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Flirting With Disaster Reviews

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
When I caught this modern-day screwball comedy in theaters I didn't think much of it, and it's even less appealing now.
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
March 6, 2004
| Original Score: 1/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
February 8, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Mark Palermo
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
February 12, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Madeleine Williams
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Christine James
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
"Flirting With Disaster" is no exception to Stiller's disappointing cinematic track record.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
There are conventions in this sort of story, and Russell seems to violate most of them. He allows the peculiarities of his characters to lead them away from the plot line and into perplexities of their own.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
James Rocchi
November 7, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Scott Weinberg
July 1, 2004
Avoiding the safety of the PC blanket, David O. Russell has crafted a canny, crafty and altogether adorable little misfit of a movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Victoria Alexander
August 14, 2004
One Stiller movie I actually enjoyed.
| Original Score: 3/5
Clint Morris
September 18, 2002
A riot from start to finish. You'll laugh so hard you'll cry!
| Original Score: 3/5
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Todd McCarthy
March 26, 2009
This whacked-out road comedy about a young man's search for his real parents takes any number of unexpected turns, most of them bitingly funny.
Mark R. Leeper
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: low +1 out of -4..+4
Rob Gonsalves
February 13, 2008
Entertainment for the whole dysfunctional family.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)
December 1, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Christopher Null
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
March 27, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
July 30, 2004
If Russell is erratic with plot and the slightest bit smug in attitude, he makes up for these flaws by drawing fun, inspired performances from his ace cast.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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