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The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)

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Edward leaves Bella after an attack that nearly claimed her life, and, in her depression, she falls into yet another difficult relationship - this time with her close friend, Jacob Black.


Chris Weitz


Melissa Rosenberg (screenplay), Stephenie Meyer (novel)
1,631 ( 258)
20 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristen Stewart ... Bella Swan
Christina Jastrzembska ... Gran
Robert Pattinson ... Edward Cullen
Billy Burke ... Charlie Swan
Anna Kendrick ... Jessica
Michael Welch ... Mike
Justin Chon ... Eric
Christian Serratos ... Angela
Taylor Lautner ... Jacob Black
Ashley Greene ... Alice Cullen
Jackson Rathbone ... Jasper Hale
Russell Roberts Russell Roberts ... Mr. Berty
Cam Gigandet ... James (archive footage)
Michael Sheen ... Aro
Jamie Campbell Bower ... Caius


After Bella recovers from the vampire attack that almost claimed her life, she looks to celebrate her birthday with Edward and his family. However, a minor accident during the festivities results in Bella's blood being shed, a sight that proves too intense for the Cullens, who decide to leave the town of Forks, Washington for Bella and Edward's sake. Initially heartbroken, Bella finds a form of comfort in reckless living, as well as an even-closer friendship with Jacob Black. Danger in different forms awaits. Written by IMDb Editors

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Drama | Fantasy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence and action | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


Many theaters in the U.S. sold out their screenings two months before the film was even released. See more »


When Bella arrives at Jacob's house in La Push with the two motorbikes, she parks her truck next to a silver truck, but when the shot widens out, the silver truck in now parked some way in front of her red Chevy. See more »


Bella Swan: [Reading the e-mail that she's written but cannot send] Alice. You've disappeared. Like everything else. Now who else can I talk to? I'm lost. When you left, and he left, you took everything with you. But the absence of him is everywhere I look. It's like a huge hole has been punched through my chest. But In a way, I'm glad. The pain is the only reminder that he was real. That you all were.
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Written by Peter Hayes and Robert Turner (as Robert Been)
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True to the book and reasonably fun to watch
20 November 2009 | by Darkfrog24See all my reviews

People who liked either the first movie or the New Moon book will probably have a great time at this movie. People who didn't like them still might have fun laughing at the moments of glorious teenaged awkwardness--Michael Welch returns as the hilariously down-on-his-luck Mike Newton.

As a sequel, New Moon is excellent. It maintains the same tone as the first movie, smooths out some of the rough edges and builds from there. On its own it's mostly quite enjoyable to watch. There were lots of intentional and unintentional humor and of course the movie takes only a bit of the edge off the book's more than slightly unbalanced story structure.

Things that impressed me? FIGHT SCENES. They actually let us see Felix toss Edward around like a rag doll. And they might have robbed us of the sight of spooky elder vampires petrifying in their old age, but they did let us see Edward's head literally crack like an eggshell as he gets slammed into the floor tiles.

I also like that they expanded Alice's role and showed Bella actually missing someone in addition to Edward. I really wish that both the books and movies had gotten more into the Bella-Alice friendship. Also, the idea that a person's spouse is the only relationship they need is a relatively new one. If even a romantically obsessed book series like Twilight can focus on the fact that Bella is reacting to the entire Cullen clan and not just Edward, then maybe we're moving toward a healthier idea of what love is.

Also, Michael Sheen is the champion of creepy. Sorry, Bill Nighy; he played Aro before you played Greyback! My final recommendation? Go see this movie with a big crowd for all the squealing and shouting at the screen. It's like a floor show but with body glitter.

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English | Italian

Release Date:

20 November 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Twilight 2 See more »


Box Office


$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$142,839,137, 22 November 2009

Gross USA:


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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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