Movies like Hancock

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 6.4
 395K
Hancock
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hancock is a down-and-out superhero who's forced to employ a PR expert to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he's inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent's idea of imprisoning the antihero to make the world miss him proves successful, but will Hancock stick to his new sense of purpose or slip back into old habits?
Style: twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, exciting, cynical, bad ending, entertaining, funny, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, immortality, redemption, memory loss, anti heroes, anti-hero, amnesia, plot twist, urban, comics, natural disaster, superhuman powers, catastrophe, alter ego, mentor, technology, mythology, heroes, destiny, homeless, solitude, fight scenes, happy ending, life philosophy, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa

Most similar movies to Hancock

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and stylized films with plots about fight scenes, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, destiny and fantasy world mostly in Action, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Hancock: The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000), Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008), Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016), The Crow (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the devil resurfaces with aims to take over the world in human form, Johnny Blaze reluctantly comes out of hiding to transform into the flame-spewing supernatural hero Ghost Rider -- and rescue a 10-year-old boy from an unsavory end.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, ridiculous, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, dark hero, devil, motorcycle, supernatural, vengeance, chase, anti heroes, transformation, master villain, comics, anti-hero ...
Place: europe, romania, usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
The Legend of Bagger Vance
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: World War I has left golfer Rannulph Junuh a poker-playing alcoholic, his perfect swing gone. Now, however, he needs to get it back to play in a tournament to save the financially ravaged golf course of a long-ago sweetheart. Help arrives in the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: golf, underdog, childhood, storytelling, athlete's life, mentor, sport, redemption, contests and competitions, destiny, football, life philosophy ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   42%
 
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this continuation to the adventure of the demon superhero, an evil elf breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures, as he declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release The Golden Army, a deadly group of fighting machines ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, fairy tale, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, adventure, good versus evil, supernatural, monster, apocalypse, anti heroes, steampunk, mythology, dark fantasy, magic, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s
Place: northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   100%
 
Snow White and the Huntsman
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After the Evil Queen marries the King, she performs a violent coup in which the King is murdered and his daughter, Snow White, is taken captive. Almost a decade later, a grown Snow White is still in the clutches of the Queen. In order to obtain ...
Style: fairy tale, serious, exciting, scenic, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, magic, immortality, adventure, snow white, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, danger, evil stepmother, rivalry, against the odds, save the kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
The Huntsman: Winter's War
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As two evil sisters prepare to conquer the land, two renegades—Eric the Huntsman, who aided Snow White in defeating Ravenna in Snowwhite and the Huntsman, and his forbidden lover, Sara—set out to stop them.
Style: fairy tale, romantic, entertaining, absurd, intense ...
Plot: magic, dark fantasy, betrayal, good versus evil, love, happy ending, redemption, transformation, death, love story, revenge, chase ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   39%
 
 7.6
 151K
The Crow
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Exactly one year after young rock guitarist Eric Draven and his fiancée are brutally killed by a ruthless gang of criminals, Draven -- watched over by a hypnotic crow -- returns from the grave to exact revenge.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, vengeance, good versus evil, vigilante, afterlife, love, supernatural, back from the dead, murder, vigilantism, violence, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
 5.3
 193K
Daredevil
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: He dwells in a world of eternal night, but the blackness is filled with sounds and scents, tastes and textures that most cannot perceive. Although attorney Matt Murdock is blind, his other four senses function with superhuman sharpness. By day, ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, vengeance, dark hero, vigilante, blindness, justice, martial arts, revenge, master villain, comics, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   100%
 
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, technology, end of the world, robot, arms dealer, apocalypse, transformation, a.i., comics, fight scenes, mythology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, oslo norway, eastern europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   100%
 
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 8.1
 1.1M
The Avengers
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, good versus evil, superhuman powers, comics, weapons, save the world, heroic mission, superhero team, teleportation, chase, assassin, humanity in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, battleship, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   100%
 
 7.9
 810K
Iron Man
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, adventure, technology, androids and robots, good versus evil, comics, transformation, prodigy, weapons, danger, terrorism, weapon system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, middle east, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   100%
 
 5.8
 45K
The Cobbler
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Max Simkin repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to step into the lives of his customers and see the world ...
Style: sentimental, entertaining, feel good, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: switching roles, supernatural ability, disorder, workplace, justice, lone hero, mother son relationship, fish out of water, shoemaker, lifestyle change, down on your luck, family business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
 6.9
 275K
Hellboy
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause. The Allies raid the camp where the ceremony is taking place, but not before a demon - Hellboy - has already been conjured. Joining the Allied forces, ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, adventure, good versus evil, supernatural, monster, apocalypse, destiny, dark hero, anti heroes, steampunk, comics, mythology ...
Time: contemporary, 40s, 20th century, 21st century, 1940s
Place: russia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   100%
 
 6.7
 29K
Blood and Bone
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, an ex-con (White) takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, kung fu, revenge, sword fight, dark hero, violence, blood, prison, fight scenes, master warrior, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
 4.6
 12K
Biker Boyz
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mythic motorcycle tale of father and son", this is the story of Manuel Galloway, also known as "the King of Cali", the president of a motorcycle club whose members are all African-American men, mostly white-collar workers who ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, road movie, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: hip hop, motorcycle, gang, racing, contests and competitions, rise to the top, race, coming of age, ambition, dialogue, youth, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   31%
 
Superman Returns
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Superman returns to discover his 5-year absence has allowed Lex Luthor to walk free, and that those he was closest to felt abandoned and have moved on. Luthor plots his ultimate revenge that could see millions killed and change the face of the ...
Style: exciting, serious, gloomy, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, adventure, transformation, master villain, secret identity, comics, alter ego, childhood, superhuman powers, dialogue, vigilante, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   30%
 
American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jackson is back, and now he has a new partner, karate champion Sean, as they must face a deadly terrorist known as "The Cobra", who has infected Sean with a virus. Sean and Jackson have no choice but to fight the Cobra and his bands of ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, ninja, vengeance, island, virus, master villain, adventure, fight scenes, kung fu, revenge, master warrior, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, usa, caribbean, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   27%
 
 5.6
 9K
The Promise
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China, South Korea, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An orphaned girl, driven by poverty at such a young age, makes a promise with an enchantress. In return for beauty and the admiration of every man, she will never be with the man she loves. This spell cannot be broken unless the impossible happens: ...
Style: stylized, fairy tale, epic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, destiny, sacrifice, betrayal, master warrior, kung fu, assassin, true love, mythology, sword fight, fantasy world, heroic mission ...
Place: china, hong kong, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   25%
 
 5.2
 35K
The Medallion
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, awful, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, adventure, chase, immortality, kung fu, kidnapping, interpol, good versus evil, fight scenes, ninja, master villain, superhuman powers ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   33%
 
The Meteor Man
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One night Jefferson Reed gets hit in the chest by a souped-up chunk of meteor. So he can fly, but he's scared of heights. He can master the information in any book ... for about fifteen minutes. Now his friends and family want him to protect ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, family, anti heroes, superhuman powers, comics, fighting crime, escapades, heroes, mentor, homeless, disorder, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   100%
 
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davey Jones, he also attempts to avoid eternal damnation.
Style: exciting, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, date night
Plot: adventure, swashbuckler, treasure, ship, pirate, sword fight, betrayal, chase, ghost, island, treasure hunt, captain ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   25%
 
 3.3
 98K
Catwoman
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Liquidated after discovering a corporate conspiracy, mild-mannered graphic artist Patience Phillips washes up on an island, where she's resurrected and endowed with the prowess of a cat -- and she's eager to use her new skills ... as a ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, vengeance, vigilante, alter ego, masked superhero, uncover truth, transformation, reincarnation, righting the wronged, supernatural, one woman army, female fighter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   50%
 
 6.3
 131K
47 Ronin
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the original 1941 movie from Japan, and from ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure 47 Ronin is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of the 47 ...
Style: epic, stylized, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, adventure, revenge, vengeance, magic, sword fight, witch, mentor, master warrior, mythology, fight scenes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   27%
 
 4.7
 50K
Jonah Hex
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Gunslinger Jonah Hex (Josh Brolin) is appointed by President Ulysses Grant to track down terrorist Quentin Turnbull (John Malkovich), a former Confederate officer determined on unleashing hell on earth. Jonah not only secures freedom by accepting ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vengeance, death, supernatural, superhero, revenge, bounty hunter, civil war, violence, american civil war, lone wolves, old west, weapons ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s
Place: usa, new orleans, virginia, south carolina, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   27%
 
 5.7
 290K
Fantastic Four
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During a space voyage, four scientists are altered by cosmic rays: Reed Richards gains the ability to stretch his body; Sue Storm can become invisible; Johnny Storm controls fire; and Ben Grimm is turned into a super-strong … thing. Together, ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, comic, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, adventure, transformation, good versus evil, invisibility, radiation, master villain, space station, comics, alter ego, heroine in tight suit, fight scenes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   24%
 
Collateral Damage
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio 'The Wolf' Perrini.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, jungle, vengeance, revenge, fbi, violence, cia, explosions, fight scenes, vigilantism, chases and races, cyborgs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, 2000s
Place: colombia, los angeles, latin america, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   28%
 
 4.7
 30K
The Marine
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of diamond thieves on the run kidnap the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, kidnapping, car chase, one man army, violence, daring rescue, explosions, tough heroes, chases and races, lone hero, fight scenes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s
Place: europe, south carolina, usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   25%
 
Iron Eagle IV
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While Chappy Sinclair is saddled with a bunch of misfits and delinquents for his flight school, he turns to his protégé Doug Masters to assist him in rounding them into shape for an important competition. During their training, they stumble upon a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, hotshot hero, ninja, airplane, juvenile delinquency, chase, army investigation, adventure, daring rescue, terrorism, family, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   22%
 
 6.5
 86K
Hereafter
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A supernatural thriller centered on three people -- a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy -- who are touched by death in different ways.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, reflective, melancholic ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, french, death, greed, dealing with death, tsunami, life & death, journalist, natural disaster, loneliness, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, 2000s
Place: france, london, england, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   20%
 
 6.2
 21K
Trapped
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When their daughter is kidnapped by experienced nappers (Bacon and Love), the Jennings' (Theron and Townsend) turn the tables on this seemingly foolproof plan.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, crime, hostage, chase, ransom, hotel, brutality, betrayal, revenge, greed, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   27%
 
Dragon Wars: D-War
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the Korean legend, unknown creatures will return and devastate the planet. Reporter Ethan Kendrick is called in to investigate the matter...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, dragon, deadly creature, monster, fantasy world, save the world, magic, lame, monsters, natural disaster, destiny, heroic mission ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   24%
 
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