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While You Were Sleeping (1995)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $81,057,016Details
International Box Office $101,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $182,057,016
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Synopsis

This latter-day romantic screwball comedy stars Sandra Bullock as a love-starved subway toll booth operator, Lucy. Toll booth operator Lucy pines for regular customer Peter, but the self-absorbed attorney pays her no attention. when Peter is beaten by a gang of thugs and left onto the tracks, Lucy rescues him. While he is comatose in the hospital, a comment she makes at his bedside is misinterpreted, and she then allows his family members, who haven't seen Peter in a while, to believe that she is his fiancée. Peter's parents, Ox and Midge, take a liking to Lucy. But Lucy takes a liking to Peter's brother Jack, though Jack is suspicious about her claim to be Peter's intended.

Metrics

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 21st, 1995 (Wide) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: PG for some language
Running Time: 103 minutes
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Keywords: Romance
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Hollywood Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 269 $18,556 Oct 13, 1995 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 222 $43,980 Oct 6, 1995 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 193 $76,216 Sep 29, 1995 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 181 $117,944 Sep 22, 1995 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 187 $161,649 Sep 15, 1995 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 164 $239,171 Sep 8, 1995 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 143 $369,619 Sep 1, 1995 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 178 $358,182 Aug 25, 1995 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 153 $539,436 Aug 18, 1995 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 118 $824,301 Aug 11, 1995 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 119 $1,056,528 Aug 4, 1995 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 495 $251,259 Jul 28, 1995 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 529 $280,226 Jul 21, 1995 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 440 $401,961 Jul 14, 1995 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 360 $590,211 Jul 7, 1995 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 353 $807,464 Jun 30, 1995 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 274 $1,475,280 Jun 23, 1995 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 357 $1,671,527 Jun 16, 1995 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 347 $2,388,885 Jun 9, 1995 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 404 $3,006,548 Jun 2, 1995 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 199 $5,764,376 May 26, 1995 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 600 $4,512,747 May 19, 1995 31
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,173 $50,181,943 May 19, 1995 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 613 $6,520,452 May 12, 1995 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 717 $8,485,868 May 5, 1995 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 977 $10,491,714 Apr 28, 1995 10
Biggest April Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 239 $10,491,714 Apr 28, 1995 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,954 $9,288,915 Apr 21, 1995 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,038 1,421 Apr 21, 1995 3

Cast

   Lucy
   Jack
Peter Gallagher    Peter
Peter Boyle    Ox
Glynis Johns    Elsie
Jack Warden    Saul
Micole Mercurio    Midge
Jason Bernard    Jerry
Michael Rispoli    Joe Jr.
Ally Walker    Ashley Bacon
Monica Keena    Mary
Ruth Rudnick    Wanda
Marcia Wright    Celeste
Dick Cusack    Dr. Rubin
Thomas Q. Morris    Man in Peter's Room
Bernie Landis    Doorman
James Krag    Dalton Clarke
Rick Worthy    Orderly
Marc Grapey    Intern
Joel Hatch    Priest
Mike Bacarella    Mr. Fusco
Peter Siragusa    Hot Dog Vendor
Gene Janson    Man In Church
Krista Lally    Phyllis
Kevin Gudahl    Cop at ICU
Ann Whitney    Blood Donor Nurse
Margaret Travolta    Admitting Nurse
Shea Farrell    Ashley's Husband
Kate Reinders    Beth
Susan Messing    Celeste's Friend
Richard Pickren    Lucy's Father
Megan Schaiper    Young Lucy

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Joe Roth
Producer    Roger Birnbaum
Screenwriter    Daniel G. Sullivan
Screenwriter    Fredric Lebow
Executive Producer    Arthur Sarkissian
Executive Producer    Steve Barron
Director of Photography    Phedon Papamichael
Production Designer    Garreth Stover
Editor    Bruce Green
Composer    Randy Edelman
Co-Producer    Charles J.D. Schlissel
Co-Producer    Susan Stremple
Associate Producer    Jonathan Glickman
Associate Producer    Elaine Johnson
Assistant Director    Bruce Franklin
Unit Production Manager    Charles J.D. Schlissel
Art Director    Chris Cornwell
Set Decorator    Larry Dias
Costume Designer    Betsy Cox
Costume Supervisor    Kimberly Guenther
Production Sound Mixer    Curt Frisk
Re-recording Mixer    Paul Massey
Re-recording Mixer    Chris David
Supervising Sound Editor    J. Paul Huntsman
Sound Editor    Jeanine Payne
Sound Editor    Rebecca Nicolau
Sound Effects Editor    Joe Earle
Sound Effects Editor    Bruce Tanis
Dialogue Editor    Adam Sawelson
Dialogue Editor    Benjamin Beardwood
Dialogue Editor    Gary Lewis
Music Editor    John LaSalandra
Makeup Supervisor    Pamela Westmore
Key Hairstylist    Elaina P. Schulman
Casting Director    Amanda Mackey
Casting Director    Cathy Sandrich
Stunt Coordinator    Rick Lefevour

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1995/04/21 1 $9,288,915   1,421 $6,537   $9,288,915 3
1995/04/28 1 $10,491,714 +13% 1,907 $5,502   $22,797,727 10
1995/05/05 2 $8,485,868 -19% 2,066 $4,107   $34,600,715 17
1995/05/12 3 $6,520,452 -23% 2,070 $3,150   $43,663,814 24
1995/05/19 4 $4,512,747 -31% 2,086 $2,163   $50,181,943 31
1995/05/26 8 $5,764,376 +28% 1,713 $3,365   $57,665,730 38
1995/06/02 8 $3,006,548 -48% 1,581 $1,902   $61,759,634 45
1995/06/09 8 $2,388,885 -21% 1,446 $1,652   $65,463,078 52
1995/06/16 10 $1,671,527 -30% 1,242 $1,346   $68,280,570 59
1995/06/23 10 $1,475,280 -12% 1,001 $1,474   $70,775,624 66
1995/06/30 12 $807,464 -45% 641 $1,260   $72,441,409 73
1995/07/07 15 $590,211 -27% 469 $1,258   $73,620,344 80
1995/07/14 20 $401,961 -32% 328 $1,225   $74,292,894 87
1995/07/21 26 $280,226 -30% 261 $1,074   $74,745,472 94
1995/07/28 27 $251,259 -10% 182 $1,381   $75,144,872 101
1995/08/04 16 $1,056,528 +320% 709 $1,490   $76,338,598 108
1995/08/11 17 $824,301 -22% 674 $1,223   $77,921,460 115
1995/08/18 20 $539,436 -35% 522 $1,033   $78,954,926 122
1995/08/25 28 $358,182 -34% 334 $1,072   $79,632,692 129
1995/09/01 35 $369,619 +3% 253 $1,461   $80,141,415 136
1995/09/08 31 $239,171 -35% 224 $1,068   $80,448,113 143
1995/09/15 39 $161,649 -32% 193 $838   $80,677,240 150
1995/09/22 38 $117,944 -27% 143 $825   $80,839,549 157
1995/09/29 45 $76,216 -35% 103 $740   $80,949,384 164
1995/10/06 51 $43,980 -42% 55 $800   $81,024,100 171
1995/10/13 59 $18,556 -58% 28 $663   $81,052,361 178

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1995/04/21 1 $12,306,013   1,421 $8,660   $12,306,013 7
1995/04/28 1 $13,808,834 +12% 1,907 $7,241   $26,114,847 14
1995/05/05 2 $11,028,515 -20% 2,066 $5,338   $37,143,362 21
1995/05/12 3 $8,525,834 -23% 2,070 $4,119   $45,669,196 28
1995/05/19 4 $6,232,158 -27% 2,086 $2,988   $51,901,354 35
1995/05/26 8 $6,851,732 +10% 1,713 $4,000   $58,753,086 42
1995/06/02 8 $4,321,107 -37% 1,581 $2,733   $63,074,193 49
1995/06/09 8 $3,534,850 -18% 1,446 $2,445   $66,609,043 56
1995/06/16 9 $2,691,301 -24% 1,242 $2,167   $69,300,344 63
1995/06/23 10 $2,333,601 -13% 1,001 $2,331   $71,633,945 70
1995/06/30 12 $1,396,188 -40% 641 $2,178   $73,030,133 77
1995/07/07 15 $860,800 -38% 469 $1,835   $73,890,933 84
1995/07/14 22 $574,313 -33% 328 $1,751   $74,465,246 91
1995/07/21 26 $428,367 -25% 261 $1,641   $74,893,613 98
1995/07/28 27 $388,457 -9% 182 $2,134   $75,282,070 105
1995/08/04 16 $1,815,089 +367% 709 $2,560   $77,097,159 112
1995/08/11 18 $1,318,331 -27% 674 $1,956   $78,415,490 119
1995/08/18 20 $859,020 -35% 522 $1,646   $79,274,510 126
1995/08/25 28 $497,286 -42% 334 $1,489   $79,771,796 133
1995/09/01 35 $437,146 -12% 253 $1,728   $80,208,942 140
1995/09/08 33 $306,649 -30% 224 $1,369   $80,515,591 147
1995/09/15 39 $206,014 -33% 193 $1,067   $80,721,605 154
1995/09/22 40 $151,563 -26% 143 $1,060   $80,873,168 161
1995/09/29 45 $106,952 -29% 103 $1,038   $80,980,120 168
1995/10/06 51 $53,685 -50% 55 $976   $81,033,805 175