Flirting With Disaster (1996)

flirting-with-disaster-movie-posterBy Scott Goldfine

An adopted scientist (Ben Stiller) sets out to meet his actual parents in the manic comedy “Flirting With Disaster.” Mishaps abound as the scientist and his family is taken on a wild goose chase across the country by a neurotic chaperon.

Mary Tyler Moore and George Segal (as the adoptive parents) and Alan Alda and Lily Tomlin (actual parents) are a hoot in this surefire funny-bone tickler. Also Patricia Arquette, Téa LeoniRichard Jenkins and Josh Brolin. Rated R.


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