Now Streaming on Criterion Channel

Now Streaming

Watch Now

Smooth Talk (1985)

PG-13 11/17/1985 (US) DramaThriller 1h 32m

Overview

Based on the short story, "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been", by Joyce Carol Oates, this film chronicles 15-year-old Connie's sexual awakening in the Northern California suburbs. Her experimentation gets out of hand when the mysterious Arnold Friend takes an interest in her.

  1. Joyce Chopra

    Director

  2. Joyce Carol Oates

    Novel

  3. Tom Cole

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Laura Dern

    Laura Dern

    Connie Wyatt

  2. Treat Williams

    Treat Williams

    Arnold Friend

  3. Mary Kay Place

    Mary Kay Place

    Katherine Wyatt

  4. Levon Helm

    Levon Helm

    Harry Wyatt

  5. Elizabeth Berridge

    Elizabeth Berridge

    June Wyatt

  6. Margaret Welsh

    Margaret Welsh

    Laura Condon

  7. Sara Inglis

    Jill O'Mara

  8. William Ragsdale

    William Ragsdale

    Jeff

  9. Geoff Hoyle

    Ellie Oscar

  10. View More

Full Cast & Crew

Smooth Talk
Smooth Talk

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -

Keywords

Content Score

100

Yes! Looking good!

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

Login to report an issue

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Can't find a movie or TV show? Login to create it.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page

Want to rate or add this item to a list?

Login