Road To Perdition

Continuity mistake: In the end of the diner scene Jude Law fires after the car with Sullivan and his son. A bullet goes through the rear window but not through the windshield. We see the bullet path go by Tom Hanks' head. Regardless, there's no bullet hole anywhere in the car afterwards.

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Suggested correction: There is a bullet hole in the rear view glass.

Factual error: When Tom Hanks is removing his belongings, his son sees him unload a .45 calibre pistol. That type of gun was not available until 1940.

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Suggested correction: Unless you're talking about a different gun, Michael Sullivan uses a Colt M1911A1. The M1911 has always been a .45 caliber weapon. The M1911A1 became available in 1924 (and still a .45).

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Suggested correction: The classic shape of the semi-automatic pistol Tom Hanks uses is a 1911 series available in 1911 and onwards adopted by the US Army. In 1924 it was slightly revised and known as the 1911A1 series. Both were double action with 7 round magazines. Either gun looks very similar at a distance and were both available in 1931. Imfdb.org has identified the Tom Hanks pistol as a 1911A1. And the same for Daniel Craig's gun.

Revealing mistake: At the end when Sullivan is shot in the back while looking out the window, you can see blood come through the front of his shirt, meaning the bullets must have exited his body, yet the window he is standing in front of isn't shattered by the bullets that had passed through him. Also, immediately after this when Jude Law sets up his camera to take photos of Tom Hanks dying, the blood all over the glass is completely gone. The window is clean.

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Peter Sullivan: Why are you always smiling?
Connor Rooney: 'Cause it's all so fuckin' hysterical.

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Trivia: Anthony LaPaglia shot a scene as Al Capone, which was deleted after it was decided to leave Capone off-screen. As a minor compensation, LaPaglia is listed first in the credits' "special thanks" section.

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Question: What happened to the Aunt that lives at the lake house?

Answer: We never find out. But, if I remember correctly, in the graphic novel, the aunt is killed prior to the (O')Sullivan's arrvial (although not by Maguire; that character was created specifically for the film).

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Answer: My guess is that after she got off the phone with Mike S. She either died or caught wind of what happened to Mike S. Family and hauled ass.

I thought that too. But the dog was left behind.Unless that wasn't their dog.

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