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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 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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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 (467) »


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Trivia

The orkish "love song" that Jakoby refers to is actually "Hammer Smashed Face" by Cannibal Corpse. See more »

Goofs

When Ward, Jacobi, and Tikki are in the convenience store, the clerk inches toward the window. Ward warns him to step away, and the clerk is shot from the outside. However, the blood stain from the squib appears the just before the first bullet hits him. See more »

Quotes

Daryl Ward: Alright, look, Imma cut you a break on the reckless driving, but I need you to return to your vehicles and drive home safely.
[points at an orc]
Daryl Ward: So I need *you* to take your fat, Shrek-lookin' ass back to your vehicle and drive the *fuck* off to Fiona! Alright? Do you wanna go to jail?
[to Jakoby]
Daryl Ward: Tell these dickheads, in Orcish, get the fuck back in their vehicles, and drive home, or they're all going to jail.
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Crazy Credits

They hold you up to keep us down. See more »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Coyote vs. Norm (2018) See more »

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Darkside
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Performed by Ty Dolla $ign featuring Future and Kiiara
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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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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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$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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