The Pursuit of Happyness

The Pursuit of Happyness

DVD - 2007 | Widescreen edition.
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Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2007]
Edition: Widescreen edition.
ISBN: 9781424817481
142481748X
Branch Call Number: DVD PUR
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 117 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Smith, Will 1968-
Muccino, Gabriele

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canasru33
Mar 04, 2017

Amazing performance by Will smith. Not a lot of movies make me cry, but this one did.

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Beth1603
Jan 09, 2017

Beyond inspiring. A must-see for anyone to learn the power of perseverance.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Jul 27, 2016

A very inspirational movie based on a true story about a salesman named Chris Gardner. He has difficulty making money with the bone density scanners he is trying to sell which he spent his life savings on. Struggling to make the money, Chris finds himself losing his wife and being evicted from his San Francisco apartment along with his 5 year old son Christopher. When Chris gets an internship at a brokerage firm to become a stockbroker, he and his son face adversity and many hardships in pursuit of getting a better life for the both of them. Will and Jaden Smith did a phenomenal job in bringing this true story to life. It is filled with many emotional moments that will make you think about the greatness of life. I greatly enjoyed this movie. 4/5 Stars. - @ReadingThruThe6 of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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bradbur2
Jul 15, 2016

I love this movie. Very motivating. Appropriate for mature audiences only though because of the "F" word and lots of yelling and screaming at children and spouses. You don't want your kids to treat their kids or spouses as portrayed in this film.

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swathi_gardas
Dec 15, 2015

Love Love Love the movie.

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ncparrish
Nov 04, 2015

Pretty dumb. About a guy whose "dream" it is to become a stockbroker, of all things. But first he makes a living selling overpriced, unnecessary medical equipment. Finds Jesus, prays, etc. $$$ Will Smith has no skill. Standard garbage, "based" on a "true" story.

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camaroon
Mar 05, 2015

library copy skipped so bad I couldn't watch it

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franna
Jul 27, 2014

good story of survival and dedication, but it was just so heartbreaking at the same time i found it hard to watch

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PearlyKayAm1
May 05, 2014

Overrated.

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mroayaee
Jun 23, 2013

I decided to own this movie and Every time the road get tough I watch it over and over again. There are lots of good lessons to learn from this movie. The first one is perseverance.

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May 05, 2014

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nadian May 11, 2008

Coarse Language: Brief scene including innapropriate language

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