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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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Storyline

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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Comedy | Romance

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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

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

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 »

Goofs

When Kate allows Joe into the house to use the bathroom, we hear her say "I'll show you where it is," but her lips aren't moving; she's just smiling as she closes the door. 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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References Midnight Run (1988) See more »

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Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!)
Written by Dallas Austin
Performed by Blu Cantrell
Courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.
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niche comedy about procedural law
19 May 2003 | by (Kent & Madrid) – See all my reviews

Only someone who has studied US procedural law or lived through a civil lawsuit in the USA would fully understand the premise for most of the gags. Most people, however, do not meet that condition and so will only be able to appreciate the slap stick, which is not that great.

Aside from that, the performances are only passable. Even the actors seem to realize that they are only performing a legal journal's cartoon quality script.


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