The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011) Poster

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MPAA Rated PG-13 for disturbing images, violence, sexuality/partial nudity and some thematic elements

Sex & Nudity

  • Bella and Edward Kiss in Many Scenes.
  • Couples are seen Hugging in a Beach.
  • Bella wakes up covered in feathers (which implies the sex last night).
  • In a flashback (in the same scene as the line above), Bella and Edward are seen naked in bed, kissing, etc.
  • Jessica Jokes Bella Might be Pregnant before Marriage.
  • The couple on their honeymoon go skinny dipping in the ocean. Carefully placed arms on a side view obscure any real nudity as they start thrusting in the water (partial nudity is shown). Later, they appear in bed with more thrusting but no real nudity. Scenes fade in and out of them doing non sexual things and back to more thrusting. No actual nudity is ever shown other than bare backs and side views.

Violence & Gore

  • Fight scene with were wolves biting vampires and werewolves being thrown around and hit
  • Flashback of Edward killing multiple serial killers by biting their necks
  • Bella's dream sequence where many people including her family and friends are shown dead and covered in blood. She herself is covered in blood and it is implied Edward killed them and the couple is standing on a pile of the deceased.
  • Bella drinks blood poured in a cup and finds it tasty.
  • Bella's stomach is seen covered in bruises


Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Morphine used during operation. Song lyrics promote Morphine use.
  • People are shown Drinking in a wedding

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • This is the most intense movie of the franchise.
  • Frightening pictures of a vampire baby is shown in a computer.
  • Flashing images and red frames doing the birthing scene could affect those sensitive to those effects.


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Sex & Nudity

  • Edward Kisses Bella's Pregnant Stomach.

Violence & Gore

  • Scene wear bella walls to the ground because of laber, her stomach almost hits the ground and you hear bones cracking, super intense, it's implied in the book during this and birth she breaks bones
  • Bella goes into labor and they realize her baby is going to die because the baby can't breathe. Rosalie injects Bella with a morphine and begs to wait for it to spread. Bella screams for them to do it right there. Rosalie cuts Bella's stomach with a scalpel. (we see blood in her hands and on the scalpel) Edward Bites her and rips her stomach open and gets the baby out. (she screams in pain) The baby is covered in blood and flesh as Bella's stomach is covered in blood and pieces of flesh. She dies and Edward stabs her in the heart with a syringe filled with his venom and bites her to turn her into a vampire. (bloody bite marks are shown on her body). This scene is very graphic/gory and bloody.
  • After Bella's death, Jacob walks slowly into the room where Rosalie is holding Bella's baby and Jacob is about to kill the baby, until she looks at him and he imprints on her.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The scene where Bella is giving birth is extremely disturbing and intense.

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