Daydreaming about hopping on a plane or heck, just sitting at the airport? Us too.
With travel plans put on hold because of the coronavirus, we’re fantasizing about the days when we can pack our bags and head to the airport. Instead, we’re sitting at home getting our fill of faraway destinations with a little help from our TVs. Keep reading to check out our list of movies with romantic airport scenes. They may not be a replacement for an honest to goodness getaway but they’ll help with wanderlust.
‘Sleepless in Seattle’
Directed by Nora Ephron, 1993’s Sleepless in Seattle is a classic romantic comedy. Tom Hanks plays Sam Baldwin, a widower who moves to Seattle, Washington, with his son Jonah to get a fresh start. One night, Jonah calls a talk radio show and says he wants to find a new wife for his dad. Sam ends up on the phone talking about how much he loved his late wife.
Listeners can’t help but connect with Sam’s story. Among them is Annie Reed (Meg Ryan), a reporter working across the country. Even though she’s engaged to be married she wants to track down Sam.
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Meanwhile, Sam starts dating a woman named Victoria who Jonah isn’t particularly fond of. When the father and son are dropping her off at the airport, they have a conversation about relationships. Just as Hanks’ character is saying the words, “There’s no such thing as perfect,” he looks up to see Annie and he’s left speechless. After an awkward moment in Seattle, Annie and Sam eventually meet in New York City at the top of the Empire State Building.
In this Christmas movie that practically became an instant classic in 2003, people from all different walks of life have a story to tell about love over the holiday season. Among them is Sam (Thomas Brodie-Sangster), a lovesick young boy. He’s so determined to get the attention of his classmate Joanna, he learns how to play the drums so he can perform in a school recital with her. Sam also enlists the help of his widower dad, Daniel (Liam Neeson), and together they make it their mission for Sam to be the best drummer ever.
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Source:: Showbiz Cheat Sheet