Road to Perdition | 2002

Drama, Crime
Two fathers: Michael Sullivan, a hit man for the Irish mob in Depression-era Chicago; and Mr. John Rooney, Sullivan's boss and the man who raised him as a son. Two sons: Michael Sullivan, Jr. and Connor Rooney, each ...more
Director: Sam Mendes
Awards: 1 Oscar win. Another 2 wins & 11 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Michael Sullivan

Actor

... John Rooney

Actor

... Maguire

Actor

... Annie Sullivan

Actor

... Connor Rooney

Actor

... Frank Nitti

Actor

... Michael Sullivan Jr.

Actor

... Peter Sullivan

Actor

... Finn McGovern

Actor

... Alexander Rance

Actor

... Frank the Bouncer

Actor

... Betty the Waitress

Actor

Writers

Screenplay

Source Material (from novel)

Company

Manhattan Project

Production Company

The Zanuck Company

Production Company

Synopsis

Two fathers: Michael Sullivan, a hit man for the Irish mob in Depression-era Chicago; and Mr. John Rooney, Sullivan's boss and the man who raised him as a son. Two sons: Michael Sullivan, Jr. and Connor Rooney, each desperate to earn his father's favor. Jealousy and competition put them all on a collision course, ultimately bringing Sullivan's work into his private life and leading to the death of his beloved wife and youngest son, Peter. Now Michael Sullivan and his surviving son are set on a journey instigated by tragedy and fueled by revenge.

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