Mile 22 is a 2018 American espionage action thriller film directed by Peter Berg and written by Lea Carpenter, from a story by Carpenter and Graham Roland. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Iko Uwais, John Malkovich, Lauren Cohan, and Ronda Rousey. It follows an elite CIA task force composed of paramilitary officers from the Special Activities Division‘s Ground Branch, that has to escort a high-priority asset 22 miles to an extraction point while being hunted by the government. The film marks the fourth collaboration between Berg and Wahlberg, following Lone Survivor, Deepwater Horizon, and Patriots Day.
Mile 22 The film was released in the United States on August 17, 2018, and grossed $66 million worldwide. It received generally unfavorable reviews from critics, who called it “confusing and a chaotic mess,” alongside criticizing the cinematography and editing in the action sequences, although the performance of Uwais received praise.
An elite group of American operatives, aided by a top-secret tactical command team, must transport an asset who holds life-threatening information to an extraction point 22 miles away through the hostile streets of an Asian city.