Sleepwalk With Me Synopsis
A commitment-shy comic (Mike Birbiglia) struggles with indecision and bouts of nocturnal strolling.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Lauren Ambrose is lovely as the girlfriend he's a fool to lose but seems intent on losing anyhow.
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88

New York Observer

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Laugh-out-loud funny and somewhat melancholic.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I like this movie. More important, I like Mike Birbiglia in it. Whether he has a future in stand-up I cannot say, but he has a future as a...
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A dream for fans of offbeat, well-written, subtly acted projects.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
It all adds up to a fine, funny exercise in disheveled self-deprecation: a self-portrait of a guy who can't control a major portion of his...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
With a refreshing lack of fake glamour, the film captures what it's like to be an initially unpromising comedian on the road.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

Much of the best comedy derives from personal pain, and comic turned filmmaker Mike Birbiglia deftly transposes his stand-up routine to the...
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70

Wall Street Journal

By John Anderson
Sleepwalk With Me makes the subject palatable, funny and maybe even touching.
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Birbiglia is a great storyteller, but not a natural actor. Matt should really be played by someone with more skill - and by someone in his...
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Birbiglia, who's from Shrewsbury, has done some wonderful things with awkwardness. I'm sad to report that Sleepwalk With Me isn't one of...
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Pure Comedy!

By pedsarq
What great sleeper comedy! This is a well written story about a man who is a natural at comedy, but it takes him a long time to figure it out because everyone in his life has an idea of what he...

Funny & Real

By HarBerNi
Unique story, likable characters, lots of laughs (the main character is really a comedian) while dealing with a semi-serious condition (ie sleep walking). A movie guys and girls will enjoy....

Go see this...

By spirok26
This was a great movie, very well written and executed. There were moments that I couldn't stop laughing and moments that were shocking but in the end this is a sweet warm movie that you can tell was...

Mike Birbiglia at his best!

By kuma899
If you like Mike Birbiglia, you'll enjoy this movie version of the story of his sleep disorder. It's not just a good story about his own life, but the actuality of a comic's life on the road. The...

I slept then I walked (out)

By MBaraz
I have heard the story on This American Life twice, which I am a big fan of it and Ira Glass (and small donor to the show), I was really ready to love the film. However I walked out of the movie, the...

This film deserves to be in major theaters

By epkeaton
I just wish this movie was available to more people. This movie tells a great story and as a fan of Birbigs, I enjoyed the way he intertwined many of his jokes through the film....

fantastic!

By barcode1
This is an amazing, inspiring movie. It kept me laughing the whole time. I really love this movie, and think you should go see it....

Nice one ... Must watch

By anju2979
Nice one!...

sleep walk with me

By Rob_Ferre
If you are a fan of Mike Birbiglia then I say must go!...

Fantastic comedy!

By danbretl
Great story, great acting, great feeling. Can't think of many people who wouldn't enjoy this movie....

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Rated PG-13 | For Some sexual content and brief language.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Comedian faces sleep disorders and girlfriend troubles.
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