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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Joe Tyler
... Sara Moore
... Tony
... Gordon Moore
... Ray Harris
... Kate
... Vernon
... Milton the Cop
... Warren Cebron
Derek Southers ... Bouncer
... Man in Elevator (scenes deleted)
Robin McGee ... Jimmy the Elevator Operator
... Blackjack Dealer
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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Paramount [United States]

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Release Date:

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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Trivia

A good number of Joe's witty sarcastic comments were improved by Matthew Perry. See more »

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Joe's weight changes throughout the movie, as can be seen by the size of his neck. Matthew Perry's weight change was due to his drug addiction that occurred while filming (see Trivia). See more »

Quotes

Warren Cebron: Gordon, as your attorney, I advise you not get your personal security mixed up in this.
Gordon Moore: Mmm-hmm. Well, 'as my attorney', you screwed this up, dickweed.
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References The Mambo Kings (1992) See more »

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Christmas Time Is Here
Written and Performed by Peter Worden
Courtesy of Marc Ferrari/Mastersource
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Not Such a Bad Comedy
28 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

Frankly, the amount of stars this movie received on this site is sickening. I honestly found this movie to be an adequately comical film, and can't see how it only received 4.8 out of 10. Now, obviously it wasn't the best movie I've ever seen, but I did find myself laughing at it quite frequently. I really can't think of anything major that would yield such a low score. The acting was good, the cast had Mathew Perry, Elizabeth Hurley, Jerry Stiller, Cedric the Entertainer, a cameo from Mike Judge, and someone who I believe deserves to be in many more movies, Bruce Campbell. The story was sufficiently original, and the movie had, a brilliant, yet unforeseen twist towards the end. The only thing I could possibly think of for people giving this movie such a low rating, is that people tend to over-analyze comedies way too much. You can't expect a drama movie to be the same as a comedy, it just doesn't work that way. Personally, I would like to see this movie again, and feel that it deserves a better rating on this site than it obtained.


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