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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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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

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


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

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Release Date:

25 July 2014 (USA)  »

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Lusi  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$43,899,340 (USA) (25 July 2014)

Gross:

$126,546,825 (USA) (31 October 2014)
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Trivia

The human-looking ape seen in some scenes is Australopithecus afarensis, who represents the "missing link" between apes and humans, nicknamed "Lucy" after John Lennon's song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds." She lived 3.2 million years ago and is the earliest known hominid to walk upright like humans. See more »

Goofs

When Lucy rolls up the wall and ceiling of the prison cell as if unaffected by gravity, her t-shirt is hanging in a different direction in each shot - towards the wall or ceiling - revealing the use of a rotating stage. See more »

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[first lines]
Lucy: [narrating] Life was given to us a billion years ago. What have we done with it?
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Referenced in Honest Trailers: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) See more »

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Back to You (Instrumental Version)
Written by Beck (as Beck Hansen)
Performed by Beck
Published by Youthless administered by Kobalt Songs Music Publishing Ltd
Courtesy of Fonograf Records
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Not a Documentary!!!!
27 November 2014 | by (Florida, U.S.A) – 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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