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Michael McElhatton

The Foreigner (2017)

The Foreigner (2017)

The Foreigner    13 Oct 2017

R 113 minReleased

IMDB: 7.0/10 463 votes

The last two movies starring Jackie Chan left bitter aftertastes in my mind. Railroad Tigers was a mediocre cartoonish romp. Kung Fu Yoga was an even greater disappointment, hokey in every turn until its final scene where the entire movie gave up and descended into Bollywood musical crap. I couldn’t help but think that Jackie is better than these. There was hope. Following Yoga is The Foreigner, a gritty action thriller that pits Chan against ex-007 Pierce Brosnan, adapted from ...