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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 and they learn that they are preparing 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 safehouse where they arrest the elf Tikka and her magic wand. Soon they learn that Tikka is hunted down by the evil and powerful elf Leilah and her gang and... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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$90,000,000 (estimated)
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Given a budget of $90,000,000, this film is the most expensive Netflix movie investment to date. See more »

Goofs

It becomes a major plot point later in the film that the elf that Will Smith's character is protecting turns out to be a 'bright', a person capable of holding and using a magic wand, yet when they first encounter her she is holding the wand and shoots a car with it, so they should have already known. See more »

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Nick Jakoby: You're fearless. You always know what to do. What you did tonight, that's what it takes for an Orc to get blooded. An act of great bravery. To me, you're like a blooded human.
Daryl Ward: I used to be like you. Think you can save everybody and fix everything and... Now I just pretend to be a good dude. You still are one.
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Soundtracks

Hares on the Mountain
Traditional, Arranged by Thom Green (as Thom Sonny Green), Joe Newman and Gus Unger-Hamilton
Produced by Charlie Andrew
Performed by Alt-J
Alt-J appears courtesy of Infectious Music Ltd., under exclusive license to Atlantic Recording Corporation for North America
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Good Enough for a Franchise
22 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

With all the crappy franchises out there (DCU I'm looking at you) This Netflix wants to be franchise, I want to see more movies in this world! Enjoyable movie


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