"Fifty Shades Darker" Sequel rated R for sexual content and graphic nudity

Its predecessor, "Fifty Shades of Grey" was banned in few countries because of its strong sexual content.

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For its strong sexual content and graphic nudity, "Fifty Shades Darker" has been given a 'R' rating by Motion Picture Association of America film rating system.

"R" rating means restricted and means that an under 17 would require accompanying parent or adult guardian. Because of its adult content, Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them. 

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Its predecessor, "Fifty Shades of Grey," which showed in most major cinemas in Nigeria in its first week of release, was later banned  by National Film and Censors Board (NFVCB). It was also banned in Kenya for its sexual content. 

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Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson return as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in the second chapter of the "Fifty Shades" trilogy based on the worldwide bestselling of same name

Synopsis:
When a wounded Christian Grey tries to entice a cautious Ana Steele back into his life, she demands a new arrangement before she will give him another chance. As the two begin to build trust and find stability, shadowy figures from Christian’s past start to circle the couple, determined to destroy their hopes for a future together.

The movie also stars Academy Award winner Marcia Gay Harden, Jennifer Ehle, Luke Grimes, Rita Ora, Victor Rasuk, Eloise Mumford and Max Martini, who are joined by Oscar winner Kim Basinger, Hugh Dancy, Bella Heathcote and Eric Johnson.

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"Fifty Shades Darker" is directed by James Foley, and produced by Michael De Luca, Dana Brunetti and Marcus Viscidi, alongside E L James, who wrote the blockbuster series.

The screenplay is by Niall Leonard, based on the book by James. “Fifty Shades of Grey” was a box office hit, grossing over $571 million worldwide.

“Fifty Shades Darker” hits theaters on February 10, 2017, while “Fifty Shades Freed” will debut February 9, 2018.

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