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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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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.

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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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Budget:

$29,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

The slutty outfit that Sara Moore wears throughout the second half was actually chosen by Elizabeth Hurley. The director liked it so much he decided that would be her costume. See more »

Goofs

When Sara originally makes up the "contract" between herself and Joe, she does not sign her name on the bottom, writing only "One Million Dollars". Later on when Joe shows her the contract, her name is signed on the bottom. See more »

Quotes

[Sara Moore's jeans' pant leg gets caught in a roller of a machine]
Sara Moore: Help me!
[Joe Tyler helps her by unbuttoning her jeans and then tearing that caught pant leg off]
Sara Moore: Jesus Christ! I said, "Help me," not "Undress me."
Joe Tyler: Oh, I'm sorry, I didn't hear you over that big machine that was going to rip you into pieces.
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Decent Comedy
16 February 2004 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

I don't know why everybody is bashing this little movie. Granted, it's not an "extraordinary film" nor is it Oscar material, but it does get the job done, and that is to entertain for an hour and a half. Matthew Perry's character is not that far removed from what he does in "Friends", so if you like "Friends" style of humor, you'll have no problem enjoying "Serving Sara". The premise of a guy delivering court notices isn't very attractive, but the movie does a fine job in stretching this premise and making it funny. Liz Hurley looks, as always, hot and Bruce Campbell(EVIL DEAD) is funny as the Texas business Honcho trying to divorce his wife.

I actually had my reservations about watching this one, because neither the title nor the cast was that appealing to me at first, but again, I must confess that I did enjoy this little sucker and I'd be lying if I told you otherwise. 7* out of 10*!


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