Its Part 1, rated PG-13, was released on November 18, 2011, and its Part 2 will be released on November 16, 2012.
The film opened on November 18, 2011, in 4,061 theaters, and was projected to open to at least $140 million in its opening weekend. The film opened internationally with $8.9 million from five markets.
MOVIE INFO: In The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward (Robert Pattinson), plus those they love, must deal with the chain of consequences brought on by a marriage, honeymoon, and the tumultuous birth of a child...which brings an unforeseen and shocking development for Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner). -- (C) Summit Entertainment
Rotten Tomatoes describes Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 as slow, joyless, and loaded with unintentionally humorous moments. Breaking Dawn Part 1 may satisfy the Twilight faithful, but it's strictly for fans of the franchise.
PG-13, 1 hr. 57 min.
Romance, Mystery & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By: Bill Condon
Written By: Melissa Rosenberg, Stephenie Meyer
In Theaters: Nov 18, 2011 Wide
STARRING: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner
REVIEW: Stretches a 50-minute story into almost two hours of lustful glances, bitter recriminations and CGI-heavy battles between bloodsuckers and their werewolf rivals, all underscored with a soundtrack of angst-ridden rock and pop. - Liverpool Echo