"The Foreigner" is a 2017 action thriller film directed by Martin Campbell.
The starring cast includes Jackie Chan as Ngoc Minh Quan, Pierce Brosnan as Liam Hennessy, Michael McElhatton as Jim Kavanagh, Katie Leung as Fan Quan, Charlie Murphy as Maggie Dunn, Orla Brady as Mary Hennessy, Ray Fearon as Commander Richard Bromley, Dermot Crowley as Hugh McGrath, Lia Williams as Katherine Davies MP, Rufus Jones as Ian Wood and others.

Here are "The Foreigner" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for The Foreigner movie?

STXfilms on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 released the trailer for "The Foreigner" you can watch here:
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Plot summary

What is The Foreigner movie plot?

Here is a short review of "The Foreigner" movie plot summary.

Ngoc Minh Quan (Jackie Chan), a widowed former Vietnam War special operations forces soldier, runs a Chinese restaurant in London with his business partner Lam (Tao Liu) and his teenage daughter Fan (Katie Leung). When Fan is killed in a terrorist bombing, Quan 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 focuses next on the Northern Ireland deputy First Minister and Sinn Féin politician Liam Hennessy (Pierce Brosnan), who speaks publicly about his status as a former Provisional IRA leader while outwardly claiming to condemn 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 a fake explosive on Hennessy's car as warnings, threatening worse unless he gets the bombers' names. Hennessy tells his men to find Quan and stop him. Under pressure from the British government and hoping to shore up his political position ahead of upcoming Northern Irish Assembly elections, Hennessy tries to identify the culprits with help from his contacts. He orders that known IRA weapons dumps be searched for missing explosives, but the Authentic IRA catches on and outwits him. Quan observes Hennessy with his mistress, Maggie (Charlie Murphy), and photographs them kissing in a restaurant. Hennessy's men find Quan at his guesthouse but he fights them off and escapes.


Who plays who in the The Foreigner movie cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "The Foreigner" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

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

Release date

When is The Foreigner movie release date?

"The Foreigner" movie release date was scheduled to be on September 24, 2017 (Beijing), on September 30, 2017 (China) and on October 13, 2017 (United States) distributing by Netflix (United Kingdom), Wuzhou Film Distribution (China), STX Entertainment (United States), 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, Remain In Light, Roadshow Entertainment, Tanweer Films, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE), Universum Film (UFA), Veronica and Yleisradio (YLE).


What are The Foreigner filming details?

The duration of the film is 114 minutes. With a budget of $35 million, the film grossed over $145.4 million.

"The Foreigner" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.


What are critics and audiences saying about The Foreigner movie?

"The Foreigner" movie 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.

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