Hello, My Name Is Doris

Hello, My Name Is Doris

DVD - 2016
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"A brave little film that shows it's never too late to come of age."--Los Angeles Times.
"Field proves more than capable of delivering Showalter-level goofiness while giving the film its heart."--Entertainment Weekly.
"A winning comedy-drama built around one of cinema's most endearing leading ladies."--Newsday.
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.


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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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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.

Feb 04, 2018

Very quirky and cautionary tale about lost opportunities.

Jan 30, 2018

I like Sally Field, but she must have been desperate to take this role. In the end, I felt I had wasted an hour and a half of my life. It might be appropriate for an old maid who is going through a mid-life crisis.

Jan 28, 2018


Dec 04, 2017

I really liked this movie. All though it seems super unlikely that a woman of Doris'age may actually believe that a young handsome co-worker may be attracted to her, the supporting story made it believable. Full of quirky characters whom we found to be highly entertaining. I found that the story was told from Doris' perspective which helped us to see her logic and leap of faith make more sense. It was fresh and entertaining. Perhaps better for those who enjoy independent-type films or non-blockbuster 'character' films.

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Aug 10, 2016

DIGETS "Myles? Can you get her digets? My what? We need your phone number?? You got a pencil? Nobody has pencils anymore"

DUCK SAUCE "You have packets of Duck Sauce from the 1970s, It keeps!!"

STAPLES "You know i feel that way in Staples"


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