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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 rcs0411@yahoo.com

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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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Also Known As:

La saga Crepúsculo: Amanecer - Parte 2  »

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$120,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$292,298,923 (USA) (1 March 2013)
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Was filmed back to back with The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011). Filming began on November 1, 2010 and wrapped on April 15, 2011. Filming took place on location in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as well as in Vancouver, Canada. See more »

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Thank God for the last 20 minutes
20 November 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

It is actually impossible to rate a twilight film as "good" because it's an established fact that those films make zilch sense and do not provide any remote sense of satisfaction to the general moviegoers apart from the amazingly passionate legion of fans called "twihards". So when a person who is not a fan of the series says a twilight movie is good, it means that it is still terrible but not as terrible as the other ones.

The final instalment of this outrageously successful series, called Breaking Dawn part 2, tries the patience of the viewer for the first 30- 40 minutes. There is hardly anything that happens apart from the trademark Edward and Bella moments and a little bit of shirltess Jacob. There is also a poorly done CGI baby which is called Renesmee, Edward and Bella's daughter. Just when you contemplate walking out of the cinema hall, you get to see something that can be perceived as a successful attempt to placate the disappointed audience. There is a very well-executed battle sequence with a clever twist that makes you wonder why such scenes were so sporadic throughout the series. Yes, the battle sequence was effective damage control.

The performances were mediocre as opposed to the hitherto awful monotony that the cast put up in the past four movies except Pattinson,. who still continues to look jaded, but you can't really blame him.

On the whole, for an non-fan, this movie would visually punish you for a while and then give you a breather during its last 20 minutes. If you think the ticket cost is worth those 20 minutes, I suggest that you watch it. Bland film otherwise


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