A big screen version of the initial book in the series, has Anastasia Steele, an English Lit major on the verge of graduation.
Her best friend, a journalism major, gets sick and asks Anastasia to do an assignment for her — interview Christian Grey, the wealthy businessman who is speaking at their impending graduation ceremony.
The two hit it off right away; the awkward young woman is immediately turned on by his power and control, and he’s drawn to her naivete.
Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson. Cast: Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, Luke Grimes, Jennifer Ehle, Marcia Gay Harden. Rated: R. Time: 2:04.