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Based on 33 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 20
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Does romantic comedy have to come off as sugared stupidity? It does here. show more

  • 75
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    Serendipity is a throwback to a more innocent era in American life, 25 days ago. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    If you can believe Serendipity's cockeyed conceit, you may find that discovering this escapist love story feels like a lucky accident. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Serendipity is "Sliding Doors" with no alternate versions; it's willed enchantment all the way. show more

  • 50
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Contrived and schematic, Peter Chelsom's film is a mechanical bird that never takes wing. show more

  • 63
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    The lightweight bauble is perfect entertainment for now. show more

  • 88
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    Serendipity returns us, if only for a couple of hours, to the Manhattan of our dreams. show more

  • 75
    Connie Ogle Miami Herald

    Serendipity's finale is a perfect crowd-pleaser, sweet and unlikely and over the top. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Honestly, it's still pretty hard to resist as a guilty pleasure: A fluffy date-night movie that wrung a tear or two from more than one hardened male critic's eyes, chick flick or no. show more

  • 63
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    There is a thrill in seeing them wooing and pursuing each other through the streets of New York, a city that here again, for a while, becomes a movie isle of joy. show more

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