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Hello, My Name Is Doris (2015)

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A self-help seminar inspires a sixty-something woman to romantically pursue her younger co-worker.

Director:

Michael Showalter

Writers:

Laura Terruso (screenplay), Michael Showalter (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
2 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sally Field ... Doris
Edmund Lupinski ... Priest
Norma Michaels ... Doris' Mother
Stephen Root ... Todd
Wendi McLendon-Covey ... Cynthia
Max Greenfield ... John
Kumail Nanjiani ... Nasir
Rebecca Wisocky ... Anne Patterson
Rich Sommer ... Robert
Tyne Daly ... Roz
Leilani Smith Leilani Smith ... Jogger
Peter Gallagher ... Willy Williams
Susan Ziegler ... Prim Organizer
Caroline Aaron ... Val
Elizabeth Reaser ... Doctor Edwards
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Storyline

Doris Miller is a shy, eccentric 60-something woman, living alone following the death of her mother, whom she has lived with for her whole life. At the funeral, her brother Todd and his wife Cynthia try to persuade her to sell the house, especially the possessions, as she is a hoarder. Her only close friend is the fiery Roz, though she also gets along with Roz's granddaughter Vivian. On her way to work, where she has been doing data entry for decades, she meets new young co-worker John, with whom she is immediately infatuated. Empowered by self-improvement tapes, Doris decides to go after him..

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

She's not ready to act her age

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Peter Gallagher guest starred in New Girl as Max Greenfield's father. See more »

Goofs

When Doris is at the diner with her co workers, the shots go back and forth with angles. Each time the angles change, the drink for the female co worker has inconsistent placement. In one shot she can be seen lifting it up to her mouth to drink, and the very next shot it is down on the table again and we can see her lifting it up to her mouth again. This continues throughout the entire scene. See more »

Quotes

Party Goer: I'm a teacher at a gay preschool.
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Crazy Credits

Baby Goya and The Nuclear Winters' new album cover featuring Doris appears near the beginning of the credits. See more »

Connections

References Home Alone (1990) See more »

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Skippin
Written by Bryan Wells
Performed by Bryan Wells
Courtesy of dms.FM
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stop with all the finger wagging
10 April 2016 | by marfrie56See all my reviews

So you think Sally Field doesn't look hot, or does look hot, or the male lead (name escapes me) is hot, isn't hot, or what is a 60something year old doing, fantasizing and pursuing a 30something year old. These actors are people, and their fictional characters are people within the confines of the story. They weren't made for you. There are billions of people in the world - each with his/her own story, also not made for you. You have your own story, and have done things in your life that someone else might wag their finger at and declare, "inappropriate!" (and if not you've had an incredibly boring life and it's time to get out there and get one)

Go ahead and make these judgments if you must. You're not the ultimate judge of what's hot and what's not, what's appropriate and what's cringe-worthy. Part of the "lesson" of the movie turned out to be that such prejudices can interfere with living a full life and prevent you from exploring all the avenues that may present themselves to you.

Wife and I enjoyed the movie very much.

Doris reminded me of my own mom, who was "hot" and effervescent, and who was named, Doris. I went to see it for that very reason, and I was rewarded by a beautiful and interesting movie, with many other aspects beyond whether the characters were hot and whether their behavior was age-appropriate.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hello, My Name Is Doris See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$84,986, 13 March 2016

Gross USA:

$14,444,999

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$14,659,448
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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