The Foreigner parents guide

The Foreigner Parent Guide

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Release date October 13, 2017

Quan (Jackie Chan) may look like an insignificant immigrant, but when his teenaged daughter is killed by a bomb, skills learned in his past life come back as he attempts to find the terrorists behind the explosion. But the vengeful father runs into interference from a British government agent (Pierce Brosnan) who has his own secrets.

Why is The Foreigner rated R? The MPAA rated The Foreigner R for violence, language and some sexual material.

Run Time: 114 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Foreigner rated R? The Foreigner is rated R by the MPAA for violence, language and some sexual material.

Violence:
- Frequent depiction non-graphic violence.
- Brief explicit violence.
- Violent acts shown in realistic detail with blood and tissue damage.
- Depictions of injury, physical assault and explosion.
- Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence, some in a torture context, with blood and some detail.
- Gory and grotesque images.
- Disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:
- Mild sexual references and innuendo.
- Crude content.
- Embracing and kissing.

Profanity:
Approximately 28 instances of coarse and/or sexual language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.
- Frequent use of profanity.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and vulgar expressions.
- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Tobacco use.
- Frequent portrayals of alcohol use.

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News About "The Foreigner"

From the Studio:
The story of humble London businessman Quan (Chan), whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love - his teenage daughter - is taken from him in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. In his relentless search for the identity of the terrorists, Quan is forced into a cat- and-mouse conflict with a British government official (Brosnan), whose own past may hold clues to the identities of the elusive killers.
Written by STXfilms

Cast and Crew

The Foreigner is directed by Martin Campbell and stars Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan.

Home Video

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Jackie Chan can be seen in more lighthearted action movies, such as Rush Hour, Shanghai Knights and Tuxedo.