The Pursuit of Happyness

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Release Date: December 15, 2006

On DVD/VOD: March 27, 2007

PG-13 | 1h 57m | Drama

Chris Gardner (Will Smith) is a marginally employed salesman and a single father, struggling with the mother (Thandie Newton) of his five-year-old son (Jaden Smith).

When they are evicted from their apartment, Gardner finds himself alone with his son in San Francisco and no place to go. Even when Gardner lands an intern position at a prestigious stock brokerage firm, it pays no money.

Forced to live in shelters, enduring many hardships as he goes through their program, Chris refuses to let this dampen his spirits as he pursues his dream of security for himself and his son.

Director: Gabriele Muccino
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Producer(s): James Lassiter, Jason Blum, Steve Tisch, Todd Black, Will Smith
Cast: Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith, Dan Castellaneta
Writer(s): Steve Conrad

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