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The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

PG-13
117 min | Biography, Drama

A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.
Writer
Steve Conrad (as Steven Conrad)
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Budget
$ 55,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 26,541,709
Gross (USA)
$ 163,566,459
Gross (World)
$ 307,077,295
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Release date
Dec 15, 2006 (United States)

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Will Smith
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Jaden Smith
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Martin Frohm Martin Frohm   See fewer
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Takayo Fischer
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Kevin West
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Tim Ribbon Tim Ribbon   See fewer
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Joyful Raven
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