Overall Rank: 3818
Average Rating: 2.7/4
# of Ratings: 137
Theatrical Release Date: 10/05/2001
Genre: Comedy, Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Peter Chelsom
Actors: John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale, Bridget Moynahan, Jeremy Piven, John Corbett, Molly Shannon
Plot: A chance encounter while Christmas shopping brings together Jonathan and Sara - convinced that love and fate are intertwined the two separate and decide they will be together only if they meet up again later in life. Years later both are engaged but neither can shake the feeling that they should be together. -- Chris Kavan
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RITT - wrote on 01/15/2012
This is the feel good movie of the millennium. Jonathon and Sara meet on a chance encounter while reaching for the same pair of gloves. They sit down to a cup of coffee and conversation and depart leaving their next encounter up to fate.
Snoogans - wrote on 11/27/2011
Annoying rom-com. I like John Cusack, but I can't watch him in this movie.
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The Scripted - wrote on 03/17/2009
This movie caught me of guard. One lazy Sunday, my sister and I were laying around, flicking through the channels on the TV. We caught the opening credits for Serendipity, neither of us had even heard of it, but we saw John Cusack's name and thought, :"Well it can't be all that bad, it's got John Cusack in it." So we are watching and I swear, we got sucked right in. And it's not even like the movie is that good.....it just has very developed characters, and there is such a sweetness in it. We were both fully engrossed and rooting for the main characters to recconnect. When he opens that book near the end and....Ahhhh......we were crying so hard by the end of this movie......we felt so giddy and high. This movie will make you feel good no matter how depressed you are.....as long as you …
TheWolf - wrote on 08/03/2007
John Cusack is a brilliant actor. While he always seems to play the same type of character in every one of his movies he seems to have the type down to the point where just seems to make it work. John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale have amazing on- screen chemistry, and when put together they make the perfect pair. John Cusack is a very witty guy in this film and is always there for a good laugh. His character, Jonathan Trager is your typical hopeless romantic that you end up rooting for in the end to find the girl and sweep her off her feet. He is a very talented actor and is nothing short of in this flick. His character is also paired with best friend Dean Kansky (Jeremy Piven), an obituary writer for the New York Times. Together these two are the dynamic duo. Jeremy Piven with his …
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