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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
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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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

The following graffiti can be found on the city's walls, at the beginning of the movie: "Only a Bright can control the power of the wand. (The Great Prophecy 7:15)" (Not a graffiti.), "In the beginning, God created all races equal. (But Elves are more equal.)," "Orcs fight for you... Who fights for us?," "In Magic We Trust. (Die)," "Be Yourself," "Jirak Lives" and "They hold you up to keep us down." 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 »

Quotes

Daryl Ward: All right, look, I got the wand, but I need something.
Kandomere: You need forgiveness.
Daryl Ward: If I give you this wand, and let's just say, I don't know, somebody accused me of some dumb shit, like killing a bunch of cops, a man like you could fix that shit, right?
Kandomere: If you were protecting a weapon of magic from, let's say, corrupt individuals, there would be no charges.
Daryl Ward: That's exactly what happened... hypothetically.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References Aliens (1986) 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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The critics were wrong...
22 December 2017 | by brycelipscombSee all my reviews

After reading about how poorly this movie was made and how much of a flop it was, I wasn't very surprised to find that it was much better than the reviews were admitting to. While the world is vast and leaves some questions unanswered, that by no means makes the movie hard to follow or less enjoyable to watch. The action was fantastic, the characters were portrayed very well, and the humor was spread throughout to break the tension. I could see how much older viewers who aren't accustomed to a fantasy setting might have a hard time to follow, but if you're like me and prefer the fantasy genre you will most likely enjoy watching this movie.


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