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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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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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Did You Know?


The end credits are for the entire series, not just this installment. See more »


In one scene Edward's wedding ring seems to be on his right hand, but that's because we're seeing his reflection in a mirror. See more »


Bella Cullen: You really were holding back before. I'm never gonna get enough of this. We don't get tired. We don't have to rest, or catch our breath, or eat. I mean, how are we gonna stop?
Edward Cullen: [chuckles] Rosalie and Emmett were so bad, it took a solid decade before we could stand to be within five miles of them.
Bella Cullen: I think we might be worse.
Edward Cullen: Definitely worse.
[Bella and Edward kiss again]
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Every actor to appear in the Twilight Saga films is featured in the ending credits. See more »


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Written by Leslie Feist and Brian LeBarton
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Courtesy of Universal International Music, B.V. / Interscope Records
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Dreadful Let-down
26 November 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm no longer a young adult - I'm quite elderly, in fact. But I have to admit I loved the book series upon which this movie franchise is based. And I have been tolerant of the 4 movies leading up to this final one, mostly because they have been pretty faithful to what I felt were the important points of the story lines. Even though the acting skills of the major characters have been sad throughout, I have been able to blame that mostly on poor direction and I could find much otherwise to enjoy. But in this final movie of the series, I just feel let down by everyone involved with it: director, actors, script-writers, special effects people, casting, producers (yes, Stephanie Meyer herself is included here!). It had been a long time since I felt cheated out of the price of a movie ticket, but I really regret wasting not only $8 for this one, but also the seemingly interminable 2 hours I lost trying to find some redeeming value while sitting through it. For a fantasy story about vampires, werewolves, and half-mortals, there was nothing remotely believable in this movie. I know nothing of making movies, but I think I could have come up with something better than this, and for a lot less money.

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