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Bright (2017)

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Set in a world where fantasy creatures live side by side with humans. A human cop is forced to work with an Orc to find a weapon everyone is prepared to kill for.

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'Bright' Is Not Your Mother's Buddy-Cop Drama

Joel Edgerton, Will Smith, and director David Ayer explain how Bright, with its world of humans, orcs, and elves, is not your normal buddy-cop drama.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Daryl Ward
... Nick Jakoby
... Leilah
... Kandomere (as Edgar Ramirez)
... Tikka
... Tien
... Serafin
... Montehugh
... Pollard
... Sherri Ward
... Hicks
... Sergeant Ching
... Brown
... Dorghu
... Rodriguez
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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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$90,000,000 (estimated)
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This movie was on the 2018 Academy shortlist for possible nominations in the "Makeup and Hairstyling" category. See more »

Goofs

Tikka dropped the wand on the ground after she shot the car. The wand appears in the following cut scene to the police officers in the safe house. No one other than Tikka could have brought the wand back in the safe house, and it is unlikely that Tikka went back inside. See more »

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Daryl Ward: No holes?
Nick Jakoby: Only the holes I was born with.
[pause]
Nick Jakoby: How are your holes?
Daryl Ward: How the fuck can you make a shootout awkward?
Nick Jakoby: Sorry. Sorry.
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Smoke My Dope
Written by Steve Aoki and Lil Uzi Vert (as Symere Woods)
Produced by Steve Aoki
Performed by Steve Aoki and Lil Uzi Vert
Steve Aoki appears courtesy of Ultra Records, LLC
Lil Uzi Vert appears courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corporation
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The critics were wrong...
22 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

After reading about how poorly this movie was made and how much of a flop it was, I wasn't very surprised to find that it was much better than the reviews were admitting to. While the world is vast and leaves some questions unanswered, that by no means makes the movie hard to follow or less enjoyable to watch. The action was fantastic, the characters were portrayed very well, and the humor was spread throughout to break the tension. I could see how much older viewers who aren't accustomed to a fantasy setting might have a hard time to follow, but if you're like me and prefer the fantasy genre you will most likely enjoy watching this movie.


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