The movie Ripe follows twin sisters Rosie and Violet. They have abusive parents and are poor. Their parents are killed in a car crash and the girls run away looking for a better life. They sneak onto a military base in search of food and meet a man named Pete. He takes them in and cares for them. Rosie is jealous of the attention that Violet gets. She no longer feels there is a bond between her and her sister, and this starts her jealous rage.