Overview

When a tragic accident ends the life of Mr. Rose, the genius behind Rose's Manure Company, the livelihood of its loyal fleet of salesmen threatens to go, as they say, into the toilet. Enter estranged daughter Rosemary, a high-class- cosmetics salesgirl, who steps in to take control. She is not sure she has a nose for the family business, but she is determined to make foul into profit. Little does she know that a ruthless, slick-talking fertilizer rep is plotting a takeover. Whether she likes it or not, she must trust her top salesman, Patrick Fitzpatrick, to devise a plan to regain Rose's rightful position on top of the heap.

  1. Michael Polish

    Director, Writer

  2. Mark Polish

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Billy Bob Thornton

    Billy Bob Thornton

    Patrick

  2. Téa Leoni

    Téa Leoni

    Rosemary Rose

  3. Mark Polish

    Mark Polish

    Thaddeus Young

  4. Ed Helms

    Ed Helms

    Chet Pigford

  5. Kyle MacLachlan

    Kyle MacLachlan

    Jimmy St. James

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The Smell of Success
The Smell of Success

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Status Released

Release Information

  • January 20, 2009
    PG-13
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget $9,600,000.00

Revenue -

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