This Week in 1986: '9 1/2 Weeks'


The erotic drama '9 1/2 Weeks,' released 25 years ago this week (on Feb. 21, 1986), wasn't a big hit in theaters. Much like the more explicit X-rated fare of its time, people were embarrassed to see it in theaters, but they made it a huge hit on home video. The movie turned out to be vastly influential as well, and not just because it showed viewers how to turn their refrigerator into a sex toy. Here are five ways it had lasting impact.
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