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PG-13| 2 hr. 4 min.

Plot Summary
A life-shattering secret torments Ben Thomas (Will Smith). In order to find redemption, he sets out to change the lives of seven strangers. Over the course of his journey, he meets and falls in love with a cardiac patient named Emily (Rosario Dawson), and in so doing, complicates his mission.

Cast: Will Smith , Rosario Dawson , Michael Ealy , Barry Pepper , Woody Harrelson , Elpidia Carrillo , Bill Smitrovich , Robinne Lee

Director: Gabriele Muccino

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Seven Pounds: with Spanish Subtitles (2008)

Release Date: December 19th, 2008|2 hr. 4 min.

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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A spiritual successor to "The Pursuit of Happyness," but darker and more oblique. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    While it doesn't break any new ground or provide any revelations, Seven Pounds is unabashedly emotional and cautiously hopeful. It's the feel-good movie for these feel-bad times. show more

  • 10
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Mr. Smith's latest film is about nothing less than life and death, sin and atonement, and it takes the soggy cake for multiple layers of sentimentality topped by indigestible grandiosity. show more

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