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Smile 2022 Showtimes

Showtimes for Smile 2022 varies depending on the location and theater. You can check your local theater’s website or a movie ticketing website such as Fandango’s page about Smile 2022 showtimes or AMC’s website for showtimes and ticket availability in your area.

Movie Description of Smile | Smile 2022 Showtimes

Smile is a horror movie released in 2022 and written and directed by Parker Finn. It is his feature debut and is based on his 2020 short film, Laura Hasn’t Slept. The movie stars Sosie Bacon as Rose Cotter, a therapist who witnesses the strange suicide of one of her patients. She starts experiencing bizarre and terrifying events, making her believe that she is experiencing something supernatural. Alongside Bacon, the cast includes Jessie T. Usher, Kyle Gallner, Kal Penn, Rob Morgan, and Caitlin Stasey, reprising her role from the original short film.

smile 2022 showtimes

The feature adaptation of Finn’s short film was announced in June 2020, and the cast was added in October 2021. The principal photography started in New Jersey in October 2021 and wrapped up the following month. Originally set to be released on the streaming platform Paramount+, the film’s distributor, Paramount Pictures, decided to release it in theaters after test screenings received positive reviews.

Smile premiered at Fantastic Fest on September 22, 2022, and was released in the United States on September 30. The movie has received positive reviews from critics, who praised the visuals, themes, cinematography, and Bacon’s performance. However, some critics pointed out that it has similarities with other horror movies like The Ring and It Follows and criticized some of its jump scares. The film was a commercial success, grossing $216.1 million worldwide against a budget of $17 million.

The cast of Smile (2022) includes:

  • Sosie Bacon as Rose Cotter
  • Jessie T. Usher as Aaron
  • Caitlin Stasey as Laura
  • Kyle Gallner as Paul
  • Kal Penn as Dr. Levine
  • Rob Morgan as Detective Hines
  • Anjini Taneja Azhar as Rachel
  • Erin Dilly as Mary
  • Michael Potts as Dr. Grant
  • Clifton Duncan as Dr. Davis
  • Gabrielle Skye Goodman as Young Laura

Note that Caitlin Stasey plays the same character (Laura) that she played in the original 2020 short film, which Smile is based on.

Is Smile 2022 based on a true story?

Smile 2022 is not based on a true story. However, Smile 2022 is based on director Parker Finn’s 2020 short film, Laura Hasn’t Slept, which he wrote and directed.

How scary is smile movie?

In terms of how scary the Smile movie is, that can be subjective and vary from person to person based on their tolerance for horror and suspense. However, reviews indicate that Smile is a psychological horror film with some jump scares and disturbing themes, but overall well-received by critics.

What is the plot of Smile 2022?

The plot of Smile follows therapist Rose Cotter, played by Sosie Bacon, who becomes increasingly disturbed after witnessing the bizarre suicide of one of her patients, leading her to believe that she is experiencing supernatural phenomena.

Is Smile 2022 a remake?

Smile is not a remake, but a feature adaptation of the director’s own 2020 short film, Laura Hasn’t Slept.

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