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Smiley Face (2007)

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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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Angry Face
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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

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

Quotes

Steve the Dealer: This is the last time, you have to pay me back today.
Jane F.: No problem.
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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 »


Soundtracks

Waterfall (Justin Robertson's Mix)
Written by John Squire and Ian Brown
Performed by The Stone Roses
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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