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Serving Sara (2002)

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

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Vernon
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Derek Southers ...
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Eli Jacques ...
Woman at Blackjack Table
John Wayne Shafer ...
Pit Boss
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A process server, Joe Tyler (played by Matthew Perry) is given the task of serving divorce papers on Sara Moore (Elizabeth Hurley), the wife of of a wealthy Texas businessman. To do so he needs to contend with her attempts at evasion and the attempts of a colleague to undermine him. Written by grantss

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The One Thing That Could Bring Them Together Is Revenge.

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Comedy | Romance

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

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23 August 2002 (USA)  »

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Flipping the Mark  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$29,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,758,236, 25 August 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$16,930,185, 1 December 2002

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,146,150
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1.85 : 1
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The hotel concierge is played by Mike Judge who is a last minute addition to the film. According to Reggie Hudlin the original actor fell ill and was unable to appear in the movie, so he phoned Mike Judge who agreed to play the part. See more »

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After Sarah is served by Tony and Kate, we catch a glance of the Polaroid picture in Kate's hand and it has a large Texas Flag on it that is not in the room. See more »

Quotes

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 Rocky (1976) See more »

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Jingle Bells
Written by James Pierpont (uncredited)
[Incorrectly credited as Traditional]
Arranged by Gary Hoey
Performed by Gary Hoey
Courtesy of Surfdog Records
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Funny Movie!

Matthew Perry and Elizabeth Hurley serve up a very funny, and fine comedy romp in "Serving Sara". Perry plays Joe Tyler, a processing server who boss(Cedric The Entertainer) is more conniving than himself. He and his lackey Tony (Vincent Pastore) makes lots of money serving people. Upon making a serve, he meets Sara(Hurley) and gives him a offer he couldn't refuse. After getting his nose busted, the new partnership has begun. I like the part at the airport where Sara's jeans get mangled up at the conveyor belt. Then when they get to a cheap motel, she flashes the night auditor. The recipe of this team-up is revenge on her ex-husband(Bruce Campbell). Tony, Ray Harris' co-worker is more inept than helpful. He gets the paperwork done, but the time zone gives his the disadvantage. Revenge does have its price, but if it's right, it's a payoff. The result, living large and in charge! Great movie, great cast, so-so response from the critics. But I don't care! You got served! 3 out of 5 stars!


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