"Fifty Shades" is the biggest R21 hit in Singapore

"Fifty Shades of Grey" is Singapore's highest grossing R21 film.

18 Feb – The steamy film that has got tongues wagging, "Fifty Shades of Grey" had dominated Singapore's weekend box office as the biggest-4-day opening of all time for the island's R21 rated movies.

Released since 12 February 2015, over the Valentine's weekend up to 15 February, the movie has already earned over SGD900,000 from 25 big screens in Singapore.

"Fifty Shades of Grey" was released in Singapore without any cuts, which made it so successful that it had even taken over David Fincher's "Gone Girl" as the all-time biggest weekend box office opener for R21 titles.

Nicholas Yong, Managing Director of UIP Singapore said that he was amazed by the shocking box office results. He also said that the film is currently the hottest topic in town.

"Fans have obviously rushed to see the film. Non-fans, not wanting to be left out, have also joined in the frenzy to experience "Fifty Shades Of Grey" for themselves," said Yong.

Starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson, "Fifty Shades of Grey" is based on the erotic romance novel of the same name by E. L. James. The movie is now showing in cinemas and has become the biggest February opening in the U.S.

The movie suffered a ban in Malaysia, Indonesia and Cambodia but is screening in Hong Kong, Japan, and the Philippines. It is yet to open in South Korea and India.

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