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Smile! It’s The Trailer For ‘Smiley’!

Another “finally” this morning – we now have the trailer for director Michael Gallagher’s (“Totally Sketch”) Smiley. Beginning October 12, AMC will exclusively release the film theatrically through its AMC independent platform on 28 screens in 14 markets including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Houston and Atlanta. The release will also be supported by a marketing campaign from AMC.

The story of the film follows a mentally fragile college student named Ashley (Caitlin Gerard from “Magic Mike” and “The Social Network”) who, after learning of an urban legend in which a mysterious serial killer named “Smiley” can be summoned through the Internet, must decide whether she is losing her mind or becoming Smiley‘s next victim.Smiley also stars Melanie Papalia (“Endgame”) and Andrew James Allen (“Make It or Break It”), with Roger Bart (“Desperate Housewives”), Keith David (“The Thing”) and Liza Weil (“Scandal”) rounding out the cast.

Head inside for the trailer!

Smiley, co-written by YouTube sensation Gallagher and Glasgow Phillips (“South Park”), and produced by Michael Wormser (“Some Guy Who Kills People”) of Level 10 Films, has an enormous fan base to call on. Gallagher and his YouTube partners on “Totally Sketch,” as well as the other performers in the film including Shane Dawson (“Shane Dawson’s TV”) and Toby Turner (“The Annoying Orange”), have over 11 million subscribers, 2.2 billion views and 4 million plus fans on Facebook/Twitter combined. The trailer has accumulated over 15 million views since its debut.

In addition to the AMC release, the film will be available on more traditional platforms including DVD, Blu-Ray, iTunes, Redbox and cable VOD after the traditional theatrical release window has closed.

Smiley’s Theatrical Markets include:

AMC Southlake Pavilion 24; AMC Barrett Commons 14

AMC Crestwood 18; AMC Village Crossing 18, AMC Cicero 14

AMC Newport on the Levee 20

Columbia, SC:
AMC Dutch Square 14

AMC Gulf Pointe 30; AMC Studio 30; AMC Deerbrook 24

Los Angeles:
AMC Ontario Mills 30; AMC Orange 30; AMC Norwalk 20; AMC Universal Citywalk 19; AMC Burbank Town Ctr. 8

Miami-Ft. Lauderdale:
AMC Aventura Mall 24; AMC Sunset Place 24

New York/New Jersey:
AMC Palisades Center 21; AMC Jersey Gardens 20; AMC New Brunswick 18

New York/Manhattan:
AMC Empire 25

Norfolk/Portsmouth/Newport News/Hampton:
AMC Hampton 24; AMC Lynnhaven 18

AMC Cherry Hill 24; AMC Neshaminy 24

San Francisco/Oakland-San Jose:
AMC Mercado 20

For more information on the film, screenings and exclusive content, go to the official website.



  • wow this looks super corny

  • Radicalex

    I was gonna say, I watched the trailer and the clip, and this seemed to strike a perfect balance between annoying and dopey.

  • This trailer has been online for months now actually. It was posted on YouTube a long time ago…but no biggy 🙂

    I love the look of the killer. That is an AWESOME MASK! But I just can’t take someone called Smiley seriously. Most unthreatening name ever. The acting looks pretty mediocre and Shane Dawson gets on my nerves half the time (just not my kind of comedy to be honest).

    But I’m a SUCKER for slasher films, so I’ll see it anyway…and I hope to be surprised 🙂

  • FreddyKrueger13

    Well I’ll be seeing this when it goes to DVD

  • ThunderDragoon

    The trailer has been available for a LONG time, guys. Almost a whole year actually. I’ve been wanting to see it since then. DVD it is because I’m not in, or even close to any, of the cities.

  • Joe-Banger

    Im not sure of what to think, I need a professional opinion on this film. Where are you djblack1313?

  • Taboo

    This movie looks boring….

  • MakeThisAMovies

    I think this trailer is slightly different than the other only in that it’s shorter and more to the point. I’ll check it out but…is it spose’ to be a comedy considering the talent behind? It certainly doesn’t look funny, at least not intentionally.

  • Zombie-Killa

    Finally! One of these films are coming to my town, so I won’t have to wait for the DVD!

    Smiley could be an ordinary slasher, but for some weird reason I’m expecting something good. Oh, and that is one creepy and disgusting pic.

  • MakeThisAMovies

    Also, if you’re a Halloween fan – check out a petition I started to help bring Michael Myers back properly:

    Thanks Guys.

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