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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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23 August 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Flipping the Mark  »

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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

When Joe Tyler is trying to serve Gordon Moore, in the arena and the camera is focussing on the table's clock (at 7:00), we can see "fair play" written on the table, which is ironic given the context. 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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Spoofs Outbreak (1995) See more »

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Living Proof
Written by Rodney Clawson, Julie Corlew and Julie Wood
Performed by Julie Wood
Courtesy of EMI/April Music, Inc. and Extreme Writers Group
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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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