• Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

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Fifty Shades of Grey

Release Date: February 13th, 2015

DVD Release Date: May 8th, 2015

R |2 hr 5 min

Plot Summary

When college senior Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) steps in for her sick roommate to interview prominent businessman Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) for their campus paper, little does she realize the path her life will take. Christian, as enigmatic as he is rich and powerful, finds himself strangely drawn to Ana, and she to him. Though sexually inexperienced, Ana plunges headlong into an affair -- and learns that Christian's true sexual proclivities push the boundaries of pain and pleasure.

Cast: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle, Eloise Mumford, Victor Rasuk, Luke Grimes, Marcia Gay Harden, Rita Ora

Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson

Genres: Romance, Drama

Production Co: Michael De Luca

Distributors: Focus Features

Keywords: Office, Brooding, 2010s, Transformation, Hotel, Emotional, Forbidden love, Love

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Sara StewartNew York Post

    The film never pretends to be other than what it really is: soft-core porn for the ladies, diluted with an “R” rating. show more

  • 70
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    With a loose-limbed naturalness, she conveys naiveté, intellectual curiosity and romantic yearning, and shows the unassuming Ana’s newfound thrill at being seen, however complicated the man holding her in his admiring gaze. She’s open and vulnerable but no fool. Best of all, Johnson and her director embrace Ana’s paradox: She snickers at Christian’s predilections, but they also turn her on. show more

  • 65
    Inkoo KangTheWrap

    Starring a vivacious Dakota Johnson and a game Jamie Dornan, Taylor-Johnson’s erotic romance is a skillful distillation of James’ first book that captures the heady exhilaration of being someone’s fixation. show more

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