Now, considering some of the other Twilight themed products we have been subjected to, a couple of Barbie dolls don't seem so bad, I mean at least they are age-appropriate. The dolls are modeled after the infamous 'sparkling reveal' from the first film, but when I took a look at the final product my first question was: "Who the heck are these two people supposed to be?" I've seen Twilight and even I wouldn't have recognized Bella and Edward.
But I'm sure that is not going to stop you hard-core collectors out there, so head over to Walmart.com or Barbiecollector.com where you can buy them online for the suggested retail price of $24.95 -- but something tells me you are going to have to act fast.
After the jump: more recent examples of bad movie tie-in toys...
Spider-Man Intercom Masks (Spider-Man 3)
Um, what exactly do intercoms have to do with Spider-Man?
Rocky 'The Meat' Action Figure (Rocky Balboa)
These figurines were released in conjunction with Rocky Balboa back in 2006, but as much as a Burgess Meredith action-figure may appeal to me, I can't believe that they couldn't even include a Rocky figurine with your side of beef.
Samsung SPH-N270 (aka The Matrix phone)
This ill-advised tie-in was created to be "a piece of rare, high quality merchandise" for the release of Matrix Reloaded, but it's hard to convince fans to shell out $500 for a barely functioning phone that looks like it was patched together with pieces from your old Atari.
Terminator Slurpees (Terminator Salvation)
Because when I think about a robot-apocalypse, I think 7-11...
McDonalds Clone Wars Toys (Star Wars: The Clone Wars)
Can someone explain to me what they were thinking when they designed these toys? Is there some market research proving that kids love giant heads that I'm just not aware of?
So while these are just the tip of the iceberg of bad movie toys, I'm going to turn it over to you -- sound off in the comments on your picks for the worst of the worst of movie tie-ins...