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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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Caroline
Nicolas Phongpheth ...
Jii
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Loïc Brabant ...
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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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Release Date:

25 July 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lusi  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$43,899,340 (USA) (27 July 2014)

Gross:

$126,663,600 (USA)
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Trivia

A young tattoo artist is seen sporting a Mexican Lady of Guadalupe/Holy Death tattoo on her back. This mystery girl is also seen being tattooed in the movie 3 Days to Kill (2014). Both films were written by Luc Besson. The tattooed model is not credited in any of the films. See more »

Goofs

When Lucy tells the surgeon to operate on her, he does so without changing his sterile gloves as they already had the other patient's blood on them before Lucy entered the room. 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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References Erufen rîto (2004) See more »

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Nappes Cordes Animaux
Written by Guillaume Bouchateau
Performed by Guillaume Bouchateau
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A mix of science and fiction?
6 October 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I think bad reviews come mostly from people who want to show other how good their science is. Fair enough, this film starts from the premise that humans only use 10% of their brains and Lucy can break this barrier and reach a whole new level in human evolution. This leitmotiv was quite smartly picked to raise interest,although scientifically inaccurate. However this film excites the mind of those who REALLY know physics and know how few limits there are in what we can achieve in pushing our evolution through science to become indistinguishable from magic. "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." I personally enjoyed every bit of the movie and, as it took me to a journey into the far far future, where humans can overcome their humanity and become real Gods.

Enjoy this film and let your mind explore the impossible.


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