DVD - 2002
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Is there really such a thing as a benevolent destiny that will eventually reunite true soul mates separated by time and distance? It begins at Christmastime in a New York department store, where two people meet by chance -- while shopping for their "significant others" -- and are immediately attracted to each other. After spending a romantic evening together, they reluctantly part, secretly hoping that fate will reunite them some day.


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Feb 08, 2021

This movie will make your heart sing.

Jan 28, 2021

There honestly isn’t a more heart-warming movie than “Serendipity”. Sara and Jonathan share a magical evening in New York after running into each other Christmas shopping by chance and after that, it is all up to fate. This movie is so wonderfully written and displaces such a beautiful message that everything happens for a reason. It is a great movie for the holiday season and so incredibly charming! I questioned some of their decisions on how they tested out their fate but overall, it was a great feel-good movie. I would recommend it to anyone wanting to watch a silly romantic comedy. 4.5/5
@butterflyreads of the Hamilton Public Library's Teen Review Board

May 24, 2019

Serendipity is a movie about fate and finding your soul mate. John and Sarah are two people who meet by chance and spend an evening together. Both are engaged to other people and when the evening ends and they are unable to exchange personal information, Sarah takes it as a sign. They each send their personal info "into the world" and then resume their normal lives. However, this isn't easy, since they know that they are meant to be together. This is where the movie gets complicated. They have to find a way to find each other with what little information they have to go on. Therein lies the romance of this movie. Just the idea that someone is searching for you. The movie can drag a little but it's worth watching until the end. John Cusack and Kate Beckinsdale make a wonderful on screen couple (or in this case, potential couple!), and they really work well together. If you are a hopeless romantic like me, then you won't be disappointed in "Serendipity"!

Apr 20, 2019

Great cast and cute story. Classic.

Lovestoread5 Jun 28, 2018

Boring. Predictable. Stupid chick-flick. Ugh. Blech.

Apr 17, 2017

rom com, romantic/plot was stupid and predictable (i.e. - it's always christmas) and not subtle, but some funny lines and acting by supporting cast, especially eugene levy and molly shannon. feels like an 80s or 90s movie couldn't believe was from 2001! also kind of creepy they were hitting on each other when in relationships; not much of a plot for a 1.5 hour movie SPOILER: meet cute, look for each other, find each other

Dec 17, 2016

This rom-com is wintry and, thanks to a good cast, above average. I enjoy it enough to have seen it more than once.

Apr 18, 2015

A great love story movie.

Nov 24, 2014

I love this movie, and watch it every Christmas.

Oct 06, 2013

Way too farfetched. Sure it IS called Serendipity, but the narrative lays it on so thick, this is way too unbelievable that it falls flat.

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