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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.

Director:

Luc Besson

Writer:

Luc Besson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Scarlett Johansson ... Lucy
Morgan Freeman ... Professor Norman
Min-sik Choi ... Mr. Jang
Amr Waked ... Pierre Del Rio
Julian Rhind-Tutt ... The Limey
Pilou Asbæk ... Richard
Analeigh Tipton ... Caroline
Nicolas Phongpheth Nicolas Phongpheth ... Jii
Jan Oliver Schroeder ... German Mule
Luca Angeletti Luca Angeletti ... Italian Mule
Loïc Brabant Loïc Brabant ... Professor
Pierre Grammont Pierre Grammont ... Professor
Pierre Poirot Pierre Poirot ... Professor
Bertrand Quoniam Bertrand Quoniam ... Professor
Pascal Loison Pascal Loison ... Drug Addict
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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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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Details

Country:

France

Release Date:

25 July 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lusi See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$126,663,600

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$458,863,600
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

At the beginning of the movie, when Lucy is being approached by the South Korean thugs, the scene changes several times to footage of a cheetah chasing down and catching an gazelle. Lucy is wearing a cheetah-print jacket at the time. See more »

Goofs

Life on Earth is at least 3.5 billion years old, not one billion as the film repeatedly says. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lucy: [narrating] Life was given to us a billion years ago. What have we done with it?
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Connections

Spoofed in Lucas Bros Moving Co: Four-Twenty (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

God's Whisper
Written by Raury (as Raury Tullis) and Michael Holt
Performed by Raury
Published by Thank You Chi-City (ASCAP)
Produced by Michael Holt and Raury Tullis
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Movie is based on the motive of things beyond human control
13 December 2015 | by garghemangSee all my reviews

I am a sci-fiction lover and especially if it talks about human brain capabilities. Movie will make you to stick to your seat till the last scene. Title is rightly chosen.

Building of a story is as usual(much similar to one of the BRADLEY COOPER movie) which shows the effects of a human brain if it reaches from 10 to 100% capacity. Moreover the movie lacks on the details but just gives you a basic idea.

Some scenes will really question your mind and provoke you to think over it. On the scale of acting both lead actors were good and had produced their best. And some actors are in futile role with no sense.

Though the film has used some fake data and hypothesis to impress upon the audience, you will be entertained and learned. Ending of the movie was fair enough in support of the story which gives her a immortality. Movie is more than a one time watch...


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