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Twilight is nominated for five National Movie Awards

The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson have nods in the acting category

The Twilight series of films have picked up five nominations at next month's National Movie Awards.

The Twilight Saga: New Moon will battle it out with 3D films Avatar and Alice In Wonderland in the fantasy category.

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner have best performance nods. The next Twilight film, Eclipse, is up for most anticipated summer film.

The awards, which are voted for by the public, will be shown live on ITV1 in May.

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, which is up against movies including The A-Team and Toy Story 3, is due out in the UK on 9 July.

Harry Potter actors Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint are also pitted against each other in the best performance category.

Other actors nominated include Leonardo DiCaprio for Shutter Island, Aaron Johnson for Kick-Ass and Sherlock Holmes stars Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law.

Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince is nominated in the family film category against movies including Nanny McPhee And The Big Bang, and Up.

Budget horror Paranormal Activity and Michael Caine film Harry Brown are among films nominated for breakthrough movie.



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