The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

PG-13   |    |  Biography, Drama

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A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.




  • Jaden Smith in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
  • Jaden Smith in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
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  • Jaden Smith and Domenic Bove at an event for The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
  • Will Smith in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

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Gabriele Muccino


Steve Conrad

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7 December 2006 | nwsurfrider
| Great performances, inspiring story
I was involved with one of the first test audiences almost a year ago, and came away quite impressed with the acting performances and heartfelt punch of Pursuit of Happiness. This is easily one of Smith's best films, as he pours his heart and soul into the main character. While the plot may remain a bit transparent, it leaves you asking the question of yourself - how long would you keep battling to get what you really want out of life? I plan on seeing the film again when it releases to the general public, and am very interested to see what changes were made after running it through the test screenings. As I saw it then, it needed very few, if any, changes.

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