Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Serendipity has no business working, but it does. And by the way, Eugene Levy has no business almost stealing the show, but he does, too.
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Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Serendipity returns us, if only for a couple of hours, to the Manhattan of our dreams.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Serendipity is "Sliding Doors" with no alternate versions; it's willed enchantment all the way.
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Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Serendipity's finale is a perfect crowd-pleaser, sweet and unlikely and over the top.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
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.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
Serendipity is a throwback to a more innocent era in American life, 25 days ago.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The lightweight bauble is perfect entertainment for now.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
If you can believe Serendipity's cockeyed conceit, you may find that discovering this escapist love story feels like a lucky accident.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Contrived and schematic, Peter Chelsom's film is a mechanical bird that never takes wing.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Does romantic comedy have to come off as sugared stupidity? It does here.
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52 out of 100
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