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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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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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vampire | love | blood | school | high school | See more »

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When you can live forever what do you live for? See more »

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Drama | Fantasy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

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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Trivia

The Cullen family crest (seen worn by all the Cullens) is a lion with a hand over its head, and a downward pointing chevron with 3 clovers. The lion was added because of the famous line "And so the Lion fell in love with the Lamb", but the other portions (chevron, clovers, and hand) are from the actual Cullen Coat of Arms, although there are fewer clovers (2), more hands (3), and a sheaf of wheat on the real one. See more »

Goofs

There's a scene where Edward and Bella are talking in the forest, it's raining heavily and they are soaking wet. Soon after they are shown talking in another forest location, and appear to be completely dry. This could, however, indicate the passage of time, especially given their change of clothes. It is therefore assumed that their conversation takes place over several days. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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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I Caught Myself
Written by Hayley Williams and Josh Farro
Performed by Paramore
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
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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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