Movies: PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS: what is the story all about?

November 21, 2008 10:13pm CST
Inspired by a true story of Chris Gardener(Will Smith, a San Francisco salesman struggling to build a future for himself and his 5-year-old son christopher(Jaden Smith. When his girlfriend Linda (thandle Newton) walks out, Chris is left to raised Christopher on his own.Chris determination finally pays off when he lands an unpaid internship in a brutally competitve stockbroker-training progra, where only one in twenty interns will make the cut. But without the salary, Chris and his son are evicted from their apartment and are forced to sleep on the streets, in homeless shelters and even behind the locked doors of a metro station bathroom. With self-confidence and the love and trust of his son, Chris Gardner rises above his obstacles to become a Wall street legend.
5 responses
@jemaries (322)
• Saudi Arabia
13 Oct 09
i remember when i watched this movies,i download this from the title itself pursuit of Happiness is very interesting.when i finished watching these movies im crying ,you know why because the character on that movie is too much struggles in his life,in somewhat i can relate to my life.When i finish this watching this movies i started crying and there's realization in my life that whatever happening in your life, still continue and dont stop,dont give up, and continue to pray.Its inspirational movies.
• India
2 Apr 09
Its one of the best films i've ever seen.One of Will Smith's best performances.Its a really awe-inspiring film,it teaches you how to deal hardships in life.It also teaches you that sons should have trust in their fathers.the film meant a lot to me ,it changed me!i would reccomend everybody to watch this worderful movie whch has a wonderful directionand wonderful actor's.
@aaamine (134)
• United States
24 Dec 08
Wonderful movie, inspirational. I havent read the book. But I want to since the movie is so much promising..
• United States
27 Nov 08
Emotional and inspirational. If you liked the movie I recommend reading the book. Although I loved the movie I thought the book was better!
@agrant10 (1446)
• United States
22 Nov 08
I thought this was a great inspirational movie. It goes to show that no matter what life deals to you if you are determined you can overcome. As you stated he faced many obstacles and challenges, but he stuck it out and the love that he had for his son was beautiful I feel that this was what really got him through the hard times.