About

Mike Sullivan works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney. Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds himself on the run in attempt to save the life of his son and at the same time looking for revenge on those who wronged him.

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Directed by

Sam Mendes

Written by

David Self (Screenplay)
Max Allan Collins (Novel)
Richard Piers Rayner (Novel)

Runtime

117 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Pray for Michael Sullivan.

Cast

Keywords

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Photos

Lists

#756 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Cinematography Conrad L. Hall

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Paul Newman

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration Nancy Haigh Dennis Gassner

Oscar nomination for Best Sound Bob Beemer Scott Millan