Sleepless in Seattle

Continuity mistake: Near the end, Annie and Walter go to a restaurant with a view of the Empire State Building. It is very cloudy, dark and grey in this shot. Just prior to this, Jonah is atop the Empire State Building and it is relatively clear. Later when Sam comes into New York it's cloudless again.

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Continuity mistake: The bearded man sitting next to Jonah, on the flight to New York, is also seen sitting two seats away from Sam when he flies to New York chasing Jonah. The same guy is on two different planes at the same time.

Continuity mistake: When Jonah and Sam are seeing Victoria off at the airport, where does she go? During the scene other people are moving towards and around the door that Victoria seems pointed towards; however, in the shot that immediately follows her departure the doors are opened by the flight crew and passengers (including Annie) disembark. (01:04:15 - 01:05:25)

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Continuity mistake: In the dinner scene, when Sam is discussing the topic of movies with Suzy, notice the drink glasses. The amount of wine in the glasses change several times throughout the scene.

Continuity mistake: Annie is discussing her trip to Seattle with Becky at her house. She pulls out the tape of "An Affair to Remember", walks into her kitchen, and Becky puts Annie's things on the table, handbag on the left and the purse to the right. They go back to the living room, then return to the kitchen a couple of minutes later. In the shot when Annie puts her mug down, the purse is now on the left and the handbag is on the right. (01:12:40 - 01:14:30)

Visible crew/equipment: In one shot when Annie and Walter are speaking in front of a shop window, you can see the cameraman's reflection. You even see him pivot his torso to follow the actors as they walk offscreen.

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Annie Reed: Now that was when people knew how to be in love. They knew it! Time, distance... nothing could separate them because they knew. It was right. It was real. It was.
Becky: A movie! That's your problem! You don't want to be in love. You want to be in love in a movie.

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Trivia: When Tom Hanks is listing the names of all the girls he 'made it with' in college, he lists 'Mary Kelly' as the eighth one. Mary Kelly is the name of the script superviser, and she also has a small role as the woman afraid of flying on the plane with Meg Ryan.

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Question: What is the Big Band song playing as the taxi drives over the bridge?

Answer: It's called Empire State Montage by Hugo W. Friedhofer.

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