Hello, My Name Is Doris

Hello, My Name Is Doris

DVD - 2016
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When Doris Miller meets John Fremont sparks fly-at least for Doris. In the cluttered house she shared with her late mother. When Doris begins showing up at John's regular haunts, she wins over his Williamsburg friends. Her new life brings Doris a thrilling perspective, but also creates a rift between her and her longtime friends and family, who believe she's making a fool of herself over a guy half her age.
"A winning comedy-drama built around one of cinema's most endearing leading ladies."--Newsday.
"Field proves more than capable of delivering Showalter-level goofiness while giving the film its heart."--Entertainment Weekly.
"A brave little film that shows it's never too late to come of age."--Los Angeles Times.


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Michael Showalter (Wet Hot American Summer) directs the brilliant Sally Field in this charming comedy. Doris is an older woman who finds herself alone after her mother’s death. She quickly finds a distraction in the new art director at her company, the handsome and considerably younger John (Max ... Read More »

mawls Aug 02, 2016

Saw this in the theaters when it came out and loved it! This indie film has a lot of heart and I'd be happy to watch it again and again.

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Oct 15, 2018

This will be added to one of my all time favorites. Great cast and Sally Fields is fabulous. This is a real sleeper...slipped out of the theaters very fast and so glad I caught it on DVD.

Sep 19, 2018

This romantic/drama is about an older woman who is trying to get the attention of a younger man at her office. While watching this movie, I kind of felt like some scenes were significantly cringier than they needed to be, with Doris Miller (played by Sally Field) making a fool out of herself to get the attention of John Fremont (played by Max Greenfield). I will admit, I did find it interesting seeing things in a new perspective since typically men are older than their romantic counterparts in films and real-life. The movie was no masterpiece and was hard to watch at times, but I would still rate it 3/5 stars.
- @The_Reviewer of the Hamilton Public Library Teen Review Board

Aug 12, 2018

What a great movie!

LPL_WilliamO Aug 02, 2018

Sally Field is brilliant in this! An adorable, hilarious and heartwarming film.

Jun 20, 2018

Very funny--I laughed out loud--but poignant in story line as well

Jun 04, 2018

Picked it up as a 'chick flick' and was surprised that my husband loved it, too!

May 17, 2018

Sally Fields played her part to perfection. A really funny movie...

Mar 12, 2018

Enjoyable movie. Sally Field is perfect as Doris. Very well acted, funny and sad movie about an aging woman who has lived with and taken care of her mother until mother passed away.

Feb 16, 2018

VERY GOOD 2015 film with mature Sally Field glowing in her quirky comedy role. Lots of fab costuming, and more...

LiztheLibrarian Feb 14, 2018

I really enjoyed this movie. Sally Fields shines.

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