The Pursuit of Happyness

Recently, I watched the movie “The Pursuit of Happyness,” starring Will Smith and his real-life son Jaden Smith. The movie is based on the true story of Chris Gardner, a struggling single father who goes through a series of hardships and struggles to provide for his family.

The movie impacted me deeply in many ways. The first thing that struck me was the resilience and determination of Chris Gardner. Despite facing numerous obstacles, he never gave up and always found a way to keep going. He was a true inspiration and showed me that no matter how tough things get, it’s important to keep pushing forward.

Another thing that touched me was the relationship between Chris and his son. The movie portrays their struggles and how they managed to keep their bond strong despite the challenges they were facing. It reminded me of the importance of family and how even the most difficult situations can bring people closer together.

The movie also highlighted the importance of education and the power of hard work. Chris Gardner’s dream was to become a stockbroker, and despite his circumstances, he never gave up on his dream. He worked hard and persisted, and in the end, he achieved his goal. This movie taught me that with hard work and determination, anything is possible.

Overall, “The Pursuit of Happyness” is a powerful and moving film that left a deep impression on me. It’s a reminder that no matter how difficult life can be, it’s important to keep fighting for your dreams and never give up. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for inspiration and motivation.


This post is a part of Blogchatter Bloghop where the prompt was ‘Recent movie that impacted me.’

31 thoughts on “The Pursuit of Happyness”

  1. Suchita Agarwal

    I saw this movie a long time back and the message that happiness is a pursuit and not a destination has stayed with me always.

  2. I remember watching this when the movie first came out and loved it. Will Smith is my favorite actor ever and I’ve never seen a movie of his that I didn’t love. Now, as a parent, this movie hits in such a different way!

  3. This movie is one of the best. I was so emotional when I watched it and it left a massive positive impression on me.

  4. Even though this movie was very heavy and emotional for me, I absolutely loved it. There is no other movie that comes close in the best script, acting, providing the best message than this one.

  5. Whitney Stewart

    I’ve never heard of this movie, but it sounds like one if enjoy watching! Thank you so much for sharing this! I’ll be checking it out!

  6. This is such an amazing and heartfelt movie. I’ve watched so many times, the wisdom that this movie is so strong and sheer determination that anything is possible! Don’t lose hope! One of my all-time favorites!

  7. Hard work is powerful. No successful people have not worked hard and this is such a powerful lesson we can get from the movie.

  8. This movie grabbed a hold of my heart and wouldn’t let go! I was rooting for Will Smith and his son and so happy with how this turned out.

  9. I’ve watched this movie before but I don’t remember everything. I do remember it was the courage to ask for help that started the breakthroughs for him.

  10. Anyone can relate to this movie;. Saw this movie few years back and I can identify with the struggles of a father providing for his son. Indeed, we can rise up to all the sruggles we experienced in our life, if we are determined to do it.

  11. I somehow always stop watching this one part way as it is so very emotional.. but the lessons it imparts, like you mention, are impactful and powerful indeed

  12. I saw this movie a long time back I loved the narration, acting and the whole concept of this movie. I love it when Will Smith makes these kind of moving movies .One of the best movie for sure

  13. I haven’t had a chance to watch this movie yet. I heard it was really good though. I love that his son was in the movie too!!!

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Scroll to Top