5 Movies to Watch If You Love Fifty Shades of Grey

Like a rolling thundercloud, or massive, erotic tsunami, you knew EL James’s multi-million-selling novel would arrive in cinematic form before too long. Devotees of the work have been debating the film’s merits since it was first announced, arguing over everything from the cast, to leaving out the book’s most controversial sex scene. In any event, after premiering at Berlin’s prestigious film festival (shockingly, to mostly tepid reviews by the critics in attendance), it has finally arrived in area theaters. If you love the conflation of relationship drama and ribald sex scenes, we have a few other films you might want to check out.

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