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The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

8.43

Rated by 15 people

Plot  In 1981, San Francisco, salesman Chris Gardner (Will Smith) invests his entire life savings in portable bone-density scanners which he demonstrates to doctors and pitches as a handy quantum leap over standard X-rays (the scanners play a vital role, despite being called "time machines" by Max Watson, and "fire" by Chris). While he is able to sell most of them, the time lag between the sales and his growing financial demands enrage his already bitter and alienated wife Linda (Thandie Newton), who works as a hotel maid. The lack of a stable financial state increasingly erodes their marriage, in spite of them caring for their five-year old son, Christopher (Jaden Smith).

While downtown trying to sell one of the scanners, Gardner meets Jay Twistle (Brian Howe), a manager for Dean Witter Reynolds and impresses him by solving a Rubik's Cube during a short taxi ride. After Jay leaves, Gardner lacks money to pay the fare, and chooses to run, resulting in the driver chasing him into a s...
  

Director(s)

Gabriele Muccino

Cast

Will Smith
Will Smith
Chris Gardner
Jaden Smith
Christopher Gardner Jr.
Thandie Newton
Thandie Newton
Linda Gardner
Brian Howe
Jay Twistle
Dan Castellaneta
Alan Frakesh
James Karen
Martin Frohm
Kurt Fuller
Walter Ribbon
Takayo Fischer
Mrs. Chu

Others

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