"...Because it is so careful with its effects, this film's ability to create feeling sneaks up and surprises....This is a story with a will to move us and the ability to do whatever it takes to make that happen..."
Los Angeles Times
"...A truly majestic visual poem....Mr. Hanks does a powerful job..."New York Times
"...ROAD TO PERDITION has the juice to get its hooks into you, knock you off balance and keep you that way for two hours. It's a triumph for director Sam Mendes..."
"...[Law] helps bring this dark, strange, and ultimately moving film into disturbing places of the sort that most studio movies can't even imagine, let alone depict..."
"...Beautifully made, well-acted, brilliantly photographed..."
"...There's inventiveness, intelligence, even brilliance here..."
"...Hanks and Newman are radiant with the blessings of unstopped talent, two greats from two generations who each understand the power of underplaying..."
3 stars out of 5 -- "[The film] pulls off the nifty trick of being both impressively epic and movingly intimate."Empire