‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Is Fastest-Selling R-Rated Title in Fandango History
January 16, 2015 - Fifty Shades of Grey
Moviegoers are already prohibited for “Fifty Shades of Grey.”
Universal Pictures’ bondage-flavored Valentine’s Day present to cinemas doesn’t open for scarcely a month, though is already a fastest offered R-rated pretension in Fandango history.
The online ticketer reports that a instrumentation of E.L. James’ erotic best-seller has supplanted “Sex and a City 2″ for a honor. It’s also outpacing other R-rated hits such as a second and third “Hangover” films and “Gone Girl.”
“Fifty Shades” is carrying a biggest initial week of sheet sales on Fandango for a non-sequel film given a initial “Hunger Games” film debuted in 2012. The direct is causing museum owners in all fifty states to offer new showtimes.
Although formed on a literary phenomenon, “Fifty Shades of Grey” represents something of a risk for Universal. Sexually charged films haven’t been in practice given “Basic Instinct” and “Fatal Attraction” pushed bounds in a late 1980s and early 1990s. To that end, a studio seems to be emphasizing a adore story elements of a story in a promotional materials. Apparently adore means always wanting to have a protected word.