WriterMark Polish, Michael Polish Release dateJanuary 20, 2009 (2009-01-20) (Sundance Film Festival)
August 19, 2011 (2011-08-19) (United States) ScreenplayMark Polish, Michael Polish ProducersJanet Du Bois, Jonathan Sheldon, Ken Johnson CastBilly Bob Thornton (Patrick), Téa Leoni (Rosemary Rose), Mark Polish (Thaddeus Young), Ed Helms (Chet Pigford), Kyle MacLachlan (Jimmy St. James), Pruitt Taylor Vince (Cleveland Clod) Similar moviesFrances Conroy and Mark Polish appear in The Smell of Success and Stay Cool
TaglineDon't Hold Your Breath!
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The Smell of Success is an Initiate Productions film directed by Michael Polish, starring Billy Bob Thornton, Téa Leoni, Kyle MacLachlan, and Ed Helms. The film’s original title was Manure.
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It all begins when a tragic fan accident ends the life of Mr. Roses, the scientific genius behind Roses Manure Company, forcing his cosmetics salesgirl daughter Rosemary (Téa Leoni) to take control of the company. Rosemary isn’t sure if she has a nose for the family business, but when she discovers the company is about to go under, she is determined to find a way to keep the company successful. She’s going to need the help of her father’s best salesmen led by Patrick Fitzpatrick (Billy Bob Thornton).
Billy Bob Thornton as Patrick Fitzpatrick
Téa Leoni as Rosemary Rose
Kyle MacLachlan as Jimmy St. James
Ed Helms as Chet Pigford
Mark Polish as Thaddeus Young
Pruitt Taylor Vince as Cleveland Clod
Frances Conroy as Agnes May
The Smell of Success was filmed on location in Santa Clarita, California.