"The Foreigner" is a 2017 action thriller film directed by Martin Campbell.
The starring cast includes Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Katie Leung, Michael McElhatton, Charlie Murphy, Orla Brady, Lia Williams, Dermot Crowley, Ray Fearon, Rufus Jones and others.

Watch the official trailer for "The Foreigner"

STXfilms on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 released the trailer:
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What is "The Foreigner" about?

Ngoc Minh Quan (Jackie Chan), a widowed former Vietnam War special operations forces soldier, runs a Chinese restaurant called Happy Peacock in London with his business partner Lam (Tao Liu) and his teenage daughter Fan (Katie Leung). When Fan is killed in a terrorist bombing, he seeks revenge. An Irish republican group calling itself the "Authentic IRA" claims responsibility. Quan takes to visiting Scotland Yard daily, asking for names of the bombers, but is told by police chief Commander Bromley that his repeated visits are diverting resources away from the investigation. Bromley advises Quan to be patient and warns him against going after the IRA. Undeterred, Quan takes matters into his own hands and next focuses on the Northern Ireland deputy First Minister and Sinn FΓ©in politician Liam Hennessy (Pierce Brosnan), who speaks publicly about his status as a former Provisional IRA leader while condemning the attack. Quan purchases items to make homemade weapons and travels to Belfast, leaving the restaurant under Lam's control.
Quan seeks out Hennessy at his office but Hennessy claims to have no knowledge of the bombing or its perpetrators before ejecting him from the premises. Quan does not believe him, and first sets off a homemade bomb in Hennessy's building before leaving an explosive on Hennessy's car as warnings unless he gets the bombers' names. Hennessy tells his men to find Quan and stop him. Hoping to shore-up his career and influential political position, Hennessy tries to identify the culprits with help from his contacts and orders that known IRA weapons dumps be searched for missing explosives, but the Authentic IRA catches on and outwits him. Quan observes Hennessy seeing his mistress, Maggie (Charlie Murphy), and photographs them kissing in a restaurant. Hennessy's men find Quan but he fights them off and escapes.

Who's in the "The Foreigner" cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of The Foreigner.

Jackie Chan Ngoc Minh Quan a Nung Chinese former Vietnam War special forces operative turned London restaurateur
Pierce Brosnan Liam Hennessy a Sinn FΓ©in politician, the current Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland, and a former member of the Provisional IRA
Katie Leung Fan Quan Ngoc Minh's daughter
Michael McElhatton Jim Kavanagh Hennesey's second in-command and head of security
Charlie Murphy Maggie Dunn/Sara Mackay Liam's mistress and an undercover member of the Authentic IRA
Orla Brady Mary Hennessy Liam's wife
Lia Williams Katherine Davies MP a British Cabinet Minister
Dermot Crowley Hugh McGrath an old associate of Hennessy's in the Provisional IRA later revealed to be the Authentic IRA's leader
Ray Fearon Commander Richard Bromley head of the Metropolitan Police Service's Counter Terrorism Command
Rufus Jones Ian Wood a news reporter
Pippa Bennett-Warner Marissa Levitt a Counter Terrorism Command detective
Caolan Byrne McCormick a member of the Authentic IRA terrorist cell
Niall McNamee Patrick O'Reilly an Authentic IRA member responsible for carrying out the first bombing which killed Quan's daughter
John Cronin Denis Fisher a member of the Authentic IRA terrorist cell
Aaron Monaghan Pat Nugent the bombmaker for the Authentic IRA terrorist cell
Mark Tandy Simpson a news editor and Wood's boss
Donna Bernard Channel A News Anchor
David Pearse Billy McMahon one of Hennessy's henchmen
Simon Kunz Matthew Rice an MI5 interrogation expert
Roberta Taylor Mrs. Taylor
Stephen Hogan Christy Murphy one of Hennessy's henchmen
Scott Sparrow Daniel Barrie a Counter Terrorism Command detective
Sean Campion Byard Cary
Sean Gleeson Billy Mahre
Thusitha Jayasundera Mira a Counter Terrorism Command officer
Jonathan Cullen Security Expert
Grainne Keenan Beth Hennessy's secretary
Jane Thorne Mrs. McAllister
Stuart Graham Detective Inspector Donald Greig Police Service of Northern Ireland
Yangmeizi Wang Quan's Wife
David Annen Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Tao Liu Lam
Ryan Early Scotland Yard Receptionist
Rory Fleck-Byrne Sean Morrison an ex Royal Irish Ranger / United Kingdom Special Forces soldier and Liam's nephew
Yuchen Xie Quan's Daughter
Liang Hao Quan's Daughter
Julian Druker Channel B News Reporter
Robin Oakley Channel B News Reporter
Simon Lenagan Electrician
Aden Gillett Ross
Michael Billington MI5 Tech
Branwell Donaghey Ginge
Charlie Bewley Joker
Emma Jerrold Woman at Airport Bar
Bill Buckhurst Airport Police Officer
Ilan Goodman Landesman

When is "The Foreigner" released in cinemas?

The film The Foreigner was scheduled to be released on September 24, 2017 (Beijing), on September 30, 2017 (China), on October 12, 2017 (Portugal), on October 13, 2017 (United States), on January 11, 2018 (Brazil) and on April 26, 2018 (Hungary) by STX Entertainment, ADS Service, Clover Films, Diamond Films, Golden Village Pictures, MM2 Entertainment, Metropolitan Filmexport, Mongkol Major, Odeon, Phars Film, Roadshow Films, SF Film Finland, SF Studios, The Searchers, Twin Co. Ltd., VVS Films, Viva International Pictures, 01 Distribution, Cinemundo, Film & TV House, GEM Entertainment, Kanal 2, Pinema, Roadshow Entertainment, Tanweer Films, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE), Universum Film (UFA), Veronica and Yleisradio (YLE).

What are "The Foreigner" film specifications?

The duration of the film is 113 minutes. With a budget of $35 million, the film grossed over $145.4 million.

The film The Foreigner is rated with "R" rating.

What are critics and audiences saying about "The Foreigner"?

The Foreigner got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 65/100. The audience also likes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A-" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

More information about The Foreigner you can get at:

Official website: theforeignermovie.com

IMDB: The Foreigner

Wikipedia: The Foreigner (2017 film)

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