Lucy

Information and ratings for Lucy

14A(14A)

Synopsis

Science Fiction/Action. In Taipei, a woman (Scarlett Johansson), forced to serve as a drug mule for a Taiwanese drug lord (Min-sik Choi), gains extraordinary mental powers after unintentionally ingesting a large amount of a synthetic drug.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence – some blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of transformations in a science fiction context – some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of illegal drug use and its effects

Thematic elements

  • The nature of life
  • Transhumanism
  • Defining reality

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for frequent, sometimes detailed, genre violence

Classification date

July 14, 2014