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R| 1 hr. 28 min.

Plot Summary

From La Femme Nikita and The Professional to The Fifth Element, writer/director Luc Besson has created some of the toughest, most memorable female action heroes in cinematic history.  Now, Besson directs Scarlett Johansson in Lucy, an action-thriller that tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal who turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

Cast: Scarlett Johansson , Morgan Freeman , Choi Min-sik , Amr Waked , Julian Rhind-Tutt , Pilou Asbæk , Analeigh Tipton , Nicolas Phongpheth

Director: Luc Besson

Genres: Action, Science fiction, Thriller

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Lucy (2014)

Release Date: July 25th, 2014|1 hr. 28 min.

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fan reviews ( 33 )
  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Remember "Limitless," the 2011 thriller in which Bradley Cooper becomes a whirling killer dervish from a drug that lets him access 100 percent of his brain? Well, Lucy is basically the same movie with Scarlett Johansson in the Cooper role. It's not a good trade-off. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A full-out action movie - and a sober rumination on the nature of existence. It is both things, effectively and sincerely. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Scarlett Johansson is ideally cast as a rapidly evolving kick-ass hero in Lucy, a stylish action thriller that is equal parts dazzling and ludicrous. show more

  • August 19, 2014 Chris Cowgill
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    I can't express how disappointed I was in this movie, don't waist your time or money on this crappy movie with the dumbest finish ever ! Wait till u can see it for free and thank me later.

  • August 01, 2014 jacquejo
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    Best movie of the summer! Very well done acting and special effects.

  • July 30, 2014 jud.sita
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    This is the most suspenseful and exhilarating film I've seen in a long time. I never laughed so hard at parts of it. Too bad Roeper's puny brain can't grasp it.

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​Box Office: How Scarlett Johansson Beat Dwayne Johnson at the Action Movie Game

Posted by
Gary Susman on Jul 28th, 2014 12:00PM

In a normal summer, a debut like the estimated $29.0 million opening for Dwayne Johnson's "Hercules" would be reason for its creators and distributor to rejoice. After all, the movie did better than...

Weekend Box Office: Scarlett Johannson's 'Lucy' Beats The Rock's 'Hercules'

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The Associated Press on Jul 27th, 2014 12:40PM

Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend. According to studio estimates Sunday, the...

Scarlett Johansson Kicks Butt, Takes Names in a New NSFW 'Lucy' Clip (VIDEO)

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Jul 9th, 2014 6:00PM

Scarlett Johansson knows exactly how to escape from captivity: Opening her legs. In this violent, NSFW clip from Luc Besson's "Lucy," Johansson shows off just how much of a badass she is. First,...

'Lucy' Trailer: Scarlett Johansson Kicks Serious Butt (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Apr 2nd, 2014 1:30PM

Writer/director Luc Besson has created a number of unforgettably bad-ass leading ladies in movies like "La Femme Nikita" and "The Fifth Element," but it seems he's been spending the last few years...

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