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The Pursuit of Happyness


The Numbers Rating: 9.19 (16 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 66% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $162,586,036
International Box Office$144,739,597
Worldwide Box Office$307,325,633
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales: $91,318,706 Weekly Breakdown
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Production Budget:$55,000,000
Theatrical Release: December 15th, 2006 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: March 27th, 2007 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some language
Keywords: Voiceover/Narration, Rags to Riches
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Budget Source:THR, 12/10/2008, p. 19
Ad Budget (Nielsen):$34,500,000
Running Time:116 minutes

Cast

Will Smith    Chris Gardner
Thandie Newton    Linda
Jaden Smith    Christopher
Brian Howe    Jay Twistle
James Karen    Martin Frohm
Dan Castellaneta    Alan Frakesh
Kurt Fuller    Walter Ribbon
Adam del Rio    Shoe-Spotting Intern
Takayo Fischer    Mrs. Chu

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Gabriele Muccino
Screenwriter    Steven Conrad
Producer    Todd Black
Producer    Jason Blumenthal
Producer    Steve Tisch
Producer    James Lassiter
Producer    Will Smith
Executive Producer    Mark Clayman
Executive Producer    Louis D Esposito
Executive Producer    David Alper
Executive Producer    Teddy Zee
Cinematographer    Phedon Papamichael
Cinematographer    Hughes Winborne
Editor    Andrea Guerra
Production Designer    J. Michael Riva
Art Director    David F. Klassen
Set Decorator    Lauri Gaffin
Costume Designer    Sharen Davis
Sound Designer    Willie Burton
Supervising Sound Editor    Dennis Drummond
Supervising Sound Editor    Michael O'Farrell
Associate Producer    Christopher P. Gardner
Assistant Director    Michael Viglietta
Casting Director    Denise Chamian

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/12/15 1 $26,541,709   2,852 $9,306   $26,541,709 3
2006/12/22 2 $14,817,371 -44% 2,863 $5,175   $53,104,266 10
2006/12/29 2 $19,362,441 +31% 2,870 $6,746   $98,411,670 17
2007/01/05 2 $12,880,926 -33% 3,027 $4,255   $124,039,482 24
2007/01/12 3 $8,901,206 -31% 3,169 $2,809   $126,280,156 31
2007/01/19 5 $6,310,133 -29% 3,066 $2,058   $146,121,200 38
2007/01/26 7 $4,983,325 -21% 2,688 $1,854   $152,929,867 45
2007/02/02 9 $2,966,454 -40% 2,233 $1,328   $157,217,102 52
2007/02/09 12 $2,353,543 -21% 1,777 $1,324   $160,490,618 59
2007/02/16 19 $733,389 -69% 690 $1,063   $161,989,809 66
2007/02/23 29 $275,325 -62% 287 $959   $162,586,036 73

Daily Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/12/15 1 $8,951,750   2,852 $3,139   $8,951,750 1
2006/12/16 1 $10,544,653 +18% 2,852 $3,697   $19,496,403 2
2006/12/17 1 $7,045,306 -33% 2,852 $2,470   $26,541,709 3
2006/12/18 1 $2,877,841 -59% 2,852 $1,009   $29,419,550 4
2006/12/19 1 $2,856,735 -1% 2,852 $1,002   $32,276,285 5
2006/12/20 2 $2,806,095 -2% 2,852 $984   $35,082,380 6
2006/12/21 2 $3,204,515 +14% 2,852 $1,124   $38,286,895 7
2006/12/22 2 $5,400,000 +69% 2,863 $1,886   $43,700,000 8
2006/12/23 2 $6,400,000 +19% 2,863 $2,235   $50,100,000 9
2006/12/24 2 $3,200,000 -50% 2,863 $1,118   $53,300,000 10
2006/12/25 3 $7,736,849 +142% 2,863 $2,702   $60,841,115 11
2006/12/26 2 $7,116,663 -8% 2,863 $2,486   $67,957,778 12
2006/12/27 2 $5,713,667 -20% 2,863 $1,996   $73,671,445 13
2006/12/28 2 $5,377,784 -6% 2,863 $1,878   $79,049,229 14
2006/12/29 2 $6,825,442 +27% 2,870 $2,378   $85,874,671 15
2006/12/30 2 $7,584,199 +11% 2,870 $2,643   $93,458,870 16
2006/12/31 2 $4,952,800 -35% 2,870 $1,726   $98,411,670 17
2007/01/01 2 $6,098,747 +23% 2,870 $2,125   $104,510,417 18
2007/01/02 2 $2,822,106 -54% 2,870 $983   $107,332,523 19
2007/01/03 2 $1,923,144 -32% 2,870 $670   $109,255,667 20
2007/01/04 2 $1,902,889 -1% 2,870 $663   $111,158,556 21
2007/01/05 2 $4,143,123 +118% 3,027 $1,369   $115,301,679 22
2007/01/06 2 $5,697,760 +38% 3,027 $1,882   $120,999,439 23
2007/01/07 2 $3,040,043 -47% 3,027 $1,004   $124,039,482 24
2007/01/08 3 $795,042 -74% 3,027 $263   $124,834,524 25
2007/01/09 2 $891,170 +12% 3,027 $294   $125,725,694 26
2007/01/10 2 $816,077 -8% 3,027 $270   $126,541,771 27
2007/01/11 2 $837,179 +3% 3,027 $277   $127,378,950 28
2007/01/12 3 $2,544,560 +204% 3,169 $803   $129,923,510 29
2007/01/13 3 $3,716,465 +46% 3,169 $1,173   $133,639,975 30
2007/01/14 4 $2,640,181 -29% 3,169 $833   $136,280,156 31
2007/01/15 4 $1,802,146 -32% 3,169 $569   $138,082,302 32
2007/01/16 4 $581,470 -68% 3,169 $183   $138,663,772 33
2007/01/17 4 $572,739 -2% 3,169 $181   $139,236,511 34
2007/01/18 4 $574,556 n/c 3,169 $181   $139,811,067 35
2007/01/19 5 $1,891,541 +229% 3,066 $617   $141,702,608 36
2007/01/20 5 $3,153,518 +67% 3,066 $1,029   $144,856,126 37
2007/01/21 5 $1,265,074 -60% 3,066 $413   $146,121,200 38
2007/01/22 6 $410,086 -68% 3,066 $134   $146,531,286 39
2007/01/23 6 $466,706 +14% 3,066 $152   $146,997,992 40
2007/01/24 5 $463,172 -1% 3,066 $151   $147,461,164 41
2007/01/25 5 $485,378 +5% 3,066 $158   $147,946,542 42
2007/01/26 7 $1,339,400 +176% 2,688 $498   $149,285,942 43
2007/01/27 7 $2,350,998 +76% 2,688 $875   $151,636,940 44
2007/01/28 8 $1,292,927 -45% 2,688 $481   $152,929,867 45
2007/01/29 9 $313,183 -76% 2,688 $117   $153,243,050 46
2007/01/30 8 $346,194 +11% 2,688 $129   $153,589,244 47
2007/01/31 8 $326,298 -6% 2,688 $121   $153,915,542 48
2007/02/01 7 $335,106 +3% 2,688 $125   $154,250,648 49
2007/02/02 10 $925,012 +176% 2,233 $414   $155,175,660 50
2007/02/03 9 $1,580,939 +71% 2,233 $708   $156,756,599 51
2007/02/04 10 $460,503 -71% 2,233 $206   $157,217,102 52
2007/02/05 10 $236,570 -49% 2,233 $106   $157,453,672 53
2007/02/06 9 $235,705 n/c 2,233 $106   $157,689,377 54
2007/02/07 9 $222,865 -5% 2,233 $100   $157,912,242 55
2007/02/08 9 $224,833 +1% 2,233 $101   $158,137,075 56
2007/02/09 11 $629,318 +180% 2,233 $282   $158,766,393 57
2007/02/10 10 $1,126,748 +79% 1,777 $634   $159,893,141 58
2007/02/11 11 $597,477 -47% 1,777 $336   $160,490,618 59
2007/02/12 11 $172,603 -71% 1,777 $97   $160,663,221 60
2007/02/13 11 $147,018 -15% 1,777 $83   $160,810,239 61
2007/02/14 12 $311,141 +112% 1,777 $175   $161,121,380 62
2007/02/15 - $135,040 -57% 1,777 $76   $161,256,420 63
2007/02/16 18 $190,000 +41% 690 $275   $161,450,000 64
2007/02/19 19 $150,425   690 $218   $162,140,234 67

Worldwide Weekly Chart Record

DateRank Gross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal Gross
2007-01-18 2 $31,072,809   4,200 $7,398 $158,680,184
2007-01-25 2 $26,003,580 -16.31% 4,790 $5,429 $184,683,764
2007-02-01 2 $25,591,281 -1.59% 4,699 $5,446 $210,275,045
2007-02-08 1 $27,810,616 +8.67% 5,410 $5,141 $238,085,661
2007-02-15 4 $21,468,952 -22.80% 4,863 $4,415 $259,554,613
2007-02-22 9 $16,460,953 -23.33% 3,629 $4,536 $276,015,566
2007-03-01 15 $6,441,731 -60.87% 2,302 $2,798 $282,457,297
2007-03-08 10 $9,213,086 +43.02% 2,623 $3,512 $291,670,383
2007-03-15 12 $5,751,994 -37.57% 1,669 $3,446 $297,422,377
2007-03-22 25 $3,259,033 -43.34% 1,683 $1,936 $300,681,410
2007-03-29 43 $1,373,980 -57.84% 1,189 $1,156 $302,055,390