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Pursuit of Happiness (2001)

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An advertising executive fails to realize that the woman of his dreams is his best friend since first grade, now married to his cheating co-worker.


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An advertising executive fails to realize that the woman of his dreams is his best friend since first grade, now married to his cheating co-worker.

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Sometimes your true love ends up being your first love.


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17 January 2001 (USA)  »

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Le bonheur à tout prix  »

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Jean Stapleton's last film before her retirement. See more »


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8 February 2003 | by (Rockport, Maine) – See all my reviews

Yes, the movie isn't very good. It's pretty sentimental stuff, nothing original or even memorable...BUT...the cast is so appealing that it's flaws don't really matter much. Annabeth Gish is positively luminous. People will say this is a woman's movie, but when male viewers see Annabeth Gish, they won't care about the plot, dialog or other characters. And she's not the only looker. Amy-Jo Johnson is beautiful, and there are at least two others I can think of.

The story is fairly predictable, but the acting is quite good. It's not a bad way to spend an evening, especially if you're spending it with someone you care about. It would be a fine date movie for 20 or 30-somethings.

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