The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) is a Biography, Drama film directed by Gabriele Muccino – Based on a true story about a man named Christopher Gardner. Gardner has invested heavily in a device known as a “Bone Density scanner”. He feels like he has made these devices. However, they do not sell as they are marginally better than the current technology at a much higher price. As Gardner tries to figure out how to sell them, his wife leaves him, he loses his house, his bank account, and credit cards. Forced to live out in the streets with his son, Gardner is now desperate to find a steady job; he takes on a job as a stockbroker, but before he can receive pay, he needs to go through 6 months of training, and to sell his devices. IMDB


Directed By – Gabriele Muccino

Genre – Biography, Drama

Cast – Will Smith , James Karen , Thandie Newton , Jaden Smith , Brian Howe , Joyful Raven , Dan Castellaneta , Kurt Fuller , Scott Klace , Geoff Callan , Kevin West , David Michael Silverman , Takayo Fischer , Domenic Bove , George Cheung

In Theaters – 15 December 2006

Duration – 117 Minutes

MPAA Rating : PG-13

Taglines : Discover the secret of the Surfer

Story Writers: Steve Conrad

Country: USA

Language: Cantonese , English

Production Company : Columbia Pictures Corporation , Escape Artists , Relativity Media , Overbrook Entertainment