However in Remember Me, he pours it on thickly and self-consciously.
With low eyes, sleeves rolled up just so and cigarette drooping artfully from his mouth, Tyler (like Edward Cullen) is a reluctant romantic." The film received mixed reviews, but Pattinson's performance was praised.
Then, I guess, I became too much of a guy, so I never got any more jobs.
I had the most unsuccessful modelling career." and featured in the advertising campaign titled 1000 LIVES, directed by Romain Gavras and photographed by Nan Goldin.
The film earned a record-breaking 2,839,137 opening weekend and an overall run of 9,827,462 worldwide.
The film received mixed reviews, Kirk Honeycutt of The Hollywood Reporter praised Pattinson's performance, stating that "(he) makes you forget the white makeup and weird eye contact lenses – to focus on a character torn between his love for the human Bella (Stewart) and the knowledge that she'll have to let go of her beating heart if she's to stay with him forever." Will Lawrence of Empire Online praised the performance of three leads of the film by saying that "All three corners of the love triangle look sharper than before: the most accomplished actor, Stewart, still lip-biting, Lautner still pec-flexing, and Pattinson not fully shaking that fiery-eyed pout.
He became involved in amateur theatre at the Barnes Theatre Company.
He reprised his role as Edward Cullen in the Twilight sequel The Twilight Saga: New Moon, which was released on 20 November 2009.
He later got the leading role of vampire Edward Cullen in the film adaptations of the Twilight novels by Stephenie Meyer, which consisted of five films between 20 that combined grossed over .3 billion in worldwide receipts.
Twilight brought Pattinson worldwide fame, In 2010, Pattinson was named one of TIME magazine's 100 Most Influential People in The World, and also in the same year Forbes ranked him as one of the most powerful celebrities in the world in the Forbes Celebrity 100. Pattinson started his career as a model at the age of 12.
Film critic Richard Corliss from Time praised Pattinson for being "shy and watchful" and said that he "radiates a slow magnetism that locks the viewer's eyes on him", ultimately calling him "star quality".
The film received mixed to negative reviews from critics.
But all have grown into their roles, cutting loose in a film that (thankfully) sidesteps the melodrama of its prequels." Though the film received mixed reviews, some critics praised his performance.