Movie Review: The Foreigner

The Foreigner (2017 film).jpgJackie Chan plays Ngoc Minh Quan, a former Vietnam War special operations forces soldier who was trained by the US Army, is a restaurant owner and family man. When his daughter (his two other daughters and wife were murdered by Thai pirates) is killed by a bomb, he seeks out those responsible and makes them pay.

Going up against Liam Hennessy (played by Pierce Brosnan), the current Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland and a former member of the IRA.

As Quan unravels the clues to those involved, he finds more at stake than just his daughter’s life and revenge.

I liked the movie but it felt like something was missing. I would’ve liked to have seen more cat and mouse type scenes between Brosnan and Chan – maybe even a showdown seen. Overall, not a bad movie but wasn’t thrilled with it either.

My rating 3.5 stars out of 5

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Andrea R. Cooper writes fantasy, paranormal,  and historical romance.

Her favorite childhood memories revolved around creating vibrant characters for her friends and then acting out their adventures. Inside her fantasy worlds of darkened forests, dragon-filled glades, and iced islands, nothing was banned. From the ethereal Elvin to the most maligned Vampires, all were welcome in her fictional realities, a stark contrast to her home, where the magical and mythical was forbidden.

www.andreaRcooper.com

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