“Flirting with Disaster” quotes(1996)
Plot – Mel lives happily with his beautiful wife Nancy and his baby, but he misses something in his life as he has never met his real parents. He asks his psychologist Tina, who works for the adoption's agency, to find them back, so the family starts to track some couples. The researches prove to be more difficult than expected as many couples in fact reveal to be the wrong parents. Meanwhile Mel has a relationship with Tina and Nancy meets a nice policeman, until Mel starts questioning himself about everything: his family, his wife and his - adoptive, false or real - parents.
All actors – Ben Stiller, Patricia Arquette, Téa Leoni, Mary Tyler Moore, George Segal, Alan Alda, Lily Tomlin, Richard Jenkins, Josh Brolin, Celia Weston, Glenn Fitzgerald, Beth Sternshow all
“Flirting with Disaster” Quotes 15 quotes
“- Richard Schlichting: You know the stuff they tell you about, you know, chromosome damage and all that stuff?
- Mel Coplin: Yeah, I do!
- Richard Schlichting: That's government propaganda.”
“- Agent Tony Kent: Do you mind if I look at your armpit?
- Nancy Coplin: My armpit?
- Agent Tony Kent: It's my favorite part of a woman's body.”
“Why does he have to do the roots thing? Aren't we good enough parents?”
“We love you very much. If you were Jeffrey Dahmer, we would still love you.”
“You can't catch the wind!”
“Identity is nothing but a mental construct.”
“Every marriage is vulnerable, otherwise being married wouldn't mean anything, would it?”
“- Pearl Coplin: I told you to watch out for that car!
- Ed Coplin: He was in my blind-spot.
- Pearl Coplin: You could fit the whole state of Wisconsin in your blind-spot.”
“San Diego has a big carjacking problem. They bump you, and when you stop, they mutilate you and take your car.”
“Personally, I think a boy's penis should look just like his father's.”
“All children break things. All children are forgiven. It's a gift from God.”