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The Foreigner is a 2017 action thriller film directed by Martin Campbell and written by David Marconi and is based on the 1992 novel, The Chinaman by Stephen Leather. I was thrilled at the aspect of seeing a movie featuring Jackie Chan without a comedic sidekick. I wasn’t too happy with the reviews The Foreigner received. This is why I like to see and judge for myself. Needless to say, I disagree with the critics, as I liked the movie.

Ngoc Minh Quan (Jackie Chan) is a retired Vietnam War special forces operator who currently owns his own Chinese restaurant in London. The film opens with Quan and his teenage daughter Fan (Katie Leung), engaged in conversation as he drops her off at a boutique. While Quan is parking the car, a bomb goes off in the boutique killing everyone inside and injuring Quan and others outside. Responsibility for the…

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