That's What She Said (2012)



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Bebe (Marcia DeBonis) is getting ready for the most romantic encounter of her life, and she needs her best friend Dee Dee (Anne Heche) to cheer her on. Too bad Dee Dee is so cynical about dating that she shows up three hours late only to spew cigarette smoke and bitterness all over the morning coffee. And too bad Clementine, a train wreck of a stranger (Alia Shawkat,) has decided to invade their day with non-stoptalk about her nymphomaniac escapades. Looking to turn the day around, this fearsome … More

Rating: R (for sexual content and language)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Kellie Overbey
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 7, 2013
Phase 4 Films - Official Site


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as Clementine

as Sergeant Johnson

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as Dog Walker

as Dog Walker's Friend

as Ménage à trois Man

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as Ménage à trois Woman

as Arresting Officer

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as Perky Barista

as Oblivious Mom

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as Kid Throwing Cereal

as Mrs. Kastanbaum

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as Woman with Baby

as Woman with Baby

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as Latina Officer

as Young Female Officer

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as Nurse

as ADA/Crazy Ex

as Court Officer

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as Scissor-Happy Chines...

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as Drunk Partier

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as Homeless Woman

as Kickline Dancer

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as Stage Manager
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Critic Reviews for That's What She Said

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (8)

It's all directed - and played - at fever pitch with an egregious disregard for real-world comportment.

Full Review… | October 19, 2012
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

Problems ensue, all tedious, save Bebe's all-day struggle with a yeast infection, which is gross.

Full Review… | October 19, 2012
New York Post
Top Critic

"That's What She Said," an unpleasant comedy about friendship, aims to be a female twist on the bromance.

Full Review… | October 18, 2012
New York Times
Top Critic

The road to hell is paved not just with good intentions, but with movies that attempt to capture the way women really talk.

Full Review… | October 18, 2012
Top Critic

If you see just one repellent femme-owned-and-operated comedy about unpleasant women and a stubborn case of vaginal yeast infection, you might as well make it That's What She Said, since I hope there'll never be another like it.

Full Review… | October 17, 2012
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

It's nice to see women, particularly ones as talented as the aforementioned trio, take center stage in a comedy; it's frustrating, however, when all they get to do is complain about guys who are totally absent from the film.

Full Review… | October 16, 2012
Time Out
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for That's What She Said

On the run from her ex who might have walked back into her life wearing the custom made pink and black wingtips she once bought him, Dee Dee(Anne Heche) seeks shelter with her friend Bebe(Marcia DeBonis) in a coffee shop. And then is taken aback when it turns out that Bebe who recently got fired for sheltering a homeless man in a supply closet at work has welcomed Clementine(Alia Shawkat) who feels guilty for nearly killing her boyfriend through an allergic reaction in oral sex into their company. The resulting argument gets them evicted out onto the street where they now have the challenge of hailing a cab in the rain in New York City.

Surprisingly enough for a movie that has a yeast infection as a major plot point, "That's What She Said" is actually not bad with a cool performance from Anne Heche as someone with barely one or two positive traits. That's because despite all the vulgarity, there is still enough here to amuse in breezy fashion in its take on female friendship without any male voices to distract. Plus, I have to appreciate any movie where the characters ride the subway, much less able to have an orgasm on one.

Walter M.

Super Reviewer

Anne Heche's performance is the only reason to check out this film. She shines here. The film was so so. It could have been a lot better. It needed a rewrite. They had a good idea for a film, but they didn't execute it correctly. Some scenes were way over the top. Also, I thought Marcia de Bonis and Alia Shawkat were miscast. They didn't have a good on screen chemistry with Heche.

Sol C

Super Reviewer

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