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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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Richard
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Caroline
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Jii
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German Mule
Luca Angeletti ...
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Loïc Brabant ...
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Bertrand Quoniam ...
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Pascal Loison ...
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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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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

During the car chase to the outdoor market, an old man reads a newspaper with an ad for Pacific Rim (2013) on the top of the front page. See more »

Goofs

When Lucy is speaking with Del Río on the phone, she tells him to 'pick up the red pencil from the desk and take down everything I say'; it is a red pen, not a pencil. 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

References Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Dancing in Nowhere
Written by Julie Hugo, Gregory Cauzot and Pierre Mathieu
Performed by Make the Girl Dance feat. Solange La Frange
Courtesy of Roy Music
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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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