Another word for very expensive.
– Lucy: Yeah, I had to quit school and I started working for the CTA and about a year ago he decided he had had…”

Jack Warden – Saul
Sandra Bullock – Lucy

“He would get these far-off looks in his eyes and he would say ‘Life doesn’t always turn out the way you plan’. I just wish I’d realized at the time, he was talking about my life.” Sandra Bullock – Lucy

“- Jack: Tell me about your dad, what was he like?
– Lucy: He was a lot like me, brown hair, flat chest.”

Bill Pullman – Jack
Sandra Bullock – Lucy

“I like Mass better in Latin. It’s nicer when you don’t know what they’re saying.” Glynis Johns – Elsie

“- Lucy: I’m in love with your son.
– Ox: I know.
– Lucy: Not that one.
– Lucy: That one.”

Sandra Bullock – Lucy
Peter Boyle – Ox

“- Lucy: You give up your seat every day in the train.
– Peter: Well… But that’s not heroic.
– Lucy: It is to the person who sits in it.”

Sandra Bullock – Lucy
Peter Gallagher – Peter

“- Priest: Dearly beloved, we are gathered here to…
– Lucy: I object.
– Saul: Oh, geez.
– Priest: I didn’t get to that part yet.
– Jack: I would have to object too.” Joel Hatch – Priest
Sandra Bullock – Lucy
Jack Warden – Saul
Bill Pullman – Jack