The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Director: Gabriele Muccino
Starring: Will Smith, Jaden Smith, Thandie Newton
Based on a true story about a man named Christopher Gardner. Gardner has invested heavily in a device known as a bone density scan. He feels like he has made these devices. However, they are not sold as they are better than the current technology, at a cost much higher. As Gardner tries to figure out how to sell them, his wife leaves him, he loses his house, his bank account, and credit cards. Forced to live on the streets with his son, Gardner is now desperate to find a steady job, he took a job as a stockbroker, but before receiving payment, he must go through 6 months of training, and to sell his devices.