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The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)

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As a string of mysterious killings grips Seattle, Bella, whose high school graduation is fast approaching, is forced to choose between her love for vampire Edward and her friendship with werewolf Jacob.

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David Slade

Writers:

Melissa Rosenberg (screenplay), Stephenie Meyer (novel)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Xavier Samuel ... Riley
Kristen Stewart ... Bella Swan
Robert Pattinson ... Edward Cullen
Billy Burke ... Charlie Swan
Justin Chon ... Eric
Anna Kendrick ... Jessica
Michael Welch ... Mike
Christian Serratos ... Angela
Jackson Rathbone ... Jasper Hale
Ashley Greene ... Alice Cullen
Paul Jarrett ... Mr. Biers
Iris Quinn ... Mrs. Biers
Sarah Clarke ... Renee
Peter Facinelli ... Dr. Carlisle Cullen
Elizabeth Reaser ... Esme Cullen
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Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob -- knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the struggle between vampire and werewolf. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella is confronted with the most important decision of her life. Written by Summit Entertainment

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It all begins ... With a choice


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Trivia

"My Love" by Sia is also featured in the following Twilight film, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011). It's played during the wedding reception, as an instrumental version played by Vitamin String Quartet. See more »

Goofs

When Jacob pulls up to the school, the license plate on his motorcycle is for California when the movie is supposed to be set in Washington. However, Bella states that she saved the motorcycles from the trash. Since she got them used, we have no way of knowing where the original owners purchased them. It is highly doubtful that two teenagers would've bothered to properly re-register them and get fresh plates and tags. See more »

Quotes

Edward Cullen: [to Jacob, whose holding Bella as she sleeps & looking at her tenderly] Can you at least *attempt* to control your thoughts?
Jacob Black: [beat; looking at Edward] I really get under that ice-cold skin of yours, don't I.
[tilts his head]
Jacob Black: What? Are you doubting her feelings for you?
[Edward says nothing, looks cross; Jake scoffs]
Jacob Black: Nice. So picking my brain is OK, but letting me into yours, forget it.
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The First Kiss
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Written by Howard Shore
Performed by Howard Shore
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better but still lacking
30 June 2010 | by nguyencs2See all my reviews

Eclipse was by far my favorite book in the saga. As a guy, I felt it had the perfect blend of action, romance, drama, and suspense. The movie did try to stay true to the book as much as possible but I feel it still lacked what made the book great.

The acting is definitely better over the last two. I still feel a little awkward watching Bella. Edward definitely has gotten better. I've gotten several good laughs out of the movie. Got some nice flashbacks of other characters. But it still lacked overall magic for me.

The things I feel is missing from the movie is suspense and chemistry. The love triangle is back and was a bit more entertaining now that all three of them are interacting more. But I still find the lack of chemistry between the characters glaringly obvious. I often had to think about my feelings back when I was reading the book to fortify what I saw on screen. In my opinion, they used too many words(and dialogue from the book) to describe what's going on instead of SHOWING(acting) us what's going on.

The climax in the book was what made Eclipse my favorite of the saga, however, I can't say the same for the movie. The climax was disappointing and anti-climatic. Such dramatics for a walk in the park.

I still feel the movie deserve the theater experience but I won't say boo to waiting for DVD release.


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Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

30 June 2010 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$68,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$64,832,191, 4 July 2010

Gross USA:

$300,531,751

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$698,491,347
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