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

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Sam Taylor-Johnson

Writers:

Kelly Marcel (screenplay by), E.L. James (based on the novel by)
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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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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

The final screen test for Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan included them re-enacting the first and last chapters of the book. See more »

Goofs

Ana's VW Bug could not just be sold with out her knowledge. It would require the title or release of interest, either would need to be signed by her. This is true if it's sold to a person, dealer or junk yard. See more »

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Anastasia Steele: Don't fucking touch me!
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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 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.166 (2012) See more »

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Awakening
Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore), Joey Katsaros (as Joseph Katsaros), Zach Danziger, Alana Da Fonseca, Julian Davis (as Julian Michael Davis)
Performed by Free & Easy
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This movie raped my Intelligence
11 February 2015 | by sarangi2015See all my reviews

This movie is atrocious beyond words, and the first movie from which I've ever walked out (an hour and 17 minutes into it). The session was full of giggling middle-aged women, wetting themselves with anticipation - I cannot believe this book and movie has appeal. Are women really so bored, so desperate, that this is what gets them off?? The acting was appalling - I guess that's the end of Ms Johnson & Mr Dornan's careers. And I wouldn't be surprised if the actors who refused the role of Christian Grey are secretly relieved they had the sense to reject it! The script was laughable. No chemistry between the two leads. As for the 'eroticism'.....it was completely lacking. Stilted, awkward, poor cinematography, cheesy scripting. Just terrible.

Do not waste your time or money with this.


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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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2.39 : 1
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