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Seven Pounds (2008)

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Seven Pounds is a American drama film, directed by Gabriele Muccino, in which Will Smith stars as a man who sets out to change the lives of seven people. Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson, and Barry Pepper also star. The film was released in theaters in the United States and Canada on December 19, 2008, by Columbia Pictures. Despite receiving negative reviews, it was a box-office success, grossing US $168,168,201 worldwide.

In Los Angeles, Ben Thomas cruelly berates a sales representative, Ezra Turner, over the phone. Ezra, who is blind, maintains his composure and politely ends the call. At an IRS office after hours, Ben researches a woman named Emily Posa and finds her at a hospital, being treated for a congenital heart defect. His brother calls, but Ben denies having taken something from his house.

At a care home for the elderly, Ben introduces himself as an IRS agent. He meets with administrator Stewart Goodman, who brags about cutting costs despite buying himself a new BMW. Having paid for an unsuccessful bone marrow transplant, Stewart asks for an extension from the IRS until he can receive a bonus. Ben asks a resident named Inez if Stewart is a “good man”, and she reveals that Stewart is punishing her by refusing to let her bathe.

Director: Gabriele Muccino

Writer: Grant Nieporte

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

►Cast:

Will SmithBen
Rosario DawsonEmily
Woody HarrelsonEzra
Michael EalyBen’s Brother
Barry PepperDan
Elpidia CarrilloConnie
Robinne LeeSarah
Joe NunezLarry / Hotel Owner (as Joseph A. Nuñez)
Bill SmitrovichGeorge Ristuccia
Tim KelleherStewart Goodman
Gina HechtDr. Briar
Andy MilderGeorge’s Doctor
Judyann ElderHolly
Sarah Jane MorrisSusan
Madison PettisConnie’s Daughter
Ivan AnguloConnie’s Son
Octavia SpencerKate / Home Health Care Nurse
Cynthia RubeAssisted Living Nurse
Jack YangApogee Engineer
Quintin KelleyNicholas / Bald Boy
Louisa KendrickDan’s Wife
Fiona HaleInez
Amanda CarlinNeighbor Lady
Connor CruiseYoung Ben
David HainesYoung Ben’s Father
Casey Morris911 Operator
Audrey WasilewskiNurse
Sonya EddyNurse
Charlene AmoiaWoman in Diner
Todd CahoonMan in Diner
Rich HutchmanElevator Doctor
Michael SpellmanElevator Doctor
Dale RaoulSt. Matthew’s Volunteer
Steve TomBone Marrow Doctor
Jora SenaneBen’s OR Doctor
Rob FigueroaBen’s OR Doctor (as Robert Figueroa)
Kevin CooneyHospital Administrator
Nadia ShazanaDialysis Nurse
Markus FlanaganNeurosurgeon
Leif RogersER Doctor
Gaspar UriarteEmily’s OR Doctor
Nichole AmbrizOR Nurse
Lee von ErnstER Nurse (as Lee Von Ernst)
MaShae AldermanBen’s Brother’s Wife
Francisco AragonJanitor
Yeniffer BehrensNurse
Melissa BickertonWaitress
Skylan BrooksChoir Kid
David BurrusBen Brother’s Son
Lydia A. ButlerER Nurse
Will C.Man in Park
Stephanie CampbellGuest at Recital
Karla ElizondoNurse
Michelle FaraoneApogee Engineer
Gladis GiadaRecital and Reception Guest
Geoffrey GouldSocial Worker
Sam GrosER Doctor / Paramedic
Daniel JosephER Doctor
Christopher JuddParamedic #2
Spencer KaydenTable Dancer
Aaron Jay KennyTelemarketer
Tina KingPBX Operator
J. KristopherRecital Guest
Biz MarkieFuneral Guest
Meghan MarshallGraduation Kid
Ivo NandiLAPD Officer
Mark NewsomER Security Guard
Bojana NovakovicJulie
Robert OchoaChoirboy
Ryan OchoaChoir Boy
Gary RodriguezConnie’s Husband
Kylee RussellChoir Kid
V.S. RussellPBX Operator
Cosby SiringiDiner Patron
Terrance ThomasChoir Kid
George F. WatsonIRS Night Desk Security Guard
Jon Morgan WoodwardMan on the Street
Lisa YaroGuest at Recital

Sources: imdb & wikipedia

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