Flirting With Disaster

Wildly inspired, consistently hilarious comedy about the fragmentation of the American family in the '90s. Hapless yuppie Mel (Ben Stiller) sets out on a cross-country quest for his biological mom and dad while coping with the emotional demands of an aggrieved spouse (Patricia Arquette) and a would-be lover (Tea Leoni), not to mention his insanely overbearing...read more

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Flirting With Disaster
Written and directed by David O. Russell (Three Kings, Spanking the Monkey), this hysterically original comedy was cheered by critics and audiences na (more…)
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01:57 — Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin (Ben Stiller) decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cros (more…)

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  • Released: 1996
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Wildly inspired, consistently hilarious comedy about the fragmentation of the American family in the '90s. Hapless yuppie Mel (Ben Stiller) sets out on a cross-country quest for his biological mom and dad while coping with the emotional demands of an aggri… (more)

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