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Smiley (2012)

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After discovering an urban legend of a demented serial killer, who has nothing but a carved "smiley" on his face, a mentally fragile teenager must figure out if she is going insane - or if she could be the next victim.

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Ashley goes to her new college while getting over the death of her mother. She meets some new people there including Binder ('Shane Dawson') while at a party and she learns about an urban legend of an online killer that has the nickname "Smiley" who can only be seen on the web and he apparently kills people after they type in "I did it for the lulz" three times. Soon after going to the party Ashley and her flatmate Proxy go online to test it out, with horrific results. She becomes paranoid and she starts to think she sees Smiley all over the place and feels that he may be chasing her, but how can that be if he is not real? Have they somehow released him from the internet? Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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Evil wears a smile See more »

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Rated R for violence, terror, language, some sexual references and substance use by teens | See all certifications »

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12 October 2012 (USA)  »

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Has only sold 30,000 copies See more »

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When Ashley and Proxy are testing the Smiley myth by visiting a video chat website, the camera on the website shows that the girls are not talking even though we hear them speaking in the room. See more »

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Zane: She fell on her head... and now she's dead... oh god... that rhymed.
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At the very end after the credits are done, Ashley wakes up! See more »

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References Days of Our Lives (1965) See more »

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Written by Ben Lamdin & Nathan Pearn
Performed by The Broken Keys
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That was rough.
7 November 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is an inept attempt at a horror film. If I could give it a 0, I would. There are no redeeming qualities to it. I'm a big fan of low-budget horrors but this is just an insult to the genre.

The plot is probably the worst part of the movie. It was over thought, slow and boring. It did little to keep the viewer's attention.

The acting was done by a conglomeration of youtube personalities and small time actors. There was no character development in the movie and all of the characters were portrayed poorly by the cast.

I regret watching Smiley. I hope that you take my advice and rent something else as this is just a waste of time.


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