You've Got Mail is a 1998 American romantic comedy film directed by Nora Ephron. They wrote the screenplay with her sister Delia Ephron and Miklós László, inspired by the plot of the film The Shop Around The Corner (1940). Meg Ryan was for her starring role as Kathleen Kelly nominated for a Golden Globe, an American Comedy Award and Golden Satellite Award. The film grossed about $ 250,000,000,-on, of which approximately $ 115.000.000 $ 135.000.000 in the United States, dollar-and,-in the rest of the world. [1]


[hide]*1 Story


Kathleen Kelly (Meg Ryan) is the owner of a small Bookstore, called ' The Shop Around The Corner, "which she has inherited from her mother. Joe Fox (Tom Hanks) on the other hand, the company of his family, runs a large chain store called ' Fox Books '. When Fox Books spreading to the West, threatens to displace The Shop Around The Corner. Kelly and Fox fight therefore a heated fight out. What they both do not know, is that the blossoming romance they experience through the email in the meantime behind pseudonyms, with each other.

Division Of Roles[Edit]Edit

Actor Character
Leading Roles
Tom Hanks Joe Fox
Meg Ryan Kathleen Kelly
Greg Kinnear Frank Navasky
Parker Posey Patricia Eden
Jean Stapleton Birdie Conrad
Dave Chappelle Kevin Jackson
Steve Zahn George Pappas
Supporting Roles
Heather Burns Christina Plutzker
Dabney Coleman Nelson Fox
John Randolph Schuyler Fox
Deborah Rush Veronica Grant
Hallee Hirsh Annabelle Fox
Jeffrey Scaperrotta Matthew Fox
Cara Seymour Gillian Quinn

Film Music[Edit]Edit

You've Got Mail contains a set of songs that played together on an album that appeared in december 1998. The score includes a mix of classic songs from the 1960s and 1970s, along with new, original recordings and covers.


  1. The Puppy Song- Harry Nilsson
  2. Dreams- The Cranberries
  3. Splish Splash- Bobby Darin
  4. Dummy Song- Louis Armstrong
  5. Remember- Harry Nilsson
  6. Dream- Roy Orbison
  7. Rockin' Robin- Bobby Day
  8. Randy Newman -Lonely at the Top
  9. Signed Sealed Delivered, I'm Yours - Stevie Wonder
  10. I Guess the Lord Must Be In New York City- Sinead O'Connor
  11. Over the Rainbow - Harry Nilsson
  12. Anyone at All- Carole King
  13. I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter- Billy Williams
  14. Suite from "you've Got Mail"- George Fenton
  15. You Made Me Love You- Jimmy Durante


The film was in 1998 by Warner Brothers released under relatively large media attention. From the start, there were high hopes for the production, based on the fact that actors Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan were linked, which have previously proved to be a success in films such as Joe vs. The Volcano and Sleepless in Seattle .


  • The name of the movie is the ' greeting ' that AOLusers hear when they receive new email.
  • The film is included in the Upper West Side of New York City.

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