Hello, My Name Is Doris

Lists: Comedy, Film Quest 2016, Female Lead

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

Overall Ranking: 1290 (Rank from 2016: # 62)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 25%
Regular 37.5%
Half-Popped 37.5%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Gorgon Reviews97(full review)
Le Anne of Tinsel And Tine84 - If John were a balding, over-weight, lonely guy in his 40's, you'd be like, well, I don't think the age difference matters that much. But John is good looking, cool, and holds a key position in the company where she works in accounting, a left over from the previous company. He's just so far out of her league and yet...
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Comedy: 6
Rewatch: 6
Sober Film Critic James Brown80 - Hello My Name Is Doris is a letter to casting directors everywhere that says get Sally Field back on the big screen while she's still able to do it.
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Rob from GuysFilmQuest80Comedy: 5
Sex Appeal: 1
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 6
Paul's Trip To The Movies70(full review)
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin61(full review)
David Baruffi61(full review)
Minnesota Man60 - If you can handle squirming uncomfortably for 95 minutes, two good performances will be your reward.
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People Involved

  • Sally Field (Doris Miller)
  • Stephen Root (Todd)
  • Rich Sommer (Robert)
  • Natasha Lyonne (Sally)
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (Cynthia)
  • Beth Behrs (Brooklyn)
  • Max Greenfield (John Fremont)
  • Peter Gallagher (Willy Williams)
  • Tyne Daly (Roz)
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Nasir)
  • Elizabeth Reaser (Dr. Edwards)
  • Isabella Acres (Vivian)
  • Kyle Mooney (Niles)
  • Caroline Aaron (Val)
  • Rebecca Wisocky (Anne)
  • Amy Okuda (Des)
  • Don Stark (Uncle Frank)
  • Nnamdi Asomugha (Shaka)
  • Anna Akana (Blog Girl)
  • Emilie Germain (Stevie)
  • Jack Antonoff ()
  • Sophia Hasmik (Ines)
  • Rayman Jilani (Office Cubicle Worker)
  • Catherine Kresge (Fiona)
  • A.J. Ackleson (Hipster Turkey Man)
  • Lee Chen (Nurse #1)
  • Kale Clauson (Pink Guy)
  • Kate Comer (Hipster Girl)
  • Bren Coombs (Hipster)
  • Lee Anne Ford (Receptionist)
  • Sharon Fredrickson (Willow)
  • Tatiana Golykh (Office worker)
  • Nick Hentsch (Record Store Patron)
  • Abraham Lim (Kris)
  • Edmund Lupinski (Priest)
  • Norma Michaels (Doriss Mother)
  • Renna Nightingale (Indie Girl)
  • Eric Pumphrey (Indie Guy)
  • Brenna Rhea (Punk Girl)
  • Roz Ryan (Nurse 2)
  • Guilherme Scarabelot (Keith)
  • Shondale Seymour (Book Seller)
  • Leilani Smith (Jogger - Dayplayer)
  • Michael Terra (Sawyer)
  • Susan Ziegler (Prim Organizer)
  • Michael Showalter (Director)