Starring: Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith, Brian Howe, Dan Castellaneta, Kurt Fuller, James Karen
Director: Gabriele Muccino
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Release Date: December 15, 2006
"Don't ever let somebody tell you you can't do something. …You got a dream, you gotta protect it…If you want something,
go get it. Period."
In Columbia Pictures' The Pursuit of Happyness, 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 living in shelters, in pursuit of his dream of a better life for the two of them.
It’s hard to find a person who didn’t like 2012’s Dredd, a film that stands alongside RoboCop as the ultra-violent, dystopic film fans needed at the time, but a sequel to the movie hasn’t been forthcoming; in fact, over the past few years, the likelihood of a second outing for Olivia Thirlby and Karl Urban’s chin has hovered around zero. Read more