The Pursuit of Happyness

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The Pursuit of Happyness is a 2006 American autobiographical drama film based on entrepreneur Chris Gardner's nearly one-year struggle being homeless.wikipedia
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Chris Gardner

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The Pursuit of Happyness is a 2006 American autobiographical drama film based on entrepreneur Chris Gardner's nearly one-year struggle being homeless.
That book was made into the motion picture The Pursuit of Happyness starring Will Smith.

Jaden Smith

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Smith's son Jaden Smith co-stars, making his film debut as Gardner's son, Christopher Jr.
Jaden Smith's first movie role was with his father in the 2006 film The Pursuit of Happyness.

Will Smith

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Directed by Gabriele Muccino, the film features Will Smith as Gardner, a homeless salesman.
For his performances as boxer Muhammad Ali in Ali (2001) and stockbroker Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), Smith received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actor.

Gabriele Muccino

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Directed by Gabriele Muccino, the film features Will Smith as Gardner, a homeless salesman.
Muccino has directed 10 films and is best known for his first American film The Pursuit of Happyness, starring Will Smith.

Steven Conrad

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The screenplay by Steven Conrad is based on the best-selling memoir of the same name written by Gardner with Quincy Troupe.
He followed this with The Weather Man (which he also produced) and The Pursuit of Happyness.

Thandie Newton

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Newton is known for her starring roles, such as the title character in Beloved (1998), Nyah Nordoff-Hall in Mission: Impossible 2 (2000), Christine in Crash (2004), for which she received a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Linda in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), Condoleezza Rice in W. (2008), Laura Wilson in 2012 (2009), and Val in Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018).

Brian Howe (actor)

Brian Howe
Brian Howe is an American actor known for his portrayal of stockbroker Jay Twistle in the film The Pursuit of Happyness.

James Karen

Karen was best known for his roles in Poltergeist, The Return of the Living Dead, Invaders from Mars, and in The Pursuit of Happyness.

Kurt Fuller

He also portrayed Pacific Bell Retirement Fund Executive Walter Ribbon in The Pursuit of Happyness.

Andrea Guerra (composer)

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Varèse Sarabande released a soundtrack album with the score composed by Andrea Guerra on January 9, 2007.
He is noted for his film scores of Facing Windows (2003), Hotel Rwanda (2004), and The Pursuit of Happyness (2006).

Mark Christopher Lawrence

He is known for his role as esoteric D.J., Tone Def, in the 1994 satirical rap mockumentary, Fear of a Black Hat. He has co-starred in popular films such as Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Tales From the Hood, Planet of the Apes, Lost Treasure and The Pursuit of Happyness.

Takayo Fischer

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Moneyball, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) as Mistress Ching, The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) as Mrs. Chu, Memoirs of a Geisha (2005) and War of the Worlds (2005).

Columbia Pictures

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The film was released on December 25, 2006 by Columbia Pictures.
The studio was also the most lucrative of 2004, with over $1.338 billion in the domestic box office with movies such as Spider-Man 2, 50 First Dates, and The Grudge, and in 2006, Columbia, helped with such blockbusters as: The Da Vinci Code, The Pursuit of Happyness, Casino Royale, and Open Season, not only finished the year in first place, but it reached an all-time record high sum of $1.711 billion, which was an all-time yearly record for any studio until Warner Bros. surpassed it in 2009.

Quincy Troupe

The screenplay by Steven Conrad is based on the best-selling memoir of the same name written by Gardner with Quincy Troupe.
The book served as the inspiration for a film of the same name later that year starring Will Smith.

Dean Witter Reynolds

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While Gardner is trying to sell one of the scanners, he meets Jay Twistle, a manager for Dean Witter Reynolds, and impresses him by solving a Rubik's Cube during a taxi ride.

Dan Castellaneta

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Other films in which Castellaneta has appeared include Nothing in Common, Say Anything..., Super Mario Bros., The Client, Space Jam, My Giant, The Simpsons Movie, Rugrats in Paris: The Movie, Recess: School's Out, Hey Arnold!: The Movie, The Cat in the Hat and The Pursuit of Happyness.

Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer

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Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor

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Eragon (film)

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The film debuted first at the North American box office, earning $27 million during its opening weekend and beating out heavily promoted films such as Eragon and Charlotte's Web.
It opened in 3020 theaters, earning $8.7 million on opening day and $23.2 million across opening weekend, ranked 2nd behind The Pursuit of Happyness.

Hughes Winborne

He also edited Sling Blade (1996) and The Pursuit of Happyness (2006).