Sleepwalk With Me
Sleepwalk With Me (2012)

"I'm going to tell you a story, and it's true....I always have to tell people that." So asserts comedian-turned-playwright-turned-filmmaker Mike Birbiglia directly to the viewer at the outset of his autobiographically… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: December 18, 2012
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Critic Score: 84% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Laugh-out-loud funny and endearingly messy, Sleepwalk with Me overcomes its tonal inconsistencies to deliver a sweetly melancholic, amiably reassuring indie crowd-pleaser.

Chase Whale
Film.com

This self-deprecating comedy would make both Larry David and Louis C.K. proud,

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Tom Long
Detroit News

This is a movie for anyone who's ever been unsure, and surely that's everyone.

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Austin Trunick
Under the Radar

Rarely these days do you come across a comedy so wholly warm-hearted.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

From start to finish, his character, called Matt Pandamiglio, is all by his lonesome -- reaching out of the fog. He's a funny fog person.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Notwithstanding its storytelling stumbles, "Sleepwalk With Me" points in a positive direction for this likable comedian's career.

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Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

Birbiglia humbly finds gold in his unassuming story.

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Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune

The film acts as both a diary of a sidewinding comic stylist finding his style, almost by accident, and a reminder to all post-collegiate boyfriends and girlfriends that "OK" probably isn't good enough for either party.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

A smart, neurotic slice-of-life comedy about a stand-up comic with confidence issues, commitment issues, and career issues.

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Violet Lucca
Film Comment Magazine

However, there's something ultimately unsatisfying about the experience of listening to stand-up comedian Mike Birbiglia tell the true story of his inability to marry his longtime girlfriend (played by the far-too-hot-to-be-with-him Lauren Ambrose).

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
c0up
'Sleepwalk With Me'. Unexpectedly hilarious, sweet and honest. Some real moments of laugh-out-loud humour that's normally hard for me to come by.
Sam Barnett
The success of movie like this, which certainly won't wow you with exciting or suspenseful moments, hinges on the likability of the main character, and… More
Cynthia S.
I am a big Mike Birbiglia fan, so I may be a bit biased here..but...I thought that this movie was VERY charming.
Kevin Cookman
An insightful view on love vs. social acceptance, stand-up comedy, and sleep disorders.
Matthew Slaven
This adorable, quarky film is very fitting for Birbiglia. Fans know of him as a successful comedian, but we have to watch his younger self struggle to find the… More
Mark Hobin
Sleepwalk with Me plays to stand-up comedian Mike Birbiglia's strengths. At certain key moments he addresses the viewer la Woody Allen as he tells his… More