9 Movies You Must Watch if You Love ‘Lucy’

It’s widely known that humans use less than 10% of their brain capacity. Can you figure out the possible things that you can do if you can actually access one hundred percent of your brains? ‘Lucy’ works exactly on this concept. It is sci-fi movie with good dose of action thrown in. With Scarlett Johansson at its center, the film exceeds expectations and turns out to be one of the best action films of recent past. In this list, we try to dig in 10 films similar to ‘Lucy’. These movies are like ‘Lucy’ in terms of general theme and execution.

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9. Tron (1982)

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“Tron” is a piece of work that is not for everyone. With information age at its time, it was not widely accepted because of the absurd story line. But the passing of time has been very kind so that it developed cult following over the years. “Tron” tells the story of a young computer programmer named Flynn (Jeff Bridges) who gets sucked into a computer, and must fight for his life playing life-or-death video games, run by the evil Master Control Program. There is much technical talk all over, and the characters are the kind you couldn’t get involved over. But there is nothing quite like it, and is worth a watch if you haven’t seen it.

 

8. In Time (2011)

This movie stars Justin Timberlake alongside Amanda Seyfried in lead roles. In the future, the aging process of people stops after 25 and they must buy time to live. Hence the rich become immortal whereas the others thrive to live. This may not be the best movie on this list but it surely has in it to keep you enthralled till it ends!

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7. Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Set in future, where Earth faces an alien invasion, Major William Cage (Cruise), a PR Officer with no combat experience, is forced to battle in a landing operation against the enemy. However, when Cage dies on the battlefield, he is sent back in time to the day preceding the battle, trapping him into a time loop. He then teams up with S.F. Officer Rita Vrataski (Emily Blunt) and learns combat skills while finding a way to stop the extra-terrestrial threat.

What this movie specifically proves is that Tom Cruise has still got it in him. The film’s time reset concept is unique and different from other movies of this genre. It is an enticing thriller, featuring a really well-executed direction by Doug Liman and cleverly crafted screenplay along with power-packed performances by lead actors Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt as well as Bill Paxton and Brendon Gleeson.

 

6. Oblivion (2013)

‘Oblivion’ depicts a man’s journey across a post-apocalyptic land, experiencing strange things and would later discover that he has a much bigger in purpose in life than merely existing as the future of humanity lies in his hands. It’s a beautifully flawed film and albeit the tonal inconsistencies hamper the film from fully realizing its vision, the visual aesthetics and atmospheric quality make for an emotionally engaging experience. Cruise is simply outstanding in the lead role and carries the film forward with an incredibly powerful performance; moving, vulnerable and magnetic.

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