Universal Pictures and Focus Features produced a film adaptation, which was released on 13 February 2015 and also received generally unfavourable reviews.

Ana leaves with Christian, but not before she discovers that Kate has been flirting with Christian's brother, Elliot.

Later, Ana wakes to find herself in Christian's hotel room, where he scolds her for not taking proper care of herself.

Ana does not expect to meet Christian again, but he appears at the hardware store she works at.

While he purchases various items including cable ties, masking tape, and rope, Ana informs Christian that Kate would like some photographs to illustrate her article about him. Later, Kate urges Ana to call Christian and arrange a photo shoot with their photographer friend, José Rodriguez.

She and Christian email each other, with Ana teasing him and refusing to honour parts of the contract, such as only eating foods from a specific list.

Ana later meets with Christian to discuss the contract and becomes overwhelmed by the potential BDSM arrangement and the potential of having a sexual relationship with Christian that is not romantic in nature.Later that night, Ana goes out drinking with her friends and ends up drunk dialling Christian, who informs her that he will be coming to pick her up because of her inebriated state.Ana goes outside to get some fresh air, and José attempts to kiss her, but he is stopped by Christian's arrival.It has been translated into 52 languages, and set a record in the United Kingdom as the fastest-selling paperback of all time.Critical reception of the book, however, has tended towards the negative, with the quality of its prose generally seen as poor.Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian, a version of Fifty Shades of Grey being told from Christian's point of view, was published in June 2015.