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Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1

Twilight fans finally get a chance to attend the much-anticipated wedding of Bella and Edward (Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson). But the young couple's marital bliss doesn't last long. When the bride discovers she is pregnant, the Cullen clan knows the birth of a child will expose them all to an even greater threat from the Volturi vampire council. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: C
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 117
Theater Release: 18 Nov 2011
Video Release: 11 Feb 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 Rated PG-13?

Violence: A vampire attacks and kills several criminals (some blood is shown). A character rips apart furniture. Werewolves and vampires fight. Characters threaten others. A pile of bloody, dead wedding guests is seen. Characters are frequently shown covered in blood as the result of injury or childbirth. A character plunges a needle into another person’s heart. A woman’s stomach is cut open with a knife.

Sexual Content: A couple goes skinny-dipping. Characters kiss passionately. A married couple is shown in bed together (The consummation of their marriage includes prolonged scenes of passionate kissing, some sexual movement, bare backs and shoulders and some carefully obscured nudity.) A woman wears a bikini and lingerie.

Language: A profanity is used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Partygoers make toasts at a wedding.

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