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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.
Why Is Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 Rated PG-13?
Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 is rated PG-13 for disturbing images, violence, sexuality/partial nudity and some thematic elements.
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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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Home Video Notes: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 - Extended Edition
Release Date: 12 March 2013
If the theatrical length version of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 wasn’t enough for you, there is now an extended edition of the movie releasing to home video. (It offers a running length of 124 minutes instead of 117.) Along with the longer cut of the feature film, the Blu-ray (Blu-ray + Digital Copy + UltraViolet) or DVD (DVD + Digital Copy + UltraViolet) packages includes an optional directors commentary.
Home Video Notes: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1
Release Date: 11 February 2012
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 releases to home video in a Combo Pack (Blu-ray/DVD) and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1: Bella’s Wedding Dress Edition. Both editions include:
- Commentary by director Bill Condon
- Bella and Edward’s wedding video
- Three Twilight character features: Jacob’s Destiny, Edward Fast Forward and Jacob Fast Forward
- Six-part behind-the-scenes documentary