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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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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

During filming in Vancouver, several residents were upset over the commotion caused by the production. One man rang a cowbell out his apartment window, ruining several shots until the producers came to an agreement with him by moving the rain machine to another location. See more »

Goofs

When Kate is making out with Elliot, Ana and Christian walks in. Kate gets up in a purple satin robe and talks to Ana. The next closeup scene, Kate has suddenly lost her gown and is just in a slip. See more »

Quotes

Christian Grey: The woman that gave birth to me was a crack addict and a prostitute. She died when I was four. I remember certain things. Terrible things. I don't remember her. Sometimes I think I see her in my dreams.
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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

Spoofed in Svengoolie: The Night Walker (2015) 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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Review based on the movie, I haven't read the books
12 February 2015 | by melancholicmoonSee all my reviews

There was absolutely no chemistry between the main actors.

The sex is about as sensual as a log of wood thrown on the road.

The sets and art direction are excellent and create the perfect ambiance.

The music is all right in terms of theme and pacing.

She was irritating and there were way too many close-ups of her. Neither her features nor her mannerism could hold it.

He was every bit of gorgeous, but with a rather wooden performance; no pun intended, because he's as sensual as last year's sock.

Will I be watching Part II ? NAY.

Will I be reading any of the books ? NAY.


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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:

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SDDS | Dolby Digital | Datasat | Auro 11.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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