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Release Date: July 12th, 2002

DVD Release Date: February 25th, 2003

R|1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary
Mike Sullivan (Tom Hanks) is an enforcer for powerful Depression-era Midwestern mobster John Rooney (Paul Newman). Rooney's son, Connor (Daniel Craig), is jealous of the close bond they share, and when Mike's eldest son, Michael (Tyler Hoechlin), witnesses a hit, Connor uses the incident as an excuse to murder Sullivan's wife (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and youngest son. Forced to flee, Sullivan and Michael set out on a journey of revenge and self-discovery.

Cast: Tom Hanks, Paul Newman, Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Stanley Tucci, Daniel Craig, Tyler Hoechlin, Liam Aiken

Director: Sam Mendes

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Zanuck Company

Distributors: DreamWorks SKG

Keywords: Escape, Murder, Sacrifice, Son, Suspenseful, Dark, Father, 1930s

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