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Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

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Literature student Anastasia Steele's life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey.

Director:

Sam Taylor-Johnson

Writers:

Kelly Marcel (screenplay by), E.L. James (based on the novel by)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dakota Johnson ... Anastasia Steele
Jamie Dornan ... Christian Grey
Jennifer Ehle ... Carla
Eloise Mumford ... Kate
Victor Rasuk ... José
Luke Grimes ... Elliot Grey
Marcia Gay Harden ... Mrs. Grey
Rita Ora ... Mia Grey
Max Martini ... Taylor
Callum Keith Rennie ... Ray
Andrew Airlie ... Mr. Grey
Dylan Neal ... Bob
Elliat Albrecht Elliat Albrecht ... Olivia
Rachel Skarsten ... Andrea
Emily Fonda ... Martina
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Storyline

Anastasia Steele, an English literature major at Washington State University, agrees to interview for the college newspaper a billionaire, Christian Grey, as a favour to her roommate, Kate Kavanagh. During the interview, Christian Grey takes an interest in Anastasia. Soon after it, he visits the hardware store where Anastasia works and offers her to do a photo shoot to accompany the article for which Anastasia had interviewed him. Later, Grey invites her to a cafe and also sends her first edition copies of two Thomas Hardy novels, including Tess of the d'Urbervilles, with a quote from the latter book about the dangers of relationships, on an accompanying card. His pursuing eventually brings a result - Anastasia and Grey start dating. In the course of their troubled relationship Anastasia slowly comes to uncover Grey's troubled past and realises that he is not good for any woman, let alone for himself. Although, she enjoys the bondage sex with Grey, she feels that she has to make a ... Written by MischaLeCroix

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content including dialogue, some unusual behavior and graphic nudity, and for language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

According to Kelly Marcel, the film's screenwriter, her original screenplay featured a non-linear narrative. See more »

Goofs

Christian comes to the hardware store to buy masking tape. The tape shown is shiny, and obviously duct tape (or gaffer tape, speed tape, etc...). See more »

Quotes

Christian Grey: You're energetic this morning.
Anastasia Steele: You hungry?
Christian Grey: Very.
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Alternate Versions

3 minutes and 14 seconds were cut from the R-rated version and released as a Blu-ray exclusive edition that includes longer sex scenes. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Suicide Squad (2019) See more »

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Concerto in D-minor after Alessandro Marcello, II. Adagio
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
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Flippity-flop.
12 February 2015 | by hayleyhillisSee all my reviews

You simply can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear. The book was unquestionably the worst piece of writing I'd ever encountered, so what the hell were they thinking in making this rubbish? Apart from the tedium of the plod (read plot), the script is cobbled together with hollow dialogue, countless use of retch-inducing signifiers and cliché, a complete lack of chemistry between the characters and predictable scenarios and outcomes at every turn. I got the feeling throughout the film that both these actors were desperate to get off the set, go home (but certainly to separate houses), drown their shared humiliation with a stiff drink or ten, and set fire to their contracts. Woeful book. Woeful film. Don't waste your money on this drivel. There are Fifty Reasons to STAY AWAY.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

50 Shades of Grey See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$85,171,450, 15 February 2015

Gross USA:

$166,167,230

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$569,651,467
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | Datasat | Auro 11.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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