Connections: Hancock

Connecting a series of films through second billed performers.
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1.
Hancock (2008)
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Hancock is a superhero whose ill considered behavior regularly causes damage in the millions. He changes when the person he saves helps him improve his public image. (92 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
 
2.
Sleepwalking (2008)
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The drama follows a 12-year-old girl's struggle to come to terms with her mother's abandonment. (101 mins.)
Director: William Maher
“ Connected to "Hancock" through Charlize Theron. ” - smitty008
 
3.
Spy School (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Doubting Thomas is the story of a twelve year old boy known for telling tall tales who overhears a plot to kidnap the President's daughter. When he goes public with his story, no one believes him, and he is forced to save her on his own. (86 mins.)
Director: Mark Blutman
“ Connected to "Sleepwalking" by AnnaSophia Robb. ” - smitty008
 
4.
Tooth and Nail (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A group of people in a post-apocalyptic world fight to survive against a band of vicious cannibals. (94 mins.)
Director: Mark Young
“ Connected to "Spy School" by Rider Strong. ” - smitty008
 
5.
Broken English (2007)
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Nora Wilder is freaking out. Everyone around her is in a relationship, is married, or has children. Nora is in her thirties... (97 mins.)
Director: Zoe Cassavetes
“ Connected to "Tooth and Nail" by Michael Kelley. ” - smitty008
 
6.
Walker Payne (2006)
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A period drama where a small-town father (Patric) is forced to make difficult, heartbreaking decisions in order to save his two daughters. (117 mins.)
Director: Matt Williams
“ Connected to "Broken English" by Drea de Matteo. ” - smitty008
 
7.
Bandidas (2006)
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In turn-of-the-century Mexico, two very different women become a bank-robbing duo in an effort to combat a ruthless enforcer terrorizing their town. (93 mins.)
“ Connected to "Walker Payne" by Sam Shepard. ” - smitty008
 
8.
After the Sunset (2004)
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The story of what happens after a master thief achieves his last big score, when the FBI agent who promised he'd capture him is about to do just that. (97 mins.)
Director: Brett Ratner
“ Connected to "Bandidas" by Salma Hayek. ” - smitty008
 
9.
She Hate Me (2004)
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Fired from his job for exposing corrupt business practices, a former biotech executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit. (138 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
“ Connected to "After the Sunset" by Woody Harrelson. ” - smitty008
 
10.
Against the Ropes (2004)
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A fictional story inspired by North America's most famous female boxing promoter, Jackie Kallen. Her struggle to survive and succeed in a male dominated sport. (110 mins.)
“ Connected to "She Hate Me" by Kerry Washington. ” - smitty008
 
11.
Big Trouble (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The lives of several Miami denizens, from ad agents to gunrunners to street thugs to law enforcement to school-children, intersect with humorous and dangerous results. (85 mins.)
“ Connected to "Against the Ropes" by Omar Epps. ” - smitty008
 
12.
Showtime (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show. (95 mins.)
Director: Tom Dey
“ Connected to "Big Trouble" by Rene Russo. ” - smitty008
 
13.
The Gristle (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
The Senator needs a Kidney. He's unwilling to wait for one to become available, and has let it be known he is willing to pay top dollar... (93 mins.)
Director: David Portlock
“ Connected to "Showtime" by Rachael Harris. ” - smitty008
 
14.
Wild Wild West (1999)
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The two best hired guns in the West must save President Grant from the clutches of a nineteenth-century inventor-villain. (106 mins.)
“ Connected to "The Gristle" by Kris Anderson. ” - smitty008
 
15.
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
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Lovers' lives are complicated by city law, feuding faerie royalty, and... love. (116 mins.)
Director: Michael Hoffman
“ Connected to "Wild Wild West" by Kevin Kline. ” - smitty008
 
16.
The Deep End of the Ocean (1999)
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The Deep End of The Ocean is a film about a family's reaction when Ben, the youngest son is kidnapped and then found nine years later, living in the same town, where his family had just moved. (106 mins.)
Director: Ulu Grosbard
“ Connected to "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by Michelle Pfeiffer. ” - smitty008
 
17.
Deep Rising (1998)
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A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first. (106 mins.)
Director: Stephen Sommers
“ Connected to "The Deep End of the Ocean" by Treat Williams. ” - smitty008
 
18.
The Gingerbread Man (1998)
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Lawyer Rick Magruder has a one-night-stand affair with caterer Mallory Doss. He becomes hooked on her... (114 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
“ Connected to "Deep Rising" by Famke Janssen. ” - smitty008
 
19.
Fallen (1998)
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Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style. (124 mins.)
Director: Gregory Hoblit
“ Connected to "The Gingerbread Man" by Embeth Davidtz. ” - smitty008
 
20.
The Borrowers (1997)
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A secret family of four-inch people living inside the walls of a house must save their home from an evil real estate developer. (89 mins.)
Director: Peter Hewitt
“ Connected to "Fallen" by John Goodman. ” - smitty008
 
21.
101 Dalmatians (1996)
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A woman kidnaps puppies to kill them for their fur, but various animals then gang up against her and get their revenge in slapstick fashion. (103 mins.)
Director: Stephen Herek
“ Connected to "The Borrowers" by Mark Williams. ” - smitty008
 
22.
2 Days in the Valley (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
48 hours of intersecting lives and crimes in Los Angeles. (104 mins.)
Director: John Herzfeld
“ Connected to "101 Dalmatians" by Jeff Daniels. ” - smitty008
 
23.
Naked (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Parallel tales of two sexually obsessed men, one hurting and annoying women physically and mentally, one wandering around the city talking to strangers and experiencing dimensions of life. (132 mins.)
Director: Mike Leigh
“ Connected to "2 Days in the Valley" by Greg Cruttwell. ” - smitty008
 
24.
Close My Eyes (1991)
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After some years of tension, Richard begins a sexual relationship with his sister Natalie, who is now married... (108 mins.)
“ Connected to "Naked" by Lesley Sharp. ” - smitty008
 
25.
Vroom (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A love story - a young man for an older woman and his best friend and his Chevrolet. Jake is a romantic with a vision... (89 mins.)
Director: Beeban Kidron
“ Connected to "Close My Eyes" by Clive Owen. ” - smitty008
 
26.
Resurrected (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
True story of a British soldier (David Thewlis), who is left behind in the Falklands after the war with Argentina... (96 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
“ Connected to "Vroom" by David Thewlis. ” - smitty008
 
27.
Hard Days, Hard Nights (1989)
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(103 mins.)
“ Connected to "Resurrected" by Rita Tushingham. Second Billed was Mark Forrest. As this was his only film role to date, here the list ends. ” - smitty008