HancockJohn Hancock is an alcoholic man with superhero powers, including flight, invulnerability, and super-strength. But his ill considered behavior regularly causes damage in the millions. When he saves the life of PR expert Ray Embrey, the executive is grateful and believes he can restore Hancock's image as a true superhero.
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Directors of "Hancock"Peter BergBirthdate: 11 March 1964, New York City, New York, USA
Creators of "Hancock"Vincent NgoVince GilliganBirthdate: 10 February 1967, Richmond, Virginia, USA
Critic Reviews of "Hancock"Christian Science MonitorOctober 18, 2008
The strain of messianism in Will Smith movies is becoming ever more pronounced.CNN.comOctober 18, 2008
Train wrecks are intrinsically spectacular, and Will Smith's new movie offers a doozy. Two of them, in fact.Ebert & RoeperJuly 14, 2008
It's definitely a mish-mash, but really good performances.I.E. WeeklyJuly 04, 2008
The dynamic between the sullen Smith and sincere Bateman may be the best thing in the Peter Berg's movie, but it's a tough call because the whole popcorn fest is flat-out fantastic.L.A. WeeklyJuly 03, 2008
A peculiar and occasionally charming poke in the ribs of the superman myth.Chicago ReaderJuly 03, 2008
As popcorn movies go, this is fleet, funny, and even thoughtful: its central question, nicely underplayed by director Peter Berg, is why power and altruism never seem to intersect.QuickflixOctober 21, 2014
And if you're still not willing to forgive Hancock, and least there is the scene where he shoves a guy's head up another guy's butt.TheShiznit.co.ukOctober 14, 2012
Hancock is what happens when you have talented people working on quality material: it's really a no-brainer that it works so well.CinePassionAugust 26, 2009
Kicks into tired oh-it-sucks-to-have-superpowers territory and opens up a can of racial issues it has no intention of investigating3BlackChicks ReviewAugust 03, 2009
I have no problem signing on to recommend this. Get it? Signing on...John Hancock... nevermind.Fayetteville Free WeeklyFebruary 01, 2009
A few actors such as Clint Eastwood, marry substance and popularity. But very few. Most actors' egos lead them to slum in the box office. I'm reminded of this often when a major, talented actor opts for popularity instead of substance when the latter beck
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