'50 Shades of Grey' Movie Is Out On Valentine's Day: 12 Ways to Prep Your Themed Date

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Fans of the world's most famous fan-fiction-turned-bestseller were likely thrilled when the release date for the Fifty Shades of Grey movie, starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson, dropped on Wednesday morning. This Valentine's Day no one will be alone, because the option to see Christian Grey go all S&M on Anastasia Steele will be at a theater near you.

Of course, a true fan can't just watch the movie, they need to live the movie. So we've found some ways to prepare you for your date with destiny — or a poorly written romance novel-turned-probably-NC-17-movie — whether you're single, or forcing your poor significant other to endure this strange tale of red rooms of pain, borderline-scary emails, and super sexy Caesar salad. There's no time like the present to prepare for the most romantic movie of the year, right?

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