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Smiley Face (2007)

After a young actress unknowingly eats her roommate's marijuana cupcakes, her day becomes a series of misadventures.

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Cast

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Steve the Roomate
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Agent
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Bus Driver
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Angry Face
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Bobby (as Matthew Evans)
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Man with Weird Beard
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After a young actress unknowingly eats her roommate's marijuana cupcakes, her day becomes a series of misadventures.

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High. How are you?

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for drug content, language and some sexual material | See all certifications »

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16 January 2008 (France)  »

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Besütizve  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$5,993 (USA) (16 November 2007)

Gross:

$8,768 (USA) (22 November 2007)
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Trivia

This film's working title was "Mary Warner", and Winona Ryder was attached at one point. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning, Jane throws her phone into the pot butter and it ends up dead and in the sink. Later, in the park, she drops her bag and a pink cell phone falls out. See more »

Quotes

Roscoe Lee Browne: Shall we say a few words about Brevin Ericson? Shall we say a few words about love? For Brevin Ericson is completely, 100%, head-over-heels, in love. Perhaps it's difficult for you to comprehend how anybody could be so passionately-inclined toward someone like this. But do not judge her too harshly. After all, how was she to know they were pot cupcakes. And ask yourselves: who amongst you might not have done the same? Who are we to judge what beats in a young man's heart?
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Crazy Credits

The film's title does not actually appear in the main credits sequence and is represented by a 'smiley face' graphic instead. See more »

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References Attack of the Giant Leeches (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You)
Written by Frank Maudsley (as Francis Maudsley), Paul Reynolds, Ali Score (as Alister Score) and Michael Score
Performed by A Flock of Seagulls
Published by Zomba Enterprises Inc. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Jive Records and Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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The best film at Sundance
18 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm not a pothead, and I don't watch pothead movies. So a story about a girl who gets stoned, and then gets even more stoned wouldn't normally grab me. But film festivals put you in a situation where you watch movies that wouldn't normally interest you. Usually, that's a disaster, but in the case of "Smiley Face," I couldn't have been more pleasantly surprised.

"Smiley Face" gives us one of the most lovable protagonists I've ever seen in a movie. Jane (Ana Faris) is high the entire movie, even in flashbacks, and thus is happy and childlike just about every time we see her (except when she's paranoid). Most movie characters would breeze through the minor conflicts Jane has to face, but her pot-induced mental disability turns cooking butter into a nearly impossible task. And that's part of what makes her so endearing.


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