Hancock (2008)

PG-13   |    |  Action, Drama, Fantasy


Hancock (2008) Poster

Hancock is a superhero whose ill considered behavior regularly causes damage in the millions. He changes when the person he saves helps him improve his public image.

TIP
Add this title to your Watchlist
Save movies and shows to keep track of what you want to watch.

6.4/10
404,988

Videos


Photos

  • Damon Wayans at an event for Hancock (2008)
  • Jason Bateman at an event for Hancock (2008)
  • Charlize Theron and Jason Bateman in Hancock (2008)
  • Will Smith and Jason Bateman in Hancock (2008)
  • Will Smith and Liz Wicker in Hancock (2008)
  • Daeg Faerch at an event for Hancock (2008)

See all photos

More of What You Love

Find what you're looking for even quicker with the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


1 July 2008 | KoondoggSaints
7
| Not your typical "superhero" movie, but still good
I was lucky enough to go to a pre-screening of Hancock last night and I really enjoyed it. I don't understand all of the criticism this movie is receiving. Everyone take a second and realize this is not a Marvel or DC comic book superhero movie. Now think about that again. It is a different story entirely and has some very unique elements.

Hancock isn't action packed. It doesn't have a Superhero vs. Supervillan plot. I would probably describe it as a character study of the superhero. I think this movie does a better job of addressing some of the issues (and vices) a superhero probably would have if they existed today. The biggest conflict in the movie is within Will Smith's character's attitude, not necessarily good vs. evil.

I think much of the criticism I have read about is motivated by expectations that were not met, which isn't fair at all. If you watch Hancock with only the expectation of being entertained, you will leave happy. Its a good movie, don't jump on the bandwagon of not liking it just because you can. Give it a chance and take it for what it is, a July 4th action/comedy.

Metacritic Reviews


Critic Reviews



Shay Mitchell on Why Everyone Is Obsessed With "You"

The "You" star shares how social media became its own character in the psychological thriller, and why people can't stop watching.

Watch our interview

Featured on IMDb

Check out our guide to the Academy Awards, our coverage of the 2019 awards season, and more.

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com