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WSR Detailed DVD Review

Two-Disc Unrated Special Edition
Genre: Fantasy Adventure

Reviewed In Issue 137 (Dec 2008) Of Widescreen Review®

Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman & Eddie Marsan

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4.5
DD Sound Rating: 3.5
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Special features are on Disc Two and include the following seven featurettes: Superhumans: The Making Of Hancock (13 minutes), Seeing The Future (16 minutes), Building A Better Hero (eight minutes), Bumps And Bruises (ten minutes), Home Life (11 minutes), Suiting Up (eight minutes), and Mere Mortals: Behind The Scenes With Dirty Pete (four minutes); a digital copy of the movie; and previews.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 28124
(MPAA Rating): PG-13/Unrated
(Rating Reason):

Some intense sequences of Sci-Fi action, violence and language
(Retail Price): $34.95
(DVD Type): Two DVD-9 Discs
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 92/102
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2008
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 11/25/08
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Peter Berg
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Story Synopsis:
Hancock (Smith) is Los Angeles

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.40:1 DVD

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