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The Pursuit of Happyness

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In Theaters: November 25, 2006

PG-13 | Drama | 1h 57m

The Pursuit of Happyness

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.
Cast: Will Smith, Thandiwe Newton, Jaden Smith, Dan Castellaneta, James Karen, Takayo Fischer, Kevin West, Domenic Bove, Scott Klace, Mark Lawrence, Maurice Sherbanee
Director: Gabriele Muccino
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Producer(s): James Lassiter, Jason Blum, Steve Tisch, Todd Black, Will Smith
Writer(s): Steve Conrad