Twilight
Twilight (2008)

When Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) reluctantly moved to the perpetually overcast town of Forks, WA, and set out to carve a niche for herself, she assumed it would be one similar to the low-profile social position she held back in Phoenix.… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 21, 2009
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48%
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User Score
72%



Critic Score: 48% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Having lost much of its bite transitioning to the big screen, Twilight will please its devoted fans, but do little for the uninitiated.

Laremy Legel
Film.com

My hope is that the sequels are actual attempts at movies. The world doesn't need any more toothless cinema.

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Ruth Hessey
MovieTime, ABC Radio National

I succumbed to the palpable chemistry between the leads, and remembered my own girlish fantasies with something of a head-spinning rush.

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Simon Miraudo
Quickflix

You've been warned.

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Manohla Dargis
New York Times

A deeply sincere, outright goofy vampire romance for the hot-not-to-trot abstinence set.

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Ben Mankiewicz
At the Movies

I think this film is definitely a victim of it's own expectations.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

Unless you're a 14-year-old girl who gets all giddy at the thought of cute boys and first love, steer clear of Thirteen director Catherine Hardwicke's anemic adaptation.

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Trevor Johnston
Time Out

Some will find it all too polite, but compared to rival blockbuster exercises in explosive CGI mayhem, its character-based index of longing and protectiveness at least provides a viable alternative moodscape.

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Ben Lyons
At the Movies

Unfortunately, it just didn't work.

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Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files

Yes, it's strongly geared to the teen audience, but don't hold it against the filmmakers and go in with any preconceived notions and you'll find it a fun opening chapter of a new franchise.

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
The dialogue was really really cheesy. Or it was just handled really bad. There were moments where the actual film dragged me in. Mostly based off the way it… More
KJ Proulx
I thought that this was a well executed romantic, as Bella and Edward are two unlikely people who fall hopelessly in love with each other. This story has been… More
Wildaly M
It was pretty good introduction to the series. I actually enjoyed it.
Cassandra Maples
I saw Twilight last night at an early showing and really had no idea what to expect. I am a fan of the books but I am also aware of their teeny-bopper appeal. I… More
Sophie Burgess
With all the hype (and hate) around this film, it's difficult to view objectively, however I can see both why it's popular and why it's so hated.… More
Directors Cat
[img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon13.gif[/img] Oh lord, what happended to the time when vampires and werewolves weren't… More

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