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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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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

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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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$5,993 (USA) (18 November 2007)

Gross:

$9,397 (USA) (29 November 2007)
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Trivia

Steve the roommate (played by Danny Masterson) plays Steven Hyde in the show That 70's Show. 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

Jane F.: [Jane enters the auditon room] Hey, I'm Jane. It's nice to meet you... I've heard alot about you.
Casting Director: Excuse me?
Jane F.: [Jane start giggling] He he he he, nothing... aaah... wiiieeeeeeeh
Casting Director: Are you alright?
Jane F.: I'm fantastic! How are you?
Casting Director: I'm fine...
Jane F.: Great!
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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 Chelovek-Amfibiya (1962) See more »

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Written by Dennis DeYoung
Performed by Styx
Published by Wooden Nickel Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Wixen 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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