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Twilight (I) (2008)

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

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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:

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Box Office

Budget:

$37,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,508,422 (UK) (19 December 2008)

Gross:

$191,449,475 (USA) (27 March 2009)
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The character of Waylon Forge does not appear in the novel. He was created for the film. See more »

Goofs

In the book, it is clearly said that the Cullens never touch the food on their plates. The only time that they do eat is when Bella asks Edward if he can eat food, and he takes a bite of pizza. Even so, in the movie, you can see Emmett eating in the background of a cafeteria scene. (as stated by Stephenie Meyer, they had to keep re-shooting this scene because he kept accidentally eating). 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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Bella's Lullaby
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On my bottom 5!
24 April 2010 | by (Faroe Islands) – See all my reviews

This movie is simply awful! I don't hate it because it's a chick flick. I hate it because the acting was so awful, i just wanted to scream at the television!

The story was so incredibly bad!

There is no character's development, and the characters are so bad!

This movie is a disgrace for vampires!

Are vampires vegetarian? Do vampires go out while it's sun outside? Are they supposed to sparkle? Are vampires supposed to be driving and wearing sunglasses? No, they're are not supposed to drive and vampires do not wear sunglasses, because they're not supposed to be outside on a sunny day! Do vampires eat animal blood instead of human blood? And do they have souls? NO!!

I gave this movie 1/10 because I enjoyed the cinematography!

This movie is a great example of a bad movie!


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