Movies directed by John Lee Hancock

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Blind Side, The

The marketing campaign for The Blind Side plays up the inspirational aspects of the story - that it's based on the real-life rags-to-riches tale of football player Michael Oher and the woman whose fierce love and determination to help him allowed h...

Run Time: 2:06
U.S. Release Date: 2009-11-20
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: John Lee Hancock
Cast: Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Quinton Aaron, ...
Founder, The

The Founder, which chronicles the takeover and elevation of McDonald’s by Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), works both as a character study and an examination of how ambition, even when harnessed for the “greater good”, can result in innoc...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 2017-01-20
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: Drama
Director: John Lee Hancock
Cast: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, ...
Highwaymen, The

It has taken Hollywood more than fifty years to produce a rebuttal to Arthur Penn’s classic Bonnie and Clyde. In the romanticized 1967 gangster film, law enforcement in general and Frank Hamer in particular were portrayed as bumbling up until...

Run Time: 2:12
U.S. Release Date: 2019-03-29
MPAA Rating: "2.35:1" (R)
Genre: Drama
Director: John Lee Hancock
Cast: Kevin Costner, Woody Harrelson, Kathy Bates, ...
Rookie, The

It's very easy to wax poetic about the sport of baseball, and I'm not just talking "Mighty Casey has struck out." Baseball may not be the most popular sport in North America, but it has a history and mythology like no other. The giants of past er...

Run Time: 2:08
U.S. Release Date: 2002-03-29
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Mature Themes)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: John Lee Hancock
Cast: Dennis Quaid, Rachel Griffiths, Brian Cox, ...
Saving Mr. Banks

For an author of long-form fiction, the writing process isn't merely technical. As absurd as it might seem, the writer bonds with his or her characters to the point where they can become as "real" as any flesh-and-blood person. This is especially t...

Run Time: 2:05
U.S. Release Date: 2013-12-20
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Mature Content)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: John Lee Hancock
Cast: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Annie Rose Buckley, ...