Hancock (2008) An hour of spotty comedy is capped off by 30 minutes of melodrama in Hancock , a superhero pic about a surly vigilante (Smith). The…
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Hancock (2008)

Will Smith, Hancock | Not-so-super hero: Will Smith as Hancock
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Not-so-super hero: Will Smith as Hancock
EW's GRADE
C

Details Release Date: Nov 25, 2008; DVD Release Date: Nov 25, 2008; Movie Rated: PG-13; Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama; With: Will Smith and Charlize Theron; Distributor: Sony BMG

An hour of spotty comedy is capped off by 30 minutes of melodrama in Hancock, a superhero pic about a surly vigilante (Smith). The two-disc set's EXTRAS are mostly nap-inducing, but an unrated cut of the film offers a punishingly awkward demonstration of the problem with being super between the sheets. C

Originally posted Nov 26, 2008 Published in issue #1024 Dec 05, 2008 Order article reprints