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The Pursuit Of Happyness

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About The Pursuit Of Happyness

Will Smith stars in this moving tale inspired by the true story of Chris Gardner, a San Francisco salesman struggling to build a future for himself and his 5-year-old son Christopher (Jaden Smith). When his girlfriend Linda (Thandie Newton) walks out, Chris is left to raise Christopher (Jaden Smith) on his own. Chris' determination finally pays off when he lands an unpaid internship in a brutally competitive stockbroker-training program, where only one in twenty interns will make the cut. But without a salary, Chris and his son are evicted from their apartment and are forced to sleep on the streets, in homeless shelters and even behind the locked doors of a metro station bathroom. With self-confidence and the love and trust of his son, Chris Gardner rises above his obstacles to become a Wall Street legend.

Screenplay

Steven Conrad

Associate Producer

Christopher P. Gardner

Executive Producer

Louis D'Esposito, Teddy Zee, Mark Clayman, David Alper

Producer

Will Smith, Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch, James Lassiter

Director

Gabriele Muccino

Actor

Dan Castellaneta, Kurt Fuller, James Karen, Will Smith, Brian Howe, Thandie Newton, Jaden Christopher Syre Smith