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A couple reunite years after the night they first met, fell in love, and separated, convinced that one day they'd end up together.

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Bloomingdale's Salesman
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Customer At Bloomingdale's (as Michael Guarino)
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Host At Serendipity
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Josh's Dad
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Louis Trager
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Storyline

Jonathan Trager and Sara Thomas met while shopping for gloves in New York. Though buying for their respective lovers, the magic was right and a night of Christmas shopping turned into romance. Jon wanted to explore things further but Sara wasn't sure their love was meant to be. They decided to test fate by splitting up and seeing if destiny brought them back together... Many years later, having lost each other that night, both are engaged to be married. Still, neither can shake the need to give fate one last chance to reunite them. Jon enlists the help of his best man to track down the girl he can't forget starting at the store where they met. Sara asks her new age musician fiance for a break before the wedding and, with her best friend in tow, flies from California to New York hoping destiny will bring her soulmate back. Near-misses and classic Shakespearean confusion bring the two close to meeting a number of times but fate will have the final word on whether it was meant to be. Written by Lordship <lordship@juno.com>

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fate | gloves | wedding | love | destiny | See more »

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Sometimes True Love Can Have More Than One Face See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for a scene of sexuality, and for brief language | See all certifications »

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5 October 2001 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$194,308 (Brazil) (20 December 2002)

Gross:

$633,868 (Brazil) (10 January 2003)
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Trivia

Peter Chelsom wanted Dawn French to play a role but the studio vetoed this See more »

Goofs

Jonathan says that Cool Hand Luke (1967), his favorite movie, features the "The Man With No Eyes And No Name". The Man With No Eyes is named Boss Godfrey. See more »

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Janitor: They called the whole thing off!
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A wonderful story!
14 September 2001 | by (Barrie, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

A wonderful story!

Attended the Toronto Film Festival Gala Premiere last night (September 13) and must say that the film exceeded expectations. It was an excellent combination of comedy and romance with just the right amount of twist to keep you entertained and excited. Heartily recommend it to all!


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