Leading monsters in Hollywood Cinema, in which horror genre has commonly accepted codes, have always ideological and sociological functions. One can observe that these monsters also have changed due to the functions in certain times. Monsters are ‘others’ from both inside and outside, who oppose Rules of American Society. The Twilight Saga, which is vampire, thriller, romance film serial, and which is very popular between 2008 and 2012, has an important characteristics is that vampires and werewolves who have been indispensable others of horror movies, are romanticized and tamed. This film serial is connected to horror literature in which vampire exists as “other”. Gotique literature has had a strong effect on horror movies in Hollywood Cinema. There has always been a strong relationship between gotique and romance genres. The greatest function of romanticization of hero is fantazy of taming ‘other’in this film serial, who stands against American society. This situation also shows attitudes against ‘other’. Whereas anxieties and threats for others are tried to be ended, vampires and werevolves as ‘others’ are tamed by making them obedient with moral values of society. Thus important functions are added to others of an unreal world. This changing attitude for ‘other’ in The Twilight Saga is related to recent social and political structures in the United States of America. In addition to this as a popular discourse this serial has such a narration which is connected to different types of genres. In this study whereas ideological functions of vampire as “other” are explained, as a being “vampire” are also explained by psychologically, sociologically and historically.
Genre, gotique, romance, cinema,