The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)

The third film in the Twilight series explores a love triangle between Bella (Kristen Stewart), Edward (Robert Pattinson), and Jacob (Taylor Lautner) as the werewolf pack and the Cullen clan join together to fight a new breed of vampires.… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: June 30, 2010
DVD Release Date: December 4, 2010
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Critic Score: 49% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Stuffed with characters and overly reliant on uninspired dialogue, Eclipse won't win The Twilight Saga many new converts, despite an improved blend of romance and action fantasy.

Anne Thompson

All three actors are comfortable with their characters, and Slade finds the right balance of action and romance; the story feels organic. Some of the dialogue is earnest and silly, but the core strength of the Stephenie Meyer novels is here: the battle be

Rafer Guzman

In a rare moment of insight, the teenage but immortal vampires in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse complain about being "frozen" in their lives, unable to "move forward." So is everyone involved in this deathtrap of a franchise.

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Lindy West
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

Twilight: Eclipse is meticulously, strenuously boring.

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Tom Huddleston
Time Out

The biggest problem remains the characters: neither Slade nor Stewart are capable of turning manipulative whinger Bella into anything more than a joyless black hole sucking the life from every scene.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

As always, the biggest screams emanating from the audience come when Lautner bares his chest.

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Anne Billson
The Arts Desk

I'm many decades older and several broken hearts' worth more cynical than the Twilight saga's target audience, but it does seem to me to be nothing less than emo-porn for teenage girls.

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Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal

I can't pretend that the third episode instilled a fever in my blood, but it didn't leave me cold. For the first time in the series I felt I'd seen a real movie.

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Dana Stevens

The choice of whether to see Eclipse isn't really a question of whether the movie is good or bad. It's a question of whether or not the movie speaks to your secret, unregulated, inherently ridiculous experience of identification and desire.

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Sarah Marrs

Whenever I did start to really enjoy Eclipse, the score killed it stone dead.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
With awful dialogue, ridiculous plot contrivances and painful acting by everyone, this movie could be easily subtracted from the series without any loss - and… More
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Phil Hubbs
More teenage angst and more brooding close ups galore. This franchise has a good story to be fair, after reading up on the whole thing its actually pretty neat… More
Red Lats
I choose to wait until they arrive on TV, but I have watched the first three Twilight movies. From the story point of view, I preferred Twi1 and Twi2 over… More
Eugene Bernabe
Eclipse is uninspiring and yet more action-based than its previous two installments. Though the action brings it up a step, the rest of its direction brings… More
Wildaly M
Average at best.