IMDB Rating: 7.4/10
Title: The Foreigner
Genres: Action, Thriller
Budget: $35,000,000 (estimated)
Runtime: 1h 54min
Release Date: 13 October 2017 (USA)
Director: Martin Campbell
Writers: David Marconi (screenplay by), Stephen Leather (based on the novel “The Chinaman” by)
Stars: Katie Leung, Jackie Chan, Rufus Jones
Storyline: A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat-and-mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers’ identities.
Author Review: The story of humble London businessman Quan (Chan), whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – is taken from him in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. In his relentless search for the identity of the terrorists, Quan is forced into a cat- and-mouse conflict with a British government official (Brosnan), whose own past may hold clues to the identities of the elusive killers.