Flirting with Disaster (1996)

R | 92 mins | Comedy | 1996

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Director:

David O. Russell

Producer:

Dean Silvers

Cinematographer:

Eric Edwards

Production Designer:

Kevin Thompson

Production Company:

Flirting with Disaster Films
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Hollywood Reporter
19 Mar 1996
p. 8, 106.
Los Angeles Times
22 Mar 1996
p. 1.
New York Times
22 Mar 1996
p. 3.
Variety
25 Mar 1996
p. 66, 70.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXTS
a Dean Silvers production
a film by David O. Russell
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Unit prod mgr
Unit prod mgr, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
1st asst dir
1st asst dir, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
2d asst dir
2d asst dir, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
2d asst dir, Addl New York photog
2d 2d asst dir
2d 2d asst dir, Arizona unit
2d 2d asst dir, Arizona unit
2d 2d asst dir, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
2d 2d asst dir, Addl New York photog
PRODUCERS
Exec prod
Exec prod
Co-exec prod
Co-prod
Assoc prod
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
1st asst cam
1st asst cam, Addl New York photog
2d asst cam
2d asst cam, Arizona unit
2d asst cam, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
2d asst cam, Addl New York photog
2d asst cam, Addl New York photog
Cam loader, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Cam trainee
Cam trainee, Addl New York photog
Gaffer
Gaffer, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Best boy
Best boy, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Elec, Arizona unit
Elec, Arizona unit
Elec, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Elec, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Elec, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Elec, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Key grip
Key grip, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Key grip, Addl New York photog
Best boy grip
Best boy grip, Arizona unit
Best boy grip, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Dolly grip
Dolly grip, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Dolly grip, Addl New York photog
Grip, Arizona unit
Grip, Arizona unit
Grip, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Grip, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Grip, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Grip, Addl New York photog
Grip, Addl New York photog
2d grip, Addl New York photog
2d grip, Addl New York photog
Cam prod asst
Still photog
Still photog, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Still photog, Addl New York photog
Film stock
Cam provided by
Grip & lighting
ART DIRECTORS
Prod des
Art dir
Art dept coord
Art dept p.a.
Art dept p.a.
Art prod asst, Arizona unit
FILM EDITORS
1st asst ed
2d asst ed
2d asst ed
Addl asst ed
Apprentice ed
Apprentice ed
Edit room coord
Negative cutter
Post prod facilities
Post prod facilities
Telecine/Video dailies
Telecine/Video dailies
Dailies adv
SET DECORATORS
Set dec
Set dec
Leadman
Leadman, Arizona unit
Lead person, Addl New York photog
Set dresser
Set dresser
Set dresser, Arizona unit
Set dresser, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Set dresser, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Set dresser, Addl New York photog
Prop master
Prop master, Addl New York photog
Asst prop master
Asst prop master, Arizona unit
Asst prop master, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photo
Propmaker, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Propmaker, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Prop asst, Addl New York photog
Prop asst, Addl New York photog
Const coord
Const coord, Arizona unit
Const coord, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Const foreman, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Const grip
Key const grip, Addl New York photog
Const grip, Addl New York photog
Const grip, Addl New York photog
Const grip, Addl New York photog
Carpenter
Carpenter, Arizona unit
Charge scenic
Charge scenic, Arizona unit
Scenic
Scenic, Arizona unit
Scenic, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Scenic, Addl New York photog
Scenic, Addl New York photog
Scenic, Addl New York photog
Const p.a.
Set prod asst, Arizona unit
Set prod asst, Arizona unit
Set prod asst, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Set prod asst, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Set prod asst, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Set prod asst, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Set prod asst, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Set prod asst, Addl New York photog
Set prod asst, Addl New York photog
Set prod asst, Addl New York photog
Set prod asst, Addl New York photog
Set prod asst, Addl New York photog
Set prod asst, Addl New York photog
Set prod asst, Addl New York photog
Set prod asst, Addl New York photog
Set prod asst, Addl New York photog
Set prod asst, Addl New York photog
Set prod asst, Addl New York photog
Set prod asst, Addl New York photog
Set prod asst, Addl New York photog
Set prod asst, Addl New York photog
COSTUMES
Cost des
Cost des, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Asst cost des
Key set cost, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Ward supv
Ward supv
Ward supv, Addl New York photog
Ward shopper
Asst ward shopper, Arizona unit
Ward asst, Addl New York photog
Ward asst, Addl New York photog
Ward asst, Addl New York photog
Ward asst, Addl New York photog
MUSIC
Mus supv
Supv mus ed
Mus ed for Kickstart Films
Asst mus ed
Score rec by
Score mixed by
Synthesist
Addl material and guitar arr by
Addl rec by
Contractor
Mus bus affairs
Mus coord
Singing saw, Score musicians
Vocals, Score musicians
Trumpet, Score musicians
Clarinet, Score musicians
Cello, Score musicians
Percussion, Score musicians
Percussion, Score musicians
Harmonica, Score musicians
Mus asst, Score musicians
SOUND
Sd des
Sd mixer
Sd mixer, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Sd mixer, Addl New York photog
Boom op
Boom op, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Boom op, Addl New York photog
Boom op, Addl New York photog
2d boom op
2d boom, Arizona unit
2d boom, Arizona unit
Dial ed
Dial ed
Dial ed
ADR ed
Foley ed
Asst sd ed
Apprentice sd ed
Apprentice sd ed
Apprentice sd ed
Foley eng
Foley artist
Re-rec mixer
Re-rec mixer
Post prod sd ed
Dolby Stereo consultant
VISUAL EFFECTS
Opticals
Main & end titles
MAKEUP
Make-up artist
Make-up artist, Arizona unit
Make-up artist, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Make-up artist, Addl New York photog
Asst make-up artist, Addl New York photog
Hair stylist
Hair stylist, Arizona unit
Hair stylist, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Hair stylist, Addl New York photog
Wig maker, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Wig maker, Addl New York photog
PRODUCTION MISC
Casting
Casting, Arizona unit
Extras casting dir
Extras casting, Arizona unit
Extras casting, Addl New York photog
Extras casting asst
Miramax exec in charge of prod
Post prod exec
Asst to the post prod exec
Post prod coord
Post prod auditor
Post prod asst
Post prod asst
Post prod asst
Post prod asst
Post prod asst
Prod coord
Prod coord, Arizona unit
Asst coord, Arizona unit
Asst prod coord, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Prod secy
Prod secy, Arizona unit
Prod secy, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Prod secy, Addl New York photog
Prod auditor
Asst auditor
Asst auditor
Accountant, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Loc mgr
Loc mgr, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Loc mgr, Addl New York photog
Asst loc mgr
Asst loc mgr, Arizona unit
Asst loc mgr, Addl New York photog
Loc scout, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Loc asst
Unit pub
Transportation capt
Transportation capt, Arizona unit
Transportation co-capt
Transportation coord, Arizona unit
Transportation coord, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego p
Asst to the dir
Asst to the dir
Asst to the prod
Asst to Mary Tyler Moore
Key set prod asst
Set prod asst
Set prod asst
Set prod asst
Set prod asst
Prod office p.a.
Prod office p.a.
Prod office p.a.
Prod office asst, Arizona unit
Office prod asst, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photo
Office prod asst, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photo
Office prod asst, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photo
Office prod asst, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photo
Office prod asst, Addl New York photog
Office prod asst, Addl New York photog
Office intern, Arizona unit
Product placement
Chef, Addl New York photog
Caterer, Addl New York photog
Craft service
Craft service, Arizona unit
Craft service, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Craft service, Addl New York photog
Craft service, Addl New York photog
Craft service, Addl New York photog
Craft service, Addl New York photog
Craft service, Addl New York photog
Set security
Driver, Arizona unit
Driver, Arizona unit
Driver, Arizona unit
Driver, Arizona unit
Driver, Arizona unit
Driver, Arizona unit
Driver, Arizona unit
Driver, Arizona unit
Driver, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Driver, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Driver, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Driver, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Driver, Addl New York photog
Set medic, Arizona unit
Set medic, Arizona unit
Prod consultant, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Welfare worker, Addl Los Angeles/San Diego photog
Teamster capt, Addl New York photog
Post prod video & creative services and Avid Film
Legal services
Legal services
Financial services
Financial services
Completion bond
Payroll services
Catering by
Air transportation provided by
Locations accommodations provided by
Baby products provided by
Baby products provided by
Baby products provided by
Baby products provided by
Baby products provided by
Baby products provided by
Baby products provided by
Food & beverages provided by
Food & beverages provided by
Food & beverages provided by
Food & beverages provided by
Food & beverages provided by
Food & beverages provided by
Food & beverages provided by
Food & beverages provided by
Food & beverages provided by
Food & beverages provided by
Food & beverages provided by
Food & beverages provided by
Food & beverages provided by
Food & beverages provided by
Food & beverages provided by
Food & beverages provided by
Food & beverages provided by
Cars & trucks provided by
Cars & trucks provided by
Toiletries provided by
Toiletries provided by
Toiletries provided by
Appliances provided by
Appliances provided by
Appliances provided by
Appliances provided by
Addl props provided by
Addl props provided by
Addl props provided by
Addl props provided by
Addl props provided by
Addl props provided by
Addl props provided by
Addl props provided by
Addl props provided by
Addl props provided by
STAND INS
Stunt driver
Stunt woman
COLOR PERSONNEL
Col timer
SOURCES
SONGS
"Anything But Love," written by Don Raleigh/Squirrel Nut Zippers, performed by Squirrel Nut Zippers, courtesy of Mammoth Recording Company of Carrboro, under license from Warner Special Products
"Anything But Love," written by Don Raleigh/Squirrel Nut Zippers, performed by Dr. John and Angela McCluskey, Dr. John appears courtesy of Blue Thumb Records, Angela McCluskey appears courtesy of Wild Colonials and DGC Records
"Outasight," written by G. Love, performed by G. Love and the Philly Cartel, courtesy of Okeh/Epic Records
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SONGS
"Anything But Love," written by Don Raleigh/Squirrel Nut Zippers, performed by Squirrel Nut Zippers, courtesy of Mammoth Recording Company of Carrboro, under license from Warner Special Products
"Anything But Love," written by Don Raleigh/Squirrel Nut Zippers, performed by Dr. John and Angela McCluskey, Dr. John appears courtesy of Blue Thumb Records, Angela McCluskey appears courtesy of Wild Colonials and DGC Records
"Outasight," written by G. Love, performed by G. Love and the Philly Cartel, courtesy of Okeh/Epic Records
"Somebody Else's Body," written by Urge Overkill, performed by Urge Overkill, courtesy of Geffen Records
"3 Days," written by Robert Allen, performed by Thermadore, courtesy of Atlantic Records, by arrangement with Warner Special Products
"Melodie D'Amour (Cha, Cha, Cha D'Amour)," written by Leo Johns and Henri Salvador, performed by Dean Martin, courtesy of Capitol Records, under license from CEMA Special Markets
"You Part the Waters," written by John McCrea and Greg Brown, performed by Cake, courtesy of Capricorn Records, LP
"Lend Me Your Comb," written by Kay Twomey, Ben Weisman, and Fred Wise, performed by Carl Perkins, courtesy of Sun Entertainment Corporation, by arrangement with Rhino Records
"Truckin'," written by Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann and Robert Hunter, performed by The Grateful Dead, courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, by arrangement with Warner Special Products
"For Duty and Humanity," written by Stimy, David Hepler, Christopher Spanninga, performed by Inch, courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corporation
"Camel Walk," written by R. Miller, performed by Southern Culture on the Skids, courtesy of DGC Records
"Red Beans & Reverb," written by R. Miller, performed by Southern Culture on the Skids, courtesy of DGC Records
"Flirting with Disaster," written by Dr. John, performed by Dr. John and Angela McCluskey, Dr. John appears courtesy of Blue Thumb Records, Angela McCluskey appears courtesy of Wild Colonials and DGC Records.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
1996
Premiere Information:
Los Angeles opening: 22 Mar 1996; New York opening: week of 22 Mar 1996
Physical Properties:
Sound
Dolby Digital in selected theatres
Color
Technicolor
Lenses/Prints
Release prints by deluxe toronto
Duration(in mins):
92
MPAA Rating:
R
Country:
United States
Language:
English
PCA No:
34425
Passed by NBR:
No
GENRE
Genre:


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