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Summary In a quest to find his biological parents, Mel Coplin (Stiller) -- joined by his wife (Arquette) and a sexy adoption counselor (Leoni) -- embarks on a cross country search for his "roots." (Miramax)

Flirting with Disaster
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 16 Critic Reviews
must-see
82
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 57 User Ratings
7.5
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Summary In a quest to find his biological parents, Mel Coplin (Stiller) -- joined by his wife (Arquette) and a sexy adoption counselor (Leoni) -- embarks on a cross country search for his "roots." (Miramax)

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 16 Critic Reviews
82
88% Positive
14 Reviews
13% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 16 Critic Reviews
82
88% Positive
14 Reviews
13% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 57 User Ratings
7.5
75% Positive
43 Ratings
4% Mixed
2 Ratings
21% Negative
12 Ratings

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 57 User Ratings
7.5
75% Positive
43 Ratings
4% Mixed
2 Ratings
21% Negative
12 Ratings

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Production Company Miramax
Release Date Mar 22, 1996
Duration 1 h 32 m
Rating R
Genres
Tagline The story of a man who went searching for his roots, and got tangled up along the way.
Film Independent Spirit Awards
4 Nominations
American Comedy Awards, USA
2 Nominations
Chlotrudis Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination