The Pursuit of Happyness

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Based on a true story about a man named Christopher Gardner, who has invested heavily in a device known as a "Bone Density scanner". However, the devices do not sell as they are just marginally better than the current technology at a much higher price. As Gardner tries to figure out how to sell them, his wife leaves him, he loses his house, his bank account, and credit cards. Forced to live out in the streets with his son, Gardner is now desperate to find a steady job; he takes on a job as a stockbroker, but before he can receive pay, he needs to go through 6 months of training, and to sell his devices.

  1. Steve Conrad

    Screenplay

  2. Gabriele Muccino

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Will Smith

    Will Smith

    Chris Gardner

  2. Thandie Newton

    Thandie Newton

    Linda

  3. Brian Howe

    Brian Howe

    Jay Twistle

  4. James Karen

    James Karen

    Martin Frohm

  5. Jaden Smith

    Jaden Smith

    Christopher

  6. Kurt Fuller

    Kurt Fuller

    Walter Ribbon

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 57m

Budget $55,000,000.00

Revenue $307,077,295.00

Homepage http://www.sonypictures.com/homevideo/thepursuitofhappyness/

Release Information

  • December 14, 2006
    PG-13, Theatrical

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