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Twilight (2008)

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A teenage girl risks everything when she falls in love with a vampire.

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Storyline

Bella Swan has always been a little bit different. Never one to run with the crowd, Bella never cared about fitting in with the trendy, plastic girls at her Phoenix, Arizona high school. When her mother remarried and Bella chooses to live with her father in the rainy little town of Forks, Washington, she didn't expect much of anything to change. But things do change when she meets the mysterious and dazzlingly beautiful Edward Cullen. For Edward is nothing like any boy she's ever met. He's nothing like anyone she's ever met, period. He's intelligent and witty, and he seems to see straight into her soul. In no time at all, they are swept up in a passionate and decidedly unorthodox romance - unorthodox because Edward really isn't like the other boys. He can run faster than a mountain lion. He can stop a moving car with his bare hands. Oh, and he hasn't aged since 1918. Like all vampires, he's immortal. That's right - vampire. But he doesn't have fangs - that's just in the movies. And he... Written by Summit entertainment

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Rated PG-13 for some violence and a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »

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21 November 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Crepúsculo  »

Box Office

Budget:

$37,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$69,637,740 (USA) (21 November 2008)

Gross:

$191,449,475 (USA) (27 March 2009)
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Trivia

Peter Facinelli was the second choice to play Carlisle Cullen. When he found out that he lost out on the final round of auditions, he wrote a note to Catherine Hardwicke, saying, "I hope to work with you sometime." At the last minute before shooting, the original actor withdrew due to shooting conflicts. Hardwicke then offered the role to Facinelli, who immediately took it up. He had to bleach his hair blond before starting work. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Bella and Charlie first go into Charlie's house and they are going into Bella's room, there is a shoulder of a crew member in the shot. It is next to the door frame on the right side. See more »

Quotes

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Isabella Swan: [voiceover] I'd never given much thought to how I would die... But dying in the place of someone I love seems like a good way to go.
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Connections

Referenced in 30 Rock: Nothing Left to Lose (2012) See more »

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Decode
Written by Hayley Williams, Josh Farro and Taylor York
Performed by Paramore
Paramore appears courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
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boring
12 December 2008 | by (Iraq) – See all my reviews

i wont comment on the book or compare anything to anything , but what i know is that , in the first time of my life and am a film addict i sleep through a movie in the cinema , it was like something u saw a million times before and u know what is going to happen , so so boring , and the first time also i ask my husband to leave cuz i couldn't bear to stay any longer lol , despite it was the day we celebrated the opening of the new movie theater in my town and it was so nice and clean and close to my house , but the film corrupted all the excitement for me , i'll give it one star only and i think this is to much for it. That is my opinion , maybe other people will like such a film but after all the action we see in the cinema today , such a thriller is a children's bed time story again one star is more than enough.


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