The Foreigner (2017) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Foreigner

Martin Campbell, 2017

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The Chinaman
Stephen Leather, 1992

The Foreigner is a movie directed by Martin Campbell in 2017 and based on the book The Chinaman by Stephen Leather, first published in 1992. The movie features Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Ray Fearon, Charlie Murphy, Katie Leung, Rory Fleck-Byrne, and others.

What users say

“The book is better than the movie”

But the movie is worth watching.

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RATING

7

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Foreigner (Martin Campbell, 2017)

8.2

/ 10

Book Cover: The Chinaman (Stephen Leather, 1992)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of The Chinaman, the 1992 book by Stephen Leather.

The Chinaman

Read by: Russell Boulter

Storyline

Ngoc Minh Quan, a widowed former Vietnam War special operations forces soldier, runs a Chinese restaurant called Happy Peacock in London with his business partner Lam and his teenage daughter Fan. Hoping to shore-up his career and influential political position, Hennessy tries to identify the culprits with help from his contacts and orders that known IRA weapons dumps be searched for missing explosives, but the Authentic IRA catches on and outwits him.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Foreigner, the 2017 movie by Martin Campbell

Year

2017

Minutes

113

Movie Rate

7.00

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Foreigner

Country: UK

Year: 2017

Length: 1h53m

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Cover of The Chinaman, the 1992 book by Stephen Leather

Year

1992

Pages

310

Book Rate

8.28

S: Goodreads

Book

The Chinaman

Country: UK

First published in: 1992

Length: 310 pages

Genre: Fiction

User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of The Foreigner, the 2017 movie by Martin Campbell

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Cover of The Chinaman, the 1992 book by Stephen Leather

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6 VOTES

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movie

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of The Foreigner, the 2017 movie by Martin Campbell

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Yes

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11% No

8 votes

1 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of The Chinaman, the 1992 book by Stephen Leather

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36% No

7 votes

4 votes

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