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While You Were Sleeping (1995)

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

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 889 $81,057,016
All Time International Box Office (Rank 801-900) 807 $101,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 783 $182,057,016

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 21st, 1995 (Wide) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: PG for some language
Running Time: 103 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Proposal
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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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 161 $5,764,376 May 26, 1995 38
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 151 $11,462,495 May 26, 1995 38
Fastest to $50m 1,213 $50,181,943 May 19, 1995 31

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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