The Pursuit of Happyness Image

Generally favorable reviews - based on 36 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 250 Ratings

Summary: Chris Gardner (Smith) is a bright and talented, but marginally employed salesman. Struggling to make ends meet, Gardner finds himself and his five-year-old son evicted from their San Francisco apartment with nowhere to go. When Gardner lands an internship at a prestigious stock brokerage firm, he and his son endure many hardships, including living in shelters, in pursuit of his dream of a better life for the two of them. (Sony)
Runtime: 117 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for some language.
Production: Relativity Media
Genres: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Mar 27, 2007
Director Credit
Gabriele Muccino Director
Writer Credit
Steve Conrad Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Jaden Smith Christopher
Thandie Newton Linda
Will Smith Chris Gardner
Cast Credit
Brian Howe Jay Twistle
Dan Castellaneta Alan Frakesh
David Michael Silverman Doctor At First Hospital
Domenic Bove Tim Ribbon
Geoff Callan Ferrari Owner
George Cheung Chinese Maintenance Worker
James Karen Martin Frohm
Joyful Raven Hippie Girl
Kevin West World's Greatest Dad
Kurt Fuller Walter Ribbon
Scott Klace Tim Brophy
Takayo Fischer Mrs. Chu
Producer Credit
Chris Gardner Associate Producer
David Alper Executive Producer
James Lassiter Producer
Jason Blumenthal Producer
Louis D'Esposito Executive Producer
Mark Clayman Executive Producer
Steve Tisch Producer
Teddy Zee Executive Producer
Todd Black Producer
Will Smith Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: