• Released
  • September 19, 2014
  • (NY & LA - 09/19; Limited - 09/26; Expands - 10/03)
  • R , 1 hr 54 min
  • Action/Adventure
Hector and the Search for Happiness Synopsis
A psychiatrist searches the globe to find the secret of happiness.
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Movie Reviews

Cute and endearing!

By SebastienBeaudet
I think it should be all of our goals to simply strive to be happy! This movie presents a journey with a variety of emotions coming to the surface! Which ones make us happy, which hurt us!? Watch...

Hector and the Search for Happiness`

By diane960
LOVED this feel-good movie about what happiness means to different people. The story line was charming with quirky characters. I always love being an armchair traveler as well. Anyone who can...

Loved it!

By sugarjsj

Loved it !!

By Dumisani
Highly recommended but of course people just used to movies with no meaning.. Great story, Great acting, great music.. Great everything!!...

By tosha266
A very enjoyable movie. It's refreshing to see something that supports positivity and deeper subject matter....


By vrupcic
Best heartwarming film that is funny and is such a masterpiece. Simon Pegg did an outstanding job in this movie...

What makes you happy?

By cdoria514

Go see it!

By randalarp
Smart and funny dialog....

One of the best movies of 2014

By ratherwell736
I just saw that this film was placed at number 10 by MovieFanatic.com for best movies of 2014. AND DESERVEDLY SO! It should also be given the award for MOST UNDERRATED MOVIE OF 2014. Just see for...

Sweet, funny and enchanting

By tally714
I can't imagine why this film didn't receive glowing reviews. My husband I laughed and smiled through the whole thing and by the final credits we were hugging and cheering. Sure, it's a somewhat...

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Rated R | For Some Brief Nudity and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Man's quest for meaning has some swearing, risqué moments.
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