Road to Perdition quotes

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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 ...

Director: Sam Mendes
Writer: Max Allan Collins (graphic novel), Richard Piers Rayner (graphic novel), David Self (screenplay)
Production: DreamWorks SKG
Year: 2002
MetaScore: 72/100
ImdbRating: 7.7
BoxOffice: $104,054,514
Released: 12 Jul 2002
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 82 nominations.

32 Clips & Quotes


Michael Sullivan Jr. - Tyler Hoechlin
Drugstore Owner - Rob Maxey
Peter Sullivan - Liam Aiken
Annie Sullivan - Jennifer Jason Leigh
Michael Sullivan - Tom Hanks
John Rooney - Paul Newman
Connor Rooney - Daniel Craig
Finn McGovern - Ciarán Hinds
Rooney's Henchman - Craig Spidle
Rooney's Henchman - Ian Barford
Finn McGovern's Henchman (as Stephen Dunn) - Stephen P. Dunn
Finn McGovern's Henchman - Paul Turner
Irish Musician - Kathleen Keane
Irish Musician - Brendan McKinney
Irish Musician - Jackie Moran
Irish Musician - Kieran O'Hare
Irish Musician - John M. Williams
Boy Michael Fights - Nicolas Cade
Jack Kelly - David Darlow
Alexander Rance - Dylan Baker
Rooney's Business Associate - John Sierros
Rooney's Business Associate - Jon Sattler
Rooney's Business Associate - Michael Brockman
Rooney's Business Associate - John Judd
Rooney's Business Associate - Christian Stolte
Rooney's Business Associate - Jack Callahan
Michael's Teacher - Maureen Gallagher
Frank the Bouncer - Kevin Chamberlin
Brothel Maid - Juanita Wilson
Calvino - Doug Spinuzza
Nitti's Henchman - Roderick Peeples
Nitti's Henchman - Keith Kupferer
Secretary - Lee Roy Rogers
Frank Nitti - Stanley Tucci
Maguire - Jude Law
Tenement Murderer - Kurt Naebig
Crime Scene Policeman - Lance Baker
Living Corpse - Monte
Father Callaway - Duane Sharp
Aunt Sarah - Diane Dorsey
Motel Manager - Michael Sassone
Cop at Diner - John Sterchi
Farmer at Diner - Robert Jones
Ruby the Waitress - Lara Phillips
Mr. McDougal - Harry Groener
Banker (as Jobe Cerny) - JoBe Cerny
Betty the Waitress - Mina Badie
Young Bank Manager - Ed Kross
Prostitute - Heidi Jayne Netzley
Hotel Manager - Phil Ridarelli
Farmer Virginia - Peggy Roeder
Farmer Bill - James Greene
Factory Worker - James Currie
Pedestrian - Richard Dunn
Business Man - Joe Fontana
Bank Customer - Reese Foster
Dancer - Kelly Hill
Chief of Police - Gene Janson
Young Irish Lover - Cory Krueckeberg
Al Capone - Anthony LaPaglia
Nitti Thug #4 - George J. Manisco
Nitti Thug #5 - Mark Morettini
Patron at the Library - Martin Murphy
Rooney's Henchman - Kerry Rossall