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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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Bloomingdale's Stock Girl
Michael Guarino Jr. ...
Customer At Bloomingdale's (as Michael Guarino)
Abdul Alshawish ...
Customer At Bloomingdale's
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Host At Serendipity
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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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The love of your life could be in line for popcorn..... See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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

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Release Date:

5 October 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Señales de amor  »

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

During filming of this movie in NYC, the following note was posted on a production trailer: "Yes, we are filming a movie. It is called 'Serendipity'. It stars John Cusack and some girl from Britain that you wouldn't know - even if we told you her name. We will be shooting tonight until midmorning. Please don't ask the crew any questions. Even if they don't look like they are working, they are thinking." See more »

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During the hunt for "Love in the Time of Cholera", the camera crew is reflected in the black Range Rover that passes in front of the bookstore that Jonathan and Dean are exiting. See more »

Quotes

[discussing Lars' music video]
Lars: No, no, no, cut, cut.
Lars' agent: What's the problem?
Lars: Well, the problem is you can't fight off an army of blood-thirsty Vikings with a shenai, it's illogical.
Lars' agent: No, no, see, you're lulling them into submission with the music. See, that's the whole point of the song, really, mystic surrender.
[the Viking is covering his ears in agony]
Lars: You don't think he looks like he hates the music?
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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January Rain
Written by David Gray
Performed by David Gray
Courtesy of IHT Records, ATO Records, The RCA Records Label, a unit of BMG Entertainment and Warner Strategic Marketing UK
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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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