Tom Hanks Archives
Road to Perdition

Character: Michael Sullivan
Directed by: Sam Mendes
Written by: David Self, Max Allan Collins, Richard Piers Rayner
Produced by: Cherylanne Martin, Dean Zanuck, Joan Bradshaw, Richard D. Zanuck
Other cast: Tyler Hoechlin, Rob Maxey, Liam Aiken, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Release date: July 12, 2002
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Running time: 1h 57min

Mike Sullivan is an enforcer for powerful Depression-era Midwestern mobster John Rooney. Rooney's son, Connor, is jealous of the close bond they share, and when Mike's eldest son, Michael, witnesses a hit, Connor uses the incident as an excuse to murder Sullivan's wife and youngest son. Forced to flee, Sullivan and Michael set out on a journey of revenge and self-discovery.

Taglines

→ Pray for Michael Sullivan
→ Every father is a hero to his son.
→ Every son holds the future for his father.
→ The innocence of a son is surpassed only by the father’s will to save it.