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UNCOMFORTABLE PLOT SUMMARY (inspired by this): Twilight… made better by being made worse.

PEOPLE: Written & Directed by Jason Friedberg & Aaron Seltzer (Disaster Movie, Meet The Spartans, Epic Movie, Date Movie, and contributors to Scary Movie 1-4). These guys are heralded as some of the worst filmmakers ever, making movies that hit the IMDB bottom 100. Yet, we have seen everything they have ever touched.

Introducing Jenn Proske as a Bella / Kristen Stewart impersonator. She did a great job.

Edward Cullen (Edward Sullen in this movie) is played by Matt Lanter (90210, Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars:Clone Wars cartoon, Brody Mitchum in 5 eps of Heroes, Will in Disaster Movie). Another vampire is played by Ken Jeong (The Hangover, Role Models, Pineapple Express, Knocked Up). Idiot friend played by Anneliese van der Pol (That’s So Raven). Other people from some of the other spoof movies and/or MadTV are in this too.

QUIRKS: Modern spoof-genre comedy spoofing the first 3 Twilight movies (but mostly the first 2). Nobody ever did spoof movies as good as Zucker-Zucker-Abrams, but these movies still keep coming out. They’re great to watch at 1AM when you think you might pass out.

Spoofs a few other things, but, for the most part, this is a direct parody of Twilight 1 & 2 .

GOOD STUFF: Making fun of Twilight.

BAD STUFF: Bad jokes.

CONCLUSION: If you enjoy spoof movies, you’ll get some enjoyment out of this, at the expense of having to sit through a bunch of jokes that fall flat.

Clint: Netflix: 3/5 stars. IMDB: 6/10.
Carolyn: Netflix: 3/5 stars. IMDB: 5/10.

The native public rating for this movie is: IMDB: 3.3/10 — ouch! Very low! But the native Netflix rating for this movie is: 3.6/5 stars (Netflix‘s predicted rating for us was 3.1/5 stars–strangely lower, when we usually rate spoof-genre movies higher).

RECOMMENDATION: These guys are widely heralded as the worst filmmakers of all time. If you watched the rest of their movies, watch this. It’s no better or worse.