DVD - 2008
Average Rating:
Rate this:
A superhero with total disregard for the damage he causes while saving people finds himself having his image changed by a public relations executive, in return for saving the executive's life.
Publisher: [Culver City, Calif.] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008]
Edition: Widescreen ed
ISBN: 9781435900967
Branch Call Number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE Han
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

Oct 17, 2017

Not great, but still entertaining.

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.

View All Comments


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings

BPL owns a similar edition of this title.

View originally-listed edition

Report edition-matching error

To Top