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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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... Daryl Ward
... Nick Jakoby
... Leilah
... Kandomere (as Edgar Ramirez)
... Tikka
... Tien
... Serafin
... Montehugh
... Pollard
... Sherri Ward
... Hicks
... Sergeant Ching
... Brown
... Dorghu
... 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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22 December 2017 (USA)  »

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$90,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Max Landis sold the script for Bright (2017) for $3,500,000. See more »

Goofs

Altamira's truck was on the right side of the road during their pursuit of the officer's vehicle, which was on the left side of the road. After Ward shoots the gang's driver with a taser, Jakoby turns right to smash into it, but the cut scene shows the vehicles switched, with the Altamira's truck on the left side and turning right to smash into the police SUV. See more »

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Daryl Ward: The hell are you?
Leilah: I'm a warrior - a priestess - a lover. I am whatever my Lord needs me to be.
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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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BOY, did the critics get this one wrong! WATCH and ENJOY!!
22 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

I honestly don't get what the critics wanted from this movie! Especially that one guy who called this the "worst movie of 2017". REALLY? That's a huge lie...what about The Emoji Movie or The Snowman, or Al Pacino's movie, The Hangman??? Anyway, if you're expecting Suicide Squad...STOP. It's nothing like Suicide Squad, in terms of the acting, the action, the emotional/serious moments and the overall quality. It's much, much better than that movie, for anyone who was comparing to that movie. Now, It's not Hacksaw Ridge or The Godfather type quality, it's a typical buddy-cop set-up in a twisted, yet fun, fantasy environment. Think Lethal Weapon/Training Day/End of Watch meets Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit. Sounds weird, but you'll be pleasantly surprised.The chemistry between Will and Joel is great, the action is great and pretty much anytime Will and Joel have serious moments those are basically some of the most memorable ones out of the whole movie. There are very minor flaws, but it doesn't take away from the enjoyment of the movie. I thoroughly enjoyed Bright and I think audiences will too, I mean, go ahead and google the audience reviews. It's a Netflix movie, if people can enjoy bad movies and shows on Netflix, then people will definitely like this one. It's clearly a "people's movie", not a "critic's movie". WATCH IT and ENJOY!


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