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The Foreigner (2003)

R  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  20 June 2003 (South Korea)
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A freelance agent must transport a package for a mysterious employer, leading him into a web of betrayal and deceit.

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Jonathon Cold is a freelance agent hired by a mysterious man to deliver a package from France to Germany. The contents of the package remain undisclosed, even between employer and employee, but whatever it contains seems to be attracting a swarm of political corruption, backstabbing bad guys and murder. However, Cold knows he must stay one step ahead of the evil powers at work, whoever they are, no matter what the cost, as it increasingly becomes a game of step on or be stepped on. Written by davidgraham83@hotmail.com

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If they think they can stop him, they're dead wrong.

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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To this date, 2014, is the second of two collaborations between Steven Seagal and director Michael Oblowitz. The first collaboration was Out For A Kill. See more »

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The credits spell the character's name as "Van Aken". Likewise the street name is "Van Aken". However, when we first see the residence, the caption reads, "Van Aiken residence". The spelling is also 'Van Aken' on the front page of the newspaper Segal puts on the counter of the hotel's reception when checking in. See more »

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Jonathon Cold: [to Mimms] You know, you kind of look like Ray Charles. Then again, old Ray can't shoot as good as you, right.
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OK.....what happened here?
13 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

When you watch a Seagal movie, you expect good action. You expect fighting, not just a lot of shooting like in this flick. And: you expect a rather simple story. OK, I can live with a more complex story even though it's a Seagal movie. But this one, this is, I don't know what to say. It's very, very confusing indeed. At the end of the movie, I had major problems figuring out what had happened. And I know I'm not the only one. The story lacks so much information and is so full of plot holes that it's nearly impossible to keep track of what's happening in the movie. There are many people in the movie, people change sides all the time, and it switches locations too often. Terrible. I just don't understand why it looks like Seagal is making a sort of sequel to this one.


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