'Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part Two' broke into movie theatres at 10 p.m. Thursday. Hundreds of pre-teens and their parents flocked to the movies in their team Jacob and Edward gear.
Some "Twihards" lounged inside local theaters for an all day movie marathon, prior to the big premiere.
Many fans said the peculiar love story connects viewers of all ages.
"I took the whole day off for this, well half day off for this, so yea. I've loved every minute of it. It's like Christmas for me," said parent and fan Rhonda Morris.
"There's not many things that you can bond with your teenage daughter. So if it's Twilight, then it's Twilight," said parent Kim Sparks.
Willow Knolls Cinemas says its sold nearly 1,000 tickets for Thursday show.