Foreigner, The

Information and ratings for Foreigner, The

14A(14A) Violence

Synopsis

on/Thriller. Based on the novel 'The Chinaman' by Stephen Leather. After the IRA claims responsibility for a London bombing, the father (Jackie Chan) of one of the victims seeks to find the names of those responsible.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; frequent use of profanity; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence, some in a torture context - blood and some detail
  • Frequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Trust and betrayal
  • Revenge and retribution
  • Appearance versus reality

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for violence and coarse language

Classification date

October 03, 2017