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The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)

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As a string of mysterious killings grips Seattle, Bella, whose high school graduation is fast approaching, is forced to choose between her love for vampire Edward and her friendship with werewolf Jacob.

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Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob -- knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the struggle between vampire and werewolf. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella is confronted with the most important decision of her life. Written by Summit Entertainment

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It all begins ... With a choice


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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30 June 2010 (USA)  »

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$68,000,000 (estimated)

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£13,756,653 (UK) (9 July 2010)

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$300,523,113 (USA) (15 October 2010)
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Jackson Rathbone's (Jasper) favorite actress is Bryce Dallas Howard, who happened to be cast alongside him in the film. See more »

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Alice Cullen: They'll be here in four days.
Dr. Carlisle Cullen: This could turn into a bloodbath.
Edward Cullen: Who's behind it?
Alice Cullen: I didn't see anyone I recognized... maybe one.
Edward Cullen: I know his face. He's a local. Riley Biers. He didn't start this.
Alice Cullen: Whoever did is staying out of the action.
Dr. Carlisle Cullen: They must be playing with the blind spots in your vision.
Jasper Hale: Either way, the army's coming and there aren't enough of us to protect the town.
Jacob Black: Hold up. What damn army?
Dr. Carlisle Cullen: Newborns. Our kind.
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better but still lacking
30 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Eclipse was by far my favorite book in the saga. As a guy, I felt it had the perfect blend of action, romance, drama, and suspense. The movie did try to stay true to the book as much as possible but I feel it still lacked what made the book great.

The acting is definitely better over the last two. I still feel a little awkward watching Bella. Edward definitely has gotten better. I've gotten several good laughs out of the movie. Got some nice flashbacks of other characters. But it still lacked overall magic for me.

The things I feel is missing from the movie is suspense and chemistry. The love triangle is back and was a bit more entertaining now that all three of them are interacting more. But I still find the lack of chemistry between the characters glaringly obvious. I often had to think about my feelings back when I was reading the book to fortify what I saw on screen. In my opinion, they used too many words(and dialogue from the book) to describe what's going on instead of SHOWING(acting) us what's going on.

The climax in the book was what made Eclipse my favorite of the saga, however, I can't say the same for the movie. The climax was disappointing and anti-climatic. Such dramatics for a walk in the park.

I still feel the movie deserve the theater experience but I won't say boo to waiting for DVD release.


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