Peppermint

Release Date: September 7th, 2018

R |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

Riley North awakens from a coma after surviving a brutal attack that killed her husband and daughter. When the system shields the murderers from justice, Riley sets out to transform herself from citizen to urban guerrilla. Channeling frustration into motivation, the young widow spends years in hiding -- honing her mind, body and spirit to become an unstoppable force. Eluding the underworld, the police and the FBI, Riley embarks on a deadly quest to deliver her own personal brand of punishment.

Cast: Jennifer Garner, John Gallagher Jr., John Ortiz, Juan Pablo Raba, Annie Ilonzeh, Jeff Hephner, Cailey Fleming, Eddie Shin

Director: Pierre Morel

Genres: Thriller , Action

Production Co: Lakeshore Entertainment, STX Films

Distributors: STX Films

Keywords: Los Angeles , Pursuit , Husband , Tense , Emotional , Hospital , 2010s , Revenge , Gripping , Brash , Transformation , Daughter ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 38
    Maitland McDonaghFilm Journal International

    Peppermint is a bloody crowd-pleaser, but it’s fundamentally forgettable, the kind of movie whose details begin to disappear the moment the credits roll. show more

  • 10
    Brian ThompsonFilm Threat

    A failure on virtually every level, Peppermint is a slapdash, half-hearted affront to anyone unfortunate enough to get caught in its crosshairs. show more

  • 60
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Peppermint lacks subtlety and anything even remotely resembling credibility, but like its heroine, it certainly gets the job done. It's the sort of picture that would have been boffo on a grindhouse double bill in the '70s. show more

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