Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love -- his teenage daughter -- dies in a senseless act of politically motivated terrorism. 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.Wikipedia
The Foreigner Reviews
What is Jackie Chan doing in a film about the festering resentments in Northern Ireland, and a strained peace accord? Being a 'Chinaman'.
The fact that IRA is not the most threatening terror outfit may make this film seem out of the place when placed in context with our current terrorism scenarios. Yet give it a chance. Go along with Jackie with this ride. He may not come out as a super hero always, in every scene, but its heartening to watch him try.
The ‘disposable’ nature of the film is ultimately frustrating because this is just another entry in a year dominated by a string of trashy forgettable movies