something really strange has been happening in the city of seattle. It's a little like the famous movie with tom hanks and meg ryan. But this time, all these women are pouring in from 6,000 miles... See More
something really strange has been happening in the city of seattle. It's a little like the famous movie with tom hanks and meg ryan. But this time, all these women are pouring in from 6,000 miles away. Why? Here's abc's neal karlinsky. Reporter: In "sleepless in seattle," tom hanks and meg ryan put seattle on the map for lovelorn women everywhere. It's you. It's me. Reporter: Today, "sleepless in seattle" is back. Sort of. This time it's made in china. The blockbuster chinese romantic comedy is called "finding mr. Right," about a woman who travels from china to seattle looking for love, just like in the movies. Why do you come to seattle? Uh, "sleepless in seattle." I love that movie. Love it. Reporter: Now, in a weird case of life imitating art -- that's, by the way, all ready sort of imitating american art -- chinese women are flocking to seattle, 6,000 miles across the pacific. We have been amazed at the response. This is bigger than "sleepless in seattle." Reporter: Chinese television has been running features about the city and following chinese tourists obsessed with the movie. I thought about coming here one day, then the next day I bought a ticket, this woman says. All these young women relate. And they want to come and see if they can find their mr. Right in seattle. Reporter: Do you think this is a good place for a chinese woman to find love? Yeah, I think so. Why not? Reporter: Official statistics list more than 150,000 single men in seattle. But the ones we found -- it's good news. Reporter: Couldn't believe their good fortune. You think the average seattle man is up to the challenge? I'm more than up to the challenge. Reporter: Really? Oh, hell, yeah. Reporter: Hell, yeah. How does the selection of men look so far around seattle? Really good. Reporter: Neal karlinsky, abc news, speechless in seattle.
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