Aired Monday September 18, 8:00pm - 10:00pmon AFN Movie

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)


Life is a struggle for single father Chris Gardner (Will Smith). Evicted from their apartment, he and his young son (Jaden Christopher Syre Smith) find themselves alone with no place to go. Even though Chris eventually lands a job as an intern at a prestigious brokerage firm, the position pays no money. The pair must live in shelters and endure many hardships, but Chris refuses to give in to despair as he struggles to create a better life for himself and his son.

Cast and crew
  • Gabriele MuccinoDirector
  • Will SmithChris Gardner
  • Jaden SmithChristopher
  • Thandie NewtonLinda
  • Brian HoweJay Twistle
  • James KarenMartin Frohm
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