"The Twilight Saga" cast, which ranked No. 5 on “Extra’s” Entertainer of the Year list in 2011, comes in first place on our list this year!

Stephenie Meyer's bestselling novels -- about a girl named Bella Swan who falls in love with vampire Edward Cullen, while also forging a close friendship with werewolf Jacob Black -- made the tween set (and their mothers) swoon, launching a literary phenomenon in 2005 on a par with "Harry Potter."

Most Entertaining of 2012: The Cast of 'Twilight' is No. 1!
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Then came the films. When the first "Twilight" movie was released in 2008, young stars Kristen Stewart ("Bella") and Robert Pattinson ("Edward") were catapulted into teen idol-dom, with hunky Taylor Lautner ("Jacob") following their path in "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" in 2009.

The third film, "Eclipse," opened to huge numbers in 2010, grossing over $300 million domestically, while the fourth book, "Breaking Dawn," was split into two movies. "Part 1" -- which sees Bella and Edward finally get married and consummate their passion, resulting in an unexpected pregnancy -- opened November 18 to even bigger grosses.

With $751.1 million in the bank, the final installment, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2,” already ranks as the most lucrative chapter in the vampire saga. What a nice way to say goodbye!

Here are some of the most memorable quotes from the series:

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