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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)  »

Also Known As:

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 Brevin's car is broken into the passenger window is smashed but in wide shots the window is intact. See more »

Quotes

Jane F.: C'mon, dude! We don't wanna be late to that dentist appointment of yours! "
[Jane smashes up the door of the car into a lamppost]
Jane F.: "
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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 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Four Seasons - Winter
Written by Antonio Vivaldi
Courtesy of APM Music
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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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