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Road to Perdition (2002)  link to Road to Perdition on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1127

poster Road to Perdition

IMDb Rating:
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7.7/10 (229621 votes)

Country: USA, 117 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime

Director(s): Sam Mendes

Video Codec: Unknown

Storyline:
1931. Mike Sullivan and Connor Rooney are two henchmen of elderly downstate IL-based (Quad City area, though much of the action takes place in the Chicago area) Irish-American mobster John Rooney, Connor's father. In many respects, John treats Mike more as his son, who he raised as his own after Mike was orphaned, than the volatile Connor, who nonetheless sees himself as the heir apparent to the family business. One evening, Mike's eldest son, twelve year old Michael Sullivan Jr., who has no idea what his father does for a living, witnesses Connor and his father gun down an associate and his men, the situation gone wrong initiated from an action by Connor. Caught witnessing the incident, Michael is sworn to secrecy about what he saw. Regardless, Connor, not wanting any loose ends, makes an attempt to kill Mike, his wife and their two sons. Mike and the surviving members of his family know that they need to go on the run as Connor, who has gone into hiding, will be protected through ...

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Cast:

photo Tyler Hoechlin Tyler Hoechlin Michael Sullivan Jr.
photo Liam Aiken Liam Aiken Peter Sullivan
photo Jennifer Jason Leigh Jennifer Jason Leigh Annie Sullivan
photo Tom Hanks Tom Hanks Michael Sullivan
photo Paul Newman Paul Newman John Rooney

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1