The Foreigner movie cast: Who stars in the action movie?

HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 05: (L-R) Actors Ray Fearon, Rory Fleck-Byrne and Jackie Chan and director Martin Campbell attend the premiere of STX Entertainment's "The Foreigner" at ArcLight Hollywood on October 5, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 05: (L-R) Actors Ray Fearon, Rory Fleck-Byrne and Jackie Chan and director Martin Campbell attend the premiere of STX Entertainment's "The Foreigner" at ArcLight Hollywood on October 5, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images) /
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One of the top movies on Netflix at the moment is The Foreigner. As of Sept. 25, it’s ranked at the No. 6 spot on the streamer’s top 10 movie list, meaning tons of people are streaming the film. If you’re looking forward to watching this movie soon, we must share with you everything there is to know about it, including who’s in the cast.

The Foreigner is an action film helmed by Martin Campbell from a screenplay written by David Marconi. You might recognize Campbell as he previously directed the movies The Mask of ZorroGoldenEye and Casino Royale. In addition, Marconi is best known for writing the script for the film Enemy of the State.

Based on the 1992 book The Chinaman by Stephen Leather, The Foreigner follows a sullen London businessman who takes matters into his own hands when his teenage daughter is killed in an act of terrorism.

But who plays the humble London-based restaurateur? What about the rest of the cast? We shared a guide to who plays who in the action flick below.

The Foreigner cast

The Foreigner
HOLLYWOOD, CA – OCTOBER 05: Jackie Chan attends the Premiere Of STX Entertainment’s “The Foreigner” at ArcLight Hollywood on October 5, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage) /

Academy Award-winning actor Jackie Chan stars in the leading role as Quan Ngoc Minh, a restaurant owner who seeks vengeance for the death of his daughter. You might’ve watched Chan in other movies like Shanghai Noon, the Rush Hour film series, Around the World in 80 DaysKung Fu PandaThe Karate KidHidden Strike and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem.

Here’s more of the cast and who they portray:

  • Pierce Brosnan as Liam Hennessy
  • Orla Brady as Mary Hennessy
  • Dermot Crowley as Hugh McGrath
  • Ray Fearon as Commander Richard Bromley
  • Rory Fleck Byrne as Sean Morrison
  • Michael McElhatton as Jim Kavanagh
  • Charlie Murphy as Maggie/Sara Mackay
  • Liu Tao as Lam
  • Lia Williams as Katherine Davies
  • Caolan Byrne as McCormick
  • John Cronin as Denis Fisher
  • Stephen Hogan as Christy Murphy
  • Rufus Jones as Ian Wood
  • Katie Leung as Fan
  • Niall McNamee as Patrick O’Reilly
  • Aaron Monaghan as Pat Nugent
  • David Pearse as Billy McMahon

The film is rated R, meaning it may be inappropriate for ages under 17. It was given this maturity rating for graphic violence, strong language, and some sexual material. Overall, this isn’t a movie you want to be watching with young kids around.

Be sure to check out The Foreigner, streaming now on Netflix.

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