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Peppermint

  • 2018
  • R
  • 95min
  • 12%
  • 6.5 / 10

Peppermint is the story of Riley North. She is a banker with a mechanic husband and a ten-year-old daughter. With his mechanic business struggling, her husband, Chris, has a friend that tries to convince him to rob a powerful drug lord. Chris turns him down, but it's too late. The drug lord knows who he is and plans to take him down. After Riley and Chris take their daughter out for pizza and to a carnival for her birthday, the drug lord has Chris and his daughter killed. Riley is also shot but survives. She turns down an attempted bribe from the drug lord's people and identifies the people that killed her family. However, the court and police system are corrupt with the drug lord's dealings, and the perpetrators get off, even with a hard battle waged by Riley. Riley disappears for five years and comes back to wreak revenge on everyone that played a role in the murder of her family and in the process of letting the guilty parties get away.

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In real life, Jennifer Garner has three children. They are Violet, Seraphina, and Samuel. The children are ages thirteen, ten, and six years old respectively. Seraphina is the same age as Jennifer Garner's daughter in the film was when she was shot.

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Peppermint is a rated R movie released on September 7, 2018, by Huayi Brothers, Lakeshore Entertainment, and STXfilms. It was directed by Pierre Morel and was written by Chad St. John. It was produced by Gary Lucchesi, Tom Rosenberg, and Richard S. Wright. Peppermint stars Jennifer Garner, John Gallagher Jr., John Ortiz, Juanl Pablo Raba, Annie Ilonzeh, Jeff Hephner, and Cailey Fleming. It had an estimated budget of $25,000,000 and had opening weekend earnings of $13,423,255. The R rating was given due to strong violence and language throughout the feature. It is rated in various ways depending on the source you look at, but overall reviews are not glowing.