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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 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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In many countries this film has received a rating which prevents minors from watching it, some even banned it. However, in France the film has received a "12" rating. According to the president of the National Center of Cinematography (CNC), this rating was not unanimous - some reviewers thought the film did not need an age restriction at all. See more »

Goofs

When landing in Seattle in Christian Grey's helicopter, the heliport that they arrive at is the same one they departed from in Portland. See more »

Quotes

Christian Grey: Roll your eyes at me again and I will put you across my knee!
Anastasia Steele: Ohhh...
Christian Grey: [Back to her apartment] Did you just roll your eyes at me?
Anastasia Steele: [laughing] No.
Christian Grey: [Takes her to couch, bends her across one knee, rolls down her underwear just below her bared rear end] D'you know why I'm doing this?
Anastasia Steele: Because I rolled my eyes!
Christian Grey: And is that polite?
Anastasia Steele: No
[slaps her naked rear]
Christian Grey: Excuse, 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 #20.159 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Meet Me in the Middle
Written by David Okumu, Jessie Ware (as Jessica Ware)
Performed by Jessie Ware
Courtesy of Interscope Records and Island Records Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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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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Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | Datasat | Auro 11.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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