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On DVD: Jan. 13, 2015 | On Blu-ray: Jan. 13, 2015

Lucy Review

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3.0

Dave White Profile

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    60

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
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    critic review scores.

  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter John DeFore

    Lucy plays more like a big dumb superhero flick than sci-fi.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Variety Justin Chang

    Giddily recycling everything from “2001: A Space Odyssey” and “The Matrix” to yakuza actioners and National Geographic documentaries, it’s a garish, trippy, wildly uneven and finally quite disarming piece of work, graced by a moment-to-moment unpredictability.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    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.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    It's gleefully bold, visually adventurous, often funny, strikingly concise — the whole heart-pounding tale is over in 90 minutes — and 100% entertaining.

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