Jennifer Garner returns to action genre as she avenges family's murder in ...

The trailer for Jennifer Garner's thriller Peppermint dropped on Thursday.

And the intense clip reminded fans of the actress' action star prowess as she transforms from doting mother to killing machine.

The 46-year-old plays Riley North, a woman who witnessed the murders of her daughter and husband and is now hellbent on revenge.

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Dropped: The trailer for Jennifer Garner's thriller Peppermint dropped on Thursday

Dropped: The trailer for Jennifer Garner's thriller Peppermint dropped on Thursday

When the legal system fails her, North goes off the grid to train as a ruthless vigilante assassin.

On the fifth year anniversary of her family's killings, she re-emerges to seek retribution on those who did her wrong.

'Corrupt judges. Dirty cops. What do I want? I want justice,' North says as she prepares to take down a crime syndicate.

Peppermint marks a return for Garner to the action genre after five seasons on ABC's spy thriller Alias.

Intense: And the intense clip reminded fans of the actress' action star prowess as she transforms from doting mother to killing machine

Intense: And the intense clip reminded fans of the actress' action star prowess as she transforms from doting mother to killing machine

Revenge: The 46-year-old plays Riley North, a woman who witnessed the murders of her daughter and husband and is now hellbent on revenge

Revenge: The 46-year-old plays Riley North, a woman who witnessed the murders of her daughter and husband and is now hellbent on revenge

Random act of violence: Her family is gunned down after a trip to the fair

Random act of violence: Her family is gunned down

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