Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan team in the action thriller The Foreigner directed by Martin Campbell. Revenge and intrigue rule the day as Chan stars as a nondescript businessman who has a daughter, the only object of love in his life. When she is brutally killed by terrorists. The ordinary business man has a long-buried past he must now confront as he goes on the offensive to confront his daughter’s killers. Politics enter the fray as he crosses paths with a government official played by Brosnan, whose own past comes into question in this intrigue-filled plot.
Critics on RottenTomates give the film a less-than-stellar rating of 58, but audiences have weighed in with a healthy score of 78. The film earned slightly more than 13 million opening weekend.
The film, rated R, runs 1 hour 54 minutes.