Lucy Lucy (2014 film) poster.jpg Theatrical release poster Directed by Luc Besson Produced by Virginie Besson-Silla Written by Luc Besson Starring Scarlett Johansson Morgan Freeman Choi Min-sik Amr Waked Music by Éric Serra Cinematography Thierry Arbogast Edited by Julien Rey Production company EuropaCorp TF1 Films Production Canal+ Ciné+ TF1 Distributed by Universal Pictures (US/International) EuropaCorp Distribution (France) Release date July 25, 2014 (United States) August 6, 2014 (France) Running time 90 minutes Country France Language English Korean French Budget $40 million Box office $463.4 million Lucy is a 2014 English-language French science fiction thriller film written and directed by Luc Besson and produced by his wife Virginie Besson-Silla for his company EuropaCorp. The film was shot in Taipei, Paris, and New York City. It stars Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Choi Min-sik, and Amr Waked. Johansson portrays the title character, a woman who gains psychokinetic abilities when a nootropic drug is absorbed into her bloodstream.
The film was released on July 25, 2014, and became a box office success,grossing over $463 million, 11 times the budget of $40 million. It received positive, but also polarizing, critical reviews. Although praise was given for its themes, visuals, and Johansson's performance, a number of critics found the plot nonsensical, especially its focus on the ten percent of the brain myth and resulting abilities.
Stars:Scarlett Johansson Morgan Freeman Choi Min-sik Amr Waked