Inspired by a true story, Chris Gardner (Will Smith) is a bright and talented, but marginally employed salesman. Struggling to make ends meet, Gardner finds himself and his five year old son evicted from their San Francisco apartment with nowhere to go. When Gardner lands an internship at a prestigious stock brokerage firm, he and his son endure many hardships, including being homeless and living in shelters, in pursuit of his dream of a better life for the two of them.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
573 Ratings
573 Ratings

67% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 6.4/10
  • Fresh 117
  • Rotten 57

Critics Consensus: Will Smith's heartfelt performance elevates The Pursuit of Happyness above mere melodrama.

12+ COMMON SENSE

Inspirational but often emotionally wrenching story.

Information

Studio
Sony Pictures
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2006 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. and GH One LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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