• Twilight (2008)


Release Date: November 21st, 2008

DVD Release Date: March 21st, 2009

PG-13 |2 hr 1 min

Plot Summary

High-school student Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart), always a bit of a misfit, doesn't expect life to change much when she moves from sunny Arizona to rainy Washington state. Then she meets Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), a handsome but mysterious teen whose eyes seem to peer directly into her soul. Edward is a vampire whose family does not drink blood, and Bella, far from being frightened, enters into a dangerous romance with her immortal soulmate.

Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Nikki Reed, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone

Director: Catherine Hardwicke

Genres: Fantasy , Romance

Production Co: Temple Hill

Distributors: Summit Entertainment

Keywords: Rescue, House, Rivalry, Passionate, Friend, Brooding, Pursuit, 2000s, Father, Forbidden love

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Dana StevensSlate

    As a life lesson for teenage girls, Twilight (excuse the pun) sucks. As a parable for the dark side of female desire, it's weirdly powerful. show more

  • 30
    Pete Vonder HaarFilm Threat

    Q: When is a vampire not a vampire? A: When it goes out in daylight, sees itself in a mirror, doesn’t drink human blood, and still manages to suck. show more

  • 60
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    An underwhelming vampire romance long on camp but short on emotional insight show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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