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Five years after her husband and daughter are killed in a senseless act of violence, a woman comes back from self-imposed exile to seek revenge against those responsible and the system that let them go free.

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Pierre Morel

Writer:

Chad St. John
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Garner ... Riley North
John Gallagher Jr. ... Detective Stan Carmichael
John Ortiz ... Detective Moises Beltran
Juan Pablo Raba ... Diego Garcia
Annie Ilonzeh ... FBI Agent Lisa Inman
Jeff Hephner ... Chris North
Cailey Fleming ... Carly North
Eddie Shin ... FBI Agent Li
Method Man ... Narcotics Detective Barker (as Cliff 'Method Man' Smith)
Tyson Ritter ... Homeless Sam
Ian Casselberry ... Cortez
Richard Cabral ... Salazar
Johnny Ortiz ... Torres
Michael Reventar ... Ortega
Kyla-Drew ... Maria (as Kyla-Drew Simmons)
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Storyline

Five years after her husband and daughter are killed in a senseless act of violence, a woman comes back from self-imposed exile to seek revenge against those responsible and the system that let them go free.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The system failed. She won't.

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Country:

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Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

7 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Peppermint See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,423,255, 9 September 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$35,418,723, 1 November 2018
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The film was made during the height of the #MeToo controversy, which immediately caused some noticeable changes on set, according to Jennifer Garner. Normally, she had no trouble changing her outfit on the set with crew members present. However, with story after story of sexual intimidation and abuse scandals in Hollywood, she requested to use a special changing room for doing so. See more »

Quotes

Riley North: You didn't serve the justice. I will.
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Connections

References Death Wish (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

El Escape (The Escape)
Written by David Perez and Andres De La Fuente
Performed by David Rolas
Courtesy of Lakeshore Records
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Don't worry it's a good movie
7 September 2018 | by gregwh-33620See all my reviews

Contrary to some of the bad reviews, this movie worked for me. Excellent cinematography, superb acting, and great dialogue. Garner was brilliant. An unexpected twist or two kept it interesting. It would have been satisfying to see what happened during the 5 year gap in the movie with scenes of her training, planning, (Think "Death Wish") and recon. She was as proficient as a Seal or Green Beret in her quest for revenge.


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