Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Teen fans will love faithful -- if uneven -- adaptation.

PG-13 2008 120 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 155 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 704 reviews

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age 12+

It's entertaining.

I mean, this movie is no Titanic or Miss Americana, but it does serve its purpose - being entertaining. So entertaining that I watched it 12 times. It's a great sleepover movie - me and my best friend watched this - and it's not meant to be a feminist movie, which a lot of people don't understand. Here is the most frequent complain: Complain: Bella's not a feminist; she doesn't have an option; the relationship is unhealthy. Answer: Bella was never supposed to be the poster girl for feminism! This movie is not Moxie. And if you stick with the entire saga like my family did, you're realize that this is a love story. As you probably know, this story follows human Bella Swan and vampire Edward Cullen. It is based off a best-selling book series. This is the first movie. The movies in order are: Twilight New Moon Eclipse Breaking Dawn Part 1 Breaking Dawn Part 2 The age rating? There's one fight scene near the end that could be easily skipped. The romance isn't more graphic than most PG-13 movies, and there's no language. Overall, this is a great sleepover movie and it's very entertaining.
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age 10+

Horrible role models in dull vampire romance.

Bella is a horrible role model and willingly puts herself in an unhealthy relationship. Her boyfriend wants to eat her! I mean come on.

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Too much sex
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