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By The Numbers: Fifty Shades Of Grey

2 – The dollar amount in millions to which director Sam Taylor-Johnson was paid for directing the original movie.

3 – The length in minutes for the alternate ending of the original movie, available on Blu-ray.

6 – The amount of weeks it took “Fifty Shades of Grey” to hit 10 million book sales.

9 – The amount of different awards “Fifty Shades” was nominated for. The nominations include Worst Picture from the Golden Raspberry Awards (which it won) and Favorite Dramatic Movie from the People’s Choice Awards.

24 – The amount of “Fifty Shades” books that were supposed to be burned by an appalled woman in the United Kingdom. She reportedly ended up using them as toilet paper.

40 – The dollar amount in millions for the budget of the original movie.

52 – The amount of languages the book has been translated to.

125 – The amount in millions of how many copies of “Fifty Shades of Grey” sold worldwide, as of June 2015.

14,000 – The amount of money it would cost to buy “Tess of the D’Urbervilles” which is the book Christian Grey gives Anastasia Steele.

325,000 – The amount of followers combined that Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele have on Twitter.

516,000 – The amount of copies sold for the soundtrack to the original movie.

85,171,450 – The box office record for amount of tickets sold for an opening weekend in February. The previous record holder was “The Passion of the Christ” at $83.8 million.

952,080,068 – Total amount of money the “Fifty Shades” series has totaled in the Worldwide Box Office.

Mitch Hooper

Mitch Hooper


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