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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Drama, Fantasy  |  16 November 2012 (USA)
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After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.



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The final Twilight Saga begins with Bella now a vampire learning to use her abilities. And happy to see her daughter, Renesmee is flourishing. But when someone sees Renesmee do something that makes them think that she was turned. This person goes to the Volturi, because it is a violation to turn a child. And the penalty is death for both who turned the child into a vampire and the child, cause they deem a turned child too dangerous. Alice gets a vision of the Volturi coming after them. So the Cullens try to convince them that Renesmee is not a threat. So they ask friends and family to come stand with them. But when someone who has it in for the Volturi shows up and tells them they should be ready for a fight. And they get ready. Written by

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The epic finale that will live forever

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence including disturbing images, some sensuality and partial nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 November 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La saga Crepúsculo: Amanecer - Parte 2  »

Box Office


$120,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$141,067,634 (USA) (16 November 2012)


$292,298,923 (USA) (1 March 2013)

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Both an animatronic baby and 3-week-old babies were used in the film. Kristen Stewart preferred working with the real babies because she felt they helped her give a better performance. See more »


Vampires aren't alive and they don't breathe. During Bella and Jacobs fight over him imprinting on Renessme, Bella can be seen out of breath and breathing a few times. See more »


Jacob Black: [about Renesmee] She's gonna be around a long time, isn't she?
Edward Cullen: A very long time.
Edward Cullen: I'm glad she has you.
Jacob Black: [smirks] So, should I call you "Dad" now?
Edward Cullen: [shakes head] No.
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An end to "The Suckfest Saga", and I'm not referring to the vampires
3 December 2012 | by (Oklahoma City, OK) – See all my reviews

Well, it's over. For some it's sad. No more shirtless Taylor Lautner (he strips all the way down to his skivvies in this one). No more cheesy- looking CGI that laughably tries to convince us that these vampires are kin to The Flash. No more horrid acting. No more horrid writing. Yes, gone forever is the cheap-shot money-maker that is "The Twilight Saga" soap opera. In the latest episode, which amounts to nothing more than an unenthusiastic excuse to showcase every person who was ever in these films and convince us that the "saga" was something bigger than it was (it's not), we wave goodbye to all of these things one last time. Sometimes, what looks great in your head as you read it in a book just doesn't work as well on the silver screen. This is a prime example. But sadly, no one really cares. This meritless movie franchise made money off of a brand, and that's all. What a waste of a pop-culture phenomenon. Oh well, I hear they're already rebooting it.

-Thomas Bond

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