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To protect Mackenzie Foy on the set, Bill Condon had set up a swear jar where any cast and crew members caught swearing or uttering profanities were fined on the spot. The amount collected from the jar was donated to St. Jude's Children Hospital.
The inscription inside the locket Bella gives to Renesmee, "Plus que ma propre vie", is French for "More than my own life."
Besides Mackenzie Foy, ten actresses portrayed the rapidly-growing Renesmee Cullen, as well as a CGI-animated baby.
The end credits are for the entire series, not just this installment.
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.
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.
During one of the battle scene takes, the Cullen side orchestrated a dance off, ending with the rest of the cast and crew free style dancing.
The film had a $120 million dollar budget, making it the most expensive Twilight installment.
The only movie in the series to have a complete opening credit sequence.
The card The Volturi send to Bella Swan/ Cullen (Kristen Stewart) after she marries Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) and is turned into a vampire says, "I so look forward to seeing the new Mrs. Cullen Congratulations".
Jackson Rathbone, who plays Jasper, and Rami Malek, who plays Benjamin, first worked together on the TV series 'The War at Home'. Rami plays Kenny, a series regular, and Jackson plays Dylan, Kenny's boyfriend.
The scene screened for fans at Target stores during the release parties for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011) was a 2 minute clip featuring Bella and Edward in their cottage after Alice and Jasper go into hiding.
In the final scene where Bella is showing Edward that she can drop her shield and let him read her mind, they are sitting in the sun but they do not sparkle.
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On February 10, 2012 it was announced that the first trailer would be screened on March 23, 2012 before The Hunger Games (2012). Lionsgate will include the trailer on every print of The Hunger Games released to theaters.
Mackenzie Foy learned of her casting while filming Hawaii Five-0: Ho'apono (2010).
On January 16, 2012, Target stores announced they were to screen an unnamed scene as the first sneak peek of Part 2 at the DVD release parties for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011) on February 11, 2012.
Rami Malek and Noel Fisher previously worked together in the HBO miniseries The Pacific.
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

Dakota Fanning has only one word in the movie. She just says "Pain."
The film's final word is 'forever', which in the end credits is featured on the page of a book. This is also the final word in the novel itself.
The battle scene between the Cullens (and their witnesses) and the Volturi was written to give the movie a dramatic action sequence, and was not present in the book.
WILHELM SCREAM: During the fight scene, after the ground cracks apart.
In the forged documents that Bella receives from J. Jenks, Jacob's last name is given as "Wolfe"- a clear play on his supernatural status.
Alice Cullen's (Ashley Greene) note for everyone on the back of a page she tore from The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare: "Gather as many witnesses as you can before the snow sticks to the ground. That's when they'll come." The subsequent note she left for Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) alone in the book the page was torn from: "J. Jenks, Seattle - destroy this.", after which, she immediately burnt the book in the fireplace next to the bookshelf.

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