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Based on 6 Reviews
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  • 50
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    Overall, it's pretty elementary stuff, along the lines of a Disney Channel TV movie. It's uplifting, and it's in a good cause. show more

  • 60
    Sheri Linden The Hollywood Reporter

    Causes don't get much worthier, and Smile is a labor of love, a portion of the film's proceeds earmarked for the humanitarian group. show more

  • 63
    Peter Debruge Miami Herald

    Smile feels like one man's answer to movies increasingly overloaded with sex and violence. show more

  • 50
    Jon Strickland L.A. Weekly

    If the dialectics here are strictly Hallmark, the film is lifted by some nice location work - all of the Chinese scenes are shot around Shanghai - and deepened somewhat by the bleak depiction of the emotional lives of Katie, her family and her friends. show more

  • 50
    Justin Chang Variety

    Well-meaning but dramatically lopsided tearjerker bogs down in generic teen angst and domestic squabbling. show more

  • 40
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    Smile is like a dose of cod liver oil: It may be good for you, but it's no fun. show more

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