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Lucy is the 2014 film about a woman who gains special abilities when she comes into contact with a large amount of a certain drug.

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How did Lucy go from being a mule to being chained in a prison cell?

In the movie Lucy (2014), the main character gets drugs sewn into her body, given an airplane ticket and then lectured by some Taiwanese gangsters about how she has 24 hours to fly to Europe to ...
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In Lucy, is CPH4 based on something in real-life?

Lucy features CPH4, a drug that enhances physical and mental capabilities. Is this drug/molecule based on a real-life substance? Multiple real-life substances? Looking for in-universe or official ...
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Why did Lucy convert herself into a USB?

What was the reason behind the conversion of human into USB in the movie Lucy? Why did the heroine change herself into USB when she used 100% of her mind, and then texted the policeman ("I am ...
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Why can't activated grown brain of Lucy control itself to some percentage?

In Lucy as CPH4 comes in contact with Lucy blood and she begins acquiring increasingly enhanced physical and mental capabilities, such as telepathy, telekinesis, mental time travel, and the ability ...
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What do the ending scenes of Lucy in relation to the universe mean?

I understand in the end, Lucy uses 100% brain (rather than the usual 10%) and becomes Omnipotent. (Though I am aware that the director used the 10% myth rather than the actual logic for the brain.) ...
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Does Lucy create the human race while touching the ape Lucy?

In the movie Lucy from 2014. She sort of time traveled and touched the ape which is also called Lucy. Is it possible that she manipulated this ape to be able to control more of her own brain. In ...
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On the plane, what exactly is Lucy doing with her computers?

In Lucy, when the titular character is on the plane, she does something with her two laptop computers, typing with both hands. What exactly are those things she wrote? Is this an existing (real life) ...
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Did Lucy become a Buddha?

The experience of Lucy appears very similar to what was experienced by Gautama Buddha. She said that she has no desire and she can feel or see the whole universe. One of the most important part of ...
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What format would Lucy's knowledge be saved as?

Nearing the end of Luc's sci-fi film Lucy, she says, "I'll download my knowledge...". Then, at the very end, her knowledge is saved to a hard drive. My question is, what format would it be in, and how ...
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What actually happens to Lucy at 100 percent?

In Lucy, it is shown that at 100% brain usage Lucy disappears. Although not much was mentioned or shown what actually happened to her. Did she become immortal (as message appears on Del Rio's phone)? ...
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Did Lucy travel time or was her mind imagining / portraying the views?

When Morgan Freeman pushed the 3 remaining bags of the CPH4 drug into Lucy, we saw her traveling through time (some steps of history from current world to big bang). Some of those events where ...
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What did Lucy mean by "We never really die"?

In Lucy there was a car chase. Lucy was driving and there was a police officer in the car. Lucy was driving extremely fast when officer said: Better be late than dead In reply Lucy said: We ...
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In Lucy, are the inserted predator/prey shots an example of Expressionism?

Maybe this isn't the right forum, but I don't see an "Art Theory" stack exchange. In the movie Lucy, just opened this weekend, near the beginning the bad guys are closing in on the main character and ...
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