Twilight

Twilight

DVD - 2009
Average Rating:
Rate this:
91
12
5
 …
Isabella Swan moves to gloomy Forks, Washington to live with her father. She begins her junior year in high school and becomes fascinated by Edward Cullen. He holds a dark secret which is only known by his family. To Edward, Bella is what he has waited 90 years for, a true soul mate. But he knows the further they progress in their relationship the more he is putting Bella and those close to her at risk. Edward tries to warn Bella that she should leave him, but she refuses. A new vampire finds it a challenge to hunt Bella down for her irresistible blood. Now, the game is on and James will not stop until she is killed.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment
v
victoriadouglas135
Mar 27, 2020

Kristen Stewart is always so awkward and so it ruins the movie a little bit. Still a must watch if you have read the series.

t
TEENREVIEWBOARD
Feb 21, 2020

Twilight is a typical 2000s teen movie that is easy to watch and follow along with. Despite the cringey romances and awkward plot details, the movie is quite enjoyable to chill out to. Certain lines sound misplaced or confusing, and as in the book, the plot itself doesn’t make a lot of sense, but despite these traits, the movie remains quite accurate to the book and doesn’t make a total fool out of itself. While it is in no way deserving of an Oscar, the film excels in areas such as cinematography and flow. The series of events mesh together nicely and the pacing is just right, while the blue tint of the Portland town adds the perfect amount of mystique for a modern and sexy supernatural story. Rating: 2/5 @RiverPark of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

h
HARRY WANG
Jan 17, 2020

I think that the movie left out a lot things that was in the book that could have made the movie so much better. The impenitent was the conversations between Isabella and Edward that goes toward their relationship was left out of the movie. Also there was no indication about how Edward's family feels about her was not as intense as the book made it sound.

Good movie in general though.

c
Crowfeather77
Jan 12, 2020

I prefer the book, but the movie was thrilling!

1
10BrittChi
Jan 02, 2020

This is amazing movie ever I wish I could watch this movie over and over.

m
MadilenDanells
Dec 12, 2019

A great movie to teach (or brainwash) young girls that if a guy is controlling & jealous towards you that those traits show that he must be in love with you & admirable in a boyfriend. When actually they should be taught that these are red flags to them they are key signs that this guy is gonna be abusive & it will probably be just as in the movie mental abuse. So many young girls are putting up ahole boyfriends because they think it’s “true love” when he runs away from you for over a year with no contact yes take him back let him be rude to u at school come on boy be like Edward show a girl
How to be loved just like Bella it’s so sad.

j
jim14green98
Jun 20, 2019

If you want REAL vampire romance, check out Let The Right One In instead; its five movies shorter and far more rewarding.

i
iloveseaotters
May 24, 2019

I'm giving this three stars, which is a little more than it deserves. I'm not really into the Twilight series, I thought that maybe watching the movie would entice me into trying to read the book again. The movie was good, but not great. I'm not a fan of vampire movies and I felt that "The Lost Boys" is a much better movie. However this is a lot less violent and only has a small climatic scene. I wish there had been a little more romance but there were some very sweet scenes between Bella and Edward. I really liked Kristin Stewart's performance as well as Robert Pattison's. I found his character of Edward a little creepy (Well, he is a vampire after all!), but the romance was pretty believable. I may give the book another try, but I think the movie was enough introduction to the Twilight series.

l
lsan
Feb 05, 2019

great series still waiting for one more. each was so intriguing eclipse new moon twilight
#vampires #dark theme

l
LaNomada01
Jan 12, 2019

I liked these books. I like vampires and I like the idea of falling in love with a fated mate. What really sells this story - is the description of the Cullens. They are who are interesting. Bella's a witty, more complex character in this book - than we get to see in the movie. And Edward is more alive, funnier. You see why they get together and I don't think anyone imagined a bunch of glittering vampires when they read this book, she made it clear that it was an alien type appearance. What you're staring at is someone frozen in time - with a diamond-like appearance as in tough. I don't know how this translated to the movie as sparkly vampires. But there are so many great scenes in this book that were completely changed in the movie. The moment when Edward reveals he's a vampire - happens in a completely different location, that is much more humanizing. I just really like the book more. This movie adaptation is one you sit down and make fun of. There is just so much staring.

View All Comments

Age

Add Age Suitability
g
Gwen904
May 12, 2018

Gwen904 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

k
Kurt_Cobain
Jan 19, 2016

Kurt_Cobain thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

b
blue_dolphin_3002
Nov 11, 2014

blue_dolphin_3002 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

a
avadanei
Jul 17, 2014

avadanei thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

n
natashaangle
May 12, 2014

natashaangle thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

x
xofairy
Nov 26, 2013

xofairy thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

y
YEG_Ali
Mar 18, 2013

YEG_Ali thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

b
blue_manatee_78
Feb 13, 2013

blue_manatee_78 thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

nataliepetagaythomas Jul 13, 2012

nataliepetagaythomas thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

o
ohsnapitzjen
Jun 07, 2012

ohsnapitzjen thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

View All Ages

Quotes

Add a Quote
b
brandonegwalu
Mar 24, 2015

Evil vampire: Well you brought a snack.

v
Vanessa27
Oct 11, 2012

"Your skin is ice cold, your really strong, and you never come out into the sun."(Bella)"You know what I am. Say it. Out loud."(Edward)
"Vampire."(Bella)"Are you afraid?"(Edward)"No"(Bella)

e
emiliemai
Aug 04, 2012

"please just tell me one theory". His eyes still smoldered at me. "um, well,bitten by a radioactive spider?"was he a hypnotist, too? Or was i just a hopeless pushover? " that's not very creative," he scoffed.
I'm sorry, thats all i've got,"I said ,miffed" You're not even close," he teased.
"No spiders?"
"Nope."
"And no radioactivity?"
"None."
" Dang." sighed
" Krpytonite doesn't bother me either," he chuckled
" You're not supposed to laugh remember?"
He struggled to compose his face.

beckz Apr 13, 2009

And so the lion fell in love with the lamb…What a sick, masochistic lion.

Summary

Add a Summary
nataliepetagaythomas Jul 13, 2012

about a human that falls in love with a vampire......

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at DPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top