25 best Prohibition movies

Road to Perdition (2002)

Tom Hanks stars as hitman Michael Sullivan, out for revenge against the mobster who killed his family, in this adaptation of Max Allan Collins' graphic novel. Set at the height of Prohibition, the film mixes fictional characters with real-life gangsters like Al Capone's under-boss Frank Nitti (played by Stanley Tucci). But the stand-out performance is a softly-spoken Paul Newman as mob boss John Rooney, an uncharacteristically villainous role for cinema's blue-eyed boy.

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