Flirting with Disaster

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"A comedy about sex, love, family and other accidents waiting to happen."
  • R
  • 1996
  • 1 hr 32 min
  • 6.7  (19,872)
  • 81

The film entitled Flirting with Disaster is about the life of a young man who sets out in search of his real parents. A guy known as Mel Coplin lives in a locality with his wife Nancy very close to Nancy's foster parents. Mel had just given birth to their first son just before the film started. However, she and her husband Mel do not still know what name to give to their baby. They decide not to give him a name until he grows up and Mel is has been able to locate his biological mother and father. One day Nancy decides to go over to an adoption agency where she finds the name of the little baby's mother in their database of the center. Mel then decides to go and pay her a visit so they can have a serious discussion.

A lady known as Tina who works at the agency accompanies Mel, Nancy and the bay to San Diego in search of Mel's mother. However, due to other circumstances,

Tina, the sexy but highly incompetent adoption agency employee, decides to accompany Mel, Nancy, and the newborn on a trip to San Diego and challenges they encounter on their way, they end up going to many other strange places in the United States.

Mel meets a lady known as Valerie and her two beautiful twin daughters. However, Nancy is devastated when she soon finds out Mel and Valerie are having an affair. She then insists that they should leave the house and continue on their search.

Their next stop is Michigan where they plan to locate the guy who put the story in the newspaper and also the doctor who delivered Mel's mum while she was giving birth. After a long struggle they finally meet him and when he suspects that Mel could possibly be his own long lost son, he starts treating them with so much love and care.

At the end however, after a series of disappointments, Mel finally meets his biological parents Richard and Mary who tell him why they gave him for adoption.

Flirting with Disaster is a 1996 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 32 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.7 and a MetaScore of 81.

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    1 hr 32 min
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    6.7  (19,872)
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