Road to Perdition
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 2002
Director: Sam Mendes
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 678149-036428
Running time: 1:57 (117 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: February 25, 2003
Collection type: Owned (#82)
Status: Available
Purchase date: April 30, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 9 / 10
Review (video): 8 / 10
Overview
Two-time Academy Award®winner* Tom Hanks in "one of his best performances" (Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times) stars as Michael Sullivan, a father fighting to keep his only son from traveling the Road to Perdition. Directed by Oscar®winner** Sam Mendes (American Beauty), this towering motion picture achievement has been acclaimed by audiences and critics alike as one of the year's most extraordinary films.

Also starring Academy Award®winner† Paul Newman and Oscar® nominee†† Jude Law, Road to Perdition weaves a mesmerizing tale of a father and son bound together by tragedy and betrayal. On an unforgettable journey of honor, vengeance and redemption, they confront overwhelming odds — and forge an indestructible bond. Hailed for the powerhouse performances of its stars and the stunning impact of its story, Road to Perdition is an electrifying experience that will stay with you for a lifetime.

*1994, Best Actor, Forrest Gump. 1993, Best Actor, Philadelphia. **1999, Best Director, American Beauty. †1986, Best Actor, The Color of Money. ††1999, Best Supporting Actor, The Talented Mr. Ripley.
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Genres
Drama
Studios
Production Studios:
 • DreamWorks Pictures
 • Twentieth Century Fox
 • The Zanuck Company
Media Companies:
 • DreamWorks Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  DTS 5.1
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
English  Dolby Digital Surround
French  Dolby Digital 5.1
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
Commentary
English
French
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Commentary
 • Deleted Scenes
 • Gallery
 • Production Notes/Bios
 • Closed Captioned
 • Text Commentary in English, French and Spanish
Crew
Direction
Sam Mendes....Director
Writing
Max Allan Collins....Original Material By
Richard Piers Rayner....Original Material By
David Self....Screenwriter
Production
Walter F. Parkes....Executive Producer
Joan Bradshaw....Executive Producer
Richard D. Zanuck....Producer
Dean Zanuck....Producer
Sam Mendes....Producer
Cinematography
Conrad L. Hall....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Jill Bilcock....Film Editor
Music
Thomas Newman....Composer
John M. Williams....Song Writer
Sound
Scott A. Hecker....Supervising Sound Editor
Scott Millan....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Bob Beemer....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
John Patrick Pritchett....Production Sound Mixer
Fred W. Peck III....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Albert Wolsky....Costume Designer
Dennis Gassner....Production Designer
Richard L. Johnson....Art Director
Allen L. Hall....Visual Effects
Matthew Hall....Visual Effects
Gary L. Karas....Visual Effects
Frank Toro....Visual Effects
William Dambra....Visual Effects
John Rigden....Visual Effects
Robert Q. Mathews....Costume Designer
Daniel C. Striepeke....Make-up Artist
Ron Snyder....Make-up Artist
Visual Effects by Cinesite
Micheal J. McAlister....Visual Effects
Cast
Tyler Hoechlin....Michael Sullivan, Jr.
Rob Maxey....Drugstore Owner
Liam Aiken....Peter Sullivan
Jennifer Jason Leigh....Annie Sullivan
Tom Hanks....Michael Sullivan
Paul Newman....John Rooney
Daniel Craig....Connor Rooney
Ciarán Hinds....Finn McGovern
Rooney's Henchmen
Craig Spidle
Ian Barford
Finn McGovern's Henchmen
Stephen Dunn
Paul Turner
Irish Musicians
Kathleen Keane
Brendan McKinney
Jackie Moran
Kieran O'Hare
John M. Williams
Nicholas Cade....Boy Michael Fights
David Darlow....Jack Kelly
Dylan Baker....Alexander Rance
Rooney's Business Associates
John Sierros
Jon Sattler
Michael Brockman
John Judd
Christian Stolte
Jack Callahan
Maureen Gallagher....Michael's Teacher
Kevin Chamberlin....Frank the Bouncer
Juanita Wilson....Brothel Maid
Doug Spinuzza....Calvino
Nitti's Henchmen
Roderick Peeples
Keith Kupferer
Lee Roy Rogers....Secretary
Stanley Tucci....Frank Nitti
Jude Law....Maguire
Kurt Naebig....Tenement Murderer
Lance Baker....Crime Scene Policeman
Monte....Living Corpse
Duane Sharp....Father Callaway
Diane Dorsey....Aunt Sarah
Michael Sassone....Motel Manager
John Sterchi....Cop at Diner
Robert Jones....Farmer at Diner
Lara Phillips....Ruby the Waitress
Harry Groener....Mr. McDougal
Bankers
JoBe Cerny
Lawrence MacGowan
Timothy Hendrickson
Marty Higginbotham
Mina Badie....Betty the Waitress
Ed Kross....Young Bank Manager
Heidi Jayne Netzley....Prostitute
Phil Ridarelli....Hotel Manager
Peggy Roeder....Farmer Virginia
James Greene....Farmer Bill
James Currie....Factory Worker (uncredited)
Richard Dunn....Pedestrian (uncredited)
Joe Fontana....Business Man (uncredited)
Reese Foster....Bank Customer (uncredited)
Kelly Hill....Dancer (uncredited)
Gene Janson....Chief of Police (uncredited)
Cory James Krueckeberg....Young Irish Lover (uncredited)
George Manisco....Nitti Thug (uncredited)
Mark Morettini....Nitti Thug (uncredited)
Martin Murphy....Patron at the Library (uncredited)
Brian L. Orlinski....Factory Worker/Church Goer (uncredited)