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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AL_KATI Dec 30, 2016

Sally Field is absolutely perfect in this role. It's funny, sweet, and uncomfortable--you'll see what I mean. Very fun film about figuring out what you want in life and a relationship when you feel like the rest of the world has passed you by.

Sally Fields as usual is great as an older woman who decides to pursue her attraction to a much younger man.

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AL_TIEGAN May 05, 2017

I LOVE Doris! I want a friend like her. This movie was so much fun! The chemistry between Sally Field and Max Greenfield was amazing.

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AL_VICTORIAB Aug 24, 2016

I was surprised how much I enjoyed the movie. It was very funny and a little bit sad. Definitely worth watching!


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ThomasJWhiting
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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PearlyKayAm1
Feb 04, 2018

Very quirky and cautionary tale about lost opportunities.

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Nooksack20
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.

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gurumayi1111
Jan 28, 2018

Pitiful.

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Olivy
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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VicariousME
Nov 26, 2017

One word for this movie, gross!! I couldn’t even get half way through it.

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1KLIP1
Nov 20, 2017

At least I can say that I have watched the movie from beginning to end without pushing the "eject" button. The Desperate Old "Spinster" may be a good fit for the title.

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MiriamS12345
Aug 28, 2017

It was sweet and sad- at times uplifting and at times a bit depressing. The acting was great and the story line was very enjoyable.

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ndnic838aolcom
Aug 10, 2017

It was alright. Funny at times.

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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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