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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.

Director:

David Ayer

Writer:

Max Landis
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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
Van Veronica Ngo ... Tien (as Veronica Ngo)
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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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 (467) »


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Trivia

Max Landis stated that he turned down an additional $1 million for the sale of the script because he wanted David Ayer to direct. He had written the script specifically for Ayer. 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

[laying dazed and singed on the ground]
Daryl Ward: Hey. Nick, the firemen are here. We should've been firemen.
Nick Jakoby: Yeah.
Daryl Ward: Hey, can I get a aspirin?
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That's My N****
Written by Meek Mill (as Robert Rihmeek Williams), YG (as Keenon Daequon Ray Jackson), Eric Gamzoyan, Dr. Dre (as Andre Young), Melvin Bradford, Jay-Z (as Shawn Carter), Snoop Dogg (as Calvin Broadus, Jr.) and Scott Storch
Produced by Viruss Beats
Performed by Meek Mill, YG and Snoop Dogg
Meek Mill appears courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corporation
YG appears courtesy of Def Jam Recordings, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
Snoop Dogg appears courtesy of Doggy Style Records
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I liked the new story line!
22 February 2020 | by MR_HeracliusSee all my reviews

To everyone who had not seen this show yet you don't know what you have missed!!!! This review is for everyone who has already seen this movie!!! If you have already watched this movie on Netflix you have to watch it again!!! It is totally different!!! Well same movie but they have changed all kinds of scenes!!!! All the little side dialogue scenes have completely different dialogue from the regional showing of this movie on Netflix !!! It's like a completely alternate telling of the same story but with more detail of the telling of the story ! If you've watched this movie already watch it again!!! It's like watching it for the first time they made it totally redone and more enjoyable and completely open to a sequel! I would be truly disappointed if there is never a sequel to the show !!!!!


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Official Sites:

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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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Dolby Atmos

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Color

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2.39 : 1
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