The Pursuit of Happyness2006

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The Pursuit of Happyness
Directed by:
Gabriele Muccino

"The Pursuit of Happyness" (also known as "Untitled Chris Gardner Project", "Streben nach Glück, Das", "Ricerca della felicità, La") is a Biography/Comedy/Drama film directed by Gabriele Muccino, released on December 15 of 2006 in the USA . Will Smith is starring, alongside Thandie Newton, Brian Howe, James Karen, Dan Castellaneta and Kurt Fuller.

Who directed "The Pursuit of Happyness":

The Pursuit of Happyness was directed by Gabriele Muccino, an Italian director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before making The Pursuit of Happyness, Gabriele Muccino had directed Ecco fatto, released in 1998. Since, he directed Seven Pounds, released in 2008, Playing for Keeps (2012), Fathers and Daughters (2015).

What was the release date of "The Pursuit of Happyness":

The Pursuit of Happyness was initally released in the United States on Friday, December 15, 2006. Other films released on Friday, December 15, 2006 are Charlotte's Web (dir. Gary Winick), Eragon (dir. Stefen Fangmeier), Memoirs of My Nervous Illness (dir. Julian Hobbs), and Home of the Brave (dir. Irwin Winkler). This was twelve (12) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, January 12, 2007 in Italy; Wednesday, January 31, 2007 in France; Thursday, January 18, 2007 in Germany; Friday, February 02, 2007 in Spain; Thursday, January 11, 2007 in Australia and on Saturday, January 27, 2007 in Japan.

What is the casting of "The Pursuit of Happyness":

At the casting of The Pursuit of Happyness we find Will Smith, previously seen in Hitch (2005) and I, Robot (2004); Thandie Newton (Crash (2004), Mission: Impossible II (2000)); Brian Howe (Deja Vu (2006), Dark Heart (2006)) [ more... ]

  • Scott Klace and Brian Howe also appeared in Deja Vu, released in 2006.
  • Kevin West and Dan Castellaneta can be seen in Super Mario Bros., released in 1993.
  • Kurt Fuller and Peter Fitzsimmons have both also be seen in True Believer, released in 1989.
  • Maurice Sherbanee and Kevin West can be seen in Indecent Proposal, released in 1993.

What is the Storyline of "The Pursuit of Happyness":

In 1981 San Francisco, Chris Gardner (Will Smith) invests his entire life savings in portable bone-density scanners which he tries to demonstrate and sell to doctors. The investment proves to be a white elephant, which financially breaks the family and as a result, his wife Linda (Thandie Newton) leaves him and moves to New York. Their son Christopher (Jaden Smith) remains with his father. While downtown trying to sell one of his scanners, Chris meets Jay Twistle (Brian Howe), a manager for Dean Witter and [...]

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