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Bright (2017)

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A detective must work with an Orc to find a powerful wand before evil creatures do.

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David Ayer

Writer:

Max Landis
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Smith ... Daryl Ward
Joel Edgerton ... Nick Jakoby
Noomi Rapace ... Leilah
Edgar Ramírez ... Kandomere (as Edgar Ramirez)
Lucy Fry ... Tikka
Veronica Ngo ... Tien
Alex Meraz ... Serafin
Happy Anderson ... Montehugh
Ike Barinholtz ... Pollard
Dawn Olivieri ... Sherri Ward
Matt Gerald ... Hicks
Margaret Cho ... Sergeant Ching
Joseph Piccuirro ... Brown
Brad William Henke ... Dorghu
Jay Hernandez ... Rodriguez
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Storyline

In Los Angeles, humans live with orcs and elves in a world where fantasy creatures do exist. LAPD police officer Dayl Ward is the first human cop having the orc police officer Nick Jakoby as a partner. When Ward is shot by an orc and Jakoby does not capture the shooter, he questions whether Jakoby lets the fellow orc escape. During a patrol, Ward and Jakoby arrest a man that tells that there is a prophecy and Ward is blessed. Meanwhile, Internal Affairs press Ward to find the truth about the escape of the shooter so that they can fire Jakoby. The magic department of the FBI interrogates the man that belongs to the terrorist Shield of Light group which protects brights so that they can prepare for the return of the Dark Lord that will destroy the world. Ward and Jakoby are summoned to attend a disturbance and they stumble upon a Shield of Light safe-house where they arrest the elf Tikka and bag her magic wand. Soon they learn that Tikka is hunted down by the evil and powerful rogue elf... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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orc | buddy movie | elf | magic | wand | See All (469) »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

22 December 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bright See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

In the strip club, a woman is seen blinking a nictitating membrane - a third eyelid seen in some reptiles, sharks, and birds. Will Smith's character in Men in Black (1997), an NYPD cop, sees the same blinking happen on an alien he's pursuing (and the catalyst for K recruiting him). See more »

Goofs

During the shootout. the SUV's windows are broken in scenes where Ward and Jakoby are crouching, and not initially broken when they stand up to shoot. See more »

Quotes

Nick Jakoby: You're fearless. You always know what to do. What you did tonight, that's what it takes for an Orc to get blooded. An act of great bravery. To me, you're like a blooded human.
Daryl Ward: I used to be like you. Think you can save everybody and fix everything and... Now I just pretend to be a good dude. You still are one.
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Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: How I Spent My Vacation (2018) See more »

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Written by Machine Gun Kelly (as Richard Colson Baker), Jasob Leslie Hawkes, David Pramik (as David Andrew Pramik), David Phelps, David Charles Snyder, Robert Gillies and Sam Nelson Harris
Produced by David Pramik
Co-Produced by D Phelps
Performed by Machine Gun Kelly, X Ambassadors and Bebe Rexha
Machine Gun Kelly appears courtesy of Est 19XX/Bad Boy/Interscope Records
X Ambassadors appear courtesy of KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records
Bebe Rexha appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
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Bored of the usually Hollywood "blockbuster"?
22 December 2017 | by brigius-70325See all my reviews

This is by no means a perfect movie. There is character development and development of the world around the cast of characters that leaves many questions unanswered. Some of these answers are thrown quickly into the dialogue but don't hold as much weight as they should. It leaves you wondering and asking questions about what is happening, but for a first movie trying to introduce you into the world Ward and Jakoby inhabit it does a good job of providing enough information to leave you wanting more. Bright has been much more than I expected.


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