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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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Jii
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Bertrand Quoniam ...
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Storyline

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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25 July 2014 (USA)  »

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Lusi  »

Box Office

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$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 idea that humans only use 10% of their brains is a widely-circulated myth that has been debunked by neurological science many times over. (Humans typically use about 10% of their brains at a time.) See more »

Goofs

When Jang is walking through the airport and speaking on his cell phone, the view is from behind him and his gold watch is clearly visible over the bandages of his left wrist. When the camera angle switches to a frontal view, the gold watch on his left wrist is gone. 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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References Erufen rîto (2004) See more »

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Streets of Canton
Written by Imade Saputra
Courtesy of Universal Publishing Production Music France
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Starts well, finishes poorly
30 September 2014 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

Disappointing movie towards the end. Starts off well, everything makes sense, everything is clever, logical and interesting. After a certain point in the movie everything becomes ridiculous, unrealistic and not enjoyable to watch. The idea behind the movie was good, execution was not. The characters were also a little bit boring in my opinion. The situation the main character found herself in had an array of extraordinary things to do and take advantage of but didn't. Not a lot out of the ordinary happened, main character worrying throughout and not taking advantage/playing around with the situation she was in. If you're a fan of logical "what ifs" like myself I would not recommend it.


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