Sixtysomething spinster Doris (Sally Field) attempts to woo her much younger co-worker John (Max Greenfield) after she attends a self-help seminar. To her surprise, she is soon welcomed into John's social circle, although her new and exciting life strains her relationship with her longtime best friend (Tyne Daly). WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER co-writer Michael Showalter directed this comedy-drama.
Michael Showalter - Director, , WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER (2001)
Brian Burgoyne - Director of photography
Brian H. Kim - Composer (Music Score)
Caroline Aaron - American Supporting Actress
Tyne Daly - Actress, CAGNEY & LACEY
Ellen Tyne Daly - Actress, CAGNEY & LACEY
Peter Gallagher - Producer, THE FLYING SCOTSMAN (2007)
Stephen Root - Actor/"Monkey Shines"
Stephen D. Root - Actor/"Monkey Shines"
Don Stark - Actor/Rev. Of The Red...
Sally Field - Oscar-winning actress, NORMA RAE, PLACES IN THE HEART
Natasha Lyonne - Actress
Wendi McLendon-Covey - Star, RENO 911
Elizabeth Reaser - American Actress in MIND THE GAP
Rich Sommer - Actor; Screenwriter; Co-producer
"Field keeps both hands firmly on the wheel as Doris, skillfully maneuvering through both the comedic and dramatic scenes like the two-time Oscar winner that she is." - 03/10/2016 A.V. Club
"Sally Field gives perhaps the year's first Oscar-worthy lead actress performance in the funny, beguiling and affecting HELLO, MY NAME IS DORIS, a brave little film that shows it's never too late to come of age." - 03/10/2016 Los Angeles Times
"Indirection can be a beautiful tool in comedy and so it is in HELLO, MY NAME IS DORIS which uses this funny, outwardly ridiculous character to tell a simple story about a love that rarely speaks its name, including in movies..." - 03/10/2016 New York Times
3 stars out of 4 -- "[Field's] presence in the modestly conceived but emotionally brimming HELLO, MY NAME IS DORIS is like a beacon of beckoning human warmth just waiting to be cherished." - 03/11/2016 RogerEbert.com
"Watching Sally Field is one of the pleasures of going to the movies....Field never loses her focus." - 03/11/2016 Rolling Stone
"HELLO, MY NAME IS DORIS impresses as a humanely amusing and occasionally poignant dramedy." - 03/14/2016 Variety
"Field proves more than capable of delivering Showalter-level goofiness while giving the film its heart." -- Grade: B+ - 03/11/2016 Entertainment Weekly