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Serendipity (2001)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 5 October 2001 (USA)
A couple search for each other years after the night they first met, fell in love, and separated, convinced that one day they'd end up together.

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Bloomingdale's Salesman
Lilli Lavine ...
Bloomingdale's Stock Girl
Michael Guarino Jr. ...
Customer At Bloomingdale's (as Michael Guarino)
Abdul Alshawish ...
Customer At Bloomingdale's
Stephen Bruce ...
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Bloomingdale's Saleswoman #1
Crystal Bock ...
Bloomingdale's Saleswoman #2
Gary Gerbrandt ...
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Jonathan Trager and Sara Thomas met while shopping for gloves in New York. Though buying for their respective lovers, the magic was right and a night of Christmas shopping turned into romance. Jon wanted to explore things further but Sara wasn't sure their love was meant to be. They decided to test fate by splitting up and seeing if destiny brought them back together... Many years later, having lost each other that night, both are engaged to be married. Still, neither can shake the need to give fate one last chance to reunite them. Jon enlists the help of his best man to track down the girl he can't forget starting at the store where they met. Sara asks her new age musician fiance for a break before the wedding and, with her best friend in tow, flies from California to New York hoping destiny will bring her soulmate back. Near-misses and classic Shakespearean confusion bring the two close to meeting a number of times but fate will have the final word on whether it was meant to be. Written by Lordship <lordship@juno.com>

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The love of your life could be in line for popcorn..... See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for a scene of sexuality, and for brief language | See all certifications »

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5 October 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Señales de amor  »

Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,309,241 (USA) (7 October 2001)

Gross:

$50,294,317 (USA)
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Serendipity mentions specifically or contains references to the following movies: Cool Hand Luke, The Godfather pts 1 & 2, The Wizard of Oz (pull back the curtain), & Peter Pan (Never Never Land). See more »

Goofs

When Jonathan Trager is lying down looking up at the snow falling, the glove lands on his chest above his hands, but in the next shot the glove is below his hands on his stomach. See more »

Quotes

Eve: [commenting on Sara's craziness] They should make pills for this.
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Connections

References The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) See more »

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Cool Yule
Written by Steve Allen
Performed by Louis Armstrong
Courtesy of MCA Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
[Played during the opening credits, the last scene and the end credits]
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A wonderful story!
14 September 2001 | by (Barrie, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

A wonderful story!

Attended the Toronto Film Festival Gala Premiere last night (September 13) and must say that the film exceeded expectations. It was an excellent combination of comedy and romance with just the right amount of twist to keep you entertained and excited. Heartily recommend it to all!


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