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Lucy (2014)

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A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
The Limey
Nicolas Phongpheth ...
Luca Angeletti ...
Loïc Brabant ...
Pierre Grammont ...
Pierre Poirot ...
Bertrand Quoniam ...
Pascal Loison ...


It was supposed to be a simple job. All Lucy had to do was deliver a mysterious briefcase to Mr. Jang. But immediately Lucy is caught up in a nightmarish deal where she is captured and turned into a drug mule for a new and powerful synthetic drug. When the bag she is carrying inside of her stomach leaks, Lucy's body undergoes unimaginable changes that begins to unlock her mind's full potential. With her new-found powers, Lucy turns into a merciless warrior intent on getting back at her captors. She receives invaluable help from Professor Norman, the leading authority on the human mind, and French police captain Pierre Del Rio. Written by LeiaSolo

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


The average person uses 10% of their brain capacity. Imagine what she could do with 100%. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, disturbing images, and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 July 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lusi  »


Box Office


$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$43,899,340, 27 July 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Technical Specs



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Despite widely published reports that Angelina Jolie was originally cast as the lead, but dropped out, Luc Besson has since denied them and admitted that he only met with a couple of actresses to discuss playing the lead role. He says when he saw how strongly Scarlett Johansson reacted to the story, she immediately landed the part. See more »


There were a total of four CPH4 packs carried by four drug mules. Half of Lucy's pack leaked inside her body while she consumed the other half on the plane. Thus there should be only three packs left. However when the scientist opened the suitcase containing the packs before giving her intravenous transfusions (at around 1h 10 mins), there were clearly three and a half packs left. See more »


[first lines]
Lucy: [narrating] Life was given to us a billion years ago. What have we done with it?
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References Inception (2010) See more »


Mass No. 19 in D Minor, K.626 'Requiem': Introitus: 'Requiem Aeternam'
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Patrizia Pace, Waltraud Meier, Frank Lopardo, James Morris, Swedish Radio Choir, Stockholm Chamber Choir and Berliner Philharmoniker
Conducted by Riccardo Muti
Courtesy of Warner Music France
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Not a Documentary!!!!
27 November 2014 | by See all my reviews

Check the genre of this movie, it says SCI-FI, which stands for science FICTION!! If I watched every sci-fi movie expecting it to correlate with real life physics then there would be no point of the genre. All these bad reviewers seem to be on the more intelligent end of the pole but isn't cognitive enough to realize they're NOT watching a documentary!!!! This is a good sci-fi movie, which kind of lets you imagine what you could do if you knew everything and could do anything. Obviously It's not possible because you would have to break the laws of physics to even get near that point but it's still good to wonder. Worth a watch if you like the genre.

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