Serving Sara (2002)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  23 August 2002 (USA)
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A process server tries to serve an elusive female target.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Milton the Cop
Marshall Bell ...
Warren Cebron
Derek Southers ...
Man in elevator (scenes deleted)
Robin McGee ...
Jimmy, Elevator Operator
Brent Duncan ...
Blackjack Dealer
Eli Jacques ...
Woman at Blackjack Table
John Wayne Shafer ...
Pit Boss


When Sara is served divorce papers while she is in New York, she is stunned. Not about to lose the fortune she amassed with her self-serving Texas husband, she makes an offer to her process server, Joe that sets them off on a wild trip across the country. Written by Yocke

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The One Thing That Could Bring Them Together Is Revenge.


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude humor, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 August 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Flipping the Mark  »

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Box Office


$29,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,758,236 (USA) (23 August 2002)


$64,726 (South Africa) (29 November 2002)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Many of the locations featured in the movie are actual locations found in Dallas Texas (e.g., the Texas Club, Reunion Arena, Dallas City Hall.) However, the stainless steel building of the "Moore Company" in the movie is actually the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank (K-11) which is located in the cultural district of Dallas. See more »


There are many indications that the movie takes place around Christmas time, but near the end of the movie, as it is approaching 7pm (Texas time), it is still daylight outside, when it ought to be dark. See more »


Gordon Moore: This better get done, or I'm gonna hang your ass out to dry, you understand?
[hangs up phone]
Ray Harris: [mocking Gordon] 'This better get done, or else I'll hang your ass out to dry'. Jesus! A redneck telling a black man he gonna hang him! That's the new millennium.
[yells out into the hall]
Ray Harris: Page Tony! And get Farrakhan and 'em on the phone... I think they might want a trip down there!
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References Get Smart (1965) See more »


You Can't Beat Jesus Christ
Written by Billy Joe Shaver
Performed by Billy Joe Shaver
Courtesy of New West Records, LLC
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22 April 2003 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie, mainly because Matthew Perry was in it, and I love his Chandler Bing character. Now, I first feared "oh no, this is going to be some romantic mumbo jumbo", but NO. Ofcourse this film contains romance, but it's ok, cause it's funny as hell. Perry makes several characters in this movie, which are worth it alone. Hilarious and I can definately recommend it, eventhough the plot line is a little weak, but Perry and his co-stars makes totally up for it..

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