The Pursuit of Happyness

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

Genres - Biography, Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Biographical Film  |   Release Date - Dec 15, 2006  |   Run Time - 117 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - PG-13
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The Pursuit of Happyness is a 2006 American biographical drama film based on entrepreneur Chris Gardner's nearly one-year struggle being homeless. Directed by Gabriele Muccino, the film features Will Smith as Gardner, a homeless salesman. Smith's son Jaden Smith co-stars, making his film debut as Gardner's son, Christopher Jr.

The screenplay by Steven Conrad is based on the best-selling eponymous memoir written by Gardner with Quincy Troupe. The film was released on December 15, 2006, by Columbia Pictures. For his performance, Smith was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Best Actor.

The unusual spelling of the film's title comes from a mural that Gardner sees on the wall outside the daycare facility his son attends. He complains to the owner of the daycare that "happiness" is incorrectly spelled as "happyness" and needs to be changed.

Movie Info

Budget

$55,000,000

Box Office

$307,127,625

Tags

Based On True Story, Bus, Coming Of Age/Teen, Dark, Family Relationships, Gardner, Homelessness, Literary, Redemption, Salesman, Son, Spiritual/Religious, Stockbroker, True Stories

Attributes

Filming Location: San Francisco
Narrative Location: San Francisco

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Alternate Titles

A boldogság nyomában
HU
À la recherche du bonheur
FR
À Procura da Felicidade
BR
Alla ricerca della felicità
IT
Baxt izlab
UZ
Dang Xing Fu Lai Qiao Men
CN
Das Streben nach Glück
AT, DE
Em Busca da Felicidade
PT
En busca de la felicidad
AR, CO, MX, PE, UY, VE
En Busca de la Felicidad
ES
Ha'mirdaf la'osher
IL
Ieškantys laimės
LT
În căutarea fericirii
RO
Jagten på lykke
DK
Jakten på lycka
SE
Jakten på lykke
NO
La poursuite du bonheur
CA
Mưu Cầu Hạnh Phúc
VN
Õnne otsinguil
EE
Onnen potkuja
FI
Shiawase no Chikara
JP
Stastie na dosah
SK
Stestí na dosah
CZ
The Pursuit of Happiness
US
The Pursuit of Happyness
AU, CA, EC, EG, IN, ID, JP, KR, NL, PH, SG, ZA, TH, AE, GB
Tiesības uz laimi
LV
To kynigi tis eftyhias
GR
U potrazi za srećom
HR, RS
Umudunu kaybetme
TR
Untitled Chris Gardner Project
US
V iskanju srece
SI
W pogoni za szczęściem
PL
Το κυνήγι της ευτυχίας
GR
В погоне за счастьем
RU
В поисках счастья
RU
Преследване на щастието
BG
У гонитві за щастям
UA
У потрази за срећом
RS
У пошуках щастя
UA
尋找快樂的故事
HK
幸せのちから
JP
幸福追击
CN
当幸福来敲门
CN
當幸福來敲門
TW