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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011)

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The Quileutes close in on expecting parents Edward and Bella, whose unborn child poses a threat to the Wolf Pack and the towns people of Forks.

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After Bella and Edward's honeymoon, things take a turn for the worse when Bella realises she is pregnant. The baby grows at an abnormally fast rate and causes many health problems to Bella. The wolf pack see the unborn child as a threat and plan to get rid of it. But the Cullens do everything they can to ensure that both Bella and the unborn child remain safe.

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Forever is only the beginning


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Rated PG-13 for disturbing images, violence, sexuality/partial nudity and some thematic elements | See all certifications »

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18 November 2011 (USA)  »

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$110,000,000 (estimated)

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PHP 141,291,466 (Philippines) (20 November 2011)

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$281,287,133 (USA) (23 February 2012)
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Trivia

Similar to the book, the film briefly shifts from Bella's point of view to Jacob's. Director Bill Condon commended Taylor Lautner for pushing himself to dig into Jacob's character more to show his side of the story. See more »

Goofs

Before suggesting that Bella should drink blood, Jacob gets closer to Bella to keep her warm, the camera focuses on Bella's and Jacob's hand and Bella has her engagement ring in her right hand, but in the next shot that focuses on their hands again, the ring is gone. Then when Bella begins to throw up, the ring is back in her finger. See more »

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Bella Swan: Childhood is not from birth to a certain age. And at a certain age, the child is grown and puts away childish things. Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies.
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Shortly after the credits roll there is an additional scene. See more »

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Referenced in Glee: The Spanish Teacher (2012) See more »

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Love Will Take You
Written by Angus Stone and Julia Stone
Performed by Angus & Julia Stone
Courtesy of Nettwerk Productions
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A brilliant example of wooden acting and bad movie making
3 December 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It is a sad world in which such talentless display of acting, screenplay and direction gets any recognition whatsoever.

You do not care about any of the characters, nor is there any chemistry between the supposed lovers Bella and Edward, calling it wooden would be a compliment,instead it is a bored and effortless "going through the motions and I could not care less performance..." Exhibiting with that a huge disrespect for their audience...!

Edward is suppose to be this strong and wise immortal, but instead I see a stupid weakling who faced with any sort of danger at all would appear to rather lay down crying than to stand up for himself..., there is truly no strength of body or soul in him at all, at times it seems he'd rather be Bella... and as for Bella(KStew), it is sad to see how one merchandise has ruined the blossoming of a good actress... it almost appears the Twilight saga has sucked the soul out of her... perhaps she'll recover, perhaps she won't.

I enjoyed the books very much, to my shame. However, this latest instalment has finally managed to kill all my imagined magic this Sage might have once held for me. I finally grew up...


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