This Day in Movie History - November 21, 2008 - First "Twilight" Film Released
Six years ago today, the first of a hit series of movies based on a book hit theaters.
Twilight, based on the top-selling novels by Stephanie Meyer, was released on November 21st in 2008.
The movie is the tale of teenager Bella Swan in the Pacific Northwest as she encounters a vampire she falls for and a werewolf that falls for her.
Starring Kristen Stewart, the film of the first book made over $390 million on $37 million budget, leading to the other three books in the series being made into films as well.
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