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Foreigner, The (2017) Movie Information

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Foreigner, The (2017)
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Overall Rank:

6765

Avg. Rating:

2.64/4

# of Ratings:

14

Genres:

Action, Thriller

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

10/13/2017

DVD Release:

01/09/2018

Director:

Martin Campbell

Actors:

Jackie Chan
Pierce Brosnan
Charlie Murphy
Michael McElhatton
Orla Brady
Rory Fleck Byrne

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

When his daughter is killed in a terrorist bombing, a businessman seeks answers to who is behind it. When he is stonewalled at every turn, he returns to a life long buried - and starts to play a cat-and-mouse game with a government official whose own dark past may hold the key to finding terrorists responsible. -- Chris Kavan

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Rod 09/06/2018 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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2.5/4 

More of a Pierce Brosnan film than a Jackie Chan film, which is confusing because it's entitled "The Foreigner" and based from the novel entitled "Chinaman". That's forgivable but I don't think Brosnan's character is even likable to be the center of the film. Anyway, Chan delivered good actions (as usual) and Brosnan was successful on this stint.

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Chris Kavan 08/14/2018 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

While the IRA angle seems like a strange choice to take for an action film (a political thriller more like?), it does lend it a decidedly different tone than most action films. Jackie Chan still shows he isn't shy about pulling off some moves and Pierce Brosnan is likewise good as a man caught between his past and face he presents in the presence. Good supporting cast all around and a story with a few twists - all in all, a worthy action film.

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