Hancock script
Hancock (2008)
Synopsis: A scruffy superhero named Hancock (Will Smith) protects the citizens of Los Angeles but leaves horrendous collateral damage in the wake of every well-intentioned feat. That's OK with Hancock; he doesn't care what people think and is just as likely to be found dozing on a park bench as saving a damsel in distress. However, after saving the life of a PR executive (Jason Bateman) and meeting the man's beautiful wife (Charlize Theron), he realizes that he may have a sensitive side after all.


The principal did'nothing. Like

schoolyard terrorism is no worse than

being tardy. What's the matter with

education? Back when, you could go to

school and learn about Betsy Ross and...

mollusks and... not get stabbed on the

way home.



A subway TRAM idles by a passenger ramp. STEAM hisses from its

side and plumes into a wall of white mist.

And from this cloud of angry vapors, a figure appears. He

surfaces from the dark subway tunnel, a cool nonchalance in his


It is the Superhero, his identity safely concealed under the

collar of a tattered TRENCHCOAT. He traverses the loading deck,

PASSENGERS boarding and disembarking around him.

He wades through them - to a deserted section of the subway. He

strolls over to a CIGARETTE MACHINE, up against the grafetti-

raped subway wall.

On the wall, a line of profanity declares that...


He surveys the machine. His right arm appears from the coat

pocket. Fingers merge into a tight fist. And casually, he rips

into the metal vendor like it was Jello.

His fist withdraws a handful of bills, coins. He pockets the

loot. He reaches back in and withdraws a carton of LUCKY STRIKE.

Deposits it under his coat.

And with that, he heads for the stairs - to the flooded streets


At the ramp, and on cue, the subway tram closes its doors.

Trembles. Moves. Steams into the deep dark tunnel. White SMOKE

mushrooms from its tail. It lingers in the air as we...

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Vince Gilligan

George Vincent "Vince" Gilligan, Jr. (born February 10, 1967) is an American writer, producer, and director. He is known for his television work, specifically as creator, head writer, executive producer, and a director of Breaking Bad and its spin-off Better Call Saul. He was a writer and producer for The X-Files and was the co-creator of its spin-off The Lone Gunmen. more…

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