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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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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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Trivia

Max Landis personally shut down all the false plot spoilers surfacing on the Internet, only giving away that the film would star a human and an orc as partners in a modern fantasy setting. 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 »

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Nick Jakoby: When an Orc sees me, they see a man... a wannabe human. When humans see me, they see an animal. They hate me.
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They hold you up to keep us down. See more »

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Referenced in Half in the Bag: 2017 Movie Catch-up: Part 1 (2018) See more »

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Crown
Written by Kyle Trewartha, Michael Trewartha, Sara Aarons and Camila Cabello
Produced by Grey
Performed by Camila Cabello and Grey
Camila Cabello appears courtesy of Syco/Epic Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment
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Ambitious and exciting.
22 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

This is what good ideas looks like. Ambitious, yet astonishingly well-executed. Tons of bad language, violence in fantasy/cop movie mash-up. Bright offers a clever critique of racism from a world of spells and sorcery. 9/10


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