The Pursuit of Happyness

the pursuit of happyness

The story takes place in San Francisco city in 1981. A family man Chris Gardner (Will Smith) invest all of his saving to buy Bone-density scanners. This apparatus was twice as expensive as an x-ray but gives a clearer image than x-ray. After spending all his money in buying Bone-Density Scanners, he finds himself left with nothing. His wife Linda (Thandiwe Newton) abandons the family. The financially broke father have to take care of his five years old son, Christopher (Jaden Smith) all by himself. The prestigious stock brokerage firm of Dean Witters offers him an unpaid internship for six month. Now for the son , Chris is willing to take the internship and is willing to go to great lengths of succeed. Can he make his dream come true?

The Pursuit of Happyness

The Pursuit of Happyness

PG-12A
Duration: 1h 57min
Release Date: 12 January 2007 (United Kingdom)
Genres: Biography, Drama
Director: Gabriele Muccino
IMDb: 8.0

Box Office Collection

Budget : $55,000,000 (estimated)
Gross US & Canada : $163,566,459
Opening weekend US & Canada : $26,541,709. Dec 17, 2006
Gross worldwide : $307,127,625
The Pursuit of Happyness

Awards

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards 2007
Top Box Office Films
Andrea Guerra
Capri, Hollywood 2006
Gabriele Muccino
Tied with Golden Door (2006).
Image Awards (NAACP) 2007
Outstanding Motion Picture
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 2007
Gabriele Muccino
For an Oscar-nominated film.
MovieGuide Awards 2007
Faith and Freedom Award – Movies
MTV Movie + TV Awards 2007
Breakthrough Performance
Jaden Smith
NRJ Ciné Awards 2007
International Star of the Year
Will Smith
Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2006
Best Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role – Male
Jaden Smith
Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2007
Modern Master Award
Will Smith
Teen Choice Awards 2007
Choice Movie: Drama

Choice Movie Actor: Drama
Will Smith

Choice Movie: Chemistry
Will Smith
Jaden Smith
The Pursuit of Happyness

Casts

Will Smith
Thandiwe Newton
Jaden Smith
Brian Howe
James Karen
Dan Castellaneta
Kurt Fuller
Takayo Fischer
Kevin West
Domenic Bove
Peter Fitzsimmo
Eric Schniewind
Chris Gardner
Linda
Christopher
Jay Twistle
Martin Frohm
Alan Frakesh
Walter Ribbon
Mrs. Chu
World’s Greatest Dad
Tim Ribbon
Doctors
Doctors
The Pursuit of Happyness

Writing Credits:

Steve Conrad

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The story takes place in San Francisco city in 1981. A family man Chris Gardner (Will Smith) invest all of his saving to buy Bone-density scanners. This apparatus was twice as expensive as an x-ray but gives a clearer image than x-ray. After spending all his money in buying Bone-Density Scanners, he finds himself left with nothing. His wife Linda (Thandiwe Newton) abandons the family. The financially broke father have to take care of his five years old son, Christopher (Jaden Smith) all by himself. The prestigious stock brokerage firm of Dean Witters offers him an unpaid internship for six month. Now for the son , Chris is willing to take the internship and is willing to go to great lengths of succeed. Can he make his dream come true?

The Pursuit of Happyness

The Pursuit of Happyness

PG-12A
Duration: 1h 57min
Release Date: 12 January 2007 (United Kingdom)
Genres: Biography, Drama
Director: Gabriele Muccino
IMDb: 8.0

Box Office Collection

Budget : $55,000,000 (estimated)
Gross US & Canada : $163,566,459
Opening weekend US & Canada : $26,541,709. Dec 17, 2006
Gross worldwide : $307,127,625
The Pursuit of Happyness

Awards

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards 2007
Top Box Office Films
Andrea Guerra
Capri, Hollywood 2006
Gabriele Muccino
Tied with Golden Door (2006).
Image Awards (NAACP) 2007
Outstanding Motion Picture
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 2007
Gabriele Muccino
For an Oscar-nominated film.
MovieGuide Awards 2007
Faith and Freedom Award – Movies
MTV Movie + TV Awards 2007
Breakthrough Performance
Jaden Smith
NRJ Ciné Awards 2007
International Star of the Year
Will Smith
Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2006
Best Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role – Male
Jaden Smith
Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2007
Modern Master Award
Will Smith
Teen Choice Awards 2007
Choice Movie: Drama

Choice Movie Actor: Drama
Will Smith

Choice Movie: Chemistry
Will Smith
Jaden Smith
The Pursuit of Happyness

Casts

Will Smith
Thandiwe Newton
Jaden Smith
Brian Howe
James Karen
Dan Castellaneta
Kurt Fuller
Takayo Fischer
Kevin West
Domenic Bove
Peter Fitzsimmo
Eric Schniewind
Chris Gardner
Linda
Christopher
Jay Twistle
Martin Frohm
Alan Frakesh
Walter Ribbon
Mrs. Chu
World’s Greatest Dad
Tim Ribbon
Doctors
Doctors
The Pursuit of Happyness

Writing Credits:

Steve Conrad

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