Malaysia bans '50 Shades of Grey' as boycott campaign gains support in U.S.

February 5, 2015 6:47 PM

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In Malaysia, 50 Shades of Grey's Feb. 12 release was cancelled after the Malaysian Film Censorship Board (LPF) ruled Sam Taylor-Johnson's interpretation of E.L. James novel was more "more pornography than a movie."

"The board made a decision in view of the film containing scenes that are not of natural sexual content," LPF chairman Abdul Halim Abdul Hamid said in a statement, reports Variety.

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