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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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'Bright' Is Not Your Mother's Buddy-Cop Drama

Joel Edgerton, Will Smith, and director David Ayer explain how Bright, where the worlds of humans, orcs, and elves collide, is not your normal buddy-cop drama.

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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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$90,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

This movie was on the 2018 Academy shortlist for possible nominations in the "Makeup and Hairstyling" category. See more »

Goofs

Jakoby calls the wand a "nucular" weapon. See more »

Quotes

Pollard: That's magic right there. That's whatever you want. You want a million dollars? You want ten million? You wanna be taller or shorter? Make your dick bigger? You wanna go back in time, marry the girl who didn't blow you on prom night? That's how you do it, right there.
Daryl Ward: Well, clearly, we had different prom nights.
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References Shrek (2001) See more »

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Broken People
Written by Alex da Kid (as Alexander Grant), Logic (as Sir Robert Bryson Hall II), David Pramik (as David Andrew Pramik), Nick Steele, Rag'n'Bone Man (as Rory Graham), Mark Crew and Dan Priddy
Produced by Alex da Kid for KIDinaKORNER
Performed by Logic and Rag'n'Bone Man
Logic appears courtesy of Def Jam Recordings, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
Rag'n'Bone Man appears courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited
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Was so much better than I thought it would be
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I twist on buddy cop movie. Will Smith and the Orc play off each other perfectly. I could see this is how it would be if Middle Earth got pushed into our present day. The acting is good and the make up is excellent. Ok I loved the Orc and laughed at his one liners..If you want to watch something different then this is the movie for you. I liked it a lot.


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