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Road to Perdition (2002) Movie Information

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436

Avg. Rating:

3.00/4

# of Ratings:

359

Genres:

Drama, Crime

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

07/12/2002

Director:

Sam Mendes

Actors:

Tom Hanks
Paul Newman
Liam Aiken
Tyler Hoechlin
Jude Law
Daniel Craig

 

 

 

 

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Plot Outline:

As a professional hit man's son witnesses his futhers operation as they murder someone, the hit man must betray his boss to save his son.

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Matthew Brady 10/22/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

"Road the Oscars". this movie has tom hanks,Jude Law and Daniel Craig. bother good actors and always spot on.

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mitchellyoung 05/16/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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3.5/4 

A dark and harrowing story of redemption with knockout performances by Hank (playing relatively against type) and Newman. The real star is the brilliant cinematography by Conrad L. Hall that plays with elements of shadows and light in a strikingly thematic way. A unique and touching crime film with focus on character first.

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dukeakasmudge 09/19/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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1.5/4 

It was OK

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Daniel Corleone 09/14/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

Tom Hanks in a very rare role as Michael Sullivan, Sr., a mob enforcer who is also a father of 2. It also stars 2 high caliber actors such as Jude Law as Harlen Maguire and Paul Newman as John Rooney, boss of Michael Sullivan Sr. The cinematography and musical score went hand in hand in this beautifully tragic picture. Themes of father and son relationship, loyalty and effects of the choices you make are present. Storytelling was really smooth and the action was good. Road to Perdition could have been better in terms of pacing and depressing conclusion, still it entertained.

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PsychoKing1227 05/01/2010 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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3/4 

An excellent film directed by the outstanding Sam Mendes. Jude Law and Tom Hanks shine in this crime thriller. A great watch.

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07/06/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

"Road To Perdition" by Yojimbo

Enforcer Tom Hanks is forced to go on the run when his son witnesses a mob hit in his gloriously photographed gangster related road movie from Sam Mendes. In fact little about the film can be faulted technically; all the performances are first rate, it looks absolutely gorgeous and the score is haunting and beautiful. The brief explosions of violence counterpoint the warmth of the father-son relationship well and Mendes' particular brand of visual elegance is particularly pleasing. In fact it's hard to believe that the film is an adaptation of a comic book as it all feels very adult, preferring to explore the characters and their relationships to the kind of comic strip violence you'd usually associate with the genre, which makes for an unusually moving story considering the story revolve...

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