How Many Twilight Movies Are There?
For many years, the Twilight series has been a beloved part of pop culture. The movie franchise based on Stephenie Meyer’s best-selling books captivated millions of fans all over the world, and it continues to have a passionate following today. But how many Twilight movies are there in the Twilight series? Let’s explore further.
The Twilight Saga consists of five films in total, released between 2008 and 2012. The first film was simply titled “Twilight,” and it was released in November 2008. It follows the story of teenage girl Bella Swan as she falls in love with vampire Edward Cullen and must battle against other vampires who are determined to get rid of her forever. The film was a massive success, grossing more than $393 million globally and becoming one of the highest-grossing films based on a young adult novel.
The second film in the franchise was “New Moon,” released in November 2009. Following Bella’s decision to be with Edward for eternity, this installment follows her struggles with being away from him and Jacob Black’s attempts to win her heart instead. It earned over $709 million worldwide and is the highest-grossing installment of the franchise.
The third movie was called “Eclipse.” This time around, Bella is faced with difficult decisions that will have dire consequences for both her human life and immortal future as she chooses between Edward or Jacob – both of whom are determined to protect her from an impending threat. Eclipse grossed $698 million globally upon its release in June 2010.
The fourth installment is titled “Breaking Dawn – Part 1,” released in November 2011, which follows Bella’s journey into marriage, motherhood, and ultimately protecting her child from those who would do them harm. Breaking Dawn – Part 1 grossed over $712 million worldwide making it yet another successful entry into the Twilight film series. The final movie is called “Breaking Dawn – Part 2” which tells the story of how Bella defends herself against those who wish to kill her child by using both physical strength and vampire powers that she never knew she had before becoming a vampire herself after giving birth to Renesmee Cullen — their half-human half-vampire daughter. This film earned over $829 million when it hit theaters in November 2012 — bringing the total global earnings for all five films combined to an impressive $3 billion!