Bright Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 21930

Average Rating: 2.1/4

# of Ratings: 12

Theatrical Release Date: 12/31/2017

Language: English

Genre: Crime, Fantasy

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: David Ayer

Actors: Will Smith, Noomi Rapace, Joel Edgerton, Edgar Ramírez, Lucy Fry, Ike Barinholtz

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/10/2019

"Training Day" with characters from World of Warcraft, "Bright" is a ham-handed, convoluted attempt at something satirical and original.

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Yojimbo - wrote on 08/22/2018

An L.A. cop is unwillingly teamed up with an Orc rookie and when they stumble across a magic wand during a routine call they become targets for every cop and criminal in the city.

The obvious comparison for Bright is 1980's buddy cop sci-f thriller Alien Nation which was based upon a similar concept, except in this case the aliens are switched for characters from Tolkienesque fantasy mythology. In a nod towards class boundaries, the Orcs represent the underclass while the elves are the super-rich movers and shakers with humans somewhere in between, but while Alien Nation attempted some - albeit clumsy - social commentary, Bright is literally just a chase movie about a magic wand. It's that stupid. In fact, if the script had been a pastiche executed by the likes of Simon Pegg and Edgar …

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