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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Himself (voice)
Steve the Roomate
Bus Driver
Angry Face
Bobby (as Matthew Evans)
Davenia McFadden ...
Bus Passenger
Security Guard (as Joey Coco Diaz)
Casting Assistant
Actress in Waiting Room
Kai Cofer ...
Man with Weird Beard


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?



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

16 January 2008 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Besütizve  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Did You Know?


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


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 »


Jane F.: *That* is where corn chips come from. Hmm... Maybe ol' Professor Hardwood is onto something. He probably really loves corn. And all corn-related products. I mean, isn't that what you're supposed to put in a frame? Things you love? I'm gonna do that. When I'm get home, I'm gonna frame a bunch of stuff I love. Like lasagna. I *love* lasagna. It's SO good. And cheesy. You know who else loves lasagna? Garfield. Man, that cat really loves lasagna. Maybe I should put a picture of Garfield in a frame....
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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 »


References Radar Men from the Moon (1952) See more »


Good Clean Fun
Written by David Woodward, Sam Hewitt, Tobias May and Jason Pegg
Performed by Clearlake
Published by Chrysalis Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Domino Recording Co.
By Arrangement with Bank Robber 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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