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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The movie was banned in Nigeria after its premiere. See more »

Goofs

When Ana first arrives at Grey's building for the interview, she walks around the front of the car, stops and looks up at the building, then continues towards the entrance. In doing so, she completely ignores the parking meter near the rear of the car. As this is during working hours, surely she should have put some money in the meter. See more »

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Christian Grey: I hope you got everything you needed.
Anastasia Steele: I think you only answered four questions.
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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 Back of the Nation: Episode #1.3 (2015) See more »

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Nights in Motion
Written and Performed by Scott Senn
Courtesy of Scott Senn
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Oh this film was just DREADFUL!
12 February 2015 | by bubab2See all my reviews

Okay. So I have not read the book, (being a male), and I went with one of my female friends who HAD read the book, (and she said she had enjoyed it) -- although having said that, she had read it a number of years ago.

We paid our money and we took our seats. The film began; and I have to say that the wooden acting, the cruddy screenplay, the corny dialogue, the ridiculous script, the highly improbable storyline, were all just TOO much for us! (And not just us it seems! As we could hear titters from the audience at large as well coming from dialogue within the story that were supposed to be serious scenes -- so not just us I hasten to add)...

We gave it half an hour and then I leaned over to my friend and said "Do you think there's any chance they will give us our money back?? What do you think to it?" -- and thank God she replied, "Oh thank Heavens you said that; I can't stand it another minute! Lets just get outta here!!!!!!! It's just terrible".

We got our money back. We complained it was nothing like the book and that we demanded a refund as had only seen half an hour of the movie, and hey presto they refunded my credit card! No questions asked!

I give this rubbish 1 star; and that was for the pretty outdoor scenery!

Don't waste your time with it -- it is Hollywood at it's worst.


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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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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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