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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

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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Plot Keywords:

orc | buddy movie | elf | magic | wand | See All (469) »


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Official Sites:

Official Netflix

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

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Will Smith's character mentions "Shrek" in this movie. In I Am Legend (2007), Smith's character in that film quotes a scene from the Shrek (2001). See more »

Goofs

When Ward and Jakoby first encounter Tikka at around 35 mins into the movie, as she falls onto the ground she is holding and using the wand, it's in her hand and glowing brightly, Ward yells "What is that, drop it!" after she shoots a car with it, then they take the wand. (If you look closely, Tikka is wearing gloves at the time the car explodes outside the safe house, so Daryl and Nick Assumed the wand set off the explosion just by being dropped by Tikka.)

Much later in the movie after running from everyone who wants the wand, she picks it up and uses it again, and Ward exclaims that it would have been very useful to know earlier that she could do that. See more »

Quotes

Daryl Ward: Look, you need to un-fuck this right now, you got to magic our asses to Cabo or something...
Tikka: I saved your friend's life. Isn't that enough?
Daryl Ward: It's a start, but...
Nick Jakoby: Ward, enough. I happen to think it's a pretty big deal.
[to Tikka]
Nick Jakoby: Thank you.
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They hold you up to keep us down. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Half in the Bag: Slender Man (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

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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good ,entertaining , original
14 January 2018 | by ali_jawadSee all my reviews

Hi everyone , this is my first review on IMDb ever , so I will keep it to the point.

I saw a lot of negative reviews for this film but I decided to ignore them and watch it and decide for my self , I actually really enjoyed it , loved the idea, mixing fantasy with our modern age, if you enjoy films and want something original , fantasy , drama , action and comedy then watch this film.


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