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The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Drama, Fantasy  |  20 November 2009 (USA)
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Edward leaves Bella after an attack that nearly claimed her life, and in her depression she falls into yet another paranormal relationship- this time with werewolf Jacob Black.

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After Bella recovers from the vampire attack that almost claimed her life, she looks to celebrate her birthday with Edward and his family. However, a minor accident during the festivities results in Bella's blood being shed, a sight that proves too intense for the Cullens, who decide to leave the town of Forks, Washington for Bella and Edward's sake. Initially heartbroken, Bella finds a form of comfort in reckless living, as well as an even-closer friendship with Jacob Black. Danger in different forms awaits. Written by IMDb Editors

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

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£11,683,158 (UK) (20 November 2009)

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$296,623,634 (USA) (29 June 2010)
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Trivia

In the scene where Charlie is giving Bella her birthday presents, there is a picture of Bella and Edward from Twilight (2008) stuck in the corner of a wall decoration behind her bed. See more »

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At Bella's birthday party, all of the Cullens except for Esme are pale. Esme has the skin tone of a human being. See more »

Quotes

Edward Cullen: Heaven.
Bella Swan: [Bella runs into Edward in attempt to get in back in the shadows] You have to move! Open your eyes, look at me. I'm alive. You have to move!
[Edward grabs Bella and goes into the shadows]
Edward Cullen: You're here!
Bella Swan: I'm here.
Edward Cullen: [Smiles] You're alive!
Bella Swan: Yes... I needed you to see me once. You had to know that I was alive. You didn't need to feel guilty about it. I can let you go now.
Edward Cullen: I could never let go of you. I just couldn't live in a world where you didn't exist.
Bella Swan: [puzzled] But you said...
Edward Cullen: I lied. I had to ...
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Satellite Heart
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Sure didn't see that coming.
20 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

well to start off, I've read all four books, and saw the first movie which i loathed.It had horrible acting, and cringe-worthy dialogue. so i was extremely disappointed with that one.I saw the trailer for new moon and became very anxious to see it. i was hoping it would be better since they got a new director......well i was wrong.i got my tickets in advance. pulled up to the theater with my mom-she has read the series to and thought twilight sucked-and we couldn't sit together because there was so many screaming teen girls.we got there half an hour earlier thinking there'd be no one there..... anyways,so the movie starts, i'm feeling pretty good.....sure as hell did not see this piece of crap coming.WORST.ACTING. but not from everyone.just Kristen and Robert.there was no chemistry at all between them as some claim. half the time he wasn't even looking at her!he mumbles his lines and its just BAD. then Kristen cant show emotion to save her life. she does this rapid blinking thing i don't understand.if they were replaced it would make a huge difference. Taylor was pretty good for the most part. he over acted at times and it came off as fake to me. like something you would see in a soap opera. but the rest of the Cullen clan,the wolf pack,and her school mates were excellent. the cgi was good,had really good stunt work. some lines seemed out of place to me. the leading roles need to FEEL the words and not just say them nonchalantly. the ending was bad to. they cut too many scenes from the book that would make a big difference to. so overall I'm disappointed. why this is such a big franchise i have no idea. fans are too obsessed, boggles my mind.i was left dissatisfied, but of course the rabid fan base will approve.


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