While You Were Sleeping On the surface, this upbeat romantic comedy makes you feel good because it's about a lonely, dreamy woman (Sandra Bullock) who finds love with a… While You Were Sleeping On the surface, this upbeat romantic comedy makes you feel good because it's about a lonely, dreamy woman (Sandra Bullock) who finds love with a… Sandra Bullock Bill Pullman Peter Boyle Peter Gallagher Glynis Johns Jack Warden
Movie Review

Movie Review: 'While You Were Sleeping' (1995)

EW's GRADE
B-

Details With: Sandra Bullock and Bill Pullman

On the surface, this upbeat romantic comedy makes you feel good because it's about a lonely, dreamy woman (Sandra Bullock) who finds love with a nice guy (Bill Pullman) while pretending to be engaged to his brother (Peter Gallagher), who can't protest because he's in a coma. Look beneath the surface, though, and this is a ''warm-edy'' cranked out by a machine, with characters who do what they do only because the highly structured plot requires it. Bullock just about knocks herself exhausted being winsome and lovable. B-

Originally posted May 05, 1995 Published in issue #273 May 05, 1995 Order article reprints
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