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Smiley Face (2007)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  16 January 2008 (France)
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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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After a young actress unknowingly eats her roommate's Marijuana cupcakes, her day becomes a series of misadventures.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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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

When Jane was originally in the professor's home the professor's mother gave her orange juice to drink. Then later on the Ferris Wheel in Jane's flashback of the incident she was drinking a yellow drink, presumably lemonade. Although this could be the way she remembered the drink because she was high the whole time. See more »

Quotes

Jane F.: I'm talking about something bigger than our petty, you know, yearnings.
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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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Pumpkin
Written by Allan Vest and Andy Nunez
Performed by Starlight Mints (as The Starlight Mints)
Published by Mintsmusic (BMI)
Courtesy of Barsuk Records
By Arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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An air of innovation verses your typical run-of-the-mill stoner movie.
31 March 2008 | by See all my reviews

I've read a lot of angry comments about this movie, claiming it's "bashing" on "stoners" and anti-pot propaganda. This is not the case. If you're familiar with Araki's directing and themes in creating movies, it would be easy to recognize this as a satire. Obviously things of this extreme nature don't happen to people who smoke pot, but I like my comedies to have an entertaining plot. This movie would be horrible if all the protagonist did was lay around high in her home.

Unlike most "stoner movies," this one stands out as being one of the most original ones I can recall. There are elements of great artistic direction--which is often neglected in many pot related movies, and their are numerous political metaphors. I mean seriously, how often is "Marxism" and the Communist Manifesto brought into comedies?

Many people will say this is "stupid," which seems like an oxymoron regarding a movie about weed. Indeed, there's incredible silliness and ridiculous over-the-top decisions, but that's the point of this movie(and not to mention Farris' character to begin with). Araki introduces subtle, witty imagery while simultaneously producing an enjoyable slapstick comedy.


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