PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It’s steaming up the big screen.

But not everyone is feeling the love for “50 Shades of Grey.”

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Some women’s groups think it advocates abusive, controlling relationships.

Despite getting some negative reviews, some based entirely on the erotic book that launched the movie, “50 Shades of Grey” is all everyone is talking about.

But some groups would rather you donate $50 to a women’s shelter.

They believe 50 Shades is degrading to women and endorses sexual violence.

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Alison Hall, the executive director of Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, does not agree.

“This is about a consensual relationship,” said Hall. “I mean, nowhere throughout this movie, is the woman doing anything that she did not consent to.”

The movie is based on a young college student and her affair with a 27-year-old billionaire who has a penchant for bondage, discipline and S&M.

“While obviously, this movie, the portrayal of BDS&M, may not be mainstream for individuals, that is still a lifestyle that, especially in this movie, involves consensual sex,” said Hall.

50 Shades began showing at AMC Lowes Waterfront at 10:30 a.m. with 19 showings and although several religious and women’s groups are giving it the thumbs down. It is expected to rake in $60 million at the box office.

It seems everyone has an opinion, but the only one that counts seems to be the signs that say “sold out.”

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