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The Pursuit of Happyness

Rating:PG-13 (for some language)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:November 25, 2006
Running time:116 minutes
Cast:Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith, Dan Castellaneta, Zuhair Haddad
Director:Gabriele Muccino
Producer:Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Mark Clayman, James Lassiter, Will Smith, Steve Tisch
Writer:Steve Conrad
Distributor:Sony Pictures

Web Site: http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/thepursuitofhappyness/

Description: Chris Gardner 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 living in shelters, in pursuit of his dream of a better life for the two of them.

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