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Serving Sara (2002)

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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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Box Office

Budget:

$29,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$64,726 (South Africa) (29 November 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 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

[to a kid on a bus]
Joe Tyler: Hey, mind your own business pork chops.
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Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!)
Written by Dallas Austin
Performed by Blu Cantrell
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"Serving Sara" is a comedy about a young man who is struggling in his career as he tries to determine and accomplish his goals.
20 March 2003 | by (Columbus, Ohio) – See all my reviews

"Serving Sara" is a modern-day comedy movie about a man who gave up a successful career take a job that he enjoys. He becomes frustrated as he struggles to accomplish his daily job duties and he cannot figure out why. He learns (the hard way) that his coworker is not only jealous of him, but also competitive towards him.

The main male character is Joe who is played by Matthew Perry. Matthew Perry works for a private investigator as a process server and is hired to serve divorce papers to the main female character Sara, played by Elizabeth Hurley. Matthew Perry has goals and struggles to stay on track to accomplish his goals. Once he serves Elizabeth Hurley her divorce papers, she convinces Matthew Perry to work with her to save her share of her fortune.

This movie is very similar to another movie starring Matthew Perry titled "Fools Rush In", 1996, also starring Selma Hayek. The movie is about a man whose struggles to be successful at any cost and slowly learns what is important to him. He struggles to reach his true goals, as Matthew does in "Serving Sara". Like "Fools Rush In", "Serving Sara" is light humor with little or no real point to the movie. In both movies Matthew Perry plays a funny guy who works along side of beautiful women, and in the end is able to accomplish his goals.


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