Serving Sara
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A process server makes an unusual alliance with a beautiful but devious woman in this comedy. Joe Tyler (Matthew Perry) is a former attorney whose career went bust when he picked up some clients who turned out to be associated with the Mafia. These days, Joe makes his living as a process server, who presents people with legal papers -- papers they would usually prefer not to get. One of Joe's fellow servers, Tony (Vincent Pastore), is trying to weasel him out of his job, and has starting tipping off Joe's targets before he can deliver their papers in order to get Joe in dutch with… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 5%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Romantic comedy ought to have some romance and laughs, but this extraordinarily flat effort has neither."
‑ Hank Sartin, Chicago Reader
"The movie itself is a cattle ranch full of joke droppings and mooing shtick not worth stepping in."
‑ Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly
"A third-rate conflation of Midnight Run and It Happened One Night, Serving Sara relies heavily on Perry's perpetually exasperated shtick, which fits more comfortably among the democratic ensemble of TV's Friends."
‑ Scott Tobias, AV Club
"This movie has many of the usual elements a romantic comedy has."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"Any effort anyone puts forth is obviously for naught when the movie's supposedly showstopping set piece has Perry stick his arm up a bull's anus to tickle his prostate."
‑ Michael Dequina,
"Crass and joyless."
‑ Christy Lemire, Associated Press
"A broadly played, lowbrow comedy in which the cast delivers mildly amusing performances and no farm animals were injured by any of the gags."
‑ Kirk Honeycutt, Hollywood Reporter
"This movie doesn't play; it just lies there, waiting to be kicked around by anyone unfortunate enough to have shelled out good money to see it."
‑ Chris Kaltenbach, Baltimore Sun
‑ Urban Cinefile Critics, Urban Cinefile
"Hurley in particular is astoundingly awful."
‑ Susan Michals,
"The plot fluctuations unfold as predictably as any other cross-country buddy-buddy flick you care to mention."
‑ John Patterson, L.A. Weekly
"With Vicodin-sharp timing, Perry wavers from glib to glazed, seeming to openly rue his miscasting as palookaville process server Joe Tyler."
‑ Laura Sinagra, Village Voice
"Perry and Hurley don't have much chemistry, and the story is so dumb you might want to sue it for stupidity."
‑ David Sterritt, Christian Science Monitor
"Filled with artificial sweetener, and ultimately not satisfying enough."
‑ Scott Nash, Three Movie Buffs
"If he so chooses, David Schwimmer could make a movie co-starring Gallagher and Yakov Smirnoff. It would have to be better."
‑ Nick Rogers, State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL)
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