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

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25 July 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lusi  »

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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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2.35 : 1
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In 2014, Lucy was the most successful French movie outside of France for the past twenty years, when UniFrance started creating statistics about French movies. With 463 million dollars, 52.1 million admissions outside of France, and 5.2 million admissions in France, Lucy was more successful than Taken 2 (2012), The Fifth Element (1997), and The Intouchables (2011). See more »

Goofs

Outside the university, when Jang rolls up the window, the reflected sign is not reversed. 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

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Lucy/Hercules (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Starts well, finishes poorly
30 September 2014 | by 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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