Turn over every stone, shake every tree, climb every mountain—he wants those guys yesterday! Just below that it reads "Ticket Confirmation#:" followed by a 10-digit number. The characters here are outlandish and lovable, and it's even funnier performed, if that's possible. Some audience members may have walked in expecting just another run-of-the-mill kinetic movie from Chan but instead were treated to something perhaps a bit more invigorating. familiar s Super Reviewer Feb 12, 2018 The Foreigner, starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan (not to be confused with a movie of the same name starring Steven Segal from the … There's a lot of talk about terrorists and new IRA and past dealings and who's really the bad guy it becomes a distraction and it's all told very clumsily. | Rating: 3/5 Coming Soon. | Rating: B Sure, everybody from a disenfranchised Thor to a newly-revived Paul Kersey wants revenge this year, but picking on the Irish is like diagnosing a gunshot victim's cankle as their most pressing concern. More, please. While his English still isn't anywhere near as accomplished as his training in martial arts is (he's 65 and has lived in the US for how long now? But the Troubles-themed Political Drama makes up most of the runtime in The Foreigner, and the Action/Revenge Thriller element seems almost like at some point in pre-production the crew went "Holy shit, did you know we can put Jackie Chan in this? His relentless search to find the terrorists leads to a cat-and-mouse conflict with a British government official whose own past may hold the clues to the identities of the elusive killers. The Foreigner: TV Spot - Face of the Fight. We hit all the necessary points in the formula for this. You wait for characters to take a break from gabbing about Hennessy's connections with everyone from old IRA members to, uh, newer IRA members. Where the movie really could have taken off, Campbell steers straight instead of veering into any real characterization for anyone else outside of Chan and Brosnan. Campbell is best known as the helmer of the franchise-reviving James Bond films "Casino Royale" and "GoldenEye." It reminded me a lot A Walk Among The Tombstones, which was one of my favorite movies of that year. He clearly has some moves, but his character is supposed to be old and slow. [Full Review in Spanish]. Please click the link below to receive your verification email. |. He also wears a mile-long face, and isn't as energetic or graceful as he has been in superior recent films like "Chinese Zodiac" or "Railroad Tigers." The Foreigner Director: Martin Campbell Rating: R Release Date: October 13, 2017. By opting to have your ticket verified for this movie, you are allowing us to check the email address associated with your Rotten Tomatoes account against an email address associated with a Fandango ticket purchase for the same movie. The percentage of users who rated this 3.5 stars or higher. That said, when the story does what it's supposed to, it works, and I loved it's nihilistic approach and conclusion. 5 years, 11 months. 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