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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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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

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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 | Germany | Taiwan

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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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The script took nine years to make. See more »

Goofs

Lucy tells the professor that she feels no fear, pain or desire, but shortly after, when Lucy is in the plane and her cells act up, she runs to the lavatory and looks in the mirror with deep fear. 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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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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Not a Documentary!!!!
27 November 2014 | by porleanSee 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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