The Foreigner Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 6964

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 15

Theatrical Release Date: 10/13/2017

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 01/09/2018

Language: English

Genre: Action, Thriller

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Martin Campbell

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

Plot: 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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Rating of
2.5/4

Rod - wrote on 09/06/2018

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.

Rating of
2.5/4

Chris Kavan - wrote on 08/14/2018

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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