Because I Said So

Because I Said So (2007)

She's just your normal, overprotective, overbearing, over-the-top mother.

  • Genre: Romance, Comedy
  • Release Date: 2007-02-02
  • User Rating: 5.9/10 from 604 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 42min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Gold Circle Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Michael Lehmann
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From 604 Ratings


In an effort to prevent family history from repeating itself, meddlesome mom Daphne Wilder attempts to set up her youngest daughter, Milly, with Mr. Right. Meanwhile, her other daughters try to keep their mom's good intentions under control.

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  • Diane Keaton

    as Daphne
  • Mandy Moore

    as Milly
  • Gabriel Macht

    as Johnny
  • Tom Everett Scott

    as Jason
  • Lauren Graham

    as Maggie
  • Piper Perabo

    as Mae
  • Stephen Collins

    as Joe
  • Ty Panitz

    as Lionel
  • Matt Champagne

    as Eli
  • Colin Ferguson

    as Derek
  • Tony Hale

    as Stuart
  • Curt Clendenin

    as Dinner Party Guest (uncredited)
  • John Ross Bowie

    as Cute Food Spewing Guy
  • Parvesh Cheena

    as Foreign Guy
  • Mary Pat Gleason

    as Iris
  • Willam Belli

    as Transexual
  • P.J. Byrne

    as Photographer
  • Zachary Gordon

    as Little Arthur (uncredited)
  • Sophina Brown

    as Milly's Staff #1 / Matisse
  • Emily Maisano

    as Milly's Staff #3
  • Gerald Downey

    as Cousin Dougy's Friend
Writing Jessie Nelson Screenplay
Production Paul Brooks Producer
Art Sharon Seymour Production Design
Editing Troy Takaki Editor
Production Scott Niemeyer Executive Producer
Directing Michael Lehmann Director
Writing Karen Leigh Hopkins Screenplay
Production Jessie Nelson Producer
Camera Julio Macat Director of Photography
Editing Paul Seydor Editor
Production Norm Waitt Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Shay Cunliffe Costume Design
Production Michael Flynn Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Gary Archer Prosthetics
Crew Jennifer Caputo Stunt Driver
Production Eyde Belasco Casting
Art Maggie Martin Set Decoration
Art Christopher Tandon Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Beth Miller Hair Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Julie Hewett Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Michelle Vittone Key Makeup Artist
Crew John Ashker Stunt Driver
Crew Bob Brown Stunt Coordinator
Directing Bob Brown Second Unit Director
Crew Jody Hart Stunt Driver
Crew Jon H. Epstein Stunt Coordinator
Crew Oakley Lehman Stunts
Crew Ed McDermott II Stunt Driver
Crew Jimmy N. Roberts Stunt Driver
Crew Marta Merrifield Stunts
Crew Ray Siegle Stunt Driver
Crew Troy Robinson Stunts
Lighting Bob E. Krattiger Gaffer
Crew Nicole Surels Stunt Double
Crew Debbie Evans Stunts
Sound David Kitay Original Music Composer