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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

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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 | wand | buddy movie | elf | magic | See All (469) »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

22 December 2017 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Ярко See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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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

During the shootout. the SUV's windows are broken in scenes where Ward and Jakoby are crouching, and not initially broken when they stand up to shoot. See more »

Quotes

Daryl Ward: Alright, look, Imma cut you a break on the reckless driving, but I need you to return to your vehicles and drive home safely.
[points at an orc]
Daryl Ward: So I need *you* to take your fat, Shrek-lookin' ass back to your vehicle and drive the *fuck* off to Fiona! Alright? Do you wanna go to jail?
[to Jakoby]
Daryl Ward: Tell these dickheads, in Orcish, get the fuck back in their vehicles, and drive home, or they're all going to jail.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References Men in Black (1997) 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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A different take on the age old Buddy Cop movie
22 December 2017 | by gratto007See all my reviews

Just finished watching this movie on Netflix. I have to admit I actually loved it. It plays out along the lines of a buddy cop movie but with a new twist. The fantasy angle is quite good I thought and the humor was just right. If you have some time give it a shot, I don't think you'll be disappointed.


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