DVD - 2008
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John Hancock is an unhappy and reluctant superhero who is depressed and has drinks heavily. He has saved many lives in Los Angeles, but in doing so, he has no regards for the damages he causes. The public has had enough of Hancock. Then one day, Hancock saves the life of Ray Embrey from being hit by a train. Ray is a public relations executive who now can go home to his wife and child, thanks to Hancock. Ray owes Hancock his life, and he makes it his mission to change his superhero's image. Ray's wife doesn't want Hancock around and makes certain that Hancock knows it.


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Jan 27, 2017

Hancock isn’t your average person. He is a superhero, but seems to cause harm rather than good. Of course that’s an exaggeration, but he is really an expensive citizen. In the process of trying to save people and do well, he ends up destroying a lot more than what seems reasonable. He is immortal, invulnerable, has supersonic flight, and super strength. However, he is very informal and frequently indulges in alcohol and causes trouble. One day, a man named Ray is stuck on a railroad track with a train incoming. What does Hancock do? Derails the train to save him. While others are not too happy with this, Ray is appreciative of Hancock for saving him and takes him home. However, his wife Mary seems to know something and she does not want Hancock near them.
Rating: 3/5
- @JuiceboxZ of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Mar 06, 2016

Enjoyed the first half of the movie, really funny. Then suddenly, the 2nd half became really weird and unpleasant with a totally implausible plot twist. Very bizarre. Can't recommend it.

carnett1 May 20, 2015

Beware. Despite a spectacular career for a lifetime, allegations of sexual misconduct during late career is possible. Michael Jackson and Bill Cosby were both accused while Bob Saget from SF can be a perverse comedian with a lifetime of respect from a television show with twin girls from SF. Vicious industry.

Dec 17, 2011

Meh. But since Will Smith was in it I have to give it a 5 star.

aaa5756 Aug 06, 2011


Jul 21, 2011

Watchable but not special.

jamaicanbarbie Apr 27, 2011

very funny movie..gotta love Will Smith!

Jan 25, 2011

Surprisingly good! Loved the storyline!

jdneochi May 19, 2010

What if there was a super hero, except not really cause he's a drunk bum who sits around and does nothing. Well, that's Hancock for you. He might possibly be the worlds worst hero, that is until he is jailed for being lame and terrible at saving people. He bows to become better, and he changes his life around. Has very interesting plot twist and good action.

Feb 09, 2009

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