|Directed by||:||Martin Campbell||Produced by||:||Jackie Chan, Wayne Marc Godfrey||Based on||:||The Chinaman by Stephen Leather||Starring||:||Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan||Production company||:||The Fyzz Facility, Sparkle Roll Media||Country||:||United States|
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, in the United States on 13 October 2017 and in the United Kingdom in December 2017 on Netflix. It grossed $144 million worldwide and received mixed reviews, although critics praised the against the type performances of Chan and Brosnan.