|Directed by||:||Martin Campbell||Produced by||:||Jackie Chan, Wayne Marc Godfrey, D. Scott Lumpkin, Jamie Marshall, Arthur M. Sarkissian||Based on||:||The Chinaman by Stephen Leather||Starring||:||Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan||Production company||:||The Fyzz Facility, Sparkle Roll Media, Huayi Brothers Pictures, Wanda Pictures||Country||:||China, United Kingdom|
The Foreigner is a 2017 action thriller film directed by Martin Campbell and written by David Marconi, based on the 1992 novel The Chinaman by Stephen Leather. The British-Chinese co-production stars Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Michael McElhatton, Liu Tao, Charlie Murphy, Orla Brady and Katie Leung, and follows a businessman who seeks revenge for the death of his daughter.
The Foreigner was released in China on 30 September 2017 and in the United States on 13 October 2017, and has grossed $105 million worldwide. It received mixed reviews, with critics praising the against the type performances of Chan and Brosnan, while calling the film itself cliché.