Road to Perdition

Road to Perdition

Road to Perdition

Tom Hanks is a hit man attempting to escape his violent profession for the safety of his son in this crime thriller set in 1931. Directed by Sam Mendes (1917), adapting Max Allan Collins and Richard Piers Rayner's graphic novel. Winner of Best Cinematography at the 2003 Academy Awards.

Mike Sullivan (Hanks) works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney (Paul Newman). Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds himself on the run in attempt to save the life of his son and at the same time looking for revenge on those who wronged him.

Best Cinematography, Academy Awards 2003; Best Cinematography & Production Design, BAFTAs 2003
2002Rating: R117 minsUSA20th Century Fox, DreamWorks Pictures
CrimeDramaThrillerClassic

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Sight & Sound

Sight & Sound

Contains more than enough brilliance to confirm that American Beauty wasn't a flash in the pan.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

After I saw "Road to Perdition," I knew I admired it, but I didn't know if I liked it. I am still not sure.

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USA Today

USA Today

So is Perdition still a must-see? No question.

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