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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

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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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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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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This was the second collaboration between Will Smith, Ike Barinholtz, Jay Hernandez and director David Ayer, after Suicide Squad (2016). See more »

Goofs

When Ward and Jakoby run out of the safe house to catch Tikka, their SUV is moved a car length forward than where they initially parked it. See more »

Quotes

Kandomere: If you act like my enemy... you become my enemy.
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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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World Gone Mad
Written by Dan Smith
Produced by Mark Crew and Dan Smith
Performed by Bastille
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Hollywood hates Netflix
25 March 2018 | by kevinoneil-99062See all my reviews

This is a horribly interesting thing. I found Bright to be pretty damn enjoyable. It's a kind of run all night movie where the characters go against everyone and rightfully so with how the movie sets up the stage and the world it is set in. I find this movie deserves a 8/10 but will give a 10/10 because of the weird hate revolving around it. What was bad? The acting was great. The story was great. The characters great. Also being able to make a world with different rules and make the characters so relateable was amazing. The stage the music the mostly everything was great about this film. So how was it so bad? There is a very strange hate for this film and we should all take notice that Netflix is doing something to piss Hollywood off. Maybe making original stories and not another Jason Bourne/Transformers/Pos movie is what makes critics angry these days. 29 from Metacritic? There is more to the story here.

Bottom line if you want a fun action filled movie with great setting, atmosphere and characters then give this a watch.


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